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Living in Newark, New Jersey:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

five local experts

If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Newark, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked five people living in Newark what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


5 comments on “Newark”

Newark, New Jersey, has amazing fried chicken, bbq and steakhouse restaurants that are accessible to purchase whenever you may be in the mood. Newark is the fact that it is so diverse and full of people who are the minority group in this country and take pride in being able to live their dreams the way they want to. Newark is unique and works in its own way. Newark is half an hour away from New York.

Newark is respectful most of the time. Living there is easy and calm although there may be a few alarms here and there. What makes Newark unique is the fact that it forces you to get out of your comfort zones and fight for what you believe in no matter who may be against you. Newark has an inspiring mayor that fights when things are rough.

Aniyah, says: 2020

Newark is Filled with ethnic culture, it has numerous museums and art galleries celebrating many heritages, performing arts centers, theatre, jazz clubs and even diverse ethnic cuisine. We are mostly known for our cherry blossom trees that bloom in branch brook park and you can see a New Jersey devils hockey game at the prudential center.

Carina, says: 2020

Newark city is the largest city in the state of New Jersey and has a water body around it. This city is a cultural center in New Jersey, which offers different art and entertainment options. Newark is the place as it has high-end jobs, better homes, and unique restaurants.

William, says: 2020

Be careful, it’s usually a nice and safe city around some places, but it’s not in others. stay away from everything after Penn Station in the Ironbound, and don’t go anywhere after city hall. Other than that, it’s a very nice place, and move right into the heart of the Ironbound!

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