IBID Participates in Holiday Celebration at Ironbound’s Peter Francisco Park


Seth A. Grossman, Executive Director of the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) joined Richard Partyka, Director of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls of the Ironbound, The Salvation Army musician band, Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC), Aurelio Silva, President of the Portuguese American Police Association (PAPA), and Councilman Augusto Amador at a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Ferry Street at Peter Francisco Park near Newark’s Penn Station.

IRONBOUND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (IBID) CO-SPONSORS ANNUAL CHILDREN’S COAT & TOY DRIVE WITH NEWARK PD, PAPA & ICC

NEWARK, N.J., December 10, 2009 – The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) has joined forces with the Newark Police Department and the Portuguese American Police Association (PAPA) to co-sponsor the annual Holiday Toy & Coat Drive to benefit the city’s needy children.  Donations of new toys and new and good quality used coats for children ranging in age from infants to 18 years old will gladly be accepted until Monday, December 21st.

 

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Construction Suspended on Ferry Street-Streetscape Project for the Holidays

 
NEWARK, N.J., November 25, 2009 – The businesses and restaurants on Ferry Street and throughout the Ironbound District will be ready to welcome visitors this holiday season with no construction related concerns associated with the ongoing Ferry Street Streetscape Project. Construction will be suspended on Ferry Street through the holiday season beginning November 25, 2009, but not before the road is resurfaced between Union Street and Madison Street. Construction will start up again in 2010 when the weather permits.It is expected that Phase One, from Penn Station to Merchant Street (Five Corners), will be completed in the summer of 2010.

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City of Newark Wins State Award for Excellence in Engineering Design for Streetscaping of Ferry Street

N.J. Society of Municipal Engineers honors renovation of Ironbound’s main artery

Newark, NJ – November 13, 2009 - Mayor Cory A. Booker and Acting Engineering Director Mehdi Mohammadish announced today that the City of Newark has won the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers Honor Place Award in the Municipal Construction Management Projects “F” Category for the first phase of the Ferry Street Streetscaping Project. The Award will be presented at the Society’s Annual Luncheon, to be held on November 18, 2009, in Room 302 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, in conjunction with the New Jersey League of Municipalities Annual Conference. 

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FUNDING SECURED TO COMPLETE PHASE ONE OF FERRY STREET PROJECT

Ironbound Project Honored by New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers


NEWARK
, N.J. , November 12, 2009 – Funding has been secured to complete Phase One of the Ferry Street streetscape redevelopment project from Penn Station to Wilson Avenue at the intersection known locally as “Five Corners.” At a press conference on Adams Street attended by representatives of the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) and project contractors Berto Construction, City officials, Newark Urban Enterprise Zone Authority (UEZ) representatives and Ironbound community members, Councilman Augusto Amador confirmed that the Newark UEZ Authority will provide the funding necessary to complete the first phase of the Ferry Street streetscape redevelopment project

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IBID Support Contributes to a Happy Halloween in the Ironbound


NEWARK, N.J., November 3, 2009 – The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) joined with Mayor Cory A. Booker, Councilman Augusto Amador, Keep the Children Safe Foundation in partnership with the Portuguese American Police Association (PAPA) and the Newark Public Schools to sponsor the annual Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat celebration on Ferry Street.

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'Downtown of the Month"


The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) is located in Newark, NJ in the Ferry Street business area adjacent to Newark's Penn Station. Known as a Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, South and Latin American community it is New Jersey's Brooklyn.

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Newark Renaissance Trees Program

Fall 2009 Volunteer Events

  • Saturday, October 3rd  – 9 am
    65 Trees
    Lower Broad Street Block Association & La Casa De Don Pedro
    Meet at corner of Broad Street and Gouvernor
  • Saturday, October 10th – 9 am
    25 Trees
    Monticello Ave Block Association 
    Meet in front of 71 Monticello Ave
  • Thursday, October 15th  – 9 am
    28 Trees

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PROVIDENT BANK MAKES CONTRIBUTION TO IRONBOUND BID IN RECOGNITION OF NEW BRANCH OPENING IN THE DISTRICT


NEWARK, N.J., October 1, 2009 – Representatives of The Provident Bank presented a check for $500 to the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) at the recent grand opening of Provident’s new branch office on Ferry Street in the Ironbound. The new Ironbound branch is The Provident Bank’s first in the City of Newark. Participating in the

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Newark’s Ironbound BID Named “Downtown of the Month”

NEWARK, N.J., October 1, 2009 – The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) in Newark was named “Downtown of the Month” by the International Downtown Association (IDA) for the month of September, 2009.

Founded in 1954, the IDA has more than 650 member organizations worldwide including North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

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

NJPAC

10/6 - The Temptations & The Four Tops
10/7 - Denks Plays “The Emperor”
10/7 - Patrizio Buanne
10/12-15 - Zhang Conducts Beethoven
10/12 - NJ Speakers Series: David Cameron
10/13 - Price is Right Live!
10/14 - Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!
10/19 - Tamar Braxton with special guest Joe
10/20-21 - Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron
10/21 - Nathan Lane Plus The Birdcage
10/22 - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with pianist Andre Watts
10/24 - Jazz House Kids Turn 15!
10/26 - Tango Buenos Aires
10/27 - Prayer for Peace Concert
10/28 - Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets in Concert
10/28 - American Song: The Wizard & I
10/31 - King Crimson

Prudential Center

10/5 - Barry Manilow
10/8 - Katy Perry
10/10 - Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull
10/12 - Guns N’ Roses
10/13 NJ Devils vs Washington Capitals
10/14 - Halsey
10/17 NJ Devils vs Tampa Bay Lightning
10/20 NJ Devils vs San Jose Sharks
10/21 - World Boxing Super Series: Gassiev vs Wlodarczyk
0/24 - Imagine Dragons
10/27 NJ Devils vs Ottawa Senators
10/28 NJ Devils vs Arizona Coyotes

Red Bull Arena

10/7 - NY Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC
10/15 - NY Red Bulls vs Atlanta United FC

 

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