Established by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in 1867, Saint Michael's Medical Center is a 357-bed regional tertiary-care, teaching, and research center in the heart of Newark's business and educational district and is accredited by The Joint Commission. Combining state-of-the-art technology, the latest diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, leading-edge research, and a network of highly qualified physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals, the hospital provides top-quality health care services delivered with compassionate care.
Newark. It’s a happening place. The Garden State’s largest metropolis blossoms just 8 short miles from Manhattan. Air, water, roadway, railway, bike path, footbridge and subway, Newark offers every manner of transportation imaginable, providing access that’s unbelievable.
From the largest collection of cherry blossoms in the nation, to one of the country's highest grossing arena's, from Shaquille O'Neal's supersized cinema to the largest collection of Tibetan Art outside of southeast Asia - pro sports, fine arts, urban retail and outdoor adventure, there are always things to do in Newark. Take in a concert, live entertainment or see our Newark attractions. Sports fans can get in the game as action-packed matches, showdowns and expositions keep spectators on their feet.
From the largest museum in New Jersey to small intimate galleries, Newark is home to a thriving art scene. Get hands on at the Newark Museum in their new Makerspace or hang out with crafty people at SEED Gallery. Enjoy indie culture up close, or catch world-class entertainment at our cultural centers. Rock the house with today's most celebrated artists, or turn to the airwaves to enjoy one of the most renowned jazz radio stations in the world, broadcasting live from Newark.
Get in the game. Goals will be scored, risks will be taken, cheers rise as the outcome teeters. We're on the edge of victory. A palpable energy runs deep, propelling all to achieve the impossible. Root for our home teams, the New Jersey Devils NHL hockey, New York Red Bulls MLS soccer and Seton Hall NCAA basketball will battle for glory. You're invited to attend our happenings, our showdowns, bouts, and expositions. Great events happen daily.
Action adventurers will find endless thrills in this urban playground. Strategies will be tested at our paintball and laser tag facility. Play with fire and molten matter as you delve into the ancient art of glassblowing. Hit the ice for a Devilishly good time at the Amerihealth skating pavilion. Roll back in time to the last urban roller rink located in Branch Brook Park. Strike a yogic pose, try on outdoor Zumba, or super-size your cinematic experience in Shaq DX. Perfect your patterns; dance moves the Ironbound all night long. Take to our courts, our fields, our boardwalks, or slow it down with a stroll through our rich verdant gardens.
Outdoor adventurers can take a stroll along Newark's Riverfront Park; the vibrant orange walkway offers fantastic views of the Passaic River. Summertime brings endless events to the park. Stretch with outdoor yoga, catch a movie under the stars, dance parties happen, or catch a boat tour or rent a kayak to explore more. Newark’s Riverfront Park just steps away from the Ironbound, where you’ll find 175 Portuguese, Spanish and Brazilian restaurants and where Portugal Day Newark (June) and Brazilian Festival (September) happens.