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Newark Residents Get Expert Advice on Property Ownership at Housing Summit

April 20, 2017

Presentations on the homestead auction program, foreclosure prevention, mortgage loan products, a credit repair class, a developer workshop, the Home Buyer Ready program and tax abatements were highlights of the 2017 Newark Housing Summit, held recently at St. John’s Community Baptist Church on Bergen Street.

The free event, presented by Newark's Department of Economic & Housing ...

Interior designer brings touch of style to renovated Robert Treat Hotel

When interior designer Terri Haskins began working at downtown Newark's Robert Treat Hotel three years ago, she knew that she faced an interesting challenge. 

"Each project varies depending on what it is, the size and the budget," said Haskins, owner and principal of Presentations Elements of Design (PEOD), which is based in Hackensack. "With the Robert Treat, the ...

Supporters gather in Newark to speak out against NJTransit's treatment of small businessman

Activists and community leaders rallied today in support of small businessman Russell Graddy, who says the New Jersey Transit owes him more than $1 million after the state agency reneged on a promise to let him run a restaurant in Atlantic City’s bus terminal. 

At a press conference in front of New Jersey Transit’s headquarters in Newark, supporters of Graddy blamed the agency ...

Berger Organization Acquires Iconic Office Tower in Newark, N.J.

Berger Organization, a diversified real estate company based in Newark, has announced its acquisition of 33 Washington Street, a 450,000-square-foot, 18-story office tower located in downtown Newark. The property was built for Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield and is now multi-tenanted by leading companies.

Located on 1.6 acres across the street from Washington Park, at the northern end of ...

New Owner of Mompou Will Maintain Founder’s Traditions, Build on Them

When longtime Ironbound business and property owner Steven T. Yglesias opened the doors of Mompou Tapas Wine Bar and Lounge in 2005, the awning out front featured the phrase “redefine your Ironbound experience” along with its now familiar bull logo.

Mompou’s new owner, Tony Martinez, has promised to honor the traditions of the game-changing eatery on Ferry Street, while ...

Prospects for Newark discussed at annual Real Estate Market Forecast Panel

With the opening of the new Hahne & Co. building, the groundbreaking of Newark’s first high-rise residential building in more than a generation and other development projects taking shape in downtown Newark, the mood at a recent panel discussion about the city’s real estate was optimistic.
 
“You can’t help but mess with Newark right now,” said Francis ...

Whole Foods opens with a bang amid Newark's boom

When the glass doors slid open at the long-anticipated Whole Foods market opening on Wednesday, Karim Aquil Sharif, a chef who lives in Newark, walked through and stood right in the middle of the store, in a state of giddy excitement, as more than 500 people poured in around him.

"I'm a chef, and I just bought some store-made Italian chicken sausage, and I'm going down the aisle ...

Barnes & Noble College bookstore opens in Hahne & Co. Building

Barnes & Nobel College today opened a Rutgers University-Newark bookstore in the Hahne & Co. building in downtown Newark.

The 10,000 square-foot, two-story store with a entrance on Halsey Street is the first major bookstore to open in Newark in decades.

The bookstore sells merchandise typically found at other Barnes & Noble retail outlets as well as textbooks, course ...

After 25 years, Newark Club calls it quits

Rising high 22 floors above the city's downtown, the Newark Club is the ultimate room with a view. 

The club's Metropolitan Room, ringed by tall and wide windows, provides a panorama unique in the metropolitan area. To the left sits a slice of Newark's downtown centered around the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Dead center, the Meadowlands looms, a pocket of nature ...

GRAMMY Museum coming to Newark

Cleveland has the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nashville has the Country Music Hall of Fame. Now Newark will have it’s own museum dedicated to iconic recording artists.

The GRAMMY Museum at announced today it will open its first outpost on the east coast in an 8,000-square-foot space in the Prudential Center in Newark.

The space, which is slated to open in the fall, will be filled with ...

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