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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Justin Vicory Jackson''s chief administrative officer will take on the role of director of finance and administration and an outside consultant has been brought in to help with the city's upcoming fiscal year budget. CAO Robert Blaine said Monday he...
By Chris Fry The food scene of the Brick City was once somewhat of a Garden State secret, but a barrage of celebrity chefs, biergartens, blues bars, and more has gotten the word out a bit. Last week, the corridor near the Prudential Center got...
By South Jersey Times Editorial Board Gov. Phil Murphy has restored a potential lifeline to five New Jersey cities -- Bridgeton and Camden among them -- by signing legislation that allows businesses there to charge "half-price" state sales tax as an...
Over the past few years the number of celebratory ribbon cutting ceremonies in Newark has continued to grow, with each new business entrant into the city serving as a magnet for the next. This week the co-working space Launch Pad celebrated its...
By Tom Bergeron In a move that has been expected since last November, Mars Wrigley Confectionery has signed a lease to become a major tenant at Ironside Newark, ROI-NJ has learned. Michael Sommer, executive vice president for development for Edison Properties, which owns the building, confirmed...
By Leanna Garfield When asked about the slow growth of the US economy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka both said that urban inequality and a lack of public transit are two of the largest causes. More...
By Anjalee Khemlani Q&A John Palmieri was named Newark’s deputy mayor for economic growth, transportation and infrastructure at the start of the year. Palmieri has been tasked by Mayor Ras Baraka to focus on those targeted areas of economic growth, especially transit and...
Amazon has completed the process of visiting all 20 cities that are finalists in the e-commerce giant's search for a second headquarters,sources close to the process told NBC News on Wednesday. This pushes the Seattle-based company one step further in deciding...
When Ras Baraka was elected, he promised to be Newark's "radical" mayor. After seven years of Cory Booker, who ushered in an area of downtown development but was criticized for being an absent mayor focused on national political ambitions, the city would be...