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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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Pop Up Priceless Chapel brings followers to Solo’s Project House

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Pop Up Priceless Chapel brings followers to Solo’s Project House

Solo’s Project House featured a packed house on Friday, Feb 22, during the opening of Daniel Patrick Helmstetter’s popular and rapidly growing Pop Up Priceless Chapel. Visiting Newark for the first time on it’s tour, Helmstetter’s work of bold words and black walls enamored any who came by. Pop Up Priceless Chapel is a new approach […]

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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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The Art of Stacking Bangles

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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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.”

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Romantic Vines: Valentine’s Day Wine Class

Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Romantic Vines: Valentine’s Day Wine Class

Experience a little romance with The Sipper’s Delight Wine Tasting Social Club at the Romatic Vines: Italian Wines Class. On Saturday, February 16, from 7-10 pm at The Artisan Collective, you can learn all about Italian wines. From the variety of grapes used, to the regions the wines are from, the host Burley Tuggle will […]

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From Newark With Love: Postcards From Home

Monday, February 11, 2013

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From Newark With Love: Postcards From Home

You may have recently seen extremely cute postcard packages popping up in your favorite Newark shops titled, From Newark With Love. They are a beautiful sentiment and a great idea from two Newark residents who were tired of their unsuccessful search for Newark branded stationary,  more specifically postcards; everybody’s favorite souvenir. It all started not […]

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Queer Improv Night at the Universities

Friday, February 8, 2013

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Queer Improv Night at the Universities

On Monday, February 4, in Bradley Hall Theater at Rutgers-Newark, OUTFront and Improv Technicians hosted their first ever Queer Improv Night. The purpose was to get the word out about the OUTFront mentorship program at Rutgers-Newark and for the Improv Technicians to showcase their first performance of the semester. The comedy-filled night touched lightly on […]

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Modsaica: Adding Color to the Ironbound

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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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.

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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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