Entries by Laura Reilly | Newswire Contributor | BrickCityLive.com

Action Agenda released for historic preservation of the country’s ‘Legacy Cities,’ including Newark

The Preservation Rightsizing Network released a new “Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities” today, which details a new plan to address urban challenges in cities by advancing development while preserving cultural heritage, including the city of Newark. The plan, which can be read here, is a nine-point strategy that intends to preserve legacy […]

Free film screening today in Newark of “Best Kept Secret,” a documentary about autistic students

Newark residents will be treated to a screening of the award-winning documentary “Best Kept Secret” later today at 5 p.m. at the Newark CityPlex12 Movie Theatre, hosted by the non-profit autism support organization Nassan’s Place. “Best Kept Secret” is the winner of the Peabody and Independent Film Festival Award and was nominated for a Gotham Award. […]

Join best-selling authors and business leaders at the Moneywise Empowerment Tour in Newark this weekend

Newarkers and those in the surrounding areas looking to become more financially savvy are invited to the Moneywise 2015 Empowerment Tour this Saturday, November 21 at Newark Symphony Hall. This Newark stop of the Moneywise Empowerment Tour will feature a panel of speakers, a money management forum, a retirement planning session, a new housing programs report, employment skill […]

Honor Academy Award winning Newark composers Jerome Kern and Ralph Rainger at a History Society event this month

Celebrate the golden age of film and the beautiful scores that came out of Newark long ago at the Newark History Society’s new program “Music in Early 20th Century Newark: The Rise of Jerome Kern and Ralph Rainger, Newark’s Academy Award Winning Composers,”  on November 16. At the dawn of the 1900s, Newark had a […]

NJIT surpasses fundraising goal by several million for major campus renovation

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, one of the country’s leading public technological universities, has successfully achieved their $150 million fundraising goal for the campus’s transformation, following a massive national campaign. The Newark based university has raised over $153,700,000 two years ahead of schedule. The funds act as the foundation for the “2020 Vision: A […]

Join former NFL champ and entrepreneur Brad Benson at the 2015 Next Level Conference

Local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs will come together to discuss innovation and successful business strategy at the IFEL Next Level Conference on November 13 in Newark. The conference will feature former Super Bowl winning New York Giant Brad Benson as the keynote speaker. Benson is additionally known for having one of the most successful […]