Wawa Plans to Open on McCarter Highway in Newark

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The store, planned for two currently vacant lots along a largely commercial and industrial corridor, would be Wawa’s second location in Essex County, New Jersey.

Construction to Begin on New Two-Building Mixed-Use Complex in Newark

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Officials will break ground on Monday for ‘Tucker View’, a new development bringing 42 units and more to the South Ward.

Public SPACE Brings Newark’s Creative Tech Entrepreneurs Together

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Newark’s tech scene just gained a new collaborative workspace that will connect innovators and the public in the Downtown Arts and Business district.

Big Box Store, Apartments, and Mini-Mall Could Come to Peddlers Square in Newark

Jersey Digs has learned exclusively that there are plans to bring hundreds of residential units and nearly a dozen stores to a lot near the Newark Broad Street Train Station.

The Ghosts of Newark: Signs From Another Era Still Dot the City

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New Jersey’s largest city is literally filled with signs of its prosperous past. Curiosity got the best of us, so we dug up the history of some of the city's more prominent ghost signs.

History Alongside the Highway: Newark’s Plume House Dates Back 300 Years

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The invention of celluloid camera film, which revolutionized the industry, occurred in Newark. However, the building in which it was invented, and the history behind the structure, might surprise you.

Proposed Zoning Change Would Allow 15-Story Buildings in Newark’s Ironbound

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A decision will be made tonight on whether zoning regulations in the city’s East Ward should be altered.

Pedestrian Mall Returns to Newark’s Halsey Street on Tuesdays

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A popular corridor in Downtown Newark will once again be partially closed in the middle of the day once a week and converted into a pedestrian mall.

Audible Entices Employees to Live in Newark with Free Rent Stipend

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Audible.com moved its headquarters to Newark ten years ago and is taking their investment in the city a step further by offering free rent to employees.

Makers Mansion Community Planned Around Historic Newark Castle

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Jersey Digs has obtained plans for a massive new complex with micro-manufacturing, shops, apartments, and more on the Krueger-Scott Mansion property.