About Andaiye Taylor
Andaiye is a Newark native, Newark resident, and the show runner at BrickCityLive.com. Andaiye holds a master's degree from Columbia Journalism School and was a fellow in the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY. She was the 2012 recipient of the Erik Lars-Nelson prize for excellence in reporting and writing. In addition to running Brick City, Andaiye is also head of content for Clover. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow her on Twitter @andaiye.
Entries by Andaiye Taylor
Indivisible Essex County is organizing locals to resist Donald Trump’s agenda using practical and tested tactics, in coordination with communities all across the country. But its founder, Chijike Ndukwu, also wants to use the current moment to push for better local governance as well.
The Newark Halal Guys will be opening its doors to the public for the first time on Friday, January 27th with a festive opening day event.
A number of local politicians and lawmakers, including New Jersey Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez, U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone, Donald Payne, Bill Pascrell, Albio Sires, Josh Gottheimer, and Bonnie Watson Coleman, and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, will be present at a weekend rally to press for protection of the Affordable Care Act.
The New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center are joining forces with rideshare behemoth Uber to offer another way for arena attendees to get to and from the venue’s sports and entertainment events.
Discover Jersey Arts, an organization whose mission is to increase awareness of, and engagement with, the arts in New Jersey, is running its 9th annual People’s Choice contest for arts organizations, and a number of Newark-based orgs are on the ballot.
Get in there: Fownders, the tech startup accelerator that launched in Newark this past summer, is building its second cohort now, with applications open through Friday, January 13.
Burg to Newark: “We’ll be back.” The Military Park burger joint featuring an outdoor bar and patio is closed this winter but will be back in the spring.
Barcade, the bar/restaurant featuring classic games that currently has locations in New York, Jersey City, Philadelphia and New Haven, will soon come to Newark. We spoke with Barcade CEO Paul Kermizian about what’s in store for one of the latest coming attractions announced for the city.