Newark Community Economic Development Corporation
Newark enjoys a rich cultural legacy fueled by waves of immigration. Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian can all be heard in thriving communities throughout the city’s five wards. Newark is also cosmopolitan, boasting a wide selection of exceptional dining, shopping, entertainment and sports venues. Newark has a rich concentration of world-class sports, art galleries, performance venues, parks, and museum facilities. An abundance of mass transit options and parking options, coupled with vibrant dining and nightlife scenes, makes the city into a popular destination for people in search of arts, culture and entertainment. Moreover, Newark offers nearly endless options for dining and nightlife. Downtown has more than 100 restaurants. Over two-dozen eateries line the main thoroughfare of the city’s Ironbound District, famed for its Spanish and Portuguese cuisine. Bars and clubs throughout the city make for lively options after work and after dark.