New Beer Garden in Arena District Lures Professionals and Politicians with Sweet Summer Brews

Redd’s Biergarten, an American craft beer bar with a German accent, just opened its newest location between Market Street and Edison Place, across the street from the Prudential Center, and we at NewarkInc. couldn’t be more pleased. Read more

Lopes Sausage Company, an Ironbound, Newark Favorite, Hopes To Return Its Famed Linguica to the White House

President Clinton was in Newark for a fundraiser a number of years ago when he tried linguica from a small sausage shop on Walnut Street in the Ironbound. Read more

Reach for Immortality at Bellos

It’s almost 5 p.m. and you are eager to get home from work. You run over to Penn Station in Newark to catch your train, but alas, you have missed it. What to do? Read more

North Ward's Luigi's Stands The Test of Time

Driving down Bloomfield Avenue in Newark, it's easy to cruise past the unsuspecting and understated Luigi's Fine Italian Tradition restaurant. But that would be a mistake. Read more

Quality Sushi in Newark? Try Sushi House 21

Determined to find an excellent sushi restaurant in Newark, I constantly asked friends and coworkers whether they knew a place to get quality sashimi. Newark isn’t necessarily a city renowned for its sushi, so when I heard good things about Sushi House 21, I knew where my next night out would be. Read more

Restaurant Review: The Lobby in Elizabeth

Don’t let the name fool you. The Lobby Restaurant, Lounge and Sports Bar sits in Elizabeth, but offers Manhattan-quality dining without the Manhattan prices. This premiere spot features American and Latin Cuisine, catering to just about anyone.             Typical night at the Lobby in Elizabeth, NJ. Read more

BurgerWalla Takes a Gamble on Halsey Street

Kai Campbell grew up in the South Ward, graduated from University of Virginia with a degree in economics, and came back to Newark. He never expeted to find himself behind a grill flipping burgers.   Read more

Newark Not Yet Ready for Overpriced Mac & Cheese

The opening of the Elbow Room restaurant on Halsey Street in Newark two years ago was a day filled with optimism as New Jersey’s largest city’s drew comparison to the gentrifying borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. Elbow Room on the corner of Halsey and Bleeker Streets in Newark opened in 2012, but closed less than 18 months later. What happened remains a mystery. Read more

Krauzers Comes to Newark

Newark, like many cities, is home to many corner bodegas, but has long suffered a dearth of brand-name convenience stores like 7-Eleven, Wawa and QuickChek. But that’s quickly changing. Read more

Queen Pizza Reopens After Closing for Prudential Expansion

For 32 years, Queen Pizza operated out of a small storefront on Halsey Street, serving up its famous Grandma’s Pizza, Buffalo Pizza, and Chicken Cheesesteaks.   Read more


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