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Rockers come out for the 7th annual WOOFSTOCK (part 2)

20. June 2014

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The owner of HKL owners, Kelly Moraes and her husband Anthony are animal rights activists, as well as local adoption spokespersons. If you follow the Lounge on Facebook, you might have  notice that they have been rooting for adoptions for quite sometime. They constantly are creating awareness by posting up information for each of the […]

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WOOFSTOCK Rocks as bands take center stage (part 1)

19. June 2014

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On beautiful Saturday, the beats were rockin and howling at the annual WOOFSTOCK block party.  Woofstock is an ALL AGES festival to benefit NJ animals in need.  Woofstock was an all-day block party and benefit for the Newark NJ Animal Shelter that features 13 local New Jersey Bands, 5 Djs, Food, Vendors and a chance to […]

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Nasto’s Ice Cream Celebrates it 75 Anniversary Saturday

11. June 2014

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“I got Nasto’s!”, was a line from from HBO’s “The Sopranos”, the TV show which put Northern New Jersey on the map. But until recently, I had never actually been to Nasto’s itself, until I had dinner down the block from the ice cream parlor/warehouse at the mediterranean manor down the street on Jefferson St.  There […]

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Culture celebrated in Newark, at the annual Day of Portugal (Official day June 10th)

10. June 2014

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Ferry Street was once again adorned in red, green, and yellow with blaring traditional music as people crowded the streets lined with roughly 50 vendors selling everything from barbecued foods to soccer jerseys to celebrate the annual Portugal Day festival in the Ironbound.  Newark  celebrate Portuguese culture by eating traditional food, playing music, socializing and […]

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St. Joseph (Met.) wins first Tournament of Champions title, defeats Newark East Side 49-47

25. March 2014

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With March madness in full effect, and local teams out of concession (unless you consider Connecticut local)  We focus on two high-school local stories.  St. Joseph defeated Newark East Side, 49-47, in the title game of the 26th NJSIAA/ShopRite Tournament of Champions on Monday at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, before a crowd of […]

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PROFILE: HE’S HELPING PEOPLE REBUILD THEIR LIVES AFTER SANDY – IN NEWARK

5. March 2014

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SCOTT GURIAN Community advocate Diego Arias notes that the mega-storm’s impact – including flooding and building damage — was not confined to Jersey Shore Diego Arias Name: Diego Arias Job: Disaster Relief Program Manager at the Ironbound Community Corporation. Age: 29 Hometown: Arias was born in Colombia, but grew up in Linden, where he still […]

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NJIT is hosting the New Jersey Science Olympiad

16. January 2014

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Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. Teams will participate in events designed to make science, technology and math more enticing, relevant […]

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Sergio Rivero, Reveals and Captures the the Spirit of the Rumbero, at Sumei Fire Station

4. November 2013

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Rumba is a “Latin” dance. It has its rhythmic roots in Africa and found its way to Cuba. It migrated to the U.S. in the early 1930s, and is sometimes still referred to as the “Cuban rumba.”  Rumba is considered the “dance of love” because of the sensual interplay of the partners’ movements and the […]

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The Opening in all Orange Riverfront Park takes Center Stage – Saturday Boat Tour

16. August 2013

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OrangePartyPark It was all Orange on damp Saturday morning, Newark Walks a celebratory march from the steps of City Hall to Newark’s Park expansion along the Passaic River waterfront.  The festivities, starting at 11:30, with residence from across the city and the region to stroll 1.5 miles to the  riverfront park, a collaboration between Newark […]

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An Insiders Look At Newark’s Public Real Estate Auction

26. April 2013

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An Insiders Look At Newark’s Public Real Estate Auction

The auctioneer interrupts the investment property bidding to announce a re-bid on a particular Homestead Program/Owner-Occupied home from earlier in the morning.  His grin is recognizable from the back of the Terrace Ballroom at Newark’s Symphony Hall, “It appears the original buyer to this condo thought he was purchasing the whole building.”  The dichotomy between […]

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