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  • Newark, an evolving cornerstone of jazz culture
    Newark's jazz scene: An evolving history
    Newark, NJ – Newark has long been a hotspot of musical and artistic expression, but what some might not be aware of however is the city’s prolific jazz history. The early 20th century was the high point of jazz music in Newark,...
  • Is so Newark...
    Are you 'So Newark'?
    Periodically little games pop up on social media. You will see games on Twitter such as #RuinADatein5Words. It seems this weekend New Castle County received a little social media game play with the "is so Newark" Facebook postings...
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    Waiting for the bus in Mt. Prospect Avenue is more comfortable now
    Even before the sunrise, while it is still quiet in Newark, New Jersey, people are already standing at the bus stop. They want to catch the bus early so they can get to work on time. In the past, commuters had to stand for there were no benches...
  • Colosseum Gym - The Fitness Empire
    Can your gym’s upkeep keep you fit?
    Newark gym sets itself from popular chains around the area.As I spent the first few months at my gym at Colosseum in Newark, New Jersey, I never stop to imagine the excitement and warm feeling I get from weight training routines that are...
  • Review: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Newark, NJ
    Review: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Newark, NJ
    The building that now houses Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Newark, NJ dates back to 1890, and since its opening it's held a variety of businesses, including a chandelier factory, a boxing club, and a few others. Now, however, it's where you can...
  • Picasso's "La Coiffeuse" to be returned to France
    Stolen Picasso seized at Newark Airport to return to France
    This December 2014, Newark Airport authorities seized a package that was labeled as a Christmas gift "art craft" and supposedly worth only $37. That "gift" turned out to be a stolen Picasso worth over $2.5 million. Yesterday,...
  • Newark names first woman Grand Marshal St. Patrick's Day Parade
    Newark names first woman Grand Marshal for St. Patrick's Day Parade
    While New York’s St. Patrick's Day Parade might be the biggest in the country, and oftentimes most controversial, other cities and neighborhoods in the tri-state area celebrate with just as much fanfare, including New Jersey. Newark made...
  • Colosseum Gym: The Best Gym in Newark
    Colosseum Gym: The Best Gym in Newark
    Despite body weight exercises are this year’s most popular form of exercise, having a gym membership ultimately prevails in giving you the support, motivation, stress relief, variety and education from pros and avid goers alike. Those who...
  • Nephatira Dansby Katrina Dansby
    Nephatira Dansby, Katrina Dansby double team cop: Mom and daughter thugs KO cop
    The Dansby duo double team a cop – mom Katrina Dansby, 42, and daughter Nephatira Dansby, 24, were both arrested after the less than dynamic duo partnered up a delivered a vicious beatdown to a female Newark airport cop. Thursday evening,...
  • Baraka
    The education divide in Newark, Part 2
    As previously discussed, the debate over what is the best approach for the educational system for the city of Newark is as contentious as ever. Mayor Ras Baraka was sworn in this past July and with the beginning of his term has been a focus on...
  • Baraka
    The education divide in Newark, Part 1
    Last May, Newark elected Ras Baraka its next mayor. He represented a shifting focus for the city from its previous 8 years largely under the guidance of then-Mayor and U.S. Senator Cory Booker. One of the most contentious areas for debate in the...
  • Ferguson-Garner
    NJ reacts to Ferguson, Staten Island, and beyond
    It is hard to ignore the tensions have hit a heightened level over the last few months. There was a spark lit in 2012 with Travon Martin being killed in Florida and his killer being acquitted a year later largely due to a state law and leaky case...
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    Hall of Fame Blue Hens come from all sports
    Here are the second set of five inductees:Clyde Louth, cross country, basketball, and track and field: Louth, who is from Wilmington, is the only Blue Hen to serve as captain for three different sports, earning nine varsity letters from 1953-57....
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    University of Delaware to induct 10 into Athletics Hall of Fame
    NEWARK – The University of Delaware will induct athletes from 10 different sports into its Athletics Hall of Fame in a private ceremony Friday night in Newark. The group includes five All-Americans, five conference champions, the first three...
  • Historian Clement Alexander Price (1945-2014)
    Citizens of Newark honor city and historian Clement Alexander Price (pt 1 of 2)
    The celebration held at Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, NJ, on November 14, 2014, honored the city itself as much as it did the life of historian Clement Alexander Price, who passed on November 5.“Everything he touched he made better,...
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