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2/9-10 - Mayhem Poets

2/9-10 - Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That?

2/11 - NJSO Family: Peter and the Wolf

2/11-4-8 - Books on the Move

2/11 - Dancing & Romancing

2/12 - Kevin Mahogany at Dorthaan’s Place

2/12 - Patti LaBelle

2/16-5/18 - Jazz Jam Sessions

2/17 - Steve Hackett

2/17 - Michael Bolton with Stephanie Mills

2/18 - Peking Acrobats

2/18 - One Hundred Years of Leonard Bernstein

2/19 - Orchestre National De Lyon

2/23 - Gen. Martin Dempsey – NJ Speakers Series

2/24 - Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto

2/25 - Wally Jones & Casa Manana Theatre

2/25 - All-State Symphony Band

2/26 - Brain Candy Live



Prudential Center

2/6 - Devils vs Buffalo Sabres

2/8 - Seton Hall vs Providence

2/10 - Charlie Wilson with special guests Fantasia and Johnny Gill

2/11 - Marc Anthony

2/12 - Devils vs San Jose Sharks

2/14 - Devils vs Colorado Avalanche

2/15 - Seton Hall vs Creighton

2/16 - Devils vs Ottawa Senators

2/17 - Original Harlem Globetrotters

2/18 - Seton Hall vs Villanova

2/18 - Devils vs NY Islanders

2/21 - Devils vs Ottawa Senators

2/22 - Seton Hall vs Xavier

2/25 - Devils vs NY Rangers

2/27 - Devils vs Montreal Canadiens

2/28 - Seton Hall vs Georgetown


Red Bull Arena

2/22 - Concacaf Semi-Finals: Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps


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Help for Newark Business Owners with Online License Applications/Renewals

IBID teams with City of Newark, Department of Economic & Housing Development and Newark Community Economic Development Corporation to provide assistance. 

Newark business owners are reminded that all license applications and renewals in the city must be completed online. The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) is partnering with the City of Newark, Department of Economic & Housing Development and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) to provide assistance completing the online process by hosting information sessions.

“The Ironbound District is Newark’s, and one of New Jersey’s, leading dining destinations with more than 200 restaurants, cafes and specialty food shops,” noted Seth A. Grossman, the IBID’s Executive Director. “With restaurant license renewals due by January 31, we thought it was important to remind business owners about the change to the online filing process and to provide support with completing the online application process.”

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Snow Covered Streets: Parking Prohibited

2017 Calendar: Trash, Bulk & Recycling Collection Schedule

Happy Holidays!

Best wishes for the holiday season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from Newark's Ironbound District. Thanks for supporting our boutiques, markets, restaurants, shops and stores during this special time of year and all year-round!

Ironbound District Elects New Officers for 2017

The Board of Directors of the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) elected new officers for 2017 at the organization’s Annual Meeting in December.  Steven T. Yglesias, longtime Ironbound business and property owner, will return as President. Hal Laessig, principal of Newark Metametrics and co-founder of the Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, was reelected to the First Vice President position. Betty Spiropolous, ‎Vice President, Newark Market Manager, ‎Investors Bank, was elected as Second Vice President, retired businessman Renato Baptista will return as Treasurer, and Manuel Lopes, owner of Lopes & Sons Hardware on Ferry Street, was reelected Secretary.

Leysly Roldan was reelected as Assistant Secretary and Notary. Eddie DeSousa, Vice President and Branch Manager of TD Bank’s new office on Market Street, was appointed as the newest member of the IBID’s Board of Directors.

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