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One Night Only! Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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One Night Only! Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth

On Thursday, April 25, former heavyweight champion of theworld, Mike Tyson, will bring his riveting one-man show to NJPAC. Directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and written by Tyson’s wife, Kiki Tyson, “Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth” is an autobiographical production during which Tyson gets to tell his story in his own words. […]

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Newark Students Turn Would-Be Trash Into a Masterpiece

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Students at South Street Elementary have officially turned collecting trash into an art form! After collecting over 5,000 bottle caps in our area with the help of parents, local store owners and individuals, the students successfully arranged the caps into a conservationist’s dream: an 8 by 12-foot rendition of Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece, Starry Night. The work, which […]

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Now Read This! Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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Now Read This! Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home

In his new book, Living and Dying in Brick City, Dr. Sampson Davis takes an impassioned look at the healthcare crisis from the unique perspective 0f an emergency room doctor working in the very city where he grew up, Newark, New Jersey.  Dr. Davis, one-third of the well-known role models and authors of The Pact, […]

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Inspirational Post-it Project Intrigues Rutgers Campus

Friday, March 1, 2013

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Inspirational Post-it Project Intrigues Rutgers Campus

We’re all used to seeing inspirational quotes pop up on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram timelines, but what if they began to appear on Post-it notes in your everyday life? That’s the question Rutgers University sophomore, Dan Munoz, asked when he began leaving sticky notes with inspiring messages around campus months ago. Appearing on classroom […]

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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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Randal Pinkett Brings His Business Sense Back to Newark

Monday, February 25, 2013

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Randal Pinkett Brings His Business Sense Back to Newark

Dr. Randal Pinkett knows a thing or two about business. Most remember his rise to prominence as the winner of the fourth season of NBC’s The Apprentice, but there is so much more to this Newark native. He’s a Rhodes Scholar, author, recipient of two master’s degrees and a PhD from MIT, and most recently, […]

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Spend a Romantic Valentine’s Day at NJPAC!

Monday, February 4, 2013

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Spend a Romantic Valentine’s Day at NJPAC!

Fellas! This February 14th, are you looking for a date night idea that’s a guaranteed panty-dropper? Why not treat yourself and your boo thang to a sweet and soulful concert featuring two of the best voices in contemporary R&B? Yup, Anthony Hamilton and Chrisette Michele will share a double-bill at NJPAC on Valentine’s Night! Since […]

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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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Now Wear This! Fight Fashionably Against Gun Violence with “The Caliber Collection”

Sunday, January 20, 2013

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Now Wear This! Fight Fashionably Against Gun Violence with “The Caliber Collection”

Ever since the Sandy Hook tragedy, the serious issue of gun violence in America has taken center stage as a hot button political issue to be immediately addressed. Clearly, something has got to change. But what’s a fashionista like me to do to address gun violence in my community? Welp, Mayor Cory Booker has the […]

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It’s National Soup Month, Help to Feed Someone in Need!

Friday, January 18, 2013

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It’s National Soup Month, Help to Feed Someone in Need!

Brrrrr-ick City! There’s a chill in the air and snow in the forecast: no wonder January is National Soup Month! Hot, hearty and delicious, soup is the consummate comfort food on a cold winter’s day. But far too many people in Newark and around the nation are facing this winter with nothing in their kitchen […]

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