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Teenager didn’t know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.

28. August 2014

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I was surprise to hear, the narrative of a teenage dosed with gasoline.  More surprising to me were the two in the interview, my neighbors and friends Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps .  Darnell Moore is a community activist and an motivational speaker, discussing urban life and issues effect the LGGBT community. […]

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6th Annual MJ Birthday Celebrate hit the Stage Sunday at Washington Park

28. August 2014

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                        On Sunday, 24th,the Stage was set fro the 6th Annual MJ Birthday celebration.  Interesting note, since his passing, this is the longest running event in Newark celebrating the music of Michael Jackson”King of Pop”, and the longest continuous celebration event in the tri-state area,  The event is alway […]

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Newark Museum, in Collaboration with Rutgers University-Newark, Presents HYCIDE: Newark, Sept. 6, 2014, 6-9 p.m.

26. August 2014

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BY LAWRENCE LERNER The Newark Museum, in collaboration with Rutgers University–Newark, is presenting a special one-night launch and exhibition of HYCIDE magazine’s issue #7, the Newark Issue. The event will include an installation of photographs made around the city of Newark, including a selection of critically acclaimed work by artist Manuel Acevedo, plus a photo […]

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Montclair Jazz Festival Chuchito Valdés closes the show

23. August 2014

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               The Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids, has grown from a small community event to a major cultural offering attracting a wide audience from across the region.  Jazz House Kids is a community-based arts organization with a mission to provide year-round musical, educational, and cultural programs to […]

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Ecuadorian Celebrate Independence Day is Newark with a series of events

19. August 2014

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Sunday was all yellow, blue and red—the triadic colors of Ecuador, on Mulberry and Broad Street, across from the Prudential Center.  The festive event commemorates Ecuador Independence day.   While emigration from Ecuador to New Jersey and the rest of the United States started in the 1960s, political, economic, and cultural conditions prompted a great wave […]

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Bergen Street, Newark’s largest Block Party

18. August 2014

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    On Saturday, the Bergen Street Merchant Association, held their 19th annual one-day celebration of culture, economics, education, health awareness and good ole fashion fun has attracted people from the community, surrounding areas and beyond.  Branded as Newark’s largest Block party, equally important to note, that this area and event is also the home of […]

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NJPAC Sounds of the City showcases Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri

13. August 2014

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This year NJPAC brought a phenomenal performer to the “Sounds of the City” weekly series.  You might ask so what makes this performer stand out.  I asked some of the young patrons whether they heard of Eddie Palmieri or his brother Charlie Palmieri, most replied ecstatically no.  When I explained who he was, many replied […]

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Allergies bothering you did you try locally grown Honey

12. August 2014

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Ragweed – which tops the charts for allergies – is here, ready to begin its annual torment of the vulnerable. Allergist Leonard Bielory, who runs a pollen-counting station outside his Springfield office, said ragweed pollen release started a solid week earlier than projected. Its arrival comes on the heels of unusually high mold sport counts. […]

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People Power Rocks at Lincoln Park

31. July 2014

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Lincoln Park concluded with another fantastic and safe event, for residents and visitors alike.  The great music and the pumping sounds and rhythms, sometimes overshadow other section of the festival that sometime get missed, but their place and function importance is equally worth noting.   During the three-day weekend, one such feature was the Sustainable, […]

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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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