Owners of NY Times Reviewed Montclair Restaurant Open Freetown Cafe in Newark

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A new cafe has opened, and another is planned, for a street in Newark’s Central Ward that has recently seen significant development.

Retail Roundup, Newark: A Healthy Food Market, Qdoba and Hahne’s Revival

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Several completed redevelopment projects in Downtown Newark that included retail space are now starting to see their storefronts fill up, adding some vibrancy to an area long considered a 9 to 5 business district.

Jersey News: JC Leads State Economically, Best Things to do in NJ, More

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Our weekly news roundup of New Jersey stories you may have missed this week. This week, Jersey City leads the State economically, Top things to do in NJ, Camden schools make a comeback, Port Authority pollutes Newark, more.

Manhattan’s High Line Designer Tapped for Newark’s Riverfront Park Expansion

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A 15-acre stretch of land running along the Passaic River in Newark is about to get a major upgrade. Last month, the City of Newark selected James Corner Field Operations as the lead designer and landscape architect for expansion of Riverfront Park.

Newark’s New Jersey Bell Tower Slated For Historic Conversion

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The former New Jersey Bell Headquarters in Newark, designed by famed architect, Ralph Walker, is slated for a historic restoration.

Jersey News: NY Times Visits JC (again), Union City Luring Gothamites, Yun Hosting Fundraiser, More

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Jersey News: Our weekly news roundup of New Jersey stories you may have missed this week. New Jersey News Latin-flavored Union City luring Gothamites across the Hudson Jersey City’s 28 Years of Property-Tax Bargains About to End Trump’s New Jersey successes and blunders Councilman Yun hosting fundraiser for possible Jersey City mayoral bid 5 surprising facts...

Newark Gets a Beer Garden, Another Indication of the City’s Revival

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Newark’s 'restaurant row', just outside the Prudential Center, welcomed a new a beer garden last month. Named Redd’s Biergarten, the new 7,000 square foot establishment is run by the same folks behind Redd’s at Metlife Stadium.

Kale Grows in Newark: AeroFarms Building World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm

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AeroFarms, an urban farming company, is preparing to open another facility in Newark that will become the largest indoor vertical farm in the world.

Gold Shipping Container in Newark is Part of a Global Art Initiative

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A gold painted shipping container has landed in the middle of Military Park in Downtown Newark. Dubbed a 'portal' the container is part of a global art initiative by Shared Studios.

Halal Guys Opening Newark Location

The Halal Guys, the innovative Halal food restaurant, are opening a new location in Newark at 72 Halsey St. We can only hope they bring one to Jersey City!