The most Instagrammed place in every state?

The most Instagrammed places in the world are Disney Theme Parks, Universal Studios Theme Parks, Central Park in New York City, Newark NJ, Times Square in New York City, the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum and the Las Vegas Strip. But each state has iconic Instagram spots too. Here are the top 5 most geo-tagged places in each state. Read more…

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Newark One Great Jazz City

“Newark’s place in jazz history includes Sarah Vaughan, Wayne Shorter, James Moody, Woody Shaw and Larry Young, among others. That coupled with its modern-day vibrancy makes Newark one of the greatest jazz cities in the world,” McBride said in early November from Europe, where he was touring…

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Philip Roth

In Philip Roth’s novella “Goodbye, Columbus,” the Newark Public Library is where Neil Klugman spends a summer working with a colleague whose “breath smells of hair oil and hair oil of breath” and mooning over the rich and sexy Brenda Patimkin. In real life, Mr. Roth has designated the library, which he has called his home away from home, as the repository for his own book collection, a bequest that will be announced here on Thursday evening at the inaugural Philip Roth Lecture, to be delivered by Zadie Smith. Read more…

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David Burke opens new restaurant "Daily"

DAILYA new restaurant in the United Airlines terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport takes an unusual approach. It has a globally inspired farm-to-table menu that changes daily, depending on the local availability of various ingredients. Read more…

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KCON to Return to Prudential Center in June

In Newark, much of the programming will be similar to that at last year’s KCON event: panel talks, dance contests, and food and beauty-product demonstrations. The highlight, a concert with several performers, will take place both nights. BTS, a boy band whose members write their own music and lyrics, is the headlining act. Other participating bands include the female group Mamamoo, the 13-member Seventeen and the singer Ailee. Read more..…

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