Will Newark Become The New Brooklyn?

Newark, NJ is getting some new amenities, including one 22-acre real estate project downtown (with its own High Line , sort of) and a mixed retail/residential complex that includes a Whole Foods and a Barnes & Noble. These are welcome developments in a long-suffering city, but some locals are concerned the changes will drive up rents , making life difficult for longtime residents while young newcomers theoretically transform Newark into its own Brooklyn. Read more…

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