Thank you to everyone who came out to MARAC Newark! We hope you had a great time exploring the city and chatting with the great archivists that make up this organization. Here are some highlights from the conference: https://storify.com/MARACNewark/marac-newark-2017
Maybe you don’t believe us the Newark is quickly becoming a place you need to visit, but here is ANOTHER article telling you what you should do in Brick City:
Newark is quickly becoming a place to visit. [Just ask Mindy Kaling!] The excitement for Newark has lead to the creation of a new Visitors Center just steps away from the Robert Treat Hotel! Here is some more information:
There are still a few rooms available at the Treat for Friday, April 21st only, but we have secured a room block at an overflow hotel:
Group Name: MARAC Conference
Group Code: “MAR”
This rate is valid March 28 – April 2 so hurry!
To make reservations over the phone, call 1-800-HAMPTON (426-7866) using group code and group name.
Guide to Newark restaurants and bars
By the MARAC Local Arrangements Committee
Finding aid formatted in EAT, version 2017, by Angela Lawrence and Bob Vietrogoski
Creator: Newark Restaurateurs
Title: Newark restaurants and bars
Dates: April 20-22, 2017
Quantity: 50 establishments
Abstract: Welcome MARAC attendees! This guide focuses on restaurants and bars within two miles of the conference site at the Robert Treat Hotel in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Cuisines: Asian, Barbeque/Southern, Brazilian, German, Halal, Indian, Italian/Pizza, Jersey diner, Kosher, Latin-Caribbean, Mexican, Portuguese, Pub Grub and Spanish
Repository: Neighborhoods of Newark, New Jersey
Historical Note: In addition to its long established neighborhood restaurants, the city of Newark is enjoying a resurgence of culinary activity.
Scope and Content Note: You won’t go hungry in Newark, a city with an exciting, evolving dining scene. And no MARAC conference hotel has ever been closer to a Whole Foods! Here is a select list of 50 places to eat in Newark. The various cuisines in this guide represent the vibrant and diverse cultures within the Brick City.