Newark’s historic 17 Academy Street building acquired by real estate investment firm Paramount Assets

The acquisition of the 100,000-square-foot, 12-story office building increases the company’s growing presence in Newark’s downtown district.

Newark HS students begin taking credited classes at Rutgers-Newark

Nearly 40 high school students will have the opportunity to receive college credit for select courses.

Rutgers-Newark awarded $1.5 Million to revolutionize humanities education

The grant will help “cultivate the next diverse generation of humanities scholars.”

Newark Arts Council: Grants and artist opportunities

The Newark Arts Council is currently accepting applications for its ArtStart Grants Program.

Garden State Rollergirls recruiting “fresh meat,” roller derby beginners welcome

‘The Girls Club Journal: Beauty Unmasked’ review

Seven teenagers combined their powers to author a book, The Girls Club Journal: Beauty Unmasked, under the guidance of Newark-based Butterfly Dreamz.

Newark-based activist Larry Hamm featured on MLK episode of award-winning social justice podcast

Larry Hamm: “Why do we have a Dr. King holiday and none of the six books that Martin Luther King wrote are required reading in any public school?”

Two new mixed-use redevelopment projects announced for Downtown Newark

Newark’s real estate development trend continues with the announcement of two new “adaptive reuse” projects.