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Hoboken Wins Against Shabazz “Bulldogs” in State Championship

9. December 2013

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By Jason Bernstein/For The Star-Ledger Hoboken’s Josh Mercado received quite a scare when he was stripped of the ball at the Shabazz 1-yard line in the game’s final minute. “It was terrifying,” said Mercado, who recovered his own fumble. “It was like a nightmare for a quick second, but as soon as I recovered it, […]

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Community Meets Developers on proposed ShopRite store

9. October 2013

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Last Thursday, at Metropolitan Church Sr, Pastor Dr. David Jefferson, hosted a community meet and greets to provide an update in the proposed development plans for Shoprite supermarket. The church is adjacent to the proposed development, located 149 Springfield Avenue.  Earlier this year an announcement was made that Shoprite would be replacing the previous proposed […]

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Did Shaquille O’Neal Just Box Out Mumia?

6. May 2013

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Did Shaquille O’Neal Just Box Out Mumia? (via www.laprogressive.com) Why did Newark’s only movie theater, co-owned by Shaquille O’Neal, just pull a scheduled showing of a documentary about Mumia Abu-Jamal? No one is talking, but this is a story that stinks worse than the Jersey swamps. For the unfamiliar, Mumia Abu-Jamal is perhaps the most […]

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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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FOODIE FRIDAYS: Shrimp Burger, Get ‘em While They’re Hot!

29. March 2013

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FOODIE FRIDAYS: Shrimp Burger, Get ‘em While They’re Hot!

We introduced Vonda’s Kitchen sometime ago as a part of the Lincoln Park Coastal Music festival outstanding food vendors last year, featuring a healthy salad demonstration. But sometimes we need to revisit these tasty places. Vonda’s Kitchen has been around for a little over a year, and has become prominent restaurant serving  southern cuisine in […]

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