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
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.
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.
Fall 2009 Volunteer Events
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
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.
The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) is proud to join Mayor Cory Booker, Councilman Augusto Amador and The Newark Municipal Council, and the following businesses and organizations supporting this year’s Halloween Parade on Ferry Street.
NEWARK, N.J., August 28, 2009 – The Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) is getting the word out that work has resumed on the Ferry Street streetscape redevelopment project. Construction restarted on Monday, August 24th to complete Phase 1A of the Ferry Street Streetscape Project between Jefferson and Madison Streets that began last fall. The work is being done by Berto Construction of Newark.
NEWARK, N.J., May 26, 2009 – Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) President Steven T. Yglesias and Executive Director Seth A. Grossman joined Councilman Augusto Amador in supporting this year's annual Memorial Day Picnic honoring members of the Newark Police Department and those police officers who have served the Ironbound and East Ward communities.
NEWARK, N.J. , May 6, 2009 -- The Ironbound Catholic Academy won the fifth to eighth grade trophy and the Ann Street School won the first to fourth grade award in the Ironbound Business Improvement District's (IBID) seventh annual Anti-Litter Poster Contest. More than one hundred 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.