Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Returns to Newark This April With Series of Events

The sight of 5,000 cherry blossom trees turning pink and white in Branch Brook Park means that spring has finally sprung in Newark, with the promise of an exciting series of events coming to the area in celebration of the 46th annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival.  See details here!

NEW 381-UNIT RENTAL BUILDING AT URBY

Officials from Urby and the Town of Harrison cut the ribbon on new 381-unit building at Harrison Urby. From L to R: Jesus Huranga, Harrison 1st Ward Councilmember; Larry Bennett, Harrison 3rd Ward Councilmember; David Barry, Founder and CEO of Urby; James A. Fife, Mayor of Harrison; Richard Miller, CEO of The Pegasus Group; James Doran, Harrison 4th Ward Councilmember; Eleanor Villalta, Harrison 2nd Ward Councilmember; Ellen Mendoza, Harrison 2nd Ward Councilmember.

The 9 Best Burgers in New Jersey!

Crafted with high-quality beef, topped with mouth-watering cheeses and vegetables, the top-notch burger joints of New Jersey will keep you coming back for more. These eateries set themselves apart from the standard with their fresh ingredients and inventive creations. Get ready to sink your teeth into a delicious burger at one of these awesome New… Continue reading The 9 Best Burgers in New Jersey!

Art House Productions honors Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, Art House Productions, along with Hudson County Community College, Seton Hall University, Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark, Rutgers University – Newark, and The Feminist Art Project, a program of the Rutgers Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, will present Art+Feminism Art Talk and Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on… Continue reading Art House Productions honors Women’s History Month

This green pathway through cities and suburbia will embody the best of New Jersey

I recently had the much anticipated and long-awaited opportunity to stand with Gov. Phil Murphy and a coalition of elected officials, community leaders and civic organizations as the governor announced that New Jersey would purchase the land the Essex-Hudson Greenway — a 9-mile, 100-foot wide linear park and shared-use trail connecting Montclair to Jersey City — would… Continue reading This green pathway through cities and suburbia will embody the best of New Jersey

Jazz in the Garden: Mark Gross

Thursday, July 12th 12:15 - 1:45 in the Garden at the Newark Museum The Newark Museum is kicking off the new season of its Jazz in the Garden lunchtime concert season with a performance by Mark Gross. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch or purchase it onsite. Admission is free for Museum Members and Newark… Continue reading Jazz in the Garden: Mark Gross