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Military Park Poised for a Makeover of Epic Proportion

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Military Park Poised for a Makeover of Epic Proportion

In keeping with Newark’s current building boom, Military Park is next up for a whopping $3.25 million makeover at the hands of urban parks expert, Daniel Biederman. And as someone who has walked alone (very swiftly, mind you) through that park after dark on numerous occasions, can I get a collective “HALLELOO!” Why the focus […]

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EVENT: Newark is Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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EVENT: Newark is Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Hey Newarkers, On Sunday October 21, 2012 the American Cancer Society is hosting its signature fundraising event in Newark.  The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will see hundreds of survivors, advocates, and families will gather in Military Park to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer. Among them will be Newark based non-profit organization […]

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Riverfront Park is an Oasis!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Riverfront Park is an Oasis!

Hey Newarkers, I love Riverfront park! Since I moved to the Ironbound in March I’ve been surrounded by beautiful green spaces however, none are as gorge(ous) as the new Riverfront Park. The park opened this summer and has been home to my weekly walks, picnics, and random field hockey playing ever since. It’s Newark’s only […]

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IANDOR FINE ARTS RELAUNCH!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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IANDOR FINE ARTS RELAUNCH!

On Sunday, October 7, 2012, noted art gallerist, Tarin Fuller, held the triumphant relaunch of Iandor Fine Arts in a brand new location in Newark in conjunction with Newark Arts Council’s 11th Annual Open Doors Studio Tour. Having been forced out of her well-known previous space due to eminent domain as a result of the Prudential […]

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BLACK THOUGHT AND THE GrassROOTS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION POWER FORWARD

Saturday, October 13, 2012

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BLACK THOUGHT AND THE GrassROOTS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION POWER FORWARD

On Saturday, October 6, 2012, Essex County policymakers, powerbrokers, professionals and party people were treated to a fabulous fundraiser hosted by Amanda Seales (formerly Amanda Diva) to benefit Black Thought’s GrassROOTS Community Foundation.

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EXPERT Financial Advice for FREE?

Friday, September 28, 2012

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EXPERT Financial Advice for FREE?

City of Newark and the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey invite Newarkers to attend Newark Financial Planning Day on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Science Park High School. At this FREE open house, you will be able to meet one-on-one with dozens of EXPERT professional financial planners to discuss your personal finance questions, concerns and interests.

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CITYPLEX 12 GRAND OPENING!

Monday, September 17, 2012

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CITYPLEX 12 GRAND OPENING!

For about 20 years now, the intersection of Springfield Ave. and Bergen St. has been known by the movie theater that occupied the NW corner. This past Friday, however, marked the ribbon-cutting and official grand opening of Cityplex 12. The new owners are the firm Boraie Development and Shaquille O’neal (yep…Shaq himself).

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The Creators Club’s Kids “Creation Nation” Music Video

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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The Creators Club’s Kids “Creation Nation” Music Video

GlocallyNewark.com has been following the Barat Youth Initiative and their explosion of energy, art and positive messages. Most recently they have created a music video featuring the youth of Newark and the city itself.

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Houston, We Have a Problem!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Houston, We Have a Problem!

When the city of Newark lost its very own prodigal child, Whitney Houston, her hometown rallied behind her family to show their support. However, thousands upon thousands of dollars were spent.

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Mr. Saturday would like to welcome you

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Mr. Saturday would like to welcome you

I am on my way to my third social gathering local this evening on or off Ferry Street, all of which are within walking distance. The street is bustling with pedestrian traffic making its way from one lounge to another. The cool air of an early Spring evening fills my lungs, and I take in […]

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