Thursday, March 06, 2008
Could Newark join ranks of "cool cities" attracting the young, highly educated "creative class" (formerly known as yuppies)?
"Though its struggle against blight and crime is hardly past, some residents say Newark is enjoying the kind of psychic rebirth that has helped transform scores of other downtrodden cities into nesting grounds for the young, the creative, and, with time, the well-heeled. Adjectives like bohemian and funky are increasingly tossed around, and even some skeptics are starting to believe in the moniker Newark adopted two decades ago: Renaissance City."
This article is from last May - I wonder what an updated report on the situation would say?