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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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Main Post Office in Newark, celebrate the new Harvey Milk Forever stamp

17. July 2014

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  Newark, NJ – The ornate lobby of the Main Post Office in Newark, NJ provided an excellent setting for a recent celebration of the new Harvey Milk Forever stamp issuance. The celebration featured an unveiling of the new stamp and included three speakers from the Northern NJ (NNJ) Postal District: Newark Postmaster Michael Deignan, […]

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Newark’s Official Historian Visits His Favorite Landmarks

23. June 2014

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Nick Romanenko Anyone who’s written or read extensively about Newark knows his name.  Clement Price, a distinguished service professor at Rutgers Newark, he has taught at Rutgers University–Newark for 45 years, is a walking encyclopaedia of city history and one of Newark’s most ardent boosters.  Price was also named chairman of Newark’s 350th anniversary celebratory committee, which […]

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It now Official Military Park Open to the public

17. June 2014

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    Although some might say that the fences around Military Park were lifted several weeks ago, Friday marked it’s official opening.  Trees were moved closer to the street on either side of the triangular park to create more open space. Permanent benches were replaced with movable outdoor furniture and fences around the monuments, including the […]

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