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Newark 350 Summer Schedule

  June WHAT • Branch Brook Park: America’s First County Park WHEN • June 15 • 4-6 pm WHERE • Cherry Blossom Visitor Center/Lake St. and Park Ave. Branch Brook Park became the First County Park in America on June ...

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Junius Williams – Celebrating 350

Junius Williams Celebrating 350 As the chair of what we’ve affectionately coined NC 350 —Newark Celebration 350—this yearlong spectacular has been an incredible honor and extraordinary personal journey that has come full circle for me. My life in politics and ...

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A Matter of Choice

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A Matter of Choice A new program takes aim at Newark’s best and brightest. By Michael L. Diamond Angie Feliz, a star civil engineering student at New Jersey Institute of Technology, had internship offers on the table the summer after ...

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New Jersey has over six thousand bridges…

New Jersey has over six thousand bridges… there’s always room for one more By Diane Alter One of the less-publicized components of the Newark Renaissance is the “dirty work” that needs to be done to turn vacant lots and rundown ...

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Market on Market

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Market on Market Life imitates art at Gallery Aferro. Photos by Daryl Stone Kayla Listrano started with Spangle Pop, moved onto Hello, Beautiful and continued “with the fish!” That is, the cleverly composed colorful cubes of art created by a ...

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Home Makers

A $1,000 Valentine’s Day deal is bringing new energy to Brick City By Michael Diamond, Photography by Daryl Stone  Let the record show that the low temperature in Newark on Feb. 13, 2014, was 7 degrees, so years from now ...

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MEETING OF THE MINDS

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MEETING OF THE MINDS Rutgers Center for Real Estate explores ‘New Urbanism’ in groundbreaking conference By Ty Boatman, Photography by Hal Brown There are a lot of eyes on the changes happening in Newark. For reasons that should be obvious, ...

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A Century of Sinatra

A Century of Sinatra Night and Day with WBGO’s Champions of Jazz By Andy Clurfeld It’s quarter to 3:00, and there are quite a few people in the place preparing for the night’s festivities, a high-toned, raise-the-rafters bash that will ...

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Duke’s Breaks Loose

Duke’s Breaks Loose Vonda McPherson’s recipe for a Jazz landmark By Mark Stewart Suburban foodies have known about Newark’s hidden-gem restaurants for a while now. What has caught them by surprise about Duke’s Southern Table, the city’s newest culinary hot ...

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