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Vintage Fashion Returns to Military Park with #VarsityThursdays

23. October 2014

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Greetings mavens and bargainistas! You’ve undoubtedly been missing your fix on all things fashionable, but fret not. We at Brick City Varsity are back and brimming with news about the latest developments in Newark’s sartorial circles.     Last week, some of Newark’s most beautiful fashionistas joined us as at the Military Park-adjacent 58 Park […]

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Dodge Poetry Festival begins today, schedule of events

23. October 2014

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The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Festival, begins today and is scheduled for several day from October 23-26 this year,  this is 15th biennial Poetry Festival. For the third time, the festival will be held at its new home the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), as well as venues in Downtown Newark Arts district, all […]

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Star Ledger staff to moves into 1 Gateway Center next to Penn Station, along with reorganized

21. October 2014

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The Star-Ledger newspaper, which this summer sold its longtime home in Newark, is leasing 9,076 square feet of office space in that city’s One Gateway Center, according to building owner Advance Realty. “As a dynamic media company, The Star-Ledger will benefit from One Gateway Center’s incomparable location, the flexibility and efficiency of the building’s floorplates […]

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Newark ’74: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riot

9. October 2014

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Many if not most “Newarkers” have heard about the Newark 1967 Riots.  Many believe it set-up set in organized disobedience, and yes other riots throughput the country.  But most, if not all with the exception to the participants still around in Newark, knew about5 the 74 Riots.  The The Newark Public Library is now exhibiting, […]

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Newark’s Art Community Opens it Doors for the Annual Art Open door walk

8. October 2014

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The Newark Arts Council Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival will officially take place tomorrow October 9 through 19, 2014. Open Doors is a citywide arts tour and community event that celebrates Newark’s unique and diverse contributions to the arts and to American culture. Participating this year are over 40 venues, all replete with visual, performing, […]

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The Women’s Association of NJPAC stages a ritzy, glitzy salute to Broadway divas as a benefit for NJPAC.

7. October 2014

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As Mama Rose would say, “Sing out!” And they sure did. Four Broadway divas added to a quartet of talented teenage girls made for a performance that guests could not stop gabbing about at Spotlight Gala 2014, the Women’s Association of NJPAC’s 19th annual fundraiser on Sept. 27. As one audience member observed, “When the […]

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“Sanctuary,” a public series of art, literary, and historical events this October

6. October 2014

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An Interview With Beryl Satter and Rodney Gilbert “Sanctuary,” a public series of art, literary, and historical events this October, aims to celebrate the historical role of Newark’s social spaces as sites of LGBT solidarity and sustenance, while also expanding an outreach to LGBT people and their supporters in every ward in Newark. It is […]

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Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado, the Us Duo, Opens for Oprah with single from Upcoming film “The Book of Life”

3. October 2014

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Three years ago, Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado were living on opposite sides of the country randomly when randomly met at a music video shoot, fell in love, and combined their talents, thus creating “Us The Duo”.  When you meet them, the lovely couple are warm friendly and most importantly genuine. In late November, Us […]

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ROSA PARK STATUE UNVEILING AT ESSEX COUNTY VETERANS COURTHOUSE

2. October 2014

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On Wednesday, the dedication of the ROSA PARK STATUE was unveiled in  Veterans Park,  by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.. The statute reads, “By Refusing to give up her seat on the Bus in Montgomery Alabama, she sparked the beginning of the Civil rights Movement in 1955″ Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 […]

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SUGAR ON THE TRACK

1. October 2014

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SUGAR ON THE TRACK

Ready set go! TODAY – Wednesday October 2nd, Washington Park Conservancy will be hosting the Integrity House Annual Corporate 5k Run, the largest annual running event in the City. It is an exciting annual event that starts at Washington Park, goes to Lincoln Park, and returns back to Washington Park. Last year the annual event […]

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