RSS

Tag Archive | "Ironbound"

Ballantine Green Festival This Saturday!

Friday, April 12, 2013

0 Comments

Jersey Buzz, a Newark-based startup selling raw honey and honey-related products, is just one of the vendors who will participate in the 2nd Annual Ballantine Green Festival this Saturday, April 13th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, (rain date: April 27th) in the parking lot of the former Ballantine Brewery complex, located on Ferry Street, […]

Continue reading...

The Art of Stacking Bangles

Thursday, February 21, 2013

5 Comments

The Art of Stacking Bangles

I had the opportunity to meet Elle Fuentes a few years ago. Personally I believe she is one of the best jewelry designers in the area, and we are lucky enough to have her creating and innovating in our city. She has been a designer for the past eight years, and after working for several wholesalers and specialty stores such as Hot Topic and Forever 21 at one end of the spectrum and with celebrities such as Gwen Stefani & The Blonds on the other, she decided to start up her own line to let her creativity steam off. “Following all the rules and regulations of the heavy hitters can be tiresome, so I created my personal line in 2007.”

Continue reading...

Modsaica: Adding Color to the Ironbound

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

2 Comments

Modsaica: Adding Color to the Ironbound

Originally from Montreal, Canada, Maude Lemaire moved to Newark more than a decade ago. Coming from a very artistic family helped her shape her creativity.It all started in the Ironbound, where nightlife and art collide, she had a great vision.

Continue reading...

Mr. Saturday | Empowered In The Darkness

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

0 Comments

Mr. Saturday | Empowered In The Darkness

Streetlights have been used on our roads since 1879, yet this past week anyone driving amid the aftermath of Sandy would have found themselves playing right of way chicken with other road warriors.  It is Friday afternoon, November 2, 2012, and I am wrapped up in several layers of converters in my home.  I begin […]

Continue reading...

IANDOR FINE ARTS RELAUNCH!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

2 Comments

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 […]

Continue reading...

Mr. Saturday | Brazilian Day Festival

Thursday, September 13, 2012

0 Comments

Mr. Saturday | Brazilian Day Festival

It is a beautiful Sunday afternoon on Ferry Street, and although the Acaraje I am enjoying aren’t a panacea to the ills of our everyday, I could care less for the worries of mortgages and bills. It is the Ironbound’s yearly Brazilian Independence Day Festival that befittingly runs all weekend long, and Mr. Saturday is savoring the taste of free living.

Continue reading...

If Cod Were a Drug,This is the Czar.

Friday, June 29, 2012

0 Comments

If Cod Were a Drug,This is the Czar.

So people ask me a lot about Portuguese food... (I wonder why)... but more specifically, about codfish. Where can you get it? Where is the best? What to eat? Considering that Portugal has a serious addiction to this fish and that there exists over 365 recipes using it... I know a place... and it's time to let you all know on my little secret...

Continue reading...

Mr. Saturday | No Fun Zone

Thursday, June 28, 2012

1 Comment

Mr. Saturday | No Fun Zone

With much of the Portuguese faithful nearly abandoning Ferry Street in droves within minutes of Cesc Fabregas’s winning PK, it was time for La Furia Roja to celebrate in true Ironbound tradition – namely, the impromptu ad hoc parade.

Continue reading...

Pubtastic: MMMBelo’s 400 Beers Set the Tone

Friday, June 22, 2012

3 Comments

Pubtastic: MMMBelo’s 400 Beers Set the Tone

You can drink beer till you explode... and they keep track.

Continue reading...

Discover 4 Portuguese Wines for Portugal Day Weekend: Under $10.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

1 Comment

Discover 4 Portuguese Wines for Portugal Day Weekend: Under $10.

Allow me to command your expedition into the Portugal's wine regions and varietals. So, just like the iconic literary figure Camões who wrote Os Lusíadas – Portugal's epic poem depicting the country's achievements and patriotism, I proclaim Portugal's alluring wine country as a testimony of such hindered treasure by hand picking 4 wines for the value under $10.

Continue reading...