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A Taste of East Orange, New Jersey

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT EAST ORANGE?

  1. East Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census the city's population 64,270, making it the state's 20th largest municipality, having dropped 5,554 residents (8.0%) from its population of 69,824 in the 2000 Census.

  2. East Orange was originally incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 4, 1863, from portions of Orange town, and was reincorporated as a city on December 9, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier.

  3. East Orange School District operates the public schools of East Orange. The district is one of 31 Abbott Districts statewide. In 2003, Patrick Healy Middle School was identified as one of seven "persistently dangerous" middle schools in New Jersey. This designation has since been removed. All of East Orange is served by East Orange Campus High School, which is on the site of the former Upsala College.

Radio Stations:
WBGO 88.3 FM 3.0 mi. Newark, NJ Jazz
WKCR 89.9 FM 11.8 mi. New York, NY Variety
WFMU 91.1 FM 2.8 mi. East Orange, NJ Variety
WXRK 92.3 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY Top-40
WKLV 96.7 FM 24.6 mi. Christian Contemporary
WQHT 97.1 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY Hip Hop
WRKS 98.7 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY Urban Contemporary
WAWZ 99.1 FM 21.6 mi. Christian Contemporary
WHTZ 100.3 FM 11.9 mi. Newark, NJ Top-40
WKXW 101.5 FM 41.6 mi. Trenton, NJ News/Talk
WEMP 101.9 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY News
WKTU 103.5 FM 11.9 mi. Urban Contemporary
WWPR 105.1 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY Hip Hop
WBLS 107.5 FM 11.9 mi. New York, NY Urban Contemporary
WFAN 660 AM 23.2 mi. New York, NY Sports
WBBR 1130 AM 9.5 mi. New York, NY Business News
WLIB 1190 AM 6.1 mi. New York, NY Gospel Music
WMTR 1250 AM 13.4 mi. Morristown, NJ Oldies

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Demographics of East Orange, New Jersey

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

4.13%

88.51%

0.39%

0.72%

7.93%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from East Orange, New Jersey

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Businesses in East Orange, New Jersey


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Hair Braiding Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   975 South Orange Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 414-8823

  2. Aishad Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   524 Prospect Street, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 673-3003

  3. Ashley Hair Braiding Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   406 Central Avenue, # 1, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 675-7373

  4. BeeTee Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  516B Main Street; East Orange, New Jersey 07018 (973) 678-0046   - (visit website)

  5. Black Beauty Unisex -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   605 Central Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 673-5400

  6. B S Sally Hair Braid -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   227 Central Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 395-1827

  7. Cynthia' S Natural Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   112 4th Avenue East Orange, NJ 07017-4817 (973) 414-0044

  8. Diaka African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -  849 South Orange Ave - East Orange NJ 07018 (973) 676-1341

  9. Dominican Unisex -  Category: Dominican Hair Salon -  16 Ampere Parkway, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 675-7374

  10. Experienced Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   406 Central Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 673-0227

  11. KORO Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   11 S Harrison Street, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 672-0640

  12. Larel's Hair Salons -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  42 S. Arlington Ave. East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 677-3649   - (visit website)

  13. Sow Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   210 Springdale Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 677-0027

  14. Sylla Africa Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salon -   823 South Orange Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 677-7661

  15. Systahood Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  51 Central Ave., East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 414-1300

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Black United Fund of NJ -  Category: Services -   132 S Harrison Street, East Orange, NJ 07018-1604 (973) 676-5283

  2. East Orange YMCA -  Category: Youth Development -   159 North Munn Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 673-5588  - (visit website)

  3. Just Us Books -  Category: Publisher -   356 Glenwood Ave., East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 672-7701  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. B's Southern Cuisine -  Category: Southern -   232 Springdale Ave, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 675-3001   - (reviews)

  2. Rock Tha Boat -  Category: Soul Food, Seafood -   305 Park Ave, East Orange, NJ 07017 (862) 520-1892   - (reviews)

  3. Zesty Wings & Tasty Things -  Category: Barbecue Restaurant -   333 Central Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018-2801 (973) 675-1995

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


East Orange NJ Marching Band Competition.

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CHURCHES



  1. Adams Memorial Church of God in Christ -  881 South Orange Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 672-8887

  2. Bibleway Church of God in Christ -  26 Essex St, East Orange, NJ 07017 (973) 673-0505

  3. Judah House of Praise & Worship Cogic -  160 Tremont Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018 (908) 623-0717  - (visit website)

  4. St Marks Ame Church -  587 Springdale Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07017-2012 (973) 674-5859  - (visit website)

  5. St Paul AME Church -  15 Sanford St # 21, East Orange, NJ 07018-1926 (973) 677-1797

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual Ball of the Oranges
    (May)   Proceeds from the evening will be used to support vital patient programs and services.   - (visit website)

    Presented by East Orange General Hospital.


  2. Winterfest
    (December)   East Orange YMCA Turrell Gymnasium at 159 North Munn Avenue   - (visit website)

    Music, food, dancing, singing, drama and more!


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