Many of the top female singers in the world packed New Hope Baptist Church to honor the singer.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Saturday's celebrity-packed funeral for Newark native Whitney Houston included some of the most respected female singers in music today, including Roberta Flack, Mary J. Blige, Dionne Warwick, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys.
Two young music lovers channel their passion into thriving new business.
Beaming bright at the corner of Kiel and Boonton avenues in Butler, you can't miss Architekt. Outside, the neon sign shines, beckoning music lovers from every walk of life to be a part of the vision of co-founders Kurt Wubbenhorst and George Roskos. "Our immediate goal is to be a one stop destination for everything music," Wubbenhorst said. And have they achieved it. Part musical performance venue, part recording studio, and part music school, Architekt has no rivals in the range of activities it offers to the musically inclined of Northern New Jersey. This was the vision of Roskos and Wubbenhorst, both 23, not long after they both graduated from Seton Hall University. "Summer of 2009, my mom found that the house, [the former Granite Alps …