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About Andaiye Taylor
Andaiye is a Newark native, Newark resident, and the show runner at BrickCityLive.com. Andaiye holds a master's degree from Columbia Journalism School and was a fellow in the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY. She was the 2012 recipient of the Erik Lars-Nelson prize for excellence in reporting and writing. In addition to running Brick City, Andaiye is also head of content for Clover. Email her at email@example.com, and follow her on Twitter @andaiye.
Entries by Andaiye Taylor
Full disclosure: the last time I spoke to Jarmaro “Dilettante” Bass before I saw his campaign announcement on Facebook earlier this year, we were at Elbow Room on Halsey Street, brainstorming how we might merge some of his ideas for promoting Newark with the news and events concept for BrickCityLive, which I’d been working on […]
I’d heard from a number of people that visiting Montreal feels like visiting a European city. With both Labor Day weekend and a friend’s birthday to celebrate, it was the perfect international trip (even if just over the border) for my and four friends’ schedules, budgets, and desire for a nice change of speed and […]
Newark city council at-large candidate Lynda Lloyd chatted with developer Gabriela Levit yesterday at Lean Startup’s “Still Summer ” social, which was held in the event space at Center Stage Cuts on Broad Street. The event was an opportunity for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to get acquainted with the Lean Startup Machine organization in Newark, […]
In addition to being one of the two organizers of Newark’s BrickCity Tech meetup, Jimi Olaghere is the founder of GeekCookUSA, an independent accessories brand that creates unique products which cater to pop culture and technology enthusiasts. Jimi talks about his businesses, how it came to be, and why he came to Newark. What is GeekCookUSA? We […]
Darrin Sharif officially declared his candidacy for Newark mayor during an evening rally at the Robert Treat Hotel yesterday. Sharif worked for Cory Booker as his chief of staff during Booker’s Central Ward council days, before ascending to the role himself in 2010, and becoming one of Booker’s key legislative adversaries on the council. He […]
You’ve heard of the sports agent. You’ve heard of the music agent. But what about the fragrance agent? Entrepreneur Bart Schmidt’s Newark-based company, Brands With Purpose, is a fragrance agency. “I used to work for one of the fragrance houses that just created the fragrance – the juice,” he said during our recent interview at […]
Update: Brick City Live’s full interview with Tiffany Aliche is now live. If you succeed in Newark, it puts you on the map. So says Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, the best-selling author of The One Week Budget, media personality, public speaker, and personal finance educator who has seen her success and reach mount steadily year after […]
Miriam Farkas is a Columbian-born former food service industry executive who launched her own event planning and marketing businesses right here in Newark a couple years ago. Farkas, who operates her businesses out of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership’s (IFEL’s) member co-working space at 550 Broad Street in Newark, said her food services career has […]