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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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"Black Artist and the March into Museums"

A handful of institutions — among them the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Newark Museum and the Corcoran Gallery of Art (now closed) — have been regarded as ahead of the curve. Read more…

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Best Bar Burgers in New Jersey

Each of these burgers had to be found in bars that served food, not restaurants that served alcohol, a distinction that Ellen LaMotta of Krug’s Tavern in Newark made clear to me. Read more…

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Airports Modernize Dining Options With Farm-to-Terminal Fare

Newark Liberty International Airport is bringing in several leading chefs, including Benoit's Alain Ducasse, to revamp Terminal C. As at other airport restaurants run by OTG Management, which is based in Manhattan, chefs at Newark will be required to shop at greenmarkets three times weekly from spring to fall. Read more..…

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An Upgrade for Newark's United Hub

United Airlines announced on Monday the details of a $120 million renovation plan to bring its hub at Terminal C in Newark International Liberty Airport in line with other major airports in the United States. The makeover is to include offerings from a passel of famous chefs, complimentary Wi-Fi and other technological updates including the free use of thousands of iPads throughout the terminal's waiting areas. Designed in partnership with OTG Management, the design firm responsible for similar improvements to both Kennedy and La Guardia…

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