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.

‘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.

Newark Council votes 7-0 in favor of MX-3 zoning

A controversial zoning ordinance that will allow developers to erect buildings as high as 12 stories in the area around Penn Station.