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Friends of the Newark Public Library Annual Book Sale

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Friends of the Newark Public Library Annual Book Sale

The 22nd Annual Friends of the Newark Public Library Book Sale started on Saturday, April 20 from 9 am to 5 pm. In Centennial Hall at the Main Branch of the Newark Public Library (at 5 Washington Street, just outside of Washington Park), the Friends of the Library shared their bounty of used books, magazines, […]

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Art on a Roll

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Art on a Roll

Armed with a steamroller, a local artist aims to set record for looooooongest print and is seeking 500 to 600 participants to come and create the art that will be printed. The Quarter Mile Print Project begins this Sunday, October 7th at 11am in Washington Park, Newark.

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“Unbreakable” Fans for Michael Jackson turnout large for Tribute

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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“Unbreakable” Fans for Michael Jackson turnout large for Tribute

On Sunday August 26, The Commons Community Development Corporation, along Washington Park Conservancy held it's 4th Annual tribute to Michael Jackson, and his musical legacy. Over the years, the Newark chapter of the Michael Jackson has made Washington Park the official location for his annual birthday celebration. As a result of the cancellation of Spike Lees MJ tribute in Brooklyn, Newark became the go-to destination for hundreds of die-hard Michael fans.

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Whitney Brings Together Hundreds at WP

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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Whitney Brings Together Hundreds at WP

Hit after hit played and the people danced and sang along, cheering between sets. Most notably, Jasmine Wises cover of " I look to you" and Gabby Findleys cover of " I will always love you" paralyzed the crowd into total nostalgia. The event easily drew several hundred people, some who had never visited Washington Park.

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Celebrate Whitney’s Life & Birthday

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Celebrate Whitney’s Life & Birthday

The Washington Park Conservancy, in collaboration with the Cut Creators, the City of Newark’s Parks and Recreation, and the Central Ward Councilmen, Darrin Sharif, will host the "Whitney Houston, Celebration of Life Concert, " in honor of the star's Birthday (Today, August 9th). This event is not be missed! It will take place THIS SUNDAY, August 12th, between 12- 8 p.m. at Washington Park, in downtown Newark. There will be food, and exciting programming throughout the course of the afternoon.

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The Artisan Collective Brings Commerce, Culture, and Community to Halsey St.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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The Artisan Collective Brings Commerce, Culture, and Community to Halsey St.

Hey Newarkers, there's a gem on Halsey Street that any lover of art, jewelry, craftsmenship, community, or wine must visit. Artisan Collective, located at 25 Halsey St, the heart of Halsey Village is a woman owned and operated shop featuring fine handmade jewelry, hand bags, wall art, accessories and a wine club! Artisan Collective is a brilliant collaboration of 5 very unique businesses: Akirfa Design Studio, Sew What, Devino Enterprises, Kullah Rulz, and TwYSted Elegance

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The growing trend of Yoga, HERE in Newark

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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The growing trend of Yoga, HERE in Newark

The Yoga Movement continues to grow in Newark. Two weeks ago Glocally reported the growing Newark Yoga movement. This past week it continued, acknowledging the growing trend of Yoga, Sunday, with the Hip-Hop Yoga at the Lincoln Park Music Festival and free weekly yoga at Riverfront Park. The trend is growing indeed as reported by Star-Ledger Newark Reporter, Barry Carter, in Sunday’s Star-Ledger.

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Movement in the Park

Monday, July 16, 2012

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Movement in the Park

This past Wednesday, The Newark Yoga Movement, ran and operated by Debbie Kaminsky, reached nearly a rainbow of 60 folks out in Washington Park.

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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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Summer Solstice Celebration at Washington Park

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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Don't miss the Summer Solstice Celebration at Washington Park's free weekly yoga class.

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