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12/1-2 - Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook
12/1 - NJ Speakers Series: Racism in America – Panel Discussion
12/3 - Broadway Sings the Muppet Christmas Carol
12/3 - Hot 97’s Hot for the Holidays
12/3 - Kevin James
12/4 - Cinderella: State Ballet Theatre of Russia
12/9 - The Piano Guys
12/10 - Brown Bear, Brown Bear & Other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle
12/10 - Share and Care 34th Anniversary Gala
12/11 - Martin Lawrence: Doing Time Comedy Tour
12/12 - One-on-One at NJPAC
12/15 - Jazz Jam Sessions
12/15 - An Evening with Neil DeGrasse Tyson
12/16 - Paul Anka
12/17 - Kwanzaa Festival
12/17 - Forces of Nature Dance Theatre Company with Special Guest Les Nubians
12/17 - Hip Hop Nutcracker featuring Kurtis Blow
12/18 - Handel’s Messiah with Members of the NJSO
12/18 - Jose Feliciano: Feliz Navidad Show
12/30 - Michael Carbonaro Live!

Prudential Center

12/1 - Seton Hall vs. Columbia
12/2 - Mega 97.9 FM Megabash
12/3 - Hot 97’s Hot for the Holidays
12/4 - A For King and Country Featuring Lauren Daigle
12/6 - NJ Devils vs Vancouver Canucks
12/9 - NJ Devils vs St. Louis Blues
12/10 - Never Forget Tribute Classic (Notre Dame vs Villanova; Penn State vs Pitt)
12/11 - Martin Lawrence Doing Time: Uncut
12/17 - Seton Hall vs Delaware
12/18 - Andrea Bocelli
12/20 - NJ Devils vs Nashville Predators
12/22 - NJ Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers
12/23 - Seton Hall vs Rutgers
12/26 - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
12/27 - NJ Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins
12/31 - NJ Devils vs Washington Capitals





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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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Longtime Ironbound Resident Renato Baptista Honored

On behalf of the Newark Municipal Council, East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador presented a proclamation and a commemorative portrait painting by Camilo Satiro, an acclaimed local artist, to longtime Ironbound resident Renato Baptista for his dedication and contributions to the Ironbound and Brazilian communities in Newark.

At the presentation ceremony during the Ironbound Business Improvement District (IBID) September board meeting, Councilman Amador noted his respect and admiration for Baptista, a retired businessman who serves as Treasurer of the Ironbound District’s board of directors. “This is a testimony to what Renato Baptista has meant to this community for more than 50 years and to his work on behalf of the people of Newark,” the Councilman noted.

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