Wednesday, June 29, 2022
BY Steve Lubetkin The Newark data infrastructure now is the envy of many locations around the country, featuring 10 gigabit-per-second speed, one of the fastest urban data networks. NEWARK, NJ—If someone asked you to identify the hub of the Internet, you might...
The planned revitalization of the former Newark Bears Stadium into a mixed-use community is arguably the biggest project in the Brick City, and the look and feel of the plan is now clearer following the release of full site...
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...
By Eric Kiefer NEWARK, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy just gave New Jersey businesses a big reason to operate in Newark, along with four other large Garden State cities: tax breaks. Last week, the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that...
Newark mayor Ras Baraka is preparing to name Eric Pennington as the new city business administrator, according to two sources connected to the mayor. Pennington, a former chief judge of the Orange Municipal Court, is expected to succeed Jack Kelly,...
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 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 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 Ang Santos The Regional Plan Association (RPA) proposes a thirty to forty year long, $50 billion overhaul of Newark Airport.  The plan includes a third runway and a transportation hub connecting PATH train service. “It’s critical that we look at a third...
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...