New Mural Dedicated at the Corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street

Esperanza Neighborhood Project and coLAB Arts dedicated a new mural at the corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street on July 20. Top row L-R New Brunswick City Councilperson Rebecca Escobar, Esperanza Neighborhood Project member Ricarda García and Mayor Jim Cahill. Bottom row (L-R) Ricarda’s daughters Cecilia and Adriana Morales and mural artist Lunar New Year. Photo Credit New Brunswick Tomorrow.

A colorful new mural is now visible on the French Street corridor, depicting strength, perseverance and determination.

“Una gota rompe la piedra” or “A drop breaks the stone,” created by artist Lunar New Year, was a collaboration between Esperanza Neighborhood Project and its parent agency New Brunswick Tomorrow and local arts nonprofit coLAB Arts.

This public art project, located in the heart of the French Street corridor, was celebrated on July 20 with a dedication ceremony and storytelling event.

All are welcome to visit the mural, located at the corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street.

“Una gota rompe la piedra” or “A drop breaks the stone,” is visible at the corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street. Photo credit coLAB Arts

“Una gota rompe la piedra” or “A drop breaks the stone,” is visible at the corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street. Photo credit coLAB Arts

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