Prudential Financial and the Mellon Foundation have gifted a combined $2.75 million to Newark Symphony Hall in support of the venue’s ongoing renovation and programming update.
I try to walk a fine line when reporting on legislation and public policy proposals that may or may not come to fruition. Among them is the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, which always seemed somewhat imminent under Gov. Phil Murphy, but still took several years and a voter referendum to become reality.
A series of high-profile development projects are poised to infuse three of Newark’s cultural anchors, while helping to advance economic growth in and around the downtown.