Welcome to Essex County Place! 

Essex County Place has covered a variety of stories in Greater Newark, New Jersey, from former President Barack Obama's visits to Essex County to new businesses in Downtown Newark to events at local historical societies. Other topics featured have included business, politics, real estate, crime, transportation, parks, education, culture, media, and tourism.

On PlaceNJ.com, you can find information from all 22 municipalities in Essex County, from Belleville to Fairfield to Irvington to West Orange. Plus, Essex County Place is been home to the Greater Newark Photo of the Day for the last several years.

PlaceNJ.com has been featured nearly 20 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, 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 has served as a partner of the Montclair Rotary Club, helping to promote the Taste of Montclair event and Montclair Restaurant Week, along with Caldwell Restaurant Week.

Essex County Place was the first news source to report stories such as Blaze Pizza, Nike Factory Store, Planet Fitness, 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 hundreds apartments and retail space, the cancellation of a Newark Public Schools robotics facility, the relocation of the NPS Central Offices, and dozens more.

More developments are being built now in Newark and all of Essex County than at any time in the past several decades. As the region changes, turn to Essex County Place, your source for everything Essex County.

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Essex County Place is not affiliated with the County of Essex.