New Owner of Mompou Will Maintain Founder’s Traditions, Build on Them

When longtime Ironbound business and property owner Steven T. Yglesias opened the doors of Mompou Tapas Wine Bar and Lounge in 2005, the awning out front featured the phrase “redefine your Ironbound experience” along with its now familiar bull logo.

Mompou’s new owner, Tony Martinez, has promised to honor the traditions of the game-changing eatery on Ferry Street, while bringing new ideas for the restaurant’s future.

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Upcoming Newark Events, Great Shopping & Dining – Go Ironbound!!

NJPAC

3/3 - Arlo Guthrie/Taj Mahal

3/4 - NJ Ballet’s 58th Anniversary Celebration

3/5 - The Chieftains with Special Guests Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

3/6 - One Stage at a Time: Newark & the Woman’s Suffrage Movement

3/10 - MBC America Presents: King of the Masked Singers

3/11 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert

3/11 - Stanley Jordan & Billy McLaughlin

3/12 - Rob Paparozzi at Dorthaan’s Place

3/16 - NJPAC Stage Exchange: The 2017 Commissions Kick-Off Event

3/16-18 - Jazz Jam Sessions

3/18 - Judy Kuhn: Rodger, Rodgers & Guettel

3/19 - Trilogy – An Opera Company: Das Rheingold

3/23-25 - Zhang Conducts Beethoven’s Seventh

3/23 - Ted Koppel: NJ Speakers Series

3/31 - Trevor Noah 

 

Prudential Center

3/3 - 2017 Nastia Liukin Cup

3/4 - 2017 American Cup Gymnastics

3/4 - 2017 Men’s Elite Team Cup

3/5 - NJ Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets

3/9-12 - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Final Farewell

3/14 - NJ Devils vs Winnipeg Jets

3/16 - NJ Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers

3/17 - Lionel Ritchie & Mariah Carey

3/18 - Florida Georgia Line

3/19 - NJ Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets

3/21  - NJ Devils vs NY Rangers

3/23-24 - BTS Live Trilogy: The Wings Tour

3/25 - NJ Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes

3/26 - NJ Devils vs Dallas Stars

 

3/31 - Casting Crowns

 

 

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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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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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Newark Regional Business Partnership Tours Ironbound & East Ward

The Ironbound Business Improvement District hosted nearly 30 members of the Newark Regional Business Partnership during the organization's recent tour of the East Ward.
 
IBID Executive Director Seth A. Grossman welcomed the Partnerships members and made a presentation on economic development activity in the Ironbound District.
 
 
(left to right) Seth A. Grossman, IBID Executive Director, Chip Hallock,  President & CEO,  Barbara E. Kauffman,  Executive Vice President, Newark Regional Business Partnership, East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador, Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation.

 

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