Springfield Avenue Marketplace

A burger from a fast food outlet.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Newark Residents Upset Over Fast Food Restaurants Coming To New Development

Residents who live near a major development set to open this fall in Newark are up in arms over plans to include fast food restaurants.


Artists' rendering of the Springfield Avenue Marketplace in Newark, N.J. (credit: Tucker Development Corp.)

Groundbreaking Set For New Retail, Residential Complex In Newark

A massive grassy lot at the corner of Springfield Avenue and Jones Street where high-rise brick housing projects once sat will be transformed into what’s billed as Springfield Avenue Marketplace.