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Sweet Retreat Compelling Story and Journey to the White house

29. July 2014

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The Sweet Retreat is not a bakery its a Cake Boutique, located on Newark’s Academy Street, the smell of delicious treats fills the air. This Labor Day will mark their third anniversary of Newark’s first and best cupcake spot, Sweet Retreat Boutique. Located in Newark’s burgeoning Downtown Business district, Sweet Retreat caters to a loyal […]

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BCDC has partnered with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to host the British Consulate General at our Converge Pop-up

22. July 2014

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Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC) has partnered with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to host the British Consulate General at our Converge Pop-up Co-working Tech Space in the City of Newark. Information about the GREAT Tech awards program, which UKTI has launched, will be presented by Consul General Danny Lopez at the afternoon reception. About […]

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Hear Jane Read: Rutgers University-Newark Psychologist’s Research Gives New Meaning to Semantics, Value of Reading Aloud

21. July 2014

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BY CARLA CAPIZZI // For years a key way of diagnosing dyslexia has been how well a person reads aloud. Similarly, the reading skills of adult readers also have been assessed by having them read words aloud. “The idea is that the more you read in English, the more you will encounter words that don’t […]

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Rutgers University-Newark Advisory Board Ready to Shift Into High Gear During Second Year of Service

11. July 2014

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A year ago this month, Rutgers University-Newark entered a new era. For the first time in RU-Newark history, a dedicated Advisory Board began working with campus leadership in “implementing the teaching, research, and service mission of Rutgers University-Newark, the engagement of the campus with its local community, its region, and the State, and its commitment […]

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Rutgers on the Move

1. July 2014

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Today marks Rutgers University 1st official day into the big 10 football elite.  The Big Ten Conference (B1G),  is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. The conference competes in the NCAA’s Division I;  the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport.  Big Ten member institutions are predominantly major flagship […]

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State chooses consultant to analyze Newark health services

26. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald -NJ BIZ Navigant Consulting Inc. was chosen by a state agency Thursday to analyze health care services in the greater Newark area – a study whose scope includes recommending possible consolidation or regionalization of services now provided by the area’s five hospitals and four other publicly-funded health facilities. The study also will […]

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Access to Capital Summit, provided innovative solution for funding small businesses

18. June 2014

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Access to Capital Summit, was held at Rutgers Business School in Newark.  The event focused on alternative ways for entrepreneurs to fund their businesses when banks can’t or won’t lend to them.  Sen. Cory Booker in partnership with Rutgers Business School convened a panelist of technological innovator, and industry leaders in the field of alternative […]

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Newark Entrepreneurs “Converge” on Pop-Up Co-Working Every Thursday until October

12. June 2014

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Calling all entrepreneurs that need workspace  “Converged” to Newark.  Converge, a new ‘pop-up’ co-working space geared towards entrepreneurs in the tech sector, at 210 Market Street.  The kick-off event was attended by some 80 people, including many of Newark tech’s movers and shakers. Several Venture Capitalists  were on hand to see what all the excitement […]

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Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark on Monday announced an academic affiliation with New York Medical College

10. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald, NJBIZ Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark on Monday announced an academic affiliation with New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., that designates Saint Michael’s as a site for the medical college to train physicians. The Hospital is located in the James Street Commons historic district, near the downtown business district and […]

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State Poised to Return Some Local Control to Paterson, Newark Schools

4. June 2014

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As debate continues over the state’s seemingly never-ending control of certain troubled school districts, the Christie administration is about to return at least some control to two of those districts. The State Board of Education is slated tomorrow…

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