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TravelingMad takes Newark Students London bound. Are you on board?

31. October 2014

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Madeline (also known as TravelingMad) is an entrepreneur, speaker and world traveler. Hailing from Newark, NJ, she has traveled more than 50,000 miles over 4 continents. When not miles away from the US, TravelingMad speaks with high school students and youth groups. She conducts travel themed workshops and presentations, encouraging youth to Study Abroad and […]

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The Bi-annual Hospital Safety scores are in, while overall State safety standard have improved moving NJ in fourth in national rankings, it’s a mixed bag for Newark.

30. October 2014

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The Hospital Safety scores are in, while overall State safety standard have improved moving NJ in fourth in national rankings, it’s a mixed bag for Newark.  While the State safety score have improved, safety scores in Newark continue to lag.  So you ask what is a Hospital safety Score?  Hospital Safety Scores are assigned to […]

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Art Fest 2014 Artist and Artisans Showcase at Robeson Center

29. October 2014

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ArtFest, sponsored byRising Tide Capital, a non-profit organization that helps people start and grow a business, last week showcased some of its newest entrepreneurs at the sixth annual ARTfest! This was its first time being held in Robeson Center ion the Rutger Newark Campus.  The event celebrates the  entrepreneurs, artistry and artisans graduating from Rising Tides […]

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PIX11 Cares: OCTOBER 29 AT 5:30PM free Mammograms and Breast exams at NJPAC tomorrow

28. October 2014

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TV Station PIX Channel 11, as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness month is helping women obtain free mammograms and breast exams tomorrow, on October 29.  The examinations are available to uninsured women of all ages.  Each year in New York, almost 15,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and almost 2,700 women die from the disease. In New Jersey, […]

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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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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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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked third among all public research universities in the U.S. for mid-career earnings/salary

7. October 2014

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NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 – New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked third among all public research universities in the U.S. for mid-career earnings/salary of graduates with a bachelor’s degree, according to PayScale’s latest college salary report. NJIT’s No. 3 ranking places it behind only University of California-Berkeley and Georgia Institute of Technology. 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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