Leading land-use consultancy, Dresdner Robin, has completed zoning analyses for a medical marijuana site now moving forward in Hoboken, NJ. The firm, which also conducted a neighborhood impact study for the site in late-2019, evaluated new regulations and proposed enhancements at the location, which was approved by the city’s Planning Board in July 2020. It will become the 10th...
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...
(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...
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It is vital to increase efficiency in today’s fast-moving lifestyle with people being accustomed to instant access to everything from information to money in both personal and professional personas. When one feels they lagging behind in some, or all areas, five ideas should be considered for increasing efficiency and adding depth to one’s life by assisting with time management. ...
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,...
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The United States first-ever energy-efficient pre-Kindergarten built within a passive house building, and designed to meet passive house standards, has been completed by New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) and CTA Architects, P.C. (CTA). This passive house building has been constructed according to the principles of the Passive House Institute (PHI). Being energy-efficient is the ultimate-goal of the...
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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...
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Prominent marketing and design agency, Splendor Design Group, today announced a merger with Filter Advertising. Operating under the Splendor brand, the result is a robust web design and marketing agency catering to the Northeastern U.S. region. The merger has prompted an office expansion, including new creative space and an in-house studio, in the firm’s hometown of Red Bank, N.J. Hiring...
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...
As the battle against COVID-19 rages on, the number of food-insecure people in Essex County, NJ, may rise to a staggering 17.4% by year’s end, with the greatest concentration found in New Jersey’s most populated city, Newark. Families are facing other troubles, as well, including employment loss and staying current on rent payments, plus the “digital divide” emerging with...
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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
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...
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New Jersey-based marketing and design agency Splendor has completed rebranding projects for companies and retailers reshaping Red Bank, NJ’s west side, including Denholtz Properties, Sickles Market and Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co. For Denholtz, which opened its new 12,080-square-foot headquarters in Red Bank in June 2019, Splendor orchestrated a sweeping website redesign and a brand strategy that incorporated engaging multimedia...
Simpley App
The Simpley App is the innovative fresh “social shopping” experience that all have been looking for. It allows users to not only shop but to share and chat while making purchases by utilizing a personalized friends list. Items can be reviewed with friends and family through the app in real-time adding for socializing pleasure and rewards. Favorite finds from local...
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...