Newark Celebrates its 350th Anniversary in 2016

  The first programming schedule for the City of Newark’s 350 th Anniversary Celebration, announced today by the Newark Celebration 350 Committee (NC350), spans more than a hundred events and countless activities, with the guarantee of more to come. Read more..…

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Dorthaan Kirk, Newark's First Lady of Jazz

It is short for “Newark’s First Lady of Jazz,” and it explains why Ms. Kirk’s name is so frequently attached to jazz events in the city, including a Jan. 24 concert featuring the Rufus Reid Trio at Dorthaan’s Place, a jazz brunch series held at the performing arts center. Read more..…

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CBGB's Flying Into Newark

The famous NYC punk outpost CBGB & OMFUG, where Ramones, Patti Smith, Talking Heads and many others cut their teeth and sullied its notoriously disgusting bathroom, closed in 2006. But now it will get a second life, nearly a decade later as ... an airport restaurant.It will be rechristened the CBGB L.A.B. (Lounge and Bar)… Read more…

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