Entries by Ashley Okwuosa | Arts, Culture & Scene Contributor | BrickCityLive.com

Isabel Livingston: The ‘savvy’ behind Closet Savvy Consignment in Newark’s Teacher’s Village

Newark native Isabel Livingston is bringing high-end, designer fashion to Newark in the form of her store, Closet Savvy Consignment. The shop, which is located in Newark’s Teachers Village, offers a carefully selected inventory of designer items, including brands like Gucci, Prada and Louis Vuitton. Livingston and her daughter, college student Asata Evans, founded the store in […]

Guard d’Avant music festival draws hundreds of Newark’s ‘lifestyle’ crowd to Military Park

This past Tuesday, as the sun set over Military Park, a diverse tableau of families, groups of friends large and small, area professionals, and music lovers massed on the park’s north lawn to take in the final installment of the Guard d’Avant music festival. Beneath a banner emblazoned with the series’ mission, to “protect and serve the […]