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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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ASHES TO GO!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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ASHES TO GO!

Catholic commuters- the Episcopal Diocese of Newark is looking out for you. In observance of Ash Wednesday, the Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark,  is outside Penn Station with his ashes on the go crew to bestow blessings. He was gracious enough to take a picture with me for this post and he was prepared with his […]

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Market Street Mondays: Getting to Newark’s businesses

Monday, December 10, 2012

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Market Street Mondays: Getting to Newark’s businesses

Hey Newarkers! Y’all know by now I love me some Newark businesses, large and small, so I am starting a new series aimed at highlighting the many different establishments that line some of Newark’s busiest and renowned streets. Market Street Mondays will feature restaurants, retail shops, vendors, salons, health & wellness shops, and any other […]

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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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The Artisan Collective Brings Commerce, Culture, and Community to Halsey St.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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The Artisan Collective Brings Commerce, Culture, and Community to Halsey St.

Hey Newarkers, there's a gem on Halsey Street that any lover of art, jewelry, craftsmenship, community, or wine must visit. Artisan Collective, located at 25 Halsey St, the heart of Halsey Village is a woman owned and operated shop featuring fine handmade jewelry, hand bags, wall art, accessories and a wine club! Artisan Collective is a brilliant collaboration of 5 very unique businesses: Akirfa Design Studio, Sew What, Devino Enterprises, Kullah Rulz, and TwYSted Elegance

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And the Award Goes to…LGBT Community Honored

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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And the Award Goes to…LGBT Community Honored

Newarkers, on Sunday night I attended what I hope will be an annual LGBT community awards reception. She She & Verve, 2 dynamic teams of  lesbian identified nightlife promoters succeeded in bringing influencers from various sectors of Newark’s vast LGBT community together under one roof, for one cause. Love. Love of community and love of […]

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Bike Exchange-d

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Bike Exchange-d

Last Spring, 31 Central was home to the Bike Exchange. Open 2 days a week and without much of a community buzz, I wasn't completely surprised when I noticed one day that the Bike Exchange banners were taken down.

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Request A Loan (from the Newark Public Library)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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Request A Loan (from the Newark Public Library)

More often that not, when I want to borrow a book the Newark Public Library doesn't have it. The Main Branch has a large selection of titles to choose from however, it seems like the last four times I searched their online catalog not a single branch had the book that I was looking for.

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I {HEART} Summer School

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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I {HEART} Summer School

If you are looking for a fun and crafty way to start the summer off, the Newark Museum has a number of amazing art classes and workshops to keep you busy.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Newark Museum has an Adult Arts Workshop on the 2nd Floor near the Children’s Museum. For […]

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Kilkenny Ale House: Your Local Tavern

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Kilkenny Ale House: Your Local Tavern

Cheap eats on most days, a killer chili and an odd happy hour awaited... On With The Review!

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