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June 26, 2015

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Rutgers and NJIT go to the Improv “Del Close Marathon”

lyanne - The Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Joint Theatre Program is proud to announce that the student group I.T.: Improv Technicians has been accepted into the 17th annual Del Close Marathon (founded by Amy Poehler), a weekend-long comedy festival held in New York City. The improvisation troupe was selected as one of six hundred out of over two thousand applicants […]

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June 25, 2015

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Newark first Recycle community day

lyanne - There are many good reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle. Everything we use has to come from somewhere and must go somewhere once we’re finished with it.  The environmental cost of an item isn’t just a reflection of what’s needed to make it. It also reflects the energy used in the item’s production and the […]

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June 18, 2015

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Clement Price Memorial at Justice William Brennan Park

lyanne - On a beautiful sunny afternoon, the late Dr. Clement Alexander Price, former Newark historian and scholar, now be permanently remembrance with a memorial in the city he loved to call home.  The Mayor Ras Baraka , the Essex County executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.Bob Curvin, and Guy Sterling and others met at the Justice William […]

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June 11, 2015

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Better Block Emerges on Lyons Avenue residents responses are mix

lyanne - Cities around the U.S. are looking for tools to help redevelop communities that enable multi-modal transportation while increasing economic development, and reducing carbon emissions. The “Better Block” project is a demonstration tool that acts as a living charrette so that communities can actively engage in the buildout process and provide feedback in real time. Jason […]

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June 4, 2015

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The Vince Lombardi Center of Hope opens in North ward just in tome for the summer

lyanne - Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Municipal Council members, along with community partners, will open the Vince Lombardi Center of Hope on Thursday, June 4, at 3:30 pm., at 201 Bloomfield Avenue. The Vince Lombardi Center is the third such center. The Vince Lombardi Center of Hope will feature an after-school program for boys and girls, […]

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June 4, 2015

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Glass Books Exhibition Based on African-American Oral History Collection at Gateway

lyanne - Photo information: Provisions, Nick Kline & Adrienne Wheeler with Endless Editions and Rutgers University-Newark Book Arts Students, from GlassBook Project #10. (18) Risograph artists publications, 3”x6.25”x8.5”, edition 150 + 5AP, 2015 BY CARLA CAPIZZI   The “GlassBook Project: Provisions,” an exhibition of interactive, unique glass books, photographs, printed publications and sounds – all inspired by […]

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June 3, 2015

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Edison parking moves ahead with it controversial expansions of their surface parking lots without city approval and oversight

lyanne - Surface level parking has been unwelcome relic of a old Newark history. But It was business as usual, for one of downtown’s Newark largest real estate owners Edison Parking. This weekend workers were seen repaving and covering up an illegal demolition with another failure to obtain the proper permits. A strategy used by developers and […]

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