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The Grand Opening of Mercato Tomato Pie’s Ribbon Cutting Celebration!

19. November 2014

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    On a cold dreary Monday, Newark newest pizzeria officially opened on 212 Market Street,  between Broad and Mulberry Street.  Mercato Tomato Pie is the next and newest iteration of quality food choice products around the Prudential Arena.    Mercato Tomato Pie is a family restaurant with a rich 50+ year history of its […]

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COMMUNITY NEWS PICK-UPS BEGAN THIS MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 AND WILL RUN THROUGH WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31

28. October 2014

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   Leaf pick-ups are made throughout the City, between 6am and 3pm, except on weekends and holidays. The Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services is giving the following tips to residents on removing leaves from your premises: • Whenever possible, store leaves in a backyard compost bin. This method is preferred to reduce waste at […]

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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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Cross-Currents: A Concert of Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance with Nai Ni Chen Dance Company

23. September 2014

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On Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30 pm , in Bradley Hall Theater, which is located 110 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Cross-Currents: A Symposium on Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance. Rutger Ethnic studies department will present the Institute’s fall Dance Symposium will feature the renowned New Jersey ensemble, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Nai-Ni Chen will present a full concert, […]

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Small Business Expansion and Acquiring Skills in Growing Job Fields, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. & Rutgers Business School Conference

12. September 2014

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On Saturday, September 13, starting at 8:30 am, at Rutgers Business School, 1 Washington Park, Newark.  Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. & Rutgers Business School will present “Small Business Expansion and Acquiring Skills in Growing Job Fields.    This conference is two-fold 1) Small business owners will learn strategies for small business innovation and growth […]

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Teenager didn’t know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.

28. August 2014

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I was surprise to hear, the narrative of a teenage dosed with gasoline.  More surprising to me were the two in the interview, my neighbors and friends Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps .  Darnell Moore is a community activist and an motivational speaker, discussing urban life and issues effect the LGGBT community. […]

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Newark Museum, in Collaboration with Rutgers University-Newark, Presents HYCIDE: Newark, Sept. 6, 2014, 6-9 p.m.

26. August 2014

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BY LAWRENCE LERNER The Newark Museum, in collaboration with Rutgers University–Newark, is presenting a special one-night launch and exhibition of HYCIDE magazine’s issue #7, the Newark Issue. The event will include an installation of photographs made around the city of Newark, including a selection of critically acclaimed work by artist Manuel Acevedo, plus a photo […]

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Are Newark Police Different?

21. August 2014

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Normally glocallynewark does not report about robberies or violent assaults in Newark.  Additionally, we normally stray away from the fray of politics and political rhetoric.  However, Mayor Baraka’s comments regarding the Ferguson, Missouri tragedy, and on-going issues with regards to New York’s stop and frisk, and the Federal monitoring of Newark Police department, It  got […]

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NJPAC Sounds of the City showcases Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri

13. August 2014

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This year NJPAC brought a phenomenal performer to the “Sounds of the City” weekly series.  You might ask so what makes this performer stand out.  I asked some of the young patrons whether they heard of Eddie Palmieri or his brother Charlie Palmieri, most replied ecstatically no.  When I explained who he was, many replied […]

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