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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Meet Me in the Ironbound – For Halloween!

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.

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CONSTRUCTION WORK RESUMES ON FERRY STREET PROJECT


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. 

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

NJPAC

6/2 - Arts Education – Mercer Final Performance
6/3 - World Music: Deixem o Pimba em Paz with Bruno Nogueira & Manuela Azevedo
6/3 - Warner Bros. Presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony
6/8-11 - Season Finale with Zhang & Bronfman
6/10 - Maxwell with Ledisi & Leela James
6/16 - Diana Krall
6/16 - Jersey (New) Moves!
6/18 - Earthquake & Friends Father’s Day Celebration
6/23 - NJPAC Stage Exchange: Back to the Real
6/23 - Chaka Khan & El DeBarge
6/25 - Bill Maher
6/29 - Gipsy Kings
6/30 - Art of Rap

Prudential Center

6/4 - The Weeknd
6/7 - Iron Maiden
6/8 - Maxwell with Ledisi & Leela James
6/16 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
6/17 - Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears for Fears
6/23-24 - KCON 2017
7/2 - New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men

Red Bull Arena

6/14 - NY Red Bulls vs NYCFC (Open Cup)
6/24 - NY Red Bulls vs NYCFC

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Economic Development is Booming in the Ironbound District!