Newark, NJ a.k.a. Gateway City, Brick City
Did you know...
- Newarkians worship the devils - the New Jersey Devils, that is. The Devils are the state’s only major professional team.
- Newark is not only the largest city in New Jersey, but the second-largest city in the New York metropolitan area.
- It remains unclear if the water of Newark contributed to either Shaquille O'Neal's size or athleticism, but either way the city is proud to claim the basketball superstar as its native.