$125 Million Film Studio from Lionsgate Coming to Newark

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Lionsgate Film Studio Newark
Lionsgate, Great Point Studios, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center are partnering on an endeavor that will revitalize a Newark housing complex into a 300,000-square foot production facility.

Newarkers Still Relive the 1967 Riots, New Museum Honors that Trauma

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Newark Riots Museum Rendering
Plans are underway to repurpose the old Fourth Precinct — where the Newark riots began — into an exhibition space as well as the headquarters for the Center for Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery. 

Newark Still Prohibits Rent Increases, Landlords Feel the Squeeze of Inflation

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Newark Rent Freeze
Despite the easing of most COVID-19 restrictions, landlords in Newark are still unable to raise rents on their properties due to a moratorium on rent increases on rent-controlled apartments.

Queen Latifah Helps Break Ground on Next Phase of Newark’s Rise Living

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Queen Latifah Newark Featured
The Newark-born Queen Latifah was on hand for a ceremony that marked the final portion of the project’s construction, as pre-leasing at the development is expected to soon commence.

Mudlarking Began in London, But Newark is Also a Place for Buried Treasure

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Treasure Hunting Newark
A good spot for mudlarking requires two things — an old city and a river. Newark has both, and treasure hunters have found a trove of arrowheads, 19th-century coins, and Victorian inkwells along the riverbanks.

Once Fearing Closure, Newark’s Oldest Synagogue Opens after Two Years

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Ahavas Sholom Newark
Ahavas Sholom is Newark's longest operating synagogue. But the pandemic nearly robbed them of that honor.

Where Trailers Stand in Newark, a New University Hospital Could Rise with Gensler’s Help

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University Hospital Newark Upgrades
The second-largest hospital in Newark, and the only state-run hospital in New Jersey, is chronically over capacity. However, a new facility is in the works that would ease the strain.

West Ward Candidates Debate Gun Violence in Newark

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Vailsburg Newark
With nearly weekly shootings and gun arrests that have increased by 360 percent compared to last year, Newark's West Ward is hoping their new city council candidates have some solutions.

RoboBurger Debuts Fast Food Vending Machine at Newport Mall, Jersey City

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Roboburger Jersey City
RoboBurger's innovative system for vending machine burgers has been launched in Jersey City.

New Artist Housing Development Opens in Newark

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Gant Gilbert Arts Collective Newark
A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held to celebrate Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective, the new artist housing development in Newark, New Jersey.