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Bike Exchange-d

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Bike Exchange-d

Last Spring, 31 Central was home to the Bike Exchange. Open 2 days a week and without much of a community buzz, I wasn't completely surprised when I noticed one day that the Bike Exchange banners were taken down.

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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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Visit The Cave, See The Underground Market

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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Visit The Cave, See The Underground Market

This Friday come visit the Coffee Cave on Halsey Street for Creative at Heart and the Grand Opening of their new Underground Arts Market. For the first time ever local art , music, and accessories will be for sale as part of a permanent shop area in the multi-level Cafe. I'll be there, promoting my handmade jewelry. Below is a preview of some of the items for sale.

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Request A Loan (from the Newark Public Library)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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Request A Loan (from the Newark Public Library)

More often that not, when I want to borrow a book the Newark Public Library doesn't have it. The Main Branch has a large selection of titles to choose from however, it seems like the last four times I searched their online catalog not a single branch had the book that I was looking for.

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I {HEART} Summer School

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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I {HEART} Summer School

If you are looking for a fun and crafty way to start the summer off, the Newark Museum has a number of amazing art classes and workshops to keep you busy.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Newark Museum has an Adult Arts Workshop on the 2nd Floor near the Children’s Museum. For […]

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Industry Over Health?

Sunday, May 13, 2012

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Industry Over Health?

I arrived at City Hall at 6:05, folding bike under my arm. I looked like the kind of person that would be against a major fuel company erecting a 655-Mega Watt natural gas power plant in the Ironbound. Military jacket, cropped haircut, ankle boots…The stereotype. I intended to observe and see for myself, what you […]

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City Hall Celebrates Earth Day

Saturday, April 28, 2012

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City Hall Celebrates Earth Day

Last Friday, April 20th, I stopped by City Hall for their Earth Day celebration. There were a variety of organizations promoting recycling, bike riding, and important environmental practices that Newarkers can take part in to save energy and money.

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