If Walls Could Talk, They’d Shout ‘Off with the Vinyl!’

Historic Homes Newark
Newark could have the prettiest neighborhoods in America… but only if we gave the humble rowhouses the same dignity as the greatest mansions on Ballantine Parkway.

Plan to Convert Newark’s Hotel Riviera Into Apartments Denied

Hotel Riviera Newark
A plan to convert a historic hotel in Newark’s Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood into apartments was denied by the zoning board last week.

Queens-based Mad For Chicken Opening Newark Restaurant

Mad For Chicken Newark
Mad For Chicken, a Korean-inspired fried chicken restaurant, will be opening in Newark.

Construction Continues as 55 Union Rises in Newark’s Ironbound

55 Union Newark Construction Progress
A 403-unit development from J&L Companies, by far the largest project in the Ironbound neighborhood of Newark, is slated to finish construction sometime next summer.

520 Broad Street in Newark Sells For $49 Million

Idt Building Newark
Rafael Holdings has sold their 20-story Newark office building, which also includes an 800-car parking garage that sits on three developable acres of land.

NJPAC Agrees to Save ‘Black Power’ Building in Newark Historic District

Cathedral House 24 Rector Street Newark
Facing backlash over a plan to demolish a Newark landmark that played a role in black history, NJPAC revealed a modified redevelopment plan that would preserve a significant portion of the building including the street-facing facade and a well-known mural.

Harrison’s Viennese-Inspired Eatery Charley Expanding Into Newark

Charley Newark
New renderings of the Urby complex have confirmed our reporting that Charley, a restaurant from a Michelin-star winning chef, is opening a Newark outpost.

Preservationists Win Grant to Nominate Newark’s Weequahic High For National Register

Weequahic High School 279 Chancellor Ave Newark
A local nonprofit is working to ensure Newark’s historic Weequahic High School is protected with national landmark status.

Just Fish Bar & Grill Opens in Downtown Newark

Just Fish Bar Grill Newark
The ownership behind Just Fish Café has launched a new restaurant in Newark serving up a southern spin on seafood.

New Restaurant, Possibly a Charley Outpost, Coming to Newark’s Urby Development

Charleys Harrison Nj
A corporation with the same trading name as a prominent Harrison restaurant has applied to transfer a liquor license to space inside the soon-to-open Downtown Newark building.