Independence Day Fireworks Tonight @ 9pm at Riverfront Park!

Celebrate America’s birthday tonight at 9pm with a fireworks spectacular along the #Newark Riverfront as part of the “Thank You America” Festival taking place on July 4-5th on Clover Street in the Ironbound! Fireworks are best seen from the Soccer Field at Riverfront Park, located at Raymond Boulevard & Brill Street or along the Orange Boardwalk located on Raymond Boulevard between Somme and Van Buren Streets. Fireworks are sponsored by the City of Newark, Ironbound Business Improvement District, and East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador.

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July 10th – “Back to the Basics” Hip Hop Weekend Movie Screening – Nas: Time is Illmatic

Nas_Time_is_Illmatic_HHWKNDNewark celebrates the history and culture of hip-hop at the Orange Sticks in Riverfront Park with “Back to the Basics” Hip Hop Weekend on July 10-11th!

Catch the opening night with a screening of Nas: Time is Illmatic at Riverfront Park located on the River Watching Hill by the Orange Sticks on Friday, July 10th.

Come back on Saturday, July 11th for a day long focus on the 5 Elements of Hip Hop featuring a panel discussion about the origins and evolution of the genre with Jeff Billingsley of Cobblestone Multimedia LLC, Martha Diaz, Associate Producer of Nas: Time is Illmatic and Founder and Curator of Hip Hop Education Center, Du “Doitall” Kelly of the Legendary Lords of the Underground and 211 Media Group and hip-hop scholar Dr. JahJah Shakur, and performances in all the 5 Elements (emcee, deejay, b-boy/b-girl, graffiti, & beatbox) and an open mic cypher.

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Reserve Your Tickets for Newark Boat Tours Now!!

Newark Boat Tours 2015Celebrate America’s Independence this weekend with a one of a kind Newark Port Tour with Hackensack Riverkeeper!

Reserve your tickets now to tour the Passaic River, just $5 for Newark Residents and $15 for non-residents. Call (201) 341-8311, email newarkboattours@gmail.com or purchase your tickets now at:

PayPal using email address newarkboattours@gmail.com. Don’t forget to mark your date and time!