Nj.com is reporting that the Dalai Lama will visit Newark, NJ on Friday, May 13th. The Dalai Lama will headline a three-day summit that will advocate for nonviolent conflict resolution between nations and between next-door neighbors. Students throughout the city have been painting sections of what will become a 50-foot by 30-foot mural that will greet the Dalai Lama. The summit, 2 years in the making, will also feature Nobel laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams.
Posts Tagged 'Newark'
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Tags: Best of New Jersey, Calandra's Bakery, Caldwell, Clifton, Cupcake Wars, Fairfield, Hackensack, Mr. Cupcakes, Newark, Oradell, Red Bank, Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe
Njmonthly.com’s Best of New Jersey: Food and Drink highlights some of the top eateries in the NJ areas chosen by their readers. Some of the highlights include Calandra’s Bakery (locations in Newark, Caldwell and Fairfield) which was in founded in 1962; Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe which has been in business for 11 years; and Mr. Cupcakes (locations in Oradell, Hackensack and Clifton) which is famous for founder Johnny Manganiotis’s appearance on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars last year.
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NJ.com has a time lapse video of the rise of the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The video was shot over a 3 year time span.
Tags: Ironbound, Newark, Newark Penn Station, NJPAC, Prudential Center
Nj.com has an interactive map highlighting the landmarks of Newark, NJ‘s downtown area. The map features landmarks such as NJPAC, Prudential Center and Newark Penn Station.
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Artbistro.com has named the Top 25 Cities For Designers and Artists. The criteria for the list included the cities’ growth rates, average salaries, costs of living and the rate of unemployment increase since February 2008. Some notable cities on the list include Hartford, CT which made #24 on the list and Nashville, TN which was #15 on the list.