Newark Unveils New Harriet Tubman Monument

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Several dignitaries including Queen Latifah were on hand to unveil the new Harriett Tubman monument in Newark, which celebrates the city's role in the Underground Railroad.

Caffe Margherita Re-Opens in Newark’s Revamped One Riverfront Plaza

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An Italian restaurant dubbed Caffe Margarita that has served Downtown Newark for years has relocated into a prominent office building that recently announced several new leases.

Massive Ironbound Apartment Building, the Length of a City Block, Approved by Newark Zoning Board

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A massive apartment complex, measuring the length of a city block, was approved unanimously by the Newark zoning board last week.

This Urban Planner Wants to Build a Massive Circular Rail Track Connecting Jersey City, Newark, Paterson

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An urban planner has an idea to create a massive circular rail track connecting New Jersey’s three largest cities —Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson.

Despite Historic Commission Rejection, Newark Approves 45-Story Arc Tower

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The Newark planning board greenlit the 344-unit high-rise Arc Tower development on Broad Street, a move the project’s architect says overrides a previous denial from Newark’s Landmarks & Historic Preservation Commission.

Opinion: Gabrielle Union’s Halsey Street Instagram Post is Good News for Newark’s Historic Districts

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During a break in filming Netflix’s "The Perfect Find," shot in Newark, Gabrielle Union-Wade went on a downtown shopping spree, gushing that "Halsey Street is a vibe." Suddenly local hotspots had flocks of new admirers.

Historic Newark Temple Will Be Converted into Charter School

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People’s Preparatory Charter School will be revamping a century-old Newark synagogue into their newest campus.

Wu-Tang Clan Rapper Raekwon Bringing Hashstoria Cannabis Lounge to Downtown Newark

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Hashstoria —  a portmanteau of hashish and Astoria, a city in Oregon where a branch of the dispensary is located — is looking to open its fourth location in Newark’s most famous intersection.

This 19th-Century Building in Downtown Newark has a Secret Staircase

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The Howard Savings Institution, at one time the oldest bank in Newark, was housed in a neoclassical building at 770 Broad Street that has a secret staircase.

Award-Winning Cookie Concept Chip City Now Open in Newark, Hoboken Coming Soon

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Chip City, an award-winning NYC cookie concept, is now open in Newark, marking the beginning of its expansion into New Jersey.