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Prudential Center

  • 8/13 - Pitbull: The Bad Man Tour
  • 8/21 - Dream Team 2016
  • 8/28 - Street League Skateboarding
  • 9/1 - I Love the 90’s Tour

NJPAC

  • 8/4 -  Junior Marvin’s Wailers
  • 8/4 - Bring It! Live
  • 8/5 - YA SI Final Performance Apprentice Division II
  • 8/6 - Ron White
  • 8/10 - Ailey Camp Newark
  • 8/11 - Avery Sunshine
  • 8/11 - Jill Scott
  • 8/13 - Bonnie Raitt
  • 8/18 - Tortured Soul
  • 8/18-12/15 - Jazz Jam Sessions
  • 8/25 - Bilal

Red Bull Arena

  • 8/3 - Red Bulls vs Antigua GFC (CONCACAF Champions League)
  • 8/13 - Red Bulls vs Montreal Impact
  • 8/28 - Red Bulls vs New England Revolution

 

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Winners Announced in Annual Ironbound Anti-Litter Poster Contest

A dream inspired Victoria Villalba’s concept for her submission to the Ironbound Business Improvement District’s 14th Annual Anti-Litter Poster Contest. His concern about seeing people trip over litter on a local sidewalk motivated Miguel Carrera’s contest entry.

Their hard work and creativity helped Hawkins Street School win first place for the fifth to eighth grade and the Wilson Avenue School win first place for the first to fourth grade, respectively. Dozens of posters were entered by students from Ironbound elementary and middle schools participating in the contest which draws attention to the IBID’s “Let’s Work Together to Keep the Ironbound Clean” quality of life initiative. Leysly Roldan, IBID Office Manager, coordinated the contest with the schools.

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Earth Day E-Waste Collection Event in Newark’s Ironbound a Success

An estimated 30,000 pounds of electronic waste was collected to be properly recycled at a free E-Waste Collection Event to mark Earth Day in the Ironbound District. The event, presented in partnership by the City of Newark, the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID), Panasonic, Covanta and Urban Renewal Corp. at Peter Francisco Park, made it convenient and easy for local businesses and residents to recycle electronics like old TVs, PCs and laptops, printers, small household appliances, phones and other e-waste.

“We are pleased that our partnership has had an important impact in our district and beyond, with many truckloads of e-waste coming from downtown Newark and other parts of the city,” said Seth A. Grossman, the IBID’s Executive Director. “Many people realize it is important to remove electronic products from the waste stream but don’t know how or where to dispose of them properly. That’s why this service is so important to the Ironbound and the City of Newark.”

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