Need to Know in Newark: With Amazon, did losing mean winning?

As planning for–and pushback against–the Amazon deal gets underway in the selected cities, Miriam asked Aisha Glover, CEO of the Newark Alliance, what simply being part of the process meant for Newark.

Amazon chooses…well, not Newark.

Amazon is splitting HQ2 between Queens, New York and Northern Virginia.

Rutgers says they’re on track to hit Hire.Build.Live.Newark goals

Rutgers University–Newark have reported that they are on track to meet a series of Hire.Buy.Live goals laid out more than one year ago.

Inaugural ‘Women Do Business Differently’ conference registration open

Panels will tackle subjects such as obtaining challenging contract work, balancing home and work lives, self-care and well being, and exploring alternative financing options for women entrepreneurs.

Newark-based startup MindRight is flipping the script on mental health support for teens

MindRight’s technology lets teens text a team of coaches who reach out to help prevent crises, and then provide ongoing coaching afterwards.keywo

Fashionistas and economic development pros collab to highlight Newark’s ‘runway’ success

As a season of hotly anticipated Fashion Weeks begins this coming weekend, the runways to watch this fall will not be found only in New York, London and Milan–but also here in Newark.

Newark Food Diaries #3: Chef Sean Hassan Bell is coming for your taste buds

The Newark-based chef was recently selected as the official caterer of the Newark International Film Festival. Laureen Delance spoke with him about how he broke into the business.

South Ward’s Salaam Ice Cream parlor celebrates its one-year anniversary

Shikhana Muhammad said she was confident that the business would do well, but has been surprised by the overwhelming support of community residents.

VOICE Summit draws thousands to Newark

More than 2,400 people flocked to the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark to attend the first installment of the three-day VOICE Summit.