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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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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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Street Naming dedication to the late Wesley Tann, Saturday in Clinton Hill neighborhood

26. September 2014

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This Saturday September 27, 2014 at 12:00 o’clock noon, Councilwoman President Mildred Crump will dedicate a street sign to the Late J Wesley Tann II. at the corner of Osborne Terrace and Clinton Avenue in Newark, NJ,  J. The first African-American fashion designer to open a salon on Seventh Avenue in New York City, J. […]

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Oprah’s in The Brick House Tomorrow and Saturday Two day Workshop “Create the life you want.”

25. September 2014

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7 p.m. FRIDAY, 9 A.m. SATURDAY, NEWARK Two days with Oprah Start each day anew. Live your calling. Believe in what you can, and will, become. Create the life you want. Begin your journey at this all-new, empowering weekend gathering. Not only will you see the possibilities of a new life . . . the […]

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10K United Way Race a Good Start for a Great Cause

17. September 2014

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On Sunday, The United Way of Essex County and Hudson County, had their first Healthy Kids 10K run, at Military Park, and PSE&G Plaza.  Apart of the first lady’s “Get Moving” healthy children initiative, all over the country, programs are being design to get kids active.  Healthy Kids’ goal is to consistently expand services that […]

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