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Real Estate Panel Discussion Downtown Development 24/7 Lifestyle (Part 1 of 2)

28. March 2014

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Another great event hosted by the Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) covering real estate in Newark.  The event brought together several developers underscoring the changes in real estate in Newark.  With a recent string of impressive buildings completed or underway, commercial development features household names such as Prudential, Panasonic and Cablevision. The plan downtown is […]

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Black Violin Strange out at Victoria Theater At NJPAC

3. March 2014

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Black Violin gave an energetic performance at NJPAC on February 22.  It’s hard to think of another African-American violin player to make their mark in popular music, so classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner “Wil B” Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester, who go by the name Black Violin are a welcome revelation for their ability […]

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Mad Cool Fitness Comes to Newark, Are you ready to get your Workout on?

13. January 2014

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Starting tomorrow, a new workout fitness center will begin in Newark, designed to get your “Mad Sweat” on.  MAD COOL FITNESS, LLC (“MCF”) is an inclusive, multicultural healthy lifestyle brand that uses holistic wellness content, interactive online technologies, and local fitness studios to activate long-term healthy behavior change in everyday people, will open its door […]

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Hip Health, Hip Hop “Kulture” Community Health Fair Party Friday December 20th

10. December 2013

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On Friday December 20th,  6 p.m.-11 p.m., a  health-care information networking forum will be held at Newark Symphony Hall on Broad St, called Healthy HipHop.  The Hip Hop “Kulture” will be celebrating its 40th Year Anniversary in 2014. The organizer believe the health is is a civil right and affordable Care Act, can be a integral part of […]

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Archi Awareness: Military Park The history and its Future

9. December 2013

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Something’s stirring in New Jersey’s largest city. Having straggled on through the last 40 years, flirting with death, enduring successive surgeries that often did more harm than good, Military Park is undergoing a corrective surgery. The developer promises to undo the damage and revive the dearly needed Military Park in earnest, and they have the […]

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Blue People 50 years Craig Harris “Keep Your Razor Sharp” James Moody Jazz Festival

8. November 2013

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Blues People (Negro Music in White America) is a seminal study of African-American music (and culture generally) by Amiri Baraka, who published it in 1963.   In Blues People, Mr. Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music. It is considered a classic work on […]

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Jame Moody JazZ Festival is in Full Effect

7. November 2013

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The James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival kicked off here at Bethany on Monday evening with legendary tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath!  The festival’s first event was held at Bethany Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. M. William Howard, Jr. gave a warm welcome  the audience  ”To this extraordinary event and  promises to be a magnificent cultural experience!” Dr. […]

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She Like’s Girls, Debut at NJPAC

21. October 2013

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NJPAC debut for the first time in Newark, She Likes Girls, a play base on the true story of Sakia Gunn (May 26, 1987 – May 11, 2003) a 15-year old African American lesbian who was murdered in a hate crime in Newark, New Jersey. Playwright and Newark native Chisa Hutchinson was inspired to write […]

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Sounds of the City Gets Boombastic

19. August 2013

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Brick City reggae heads will get their fix come rain or shine which is exactly went down Thursday August 8th. Dancehall/Pop-reggae veteran Shaggy mashed up the stage for a surprisingly large and increasingly soggy audience as a part of NJPAC’s Sounds of the City free concert series. Umbrellas swayed, rocked, and bounced in time as […]

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The City of Newark Celebrates National Farmers’ Market Week TODAY @ Washington Park

7. August 2013

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All are invited to visit the Nourishing Newark Farmers’ Market information table at the markets for free samples and giveaways NEWARK, N.J. — Mayor Cory A. Booker and Food Policy Director Elizabeth Reynoso encourage Newark residents to enjoy the City of Newark’s seasonal community farmers’ markets during National Farmers’ Market Week. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture […]

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