Fall Breeze and Autumn Leaves

Our long, hot summer has ended. The leaves on the trees are changing, and it’s time to show off your favorite new jacket. Here some things to keep an eye on this Fall:

Weequahic House Music Festival attendee and musician, Carolyn Byrd, enjoys the last days of summer. Photo by Madeline Bez.
  • Yiwan Ramen and Tea is open, adding another post-5 PM culinary option to the north end of the downtown.
  • Halsey Street has a new ice cream shop called The Scoop Newark.
  • Pour one out for Barcade, Burger Walla, Boss Blend Coffee, and La Tienda Tapas 33, they are no longer with us. May they rest in Peace.
  • Just Fish is now open on Halsey Street, in the old 27 Mix space.
  • Uncle Willie’s Wings and a rumored speakeasy are coming to Halsey Street in the near future.
  • Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner, owner and executive chef of Wallsé in the West Village, is bringing Charley to Newark’s Urby building.
  • The Newark Dances Choreography Festival will be in Weequahic Park on October 1st.
  • Also on October 1, Project for Empty Space opens Renluka Maharaj “Bhumi’s Daughters,” an exhibition of new mix-media and installation works at 5–7 PM.
  • The Newark Arts Festival is back from October 6–9. Check out the schedule of events to see the sprawling schedule of exhibitions and performances.
  • The opening reception for Gallery Aferro’s “Make me Wanna Holler” poem booth is on October 7 from 6–9 PM.
  • Also on October 7, Harriet Tubman Square Park is hosting music and vendors for Afrovibration: Art, Culture, + Connection, from 6-10 PM.
  • On October 8, the Fall House Music Festival will be held in Branch Brook Park with tunes from Ubiquity Soul.
  • Also on October 8, visual artist Vázquez brings her Body + exhibition to the top floor of Kilkenny Alehouse at 6 PM.
  • The After Dark: Silent Disco party returns to the Newark Museum of Art on October, 27th from 7-11 PM.
  • You better bet we’ll be checking out QXT’s nightclub’s offerings for Halloween season!

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