Monday, April 19, 2021
Newark, NJ (PRUnderground) The Rutgers University Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED) – America’s first and only program to integrate academia, the private sector, government organizations, and non-profit partners to stimulate urban economic growth through entrepreneurship – has created its...
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 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...
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...
By Jonathan O'Connell Newark is the hard-knock contender that for six decades has watched its population slide and its commercial corridors clear out. Analysts dismiss the city’s chances at landing the project, called HQ2. Bookies will give you 50-1 odds. So Newark is...
NEWARK, N.J., July 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairman and CEO of Rafael Holdings, Inc., (NYSE American: RFL), Howard Jonas, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell® on behalf of the Company at 9:30 this morning, Friday, July 6th.  Rafael Holdings was spun-off from IDT Corporation and listed...
By Tom Bergeron The transportation infrastructure in Newark is extensive — and certainly greater than any other location in the state. New Jersey Transit, Amtrak and the PATH all go through Newark Penn Station. And then there’s the fact that the city has the state’s largest...
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...
Engaging and empowering residents, business and property owners, worship centers, civic organizations and other stakeholders in Newark’s South Ward to contribute to sustainable change in their community. That’s the goal of a program being developed by the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership,...