‘The Prize’ and the police

Rachel Wagner contemplates the ways we talk about fear, freedom and social investments while reading Dale Russakoff’s book, ‘The Prize,’ an investigation of Newark Schools, and attending a recent panel at NJPAC that contemplated Newark’s next 50 years.

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.

Exclusive: Soon-to-open high rise redevelopment in Newark launches teaser website, reveals name

The 21-story building on Broad Street will feature 265 apartments, 80,000 square feet of office space and 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.

Newark’s inaugural cocktail challenge to decide city’s signature mixed drink

The competition has been open to area bars and restaurants since October 1st, and a public voting period to determine finalists will take place from November 19th to January 1st, 2019.

Amazon chooses…well, not Newark.

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

‘PerspectiveLens: This is Amerika’ art exhibition opens November 16

The exhibition, complete with photography, film and photo-inspired art, will run through Sunday, November 18.

Students from Rutgers Law School and Seton Law University School of Law compete for $5k

It’s like American Idol for law students.

Need to Know in Newark: Mid-terms by the numbers

What did the midterms look like here in Newark?

Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes Sandra Baird as business administrator

There’s a new hire at the GNCVB.