There seems to be a sea change in the perception of Newark in 2015. This is one of but a series of articles singing praises about our city.
I’ve been optimistic before, but this is something new.
In February, city officials touted that Newark is on the cusp of a renaissance, and in many ways, the state’s largest city does seem be gaining momentum.
Earlier this month, Rutgers University announced a proposed makeover of its Newark campus that would bring a pedestrian walkway between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Military Park. Also, after nearly a decade of the city’s courting the high-end grocer, a Whole Foods is moving into a long-empty building downtown.