Essex County Place covers a variety of stories in Greater Newark, New Jersey, from President Barack Obama’s recent visits to Essex County to new businesses in Downtown Newark to events at local historical societies. Other topics featured include business, politics, real estate, crime, transportation, parks, education, culture, media, and tourism.
On Essex County Place, you can find news from all 22 municipalities in Essex County, from Belleville to Fairfield to Irvington to West Orange.
PlaceNJ.com has been featured 16 times in the Montclair State University NJ News Commons “weekly roundup of the best and most topical reporting from local news sites around New Jersey”, and has been cited by The Star-Ledger, FOX2, Cosmopolitan.com, Patch, The Inquisitr, and several industry publications. Photos have been used by Newsday, NewYork.com, Time Out New York, The Huffington Post, and more.
In addition, Essex County Place is a partner of the Montclair Rotary Club, and helps promote the Taste of Montclair event and Montclair Restaurant Week, as well as Caldwell Restaurant Week.
Essex County Place was the first news source to report stories such as Blaze Pizza, Nike Factory Store, Qdoba, Redd’s Biergarten, The Halal Guys, and Wingstop coming to Newark, the arrest of a Columbia High School language arts teacher, the conversion of a Downtown Newark office building into 267 apartments and retail space, the cancellation of a Newark Public Schools robotics facility, and more.
More developments are being built now in Newark and all of Essex County than at any time in the past several decades. As Newark changes, turn to Essex County Place, your source for everything Essex County.