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Save The Date For Newark’s Tech Week

Newark Tech Week returns October 18th, during which the city will be celebrating their growth, innovation, and culture.
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Homelessness in the Garden State: Winter Shelter Opens in Newark

The City of Newark has partnered with other organizations and agencies to open a shelter and bring the homeless inside out of the cold. This is the first report in an exclusive Jersey Digs series focusing on homelessness across the state.
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As Anti-Racism Protests Sweep the Nation, Italians Stand Their Ground on Columbus Issue

In Newark, onlookers in the dark hours of the morning, watched a century-old statue of Christopher Columbus removed from a plinth at the mayor’s orders. The city’s last statue of Columbus is still standing in the North Ward, but many believe it is only a matter of time before the 15th-century explorer tastes the waters of the Passaic River.
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Montclair Author Walks Abandoned Newark Train Tracks in Latest Work

His one-man journey is now the focus of this sixth book, "Walking the Newark Branch," which recently debuted alongside a documentary.
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Mixed-Use Building Set to Replace Undeveloped Ironbound Property

Not far from Newark Penn Station, a 48-unit building could be constructed.
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GRAMMY Museum Experience Coming To Newark’s Prudential Center

Just announced this week, the GRAMMY Museum Experience is set to open their first East Coast location this fall on the ground floor of the Prudential Center in Downtown Newark. The new museum could bring thousands of tourists annually to the city.
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Two New Buildings Planned for Large Empty Lot near Newark Broad Street Station

A property near one of Downtown Newark’s two major train stations has been vacant for decades. Now, a developer has filed plans to construct a 255-unit project with retail space, an art gallery, and pocket parks.
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Newark Could Give ‘The Ballantine’ a Tax Abatement Lasting 25 Years

The project around the old Ballantine Brewery site in Newark’s Ironbound section would contain 280 apartments and more.
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Food, Drinks, & Entertainment Return To BURG At Military Park

BURG, the popular burger restaurant in Newark's Military Park, reopens for its first full season with a slew of new menu items.
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Adaptive Reuse for Former Newark Hospital Could Move Forward

Apartments, office space, and space for GlassRoots could come to the old St. Michael’s Hospital in Newark. The proposal goes before the board Thursday, March 15.