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Week of The Young Child at Ironbound Early Learning Center “Celebrating Our Community”

23. April 2015

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The Ironbound Early Learning Center is a new state-of-the-art, LEED certified facility built last year in 2014, 35,000 square foot center for 222 children and their families. A new $6.5 million infant and toddler wing was completed in September 2014 that enabled ICC’s Early Head Start Program to be integrated, physically and programmatically, with ICC’s […]

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Burger Bound fires rank the best in the State of NJ by Yahoo

31. March 2015

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Congrats to Newark’s Burger Bounds in the Yahoo’s recognition for the best fries in New Jersey acknowledgment.  Now we don’t how scientific the process was a for selecting facility in the yahoos country wide review and assessment.  But we can attest to the tasty fries.  My favorite are theTruffle & Parmesan Fries.  Fries with parmesan […]

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New Jersey Environmental Training

12. February 2015

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* Are you a Newark resident and are 18 or older? * Do you want to represent your community, religious, or educational institution? * Are you willing to accept the challenge to be a change for your environment? Newark Needs You to be an Environmental Champion! 10 week training Saturdays: 10 am – 3 pm […]

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Thursday City Hall will be closed for Lincoln Observance

11. February 2015

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed. All non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Thursday, February 12, 2015, in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual “I urge all of Newark’s residents to uphold […]

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Triangle Park (Newark’s newest proposed park in Downtown) inches forward

9. February 2015

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For Over 10 years, Triangle Park, a new park located next to the Prudential center, was envisioned as the lush capstone on a plan to rebuild Newark’s once desolate downtown core.  The final stage in a project under way for a decade, the park would provide a pedestrian link between Newark’s Ironbound, Penn Station and […]

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Ana Baptista (Ironbound) is on a mission to move the neddle on the environmental issues facing vulnerable Urban Americans

3. November 2014

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BY MARCIA G. YERMAN Industrial pollution sunset over Newark, New Jersey Ana Baptista is on a mission to drive change. With a Masters from Brown University in Environmental Studies, a PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policy, and a teaching post at the New School for Public Engagement, Ana is well-equipped to move the needle on the […]

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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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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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