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West Ward Diary #26: On High Heels, Horse Hair, and Flavor Flav

We are all capable of so much more than we realize. I learned…
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Three Newark-bred star athletes and sports leaders will return for the 350th anniversary on July 27th

On Wednesday, July 27, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Newark…

Newark's 9th annual Festival de la Familia will soon come to Lower Broadway

La Casa de Don Pedro will host the 9th annual Festival de la…
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3rd annual Nelson Mandela birthday tribute in Newark this Friday

Celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela as Greater Newark Conservancy…
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West Ward Diary #25: On Unexpected Gifts: A Girl & Guy Thing and Off The Hanger

To read all #WestWardDiary posts, visit People…
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Newark's six swimming pools open today for the summer season

Newark's outdoor swimming pools are now open to the public. The…
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Have your say in the next phase of Newark riverfront development

The first phase of the Newark riverfront revitalization along…
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West Ward Diary #25: On Jack Russell terriers, love, and police

To read all #WestWardDiary posts, visit The…
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What we learned from Frontline's Policing the Police about the Newark Police Department

The New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and PBS' Frontline documentary…
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Get some green: Enjoy upcoming garden tours throughout the state with excursions from Newark

While Greater Newark Conservancy has created and maintains some…
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NJ entrepreneurs still have the opportunity to win $25,000 in cash and prizes for their business

New Jersey’s entrepreneurs and small business owners still…
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Finally! The Halal Guys is slated to open on Halsey Street this fall

The Halal Guys started out as a single food cart at the corner…
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Get truly homegrown produce from the Greater Newark Conservancy's Youth Farm Stands

From kale and collards to tomatoes, strawberries and more, Greater…
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NJPAC's Sounds of the City free concert series returns July 7th

When DJ Felix Hernandez fired up his turntables for his debut…
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West Ward Diary #24: On fresh fruit, coincidences and fate

To read all #WestWardDiary posts, visit On…
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Newark Museum's "Jazz in the Garden" series will begin July 7

The Newark Museum’s Jazz in the Garden series is celebrating…
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Author Kevin Powell will be in town tomorrow to extend discussion of black fatherhood past Father's Day

The New Jersey Chapter of the Black Alliance for Educational…
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Better Bites Newark announces its closure

Health food restaurant Better Bites, which was located at 1186 Raymond…
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How Rising Tide Capital helps small businesses become community growth engines

Have you joined Brick City Bucks? Text "bucks" to 62687 to…
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