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.

Lincoln Park gets $100,000 neighborhood planning grant

A new grant could begin to change the outlook for Newark’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

The Newark Historical Renaissance Ride is back and dressed in seersucker

As promised, the organizers are back with a spring-themed ride featuring seersucker and linen, plus a tour of significant places in Newark’s South Ward.

The Willows at Symphony Hall reveals promise, and trials, of artist housing development

The Willows at Symphony Hall in Newark’s Lincoln Park was meant for artist housing, but artist applicants were harder to come by than expected. How city orgs are using the experience to think about future artist-centered projects.

South Ward SID reelects full officer slate, welcomes new board member

Economic development, streetscape improvements and quality of life programs continue as top priorities in 2018.

Community forums to get feedback on new South Ward PATH extension begin November 28th

The stop will be located in the Dayton Street area to the east of Weequahic Park.

South Ward SID and Rising Tide Capital will host a free workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs

The session will introduce participants to Rising Tide’s Community Business Academy, which is designed for individuals with strong business ideas and a desire to own small for-profit businesses.

Event cancelled: Calling vets, cadets, classic cars and community for Newark’s Veteran’s Day Parade

The parade will step off at 10 a.m. on November 11th on Lyons Avenue.

New South Ward street enhancements contribute to community development efforts

Bold new banners welcome people to Newark’s South Ward Special Improvement District (SID), and highlight the neighborhood’s attraction as a great place to “live, work, shop, worship, play” and “access healthcare.”