The revitalization of downtown Newark is drawing national attention for attracting major corporate headquarters. Travelers however, will appreciate the the 6th largest performing arts center in the nation, new restaurants, nightclubs, shops, galleries and historic churches the city offers. Add in two great sports-concert venues and Northern New Jersey gives visitors quite a few things to cheer about.
Black presence in the region began in 1804. Members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church founded an anti-slavery society in 1822, both of which preceded the city’s founding date in 1836 … More
Shops and Spa
The casual visitor, may be unawares, but should also make time for a visit to Northern New Jersey for glass-making studios, boutiques and Healing Hands Spa … More
Restaurants and Nightclubs
Blue Mirror, Brick City Bar & Grill, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, ArtKitchen, Loft 47 and the Coffee Cave join old favorites Je’s Restaurant and John’s Place in an emerging restaurant and cafe scene … More
From black churches established in the 1800s to the Newark Eagles having Jackie Robinson on their baseball roster before the Dodgers to the James Brown African American Room at … More
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark Museum, Prudential Center, Symphony Hall and MetLife Stadium ensure that region abounds with arts, entertainment and sporting events … More