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Artist Khalilah Sabree celebrates 20-year journey of creating

Artist Khalilah Sabree is commemorating 20 years of creating art in the Capital City with a retrospective at Artworks Trenton, the downtown gallery where the artist has also had a studio

City lore: James Baldwin, Jim Crow and Trenton

Author and activist James Baldwin wrote that the year 1942 produced a “great change in my life.” That change came when he lived in New Jersey and made a visit to Trenton

City liaison Rick Kavin connects Trenton’s LGBTQ community

Although New Jersey is a “good place” for LGBTQ people in general, he says there needs to be more support for homeless LGBTQ youth.

Trenton barber Joe Festa lathers up good feelings and kindness

"I’m a professional barber. I make people feel good and look good. Mostly feel good,” says Joe Festa — affectionately known as the Mayor of South Warren Street in the heart of Trenton.

Massive drug investigation yields 18 arrests and $228,000 in illegal narcotics

A six-month investigation by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office has resulted in the arrest of 18 suspects and the seizure of some 1,000 grams of heroin, 1,000 grams of methamphetamine, 15 pounds of marijuana, 11 guns, six vehicles and more than $22,000 in cash.

Making Trenton’s Black Lives Matter — in the past, and in the present

Algernon Ward is hopeful that 2021 will be the year that brings the Locust Hill Project closer to fruition

City lore: How a Trenton native brought Tibetan mysticism to the world

One summer afternoon in the early 20th century a young Trenton man lounging on the banks of the Delaware River had an overwhelming sensation that “this is not the first time I possessed a human body.”

Trenton’s murals put 2020 against the wall

Trenton muralists have turned the City of Trenton in a canvas with an unlikely theme: a review of the year 2020

In a difficult holiday season, TASK serves up more than just soup

In pandemic times, instead of servers bringing meals to clients at tables, dinner take-out bags are packed inside, carted through a now empty dining room, and lined up on a table, where masked servers hand food to the line of masked clients there for a meal.

Trenton muralist Dean ‘Ras’ Innocenzi gets very real

"I think graffiti is unique, because of how it mimics nature in the way everything is always changing and nothing lasts forever.”

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