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Newark Techies Meet Up

Monday, March 18, 2013

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Newark Techies Meet Up

Hey Newarkers, Well, just when I thought I knew about all of Newark’s wonderful, burgeoning communities I get surprised! Newark has a flourishing tech community. Now don’t blame me for not knowing about this prominent culture of Brick City techies, after all I am the woman who thought Mashable.com was going to be a site featuring […]

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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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Celebrate MLK Day at the Newark Museum

Monday, January 21, 2013

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Celebrate MLK Day at the Newark Museum

Looking for something local do to to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King? The Newark Museum is free (with suggested admission) today and is packed with commemorative activities from noon to 4:30! Don’t Miss: A live broadcast of President Barack Obama’s Second Inauguration, Noon Film Screenings: Dr. King’s I Have a Dream Speech, 1:30, […]

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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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Let’s Get Crackin’! Joe’s Crab Shack is Coming

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Let’s Get Crackin’! Joe’s Crab Shack is Coming

Fatties and foodies rejoice! It was just announced at the official Grand Opening of the Courtyard Marriott Newark Downtown that Joe’s Crab Shack will be occupying a space in the brand new hotel. Exact details aren’t available but I personally cannot wait to put on a huge bib, laugh at the ridiculous dance routines and […]

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Goodbye “Nick’s” Konnichiwa “Nizi”

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Goodbye “Nick’s” Konnichiwa “Nizi”

A little over two months ago my absolute favorite spot in Newark closed its doors! Nick's Restaurant, located at 28 Halsey Street, was no more. The college friendly, neighborhood bar, with its all American menu of burgers, chicken wings, and beer was about to make a big transformation and even I never saw it coming.

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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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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less III

Monday, August 6, 2012

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Happy Monday, mavens and bargainistas. This week’s “Look for Less” spread is an homage to the quintessential Newarker — the downtown girl. Building upon the black palette that’s become the touchstone of urban life, the downtown girl adds a bit of gold plated bling on the belt and neck and, of course, bold punches of […]

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New Bike Lane on Washington

Sunday, July 8, 2012

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New Bike Lane on Washington

A few weeks ago, during my normal commute down Washington Street, I noticed an extra designated lane on the left hand side of the multi-laned road. Could it be a bike lane? There were no indicative markers such as a little man on a bicycle or arrows showing the flow of traffic.

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Tonight! Aljira’s Auction Block will be Hot

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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Tonight! Aljira’s Auction Block will be Hot

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, located at 591 Broad Street, will be filled to the brim with exciting people tonight. From tri-state area art enthusiasts and collectors, to locals that like a good party; in attendance to support, to possibly our rock-star Mayor Cory Booker.

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