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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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Newark Auction schedule for November 6th

20. October 2014

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In case you missed our October sale, here is another opportunity to purchase property from the City of Newark!  Attached, please find preliminary information for the City of Newark’s upcoming Public Real Estate Auction  CITY OF NEWARK Department of Economic and Housing Development Division of Housing and Real Estate PUBLIC REAL ESTATE AUCTION – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER […]

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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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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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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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CREATED EQUAL: AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE Starting Tomorrow at The Newark Museum

30. September 2014

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A Festival of Film and Community Conversation THE ABOLITIONISTS Three-Part Presentation: Wednesdays, October 1, 8 and 15 The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments, this three-episode series puts a face on the anti-slavery movement—or rather, five faces: […]

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Newark Puerto Rican Parade “Autentica” Newark style

29. September 2014

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      On Sunday, September 21, 23014, the City of Newark hosted the 53rd Annual Puerto Rican Statewide Heritage Parade and Festival. Hundreds of residents, business owners, civic and cultural organizations and community leaders marched up Mount Prospect to Bloomfield Avenue.  Miss Puerto Rico 2014, wave to the eager audience.. This year honored guest […]

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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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