The U.S. Navy  ‘Blue Angels’ and U.S. Air Force 'Thunderbirds' will be flying over New York City, Northern New Jersey, Southern Connecticut, Westchester and Long Island today.  The salute is in honor of the heroic frontline workers during COVID-19 crisis.  It is a fitting tribute to the first responders, military, healthcare workers and other essential workers that continue to...
I'm sure you've heard it a thousand times, "Getting ahead or securing a new job is as much about WHO you know as much as WHAT you know."  While we certainly can't discredit that 'knowledge IS power', being a master networker and connector can be a game changer in your career.  Whether you’re starting your own business or work for...
The city of Hackensack is partnering with the Northern NJ Community Foundation and the Together New Jersey consortium to develop a plan for converting the downtown Demarest Place Pedestrian walkway into an ART walk.  The project will receive up to $20,000 in technical assistance through TNJ's Local Technical Assistance Program. Funding for the Program is provided by the North Jersey Transportation...
The city of Hackensack located in the heart of Bergen County and just outside of New York City, is experiencing a renewal. As the plans are coming to fruition, the buildings are being constructed, art is being created on Main street and the future is bright. Off the beaten path is Union Street Park, a collection of street art curated...
This isn’t something you necessarily want to brag about.  Based on a new report by Zippia, New York is in first place followed closely by New Jersey for states losing population. This is not shocking.  New York and New Jersey have consistently been ranked in the top 5 for losing population over the last 10 years.  Overall, the trend...
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...
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...
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ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is partnering with the City of East Orange, the East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) and Sierra House for a festive Holiday Coat and Toy Drive on Friday, Dec. 20. The holiday-themed event will feature music, food, refreshments and special guests – including the man...