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Amiri Baraka Newark’s Poet and Activist funeral arrangement set for this weekend

13. January 2014

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It is with great sadness to report the passing of our beloved Amiri Baraka, who had been ill for several weeks, and last reported was improving.  Newark Mayor Luis Quintana said Baraka will be sorely missed. “I went to visit him at the hospital about two weeks ago,” Quintana said by phone. “He was more than a poet, […]

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Newark Public Art Celebrate the Mural produced by Gladys Barker Grauer

16. August 2013

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  On Friday, August 23, 4-7 pm, please join the Newark Public Art Program, South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka, the Clinton Hill Community & Early Childhood Center, lead artist Gladys Barker Grauer, arts administrator City Without Walls, and others to dedicate the Newark Public Art Program’s twenty-fourth large-scale outdoor painting, titled A Tribute to Newark Jazz Clubs, which overlooks David L. […]

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

22. April 2013

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

Newark’s city property auction can be an important indicator in determining whether or not there is a recovery in the housing sector and can foretell the bottom of the foreclosure crisis in the city. In the past, recovery metrics have been mixed. The previous auction in November, 2010, in the midst of the great recession, […]

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