Unplug from technology
The world has become much smaller with the use of technology taking over productivity. It is necessary to learn how to take a break to step away from technological devices in order to be personally productive. Working, or on downtime, all are busy multi-tasking using desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. These mechanisms pull all into a world of social media...
Golden Nugget Spa
With the mission statement for the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Spa & Salon being, “Relax. Renew. Revitalize,” this day spa truly lives up to its promises. The goal of offering an array of services and experiences that leaves one feeling relaxed and revitalized is absolutely met the moment one takes a step into the soothing space. Golden Nugget is a...
Black history has been whitewashed and portions selectively removed from New York’s history.  Like, black slaves building Wall Street and the destruction of Seneca Village to create Central Park. For Black History Month, we decided to highlight 5 notable African-Americans that changed New York. 1.  Gladys Bentley Gladys Bentley, Harlem’s most infamous lesbian performer in the 1930s.  “Bentley sang her bawdy, bossy songs...
One now has a superhero in the form of 2020 Startups. The program aims to help achieve the dream of business visions for small startups. As a result, with assistance from 2020, small business startups will learn how to utilize genuine ideas. Low tech artists, designers, chefs, as well as investors and all of those with unique visions have...
Mutrics
Mutrics has officially launched its smart sunglasses that connect users, via Bluetooth, to amazing surround sound audio. With built-in speakers and microphone, these contemporary sunglasses are not just smart-looking but are a truly intelligent must-have accessory that makes life easier and more pleasant. Mutrics Smart Sunglasses Beats Competition It is fitting that a company that specializes in intelligent voice interactive technology...
For Black History Month, we are highlighting 5 notable African-Americans that changed New Jersey. 1.  Gus Heningburg Gus Heningburg was the host and creator of ‘Positively Black’ a popular long-running NBC public affairs show starting in the 1970’s.  He was also monumental in integrating New Jersey’s construction trade and breaking racial barriers. “Gus’s contribution was multilayered,” says historian and Rutgers University professor...
The New Jersey Department of State’s Business Action Center announced today that it has been awarded $1 million in federal funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) for a program that supports small-business owners looking to export goods. The state’s successful New Jersey STEP (NJSTEP) program has been awarded funding for eight...
StringFlix
StringFlix unites people through video by providing users with a simple mobile app where they can easily create group videos. Unlike other platforms, that leave a soul isolated as a person creates a video alone, StringFlix allows for groups of people to work together on a video. StringFlix Creates Group Video for Social Interaction The human experience of partaking in true...
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Dresdner Robin, a leading land-use consultancy based in Jersey City, NJ, announced it has completed design and site work on a 20-acre property surrounding Ramsey, NJ’s municipal pool, which includes a new, 2,300-square-foot senior center. Construction and site work began in late 2019 and is nearing completion. The redesigned complex, located at 75 East Oak St., features a new pool...
ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is partnering with the East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) and Sierra House for its third annual Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. Given the COVID-19 climate, ProudLiving’s team of volunteers will make contactless deliveries to almost 1,000 pre-registered children and families.  According to ProudLiving President and Founder TJ Caleca,...
(PRESS RELEASE) What happens when a group of innovation and financial leaders with a billion dollar track record come together to redefine venture capital? A new type of venture studio is born. FutureTech.NYC - a reimagined venture studio model focusing on hyper-accelerating the commercialization of next-gen technologies has the potential to shake up the VC industry. FutureTech.NYC believes the current VC investment...
In the throes of summer, New York City has a tendency to heat up pretty quickly – with weeklong spells that find temperatures hovering near 100 degrees. Boaters must still be mindful of cooler water temperatures, where prolonged exposure to 70-degree water can lead to a loss of muscle function or worse. Experts from ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, the city’s...
NEWARK, NJ - In a first-of-its-kind virtual initiative, Schools That Can (STC), a nonprofit organization that aims to close the opportunity and skills gap in urban areas, has launched its fifth annual “Design Challenge.” The program brings together middle schoolers, their teachers, corporate executives and community leaders from four cities to engage in a real-world design experience: transforming urban...
This week Amazon opened its first cashierless store in NYC and its 12th location in the Unites States.  The opening was not without controversy as critics argued that the cashless stores would discriminate against customers without a bank account.  According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 8.4 million households, or roughly 6.5% of all households in America, were unbanked...
Girls Rising
Paula Cole, as a groundbreaker for women in music, certainly deserves the 2019 Game Changer Award bestowed upon her by the Girls Rising charity, on Friday evening, June 21, 2019. Cole inspires girls as a leader proving that females can win in life – even in a male-dominated industry. The talented Cole is noted to be the first woman historically...
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Do you remember the 2003 Blackout?  Only two years after 9-11, most New Yorkers initially feared the worst.  Do you feel more secure about our electric grid today? Where were you when we lost power? Written by Seth Goldstein