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Story Contest!

Submit by 5:00PM Valentines Day to WIN!


Shop Newark is looking for inspirational Black History Month stories!  

Highlight a S/HERO for a chance to win a Dinner for Two and be featured across our platforms!

The winner must be a registered Shop Newark cardholder. 

Deadline for submission: February 14th, 2020

Submit to: info@forwardevernj.com


Support Forward Ever’s Mission to Keep $$$ in Newark!

Please consider supporting our work!

Every time you support a participating local business you’re contributing to Newark’s Equitable Renaissance on behalf of the businesses that we love in our neighborhoods.



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Honey Bunny 1 Honey Bunny 2

Online Business | (973) 752-7000

Celebrate Black History Month & Valentine's Day with these DELICIOUS one-of-a-kind, chocolate covered and candied strawberry treats.  Order today for delivery by Valentines Day. Order by Wednesday for the weekend!  These will run out fast!

Honey Bunny's Baskets makes customized gift baskets! This incredible service is one of a kind. Check out their facebook page! Shop Newark Cardholders get 7% back!


CAST YOUR VOTE!             !!!

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Newark Arts Promo

Downtown Newark | Website | Shop


Support your favorite local arts group by casting your ballot in the 2020 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards.


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Learning time!

Bricks 4 Kidz Website

Bricks 4 Kidz programs provide an extraordinary atmosphere that helps ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering, architecture and math as they build unique creations, play games, and have fun using LEGO® Bricks! The activities are designed to trigger children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence.

Click below to see Winter Classes & Pricing. Shop Newark Cardholders get 5.6% Back!





Incredible home decor

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Upgrade your home!  Get in touch with Ile Olufunke, a luxury handmade African Home Decor company! From authentic textiles, to lampshades, art, bedding and tablecloths, there's so much to choose from! Visit them at their website or on Instagram!  Shop Newark cardholders get 7% back!


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S&A Auto Repair - Hilda Mera

168 Clifford St. | East Ward | (973) 856-6050

Car trouble? S&A Auto Repair is truly a one-of-a-kind auto repair shop. They believe that their customers deserve the best possible service and will give you an honest car evaluation and price, upfront and without games or hidden fees! You can feel confident that you will be heard, as they provide services in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Call, make an appointment on their website, or drop in! Shop Newark cardholders: Don't forget to get your rebates here!


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16 Clinton St.| Downtown Newark | (973) 497-7700

Get a slice or a whole pizza pie with Two Brother's Pizzeria! Incredible service! Did you know they deliver? Eat at Two Brothers Pizzeria and receive 7% back on your Shop Newark Card!


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Delicious foods at Vonda's Kitchen

183 W Kinney St. | Downtown Newark | (973) 732-4532

 Experience a Newark staple! Oxtails, mac & cheese, collard greens... And don't forget Vonda's famous bean dip! Delish! Shop Newark Customer's get 7% back!


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 65A Broadway | North Ward | Website

It's that time of year - TAX TIME! Call Glenis at OP Tax Multiservices

"I have been doing my taxes here for years and Glenis has always been wonderful tax preparer. Aside from the great professional work she provides, her way of communicating with all your tax needs is helpful when things get complicated."


Tonnie's Minis


228 Halsey St. | Downtown Newark | (973) 799-0034

Treat Yo' Self! Visit Tonnie's Minis and GRAB-&-GO with one of their delicious mini cupcake packs! Did you know they do cakes too? Visit them at their downtown location and get 7% back on your Shop Newark Card!



Shop Newark Gift Shop

58 Park Place | Downtown Newark | Website

Did you know Newark has a vibrant creative community of artists and entrepreneurs? Discover them by visiting the Shop Newark Gift Shop at Newark Happening! You'll get 7% back when you use your Shop Newark Card.

All products made in Newark! 

The Nork Project | Chozin Designs | Love Yourself All Natural | Yvonne Onque Art | Lauren Craig | Harold Prott | Off the Hanger | Newark Downtown District | CS Cork


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Unique Designs Menswear
Apparel - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 565-0085
Apparel - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 733-3444
Off the Hanger
Apparel - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 842-4455

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Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate
Art - 7% Back
Central, (973) 745-8066
Body Garbage
Body Care - 10% Back 
Mokojumbie Design
Art/Graphics - 7% Back 
(973) 370-0145

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Newark Arts
Art - 7% Back*
(973) 745-8066
S&A Auto Repair
Auto - 0.70% Back 
East, (973) 745-8066
New Life Auto Sports
Auto - 1.40% Back 
East, (973) 745-8066
Tonnie's Minis Logo

Casa Nova Grill Logo

Madrid & Lisbon Restaurant Logo
Tonnie's Minis
Bakery - 4.90% Back 
Central, (973) 745-8066
Casa Nova Grill
Bar/Eatery - 3.50% Back 
East, (973) 817-7272
Madrid & Lisbon
Bar/Eatery - 7% Back 
East, (973) 389-5539

Divino Tasting Room Logo

PJ Ryan's Logo Pop Up Print Shop Logo
Divino Tasting Room
Lounge & Wine - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 565-9565
PJ Ryan's
Bar/Eatery - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 642-2100
Pop Up Print Shop
Custom Apparel - 10% Back 
Central, (404) 422-1963 
ANE Logo Evolution Fitness Logo ILÉ OLUFUNKÉ Logo
Anē Clothier
Custom Apparel - 3.5% Back 
Central, (973) 820-7611
Evolution Fitness
Fitness - 7% Back 
East, (973) 732-4343
Furnishings - 7% Back 
(973) 687-3951
Brick City Bricks 4 Kidz Logo Lotus Laundromat Logo
Honey Bunny's Baskets
Gifts - 7% Back 
(973) 752-7000
Bricks 4 Kidz
Kids - 5.60% Back 
(973) 372-6088
Lotus Laundromat
Laundromat - 7% Back
Central, (973) 820-7611
Brick City Live Logo OP Tax Multi-services Logo Obeng Pharmacy Logo
brickcitylive.com OP Tax Multi-Services
Office - 2.10% Back 
Central, (973) 485-7470
Obeng Pharmacy
4.67% Back 
Central, (862) 237-7601
Prime Aid Pharmacy Logo Urban Agriculture Coop
Prime Aid Pharmacy
 7% Back 
Central, (862) 237-7601
Urban Agriculture Co-op
Farmer's Market - 7% Back 
Bragman's Delicatessen
Restaurant - 7% Back* 
South, (973) 877-2082
French Fry Heaven Logo O'Lala Empanadas Logo
French Fry Heaven
Restaurant - 10% Back 
Central, (973) 596-1114
O'Lala Empanadas
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 733-2000
Robert's Pizzeria
Restaurant - 7% Back* 
Central, (973) 642-0082
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Sigri BBQ
Restaurant - 10% Back
Central, (973) 596-1114
Smitty & Mo's
Catering - 7% Back 
Central, (646) 430-4233
Two Brother's Pizzeria
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 497-7700
Vonda's Logo Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen
Vonda's Kitchen
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 732-4532
Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen
Restaurant - 7% Back 
South, (973) 688-8219
Brick City Market
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 623-1234
 House of Leilan's Logo   Newark Happening Logo 
House of Leilans
Salon - 7% Back 
East, (862) 234-2409
  Newark Happening
Gift Shop - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 688-8219


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We at Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance want to ensure that the Shop Newark Buy Local Program is effective in promoting our mission to keep money circulating in Newark Take a few minutes to let us know what businesses you'd like to see join Shop Newark by emailing us at info@forwardevernj.com

Don't have a Shop Newark Card? Getting one is easy. Visit the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Center in Downtown Newark to get your card and activate it on site! Cards are also available at some participating vendor locations.



Q1 & 2019 Full Year Shop Newark Credit Examples

Earn cash when you spend and get a rebate back at the end of the year, just in time for the holidays!  The average rebate for other NJ based programs is $200-$300, so remember to use your Shop Newark card at participating locations!

To check your rebates simply login!