Food & Hospitality

The Four Corners Public Arts project advocates for public arts initiatives in and surrounding Broad and Market Streets in Newark. - FOUR CORNERS PUBLIC ARTS
Jan 7, 2020

14 murals transform Downtown Newark in first phase of public arts project (slideshow)

The multi-phase Four Corners Public Arts project is a public-private partnership between real estate investment firm Paramount Assets, developer RBH Group, the City of Newark via Invest Newark, the Newark Downtown District and Newark Arts.

Dec 31, 2019

Cannabis advocate wants to give ‘disadvantaged entrepreneurs’ a leg up

Dasheeda Dawson, the driving force behind marketing firm MJM Strategy and business education service The WeedHead & Co., is launching a Cannabis Wealth Challenge on Jan. 1 to provide 1,000 applicants free access to her introductory industry digital course, and her “How to Succeed in the Cannabis Industry” workbook.

Dec 31, 2019

2 NJ Houlihan’s shutter amid bankruptcy

The restaurant's holding company HRI Holding Corp. filed bankruptcy in November.

Dec 30, 2019

NJ hemp program gets USDA approval for 2020 start

The Garden State is among the first three states and three Native American to have its regulations approved.

Braided hair
Dec 27, 2019

New rule allows hair braiders limited license after 40 – 50 hours of training

The State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling issued a special rule adoption creating the authorization, and also increasing the number of board members to 13 – requiring that two own and operate a hair braiding shop in New Jersey.

christmas tree
Dec 26, 2019

Island Beach State Park wants to save the dunes with your old Christmas tree

State residents can drop theirs off in Ocean County on Jan. 4.

Dec 26, 2019

Fund for NJ’s Q4 awards go to NJPP, New Jersey Spotlight and others

Grants were announced in four categories at the board's December quarterly meeting for New Jersey Spotlight, New Jersey Policy Perspective, Rutgers Center for Women and Work, and the Hyacinth AIDS Foundation.

Campbell Soup Co.
Dec 23, 2019

Campbell completes int’l business divestiture with close of Arnott’s sale

With the completion of the approximately $2.2 billion cash deal to New York-based KKR, the Camden-based food and snack company has now completed the divestiture of its entire international division.

Dec 18, 2019

Yuengling to open first branded bar & restaurant at Prudential Center

The Yuengling 1829 Club opens in Newark on Wednesday night ahead of the New Jersey Devil's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

Dec 16, 2019

Lavazza Professional, TerraCycle pairing recycles 156 million+ coffee pods

“This milestone demonstrates that by offering a simple solution to waste, a significant impact can be achieved that not only preserves the environment but makes the world a better, cleaner place,” TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky said in a statement.

Welch’s fruit snacks are available in multiple varieties and a range of packaging options. - PROMOTION IN MOTION
Dec 16, 2019

No Golden Ticket necessary

The company behind Welch’s Fruit Snacks plans to draw a million tourists a year to its Somerset factory.

Dec 13, 2019

US Department of Labor settles with Thomas Foods following citations at New Jersey Facility

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said Thomas Foods International’s will pay $213,000 in penalties for violations involving noise and bloodborne pathogens hazards, and ineffective machine guarding at its Swedesboro facility following a May 2019 investigation initiated as part of OSHA’s Site-Specific Targeting program. Under the terms of [...]