GET TO KNOW NEWARK!
We believe that NEWARK is an amazing city that affords it's residents a rich history of architecture and artistic excellence.
That tradition has carried forth into the 21st Century with a World Class selection of activities to satisfy people of all ages and tastes that has made Newark...
THE CULTURAL CAPITAL OF NEW JERSEY
OUR ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
From the Prudential Center ("The Rock") to the NJ Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to world renowned historic Symphony Hall, Newark always has a full slate of concerts, shows and exhibits that are second to none. A wide array of artists from Pink to Diana Ross, Bill Cosby and Don Rickles to LL Cool J, The Killers and Justin Bieber to The Royal Philharmonic and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater all have performed here recently.
In the mood to hit a gallery and take in some awe inspiring art? We've got that covered too! The Newark Museum has an astounding array of beautiful and thought provoking pieces spread throughout its 80 galleries, a planetarium and a mini-zoo!
Some of the very finest food selections from around the globe are available in Newark. From Spanish to Italian, Ghanaian to Classic Deli favorites, Newark offers quality and selection to rival New York and Philly any day of the week!
Newark is home to some serious professional sporting events including the 3-Time NHL Stanley Cup Champion NJ DEVILS, Big East's Seton Hall Pirates, MLS's Red Bulls Soccer (in neighboring Harrison), The Rutgers Scarlet Knights, WNBA Champs The Liberty, Newark Bears Baseball at Yogi Berra Stadium, NOT TO MENTION UFC and Professional Boxing!
State of the art running tracks, a top notch public golf course, programs for newborns, teens, adults and seniors, sports of every level, ice skating, roller blading... you name it ,Newark has it and has it on a professional level!
Did you know that Newark has 60,000 students and faculty at six colleges and universities?
Newark boasts the fifth-highest concentration of higher education on the East Coast, after Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.. UMDNJ, Rutgers, NJIT, SETON HALL (just to name a few) call our town home.
As a result, the atmosphere of this city is ripe with educational amenities and opportunities for students and inquisitive souls of all ages.