No, the magazine hasn’t been around for that long, but Newark has, and the city and its many vibrant institutions are throwing a year-long birthday party to celebrate what makes this such a unique place
to live, work and visit. We take a look at where the city has been and where it’s going, and at some of the events that are planned.
People from many backgrounds, with many skills and talents, have been proud to call Newark their home. This issue takes a look at some famous Newarkers––starting with our cover subject,
the award-winning dancer and choreographer Savion Glover. Born and raised here, Glover has been entertaining audiences since his childhood. He spoke to us about his in uences and about his latest project, a Broadway show that takes
a fond look back at the making of the ground- breaking 1921 musical Shuf e Along.
The city has been home to other well-known entertainers, writers, and sports gures, and you’ll nd a sampling of names inside. You may be familiar with some and surprised by others.
Wellness and health services are important both to Newark residents and to those who work here. We take a look at the organizations and services that help keep Newark healthy.
Valentine’s Day comes once a year, but love and candlelight are always in season. If you’re planning a special evening with your sweetie, we have a few suggestions for wining and dining in romantic settings in and around Newark.
Finally, why not become a Newarker for a weekend? Spend a day and a half in the Ironbound, and explore its restaurants, shops and hidden delights. Take a stroll in a waterfront park, or head downtown to check out some family-owned stores and eateries that have been in business for generations.