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Black Bean, Avocado, and Cilantro Hummus (FOODIE FRIDAY’S)

Friday, May 31, 2013

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This month, we have shared with our Glocally fans, authentic Lebanese family recipes, then to Turkey for an inspired version of a high protein veggie burger made from red lentil beans.  Additionally, during the month, we have received comments and questions  about how to make hummus.  Hummus is probably the most popular of the better known dipping sauce from the middle east.  It is a common […]

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

Monday, April 22, 2013

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

Newark’s city property auction can be an important indicator in determining whether or not there is a recovery in the housing sector and can foretell the bottom of the foreclosure crisis in the city. In the past, recovery metrics have been mixed. The previous auction in November, 2010, in the midst of the great recession, […]

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Cooking with Wild Greens from Under the Cherry Blossoms at Gallery Aferro

Friday, April 19, 2013

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Cooking with Wild Greens from Under the Cherry Blossoms at Gallery Aferro

This is part two of a two-part series. Make sure to read part one here, Urban Foraging for Food Under the Cherry Blossoms. As part of their spring exhibition S’Long As It’s Yours (February 23 – May 31, 2013), Gallery Aferro invited several artists to create performances and interactive events. One of these artists, Moira […]

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Move-Meant: A Symposium on Contemporary Dance

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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Move-Meant: A Symposium on Contemporary Dance

The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience presented its annual Spring Dance Symposium at Rutgers-Newark on Wednesday, March 27. Move-Meant: A Symposium on Contemporary Dance was performed by Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble. Danse4Nia is a Philadelphia-based multicultural, contemporary modern dance company which aspires to use dance to foster personal, cultural, and social change. Danse4Nia […]

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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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International Artist Willie Cole Debuts “From Water to Light”

Monday, April 15, 2013

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International Artist Willie Cole Debuts “From Water to Light”

On Saturday April 13th, world-renowned Contemporary Artist Willie Cole returned home to Newark at the new Prospect Street Firestation Gallery in the Ironbound section of Newark. Presented by Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, the Firestation is becoming the Ironbound premier destination for art. The new installation by Willie Cole, entitled “FROM WATER TO LIGHT”, redefines recycling […]

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Urban Foraging for Food Under the Cherry Blossoms

Friday, April 12, 2013

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Urban Foraging for Food Under the Cherry Blossoms

This is part one of two parts about this event, foraging at Branch Brook Park with Gallery Aferro. The second part will be about the food preparation. Look for it next week! Now that the Cherry Blossoms in Branch Brook Park are blooming, it is starting to feel like Spring. Sponsored by Gallery Aferro, an […]

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Cherry Blossom, at Branch Brook Park 37 Annual Festival

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Cherry Blossom, at Branch Brook Park 37 Annual Festival

The 37 Annual Branch Brook Park Cherry Blossom festival, a three week spring opener, which began Saturday, April 6th, with it Annual Bike Race.   This event has been getting larger over the years with several hundred competitors participating in this years racing event.  There were in the several hundreds.    The first pace placement with to […]

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Dannu: Letting Creativity Flow on a Canvas

Friday, March 1, 2013

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Dannu: Letting Creativity Flow on a Canvas

It is quite impossible not to fall in love with the city we live in. Meeting new people makes you realize of the potential and talent quietly walking around. Everyday you will find a new reason to assure you this is the right place, that this is the right time. Recently, I had the opportunity to be introduced to Dannu, a very talented painter as well as a very nice guy originally from Kearny, NJ. I have heard lots of things about him before I had the opportunity to actually talk to him myself, about his work, his art and his talent.

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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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