Although the new Prudential building currently being built on Broad Street should mean high traffic for Halsey Street businesses once completed, for now, the construction is causing traffic to dwindle, and in many cases, is displacing businesses altogether. A painted notice on Halsey Street illustrates the pain.
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A group representing Gallery Aferro, the Newark Arts Council, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation discuss ways to incorporate poetry into the Newark arts scene on a more consistent basis. The foundation, which in 2014 will again host the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, is specifically looking to use this year’s Open Doors arts festival as […]
Booker campaign employees man social media at Championship Plaza downtown Newark following news of his victory in the New Jersey Senate Democratic primary on Tuesday, August 12. With over 1.2 million Twitter followers and long-standing connections to Silicon Valley that extend back to his undergraduate Stanford days, Booker is the poster child for social media […]
The New York Times ultimately endorsed Newark mayor Cory Booker for the U.S. Senate Democratic primary, but it acknowledged nonetheless that New Jerseyans are “lucky to have a choice among four candidates with solid credentials: two with experience in Congress and good voting records; one who has worked hard at the state level on women’s issues, […]
A family enjoys the late afternoon weather on the lawn at the Riverfront Park ribbon cutting in Newark. Event organizers asked visitors to wear orange to commemorate the park’s official opening. The park will play host to a number of events, including a Frank & 3 To Clave “Night of Music and Dance” tomorrow, Tuesday […]
Newark mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker’s affinity for social technology is well known, and his startup, #waywire, has received a lot more attention in recent days. A roundup of the key news and issues surrounding the company, as well as Booker’s ties to Silicon Valley, starting with the announcement of #waywire 2.0 earlier this […]
Saxophone Dre chats with a pedestrian between sets. Dre played Broad Street and Raymond Boulevard today, but the Trenton native has played in many other places, from Manhattan to the Jersey Shore.
The New York Times editorial board: Voters in the Democratic primary in New Jersey on Aug. 13 for the United States Senate are lucky to have a choice among four candidates with solid credentials: two with experience in Congress and good voting records; one who has worked hard at the state level on women’s issues, […]
R&B/Funk/Jazz band CornerPockit play Sly & the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, and more during their rainy set at the Common Greens Farmers’ Market at PSE&G Square in Newark on Thursday, August 1.
Oprah Winfrey is holding a fundraiser for Democratic Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s bid for the U.S. Senate. Tickets for Thursday’s event in Jersey City range from $1,000 to $2,600. …read more Source: Winfrey to hold NJ fundraiser for Dem Cory Booker – TheNewsTribune.com Image credit: Flickr user Lwp Kommunikáció