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Just Mercy

Big congrats to Newark's own Michael B Jordan for winning the NAACP's Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Award for his performance in Just Mercy

Just Mercy is a 2019 American legal drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. It tells the true story of Walter McMillian who, with the help of young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson played by Michael B. Jordan, appeals his murder conviction. The film is based on the memoir of the same name, written by Stevenson.

Learn more about the incredible story and Bryan Stevenson's work at a free screening of the documentary True Justice Essex County College tonight!

True Justice Documentary


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Newark Arts

Downtown Newark | Website | Shop

Artstart 2020

Newark Arts established the ArtStart Grant Program in 2001 specifically to nurture arts and cultural activities throughout the City of Newark and to enhance the capacity of Newark’s non-profit organizations, schools, and individual artists to provide arts-based projects throughout the City’s five wards.

ArtStart events must take place between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021.


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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 classes & pricing. Shop Newark Cardholders get 5.6% Back!



Divino: Wine Tasting & Lounge

Wine Tasting

38 Maiden Lane | Downtown Newark | Website

Divino specializes in wine tasting classes, wine accessories and social events! They have a small selection of grab n' go snacks and artisanal food and drinks. This venue is ideal for group meetups, private parties and corporate events! Book your meeting or event there today.  Shop Newark Cardholders get 7% back!

For booking please email: divino.enterprises@gmail.com


Brick City Market

Brick City Market

946 Broad Street | Downtown Newark | 973-623-1234

From healthy to hearty Brick City Market is the place for everyone: fresh juices, omelets, build your own salads, sandwiches and signature smoothies! Shop Newark Cardholders get 7% back!


Prime Aid

Prime Aid

25 B Branford Pl. | Downtown Newark | 973-643-2400

Visit Prime Aid Pharmacy on Branford Street for incredibly friendly and kind service. Shop Newark Cardholders get 7% back on everything except prescriptions.


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1051 Bergen St. | South Ward | (973) 705-8072

Pies! Cookies! Ice Cream! Visit Level 1 Bakery and 7% back on your treats!


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Sigri Yum

155 University Ave | Downtown Newark | (973) 596-1114

If you haven't tried Sigri BBQ yet you are missing out! Try their incredible Indian BBQ and scrumptious samosas!  Shop Newark Cardholders get a whole 10% back!




Online Business | (973) 534-8028

Need to design a event postcard or upgrade your business logo?  Get in touch with Mokojumbie Design, a graphic communications company that puts the client first! Shop Newark cardholders get 7% back!


Olala Empanadas

Olala Empanadas YUM

194 Market St | Downtown Newark | (973) 733-2000

DROOL. Come and get it!  ...a variety of DELICIOUS EMPANADAS! Try their vegan and vegetarian options too! Shop Newark Customers get 7% back!


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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
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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

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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
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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
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Office - 2.10% Back 
Central, (973) 485-7470
Obeng Pharmacy
4.67% Back 
Central, (862) 237-7601
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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
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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
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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
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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!

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