Beset by a large budget deficit and overwhelming poverty, Newark's local government services director has warned that the city might require state supervision.
May 9, 2014 Al Jazeera America
Cory Booker entered office with a goal of transforming Newark's reputation from failed city to recovering city. J.B. Wogan examines whether the new senator used the city as a platform to boost his own image, or enacted meaningful change.
Dec 10, 2013 Governing
Newark is pursuing an ambitious plan to revive its derelict Military Park, but that challenge is nothing new for Daniel A. Biederman, who was instrumental in transforming Manhattan's Bryant Park "from a forbidding drug haven to a jewel-box refuge."
Feb 7, 2013 The New York Times
What to do with 200 vacant, industrial acres bordering S.F. Bay in Newark, CA is no easy task for city planners who face activists, including environmentalists, skeptical of any development, let alone one of higher density.
Dec 29, 2012 Reuters
A new park and plans for increased waterfront access seek to reintroduce Newark's residents, and even tourists, to the Passaic River, the longtime industrial dumping ground that flows through the city, writes Sharon Adarlo.
Jul 10, 2012 The Wall Street Journal
A new development intending to jump-start downtown Newark's renewal, and designed by Richard Meier, is banking on the stimulating powers of an unlikely economic engine - teachers.
May 31, 2012 Fast Company
Low income people are more likely to get hit by cars. Kate Hinds reports on the social and infrastructural factors responsible for the disparity.
May 16, 2012 Transportation Nation
It is not, according to Wendell Cox, as posited in a recent article he's written for the website <em>New Geography</em>. Tim Evans looks at Cox's "creative use of Census geography" in his attempts to refute evidence of the growing urban comeback.
Apr 23, 2012 New Jersey Future
Two neighboring towns -- one with a bustling soccer stadium and the other with a struggling minor league baseball stadium -- offer a story of changing times in the U.S.
Aug 23, 2011 The New York Times
By relocating to a transit-adjacent building in New Jersey, electronics maker Panasonic has qualified for more than $100 million in tax credits from the state.
Jun 1, 2011 Marketplace