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Lincoln Park Music Festival Day One

25. July 2015

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The Initial first day of the 10th year anniversary of the Lincoln Park Coast Costal Music Festival began with Jazz, Newark Idol, and a evening of gospel,  evangelizing and praising the lord.  The event started with opening prayer by Rev, and city of Newark Director of Neighbor Services, Paster Patrick Council.  With praises followed by […]

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George Clinton brings the funk to NJPAC

24. July 2015

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New Jersey own comes to NJPAC to a crowded audience making the “P-Funk”.  We the horns began to blaze,  the crowd began to scream.  We are looking around for Clinton, a flamboyant dresser pushing the envelope on the most outrages cloths designs to match the innovation of the music.  Rather then appearing in the multi color […]

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Lincoln Park Festival 10th year anniversary TODAY!!!

24. July 2015

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One of Newark’s most highly anticipated summer events begins today, with Jazz, Newark Idol, and closing with Gospel.  For the past 10 years, the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District has put on an outstanding FREE 3-day music festival featuring Grammy award winning acts, and an array of local talents that range from Jazz, Gospel, R&B, House, Hip Hop and […]

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8th Annual Festival de la Familia Brings Community Together for Carnival Themed Celebration‏

22. July 2015

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On Sunday La Casa de Don Pedro sponsored  Newark’s 8th Annual Festival de la Familia on the Lower Broadway commercial corridor. Co-hosted by the City of Newark, the carnival themed event was jam packed with games and rides, live music, art, food, fitness activities, cultural exhibitions and more. The stage showcased an exciting line up […]

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Lincoln Park festival starts NOW!!! July 22nd

21. July 2015

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Starting Thursday, will commence the 10th annual Lincoln Park Cultural Coast District (LPCCP), annual music celebration.  This years Lincoln Park outdoor event officially starts July 24 – July 26 . However, the  Kick-off party will commence  tomorrow (July 22nd) at Taste Venue/Suite 53,  featuring performance by Vivian Green.  Tis is a fundraiser, hosted by WBLS’ Shaila, […]

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Newark Venture Capital Fund Announced

20. July 2015

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With the growing investment in tech start-ups in New York, it makes logical sense to consider tech opportunities in New Jersey, and more specifically in Newark, just 17 minutes away from Mid town Manhattan.  Well,  a new venture capital invest fund for tech start-ups was announced yesterday a new accelerator and early stage venture fund […]

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Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University–Newark prepared to play on a bigger stage, with the selkection of a new Executive Director

20. July 2015

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The Jazz Institute, located on the 4th floor of thew Dana library, has a new Executive Director.  Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) Chancellor Nancy Cantor has appointed the tandem of a multi-talented jazz champion and a revered keeper of the jazz flame to empower the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) to “play on a much bigger stage […]

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Thius Week:Gay Pride Week in Newark

15. July 2015

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Yesterday marches the official opening for Newark Gay Pride week with the annual flag raising at city hall.  The rainbow flag, a universal symbol of LGBTQ pride, will fly outside City Hall for the duration of the ninth annual Newark Pride Week. Mayor Baraka has made a firm commitment to supporting the needs and equality […]

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WORLD’S LARGEST INDOOR VERTICAL FARM AT AEROFARMS HEADQUARTERS

10. July 2015

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Nearly four year from this date Dr. Dickson Despommier came to Newark, to discuss The Vertical Farms revolution.  In his book he provided  a readers blueprint for vertical farming and a need for innovation in the future.  Well yesterday marks that new day with respect to innovation and vertical farming in Newark, and the world. […]

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Former English Professor John A. Williams Dies at Age 89

10. July 2015

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of noted author and former Professor John A Williams, who taught at Rutgers University–Newark from 1979 to 1994 and whose distinguished and prolific career earned him the American Book Award Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the National Literary Hall of Fame. Williams died on […]

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