Ask your favorite shop! Do they take Shop Newark?!

Are your favorite shops participating?

Ask them! Joining Shop Newark increases customer retention and connects businesses to resources for success!

And remember - when you spend with locally owned businesses you increase the wellbeing and financial health of your community! Scroll down to see events, classes, and special opportunities from the locally owned businesses & organizations that make up our vibrant city.  



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Signing up to Shop Newark is even easier. Click on the picture to join.  Make sure to select the "Phone Only Registration" form!






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MONDAY, NOV 18 - 11:00 AM

NEWARK - Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance (Forward Ever), and Newark Emergency Services for Families (NESF) are partnering with Lotus Laundry, to present a Newark family in transition, with a FREE month of wash, fold, pickup and delivery services. As we enter the season of giving, come out and meet the family and hear more about the partners, on Monday, November 18, 11 am, 982 Broad Street in Downtown Newark. 



Meet the Maker Poster

- WEDNESDAY, NOV 20 2019 -

Join us at Newark Happening, 58 Park Pl to meet with local creative Gabe Ribeiro.

Gabe is the creator of "The Nork Project: Born, raised, & inspired in the streets of Newark" and "The Nork Audio Project: A collection and archive of Newark stories, memories, and perspectives through audio."



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Brick 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.

Spots still available! See Fall Classes and Pricing Below. Shop Newark Cardholders get 5.6% Back!

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Learn to understand the language of your car so you feel secure, empowered, and become more independent!

S&A Auto Repair will help you save money by teaching you how to keep your car in good condition, prevent unnecessary damage, and avoid possible accidents. In these seminars students will be taught the importance of checking tires, fluids, the lighting system, the brake system, and the battery, among other basic car maintenance necessities.

20% of the total proceeds from the workshops will be donated to two non-profit organizations that care about education and the homeless.

S&A Auto Repair is a family-owned business in Newark, NJ.  They are committed to empowering women through educational auto workshops beginning in September and running throughout the fall.



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Smitty & Mo's Smitty & Mo's has a fantastic holiday menu to cover all the bases! Order by 11/21/19 and get 7% back when you use your Shop Newark Card!


  GNCVB Logo Come and get your fancy things! Visit 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!  Newark Happening | 58 Park Place, Downtown Newark Fern & Fossil | The Nork Project | Chozin Designs | Love Yourself All Natural | Yvonne Onque Art | Lauren Craig | Harold Prott | Off the Hanger | Newark Downtown District | CS Cork


Casa Nova Grill Logo Casa Nova Grill Interior Did you know that Casa Nova Grill in the East Ward participates in Shop Newark? Visit them to enjoy great food and a great time! Use your Shop Newark Card and get 7% Back!



ANE CLOTHIER has a new line of custom denim to make your fabulously fashionable despite the cold!  Unisex and tailor-able to your body, these threads are warm and will last!

ANE CLOTHIER shares a brick and mortar with OFF THE HANGER!  Check them out at 12 Linden Street in Downtown Newark! Shop Newark Cardholder's get 7% off furniture and accessories. 



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Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen

Visit Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen in the South Ward near Beth Israel Hospital and get paid to eat!  Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen offer's Shop Newark Cardholder's 7% Back!

From incredible food to a fun and interactive event program Betty Lee Jean's Kitchen has something for everyone! 

OP Tax logo Glenis Picture Get ahead of your taxes this year!  Call Glenis at OP Tax Multiservices and get money back when you use her services!  Check out the fantastic yelp review below.  "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 of helpful when things get complicated."
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Look incredible with Unique Design Menswear.

Check them out online or visit their shop on Branford Street in Downtown Newark to get 7% off your suit purchase.

Two Brothers Logo PIZZA!

Get a slice or a whole pizza pie with Two Brother's Pizzeria! They deliver! Eat at Two Brothers Pizzeria and receive 7% back on your Shop Newark Card! YUM!


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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
Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate Logo Malik Whitaker LogoMokojumbie Design Logo
Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate
Art - 7% Back
Central, (973) 745-8066
Malik Whitaker, LLC
Art - 10.50% Back 
(973) 745-8066
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
Taste of Portugal Logo PJ Ryan's LogoPop Up Print Shop Logo
Taste of Portugal
Bar/Eatery - 7% Back 
East, (973) 274-0600
PJ Ryan's
Bar/Eatery - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 642-2100
Pop Up Print Shop
Custom Apparel - 10% Back 
Central, (404) 422-1963 
ANE LogoEvolution Fitness LogoILÉ 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 LogoLotus 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 LogoOP Tax Multi-services LogoObeng Pharmacy Logo
brickcitylive.comOP Tax Multi-Services
Office - 2.10% Back 
Central, (973) 485-7470
Obeng Pharmacy
4.67% Back 
Central, (862) 237-7601
Prime Aid Pharmacy LogoUrban Agriculture Coop
Prime Aid Pharmacy
 7% Back 
Central, (862) 237-7601
Urban Agriculture Co-op
Farmer's Markets - 7% Back 
Bragman's Delicatessen
Restaurant - 7% Back* 
South, (973) 877-2082
French Fry Heaven LogoO'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
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (646) 430-4233
Two Brother's Pizzeria
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 497-7700
Vonda's LogoHouse of Leilan's LogoInk Junkies Tattoos Logo
Vonda's Kitchen
Restaurant - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 732-4532
House of Leilans
Salon - 7% Back 
East, (862) 234-2409
Ink Junkies Tattoos
Salon- 7% Back 
Central, (973) 688-8295
 Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen Newark Happening Logo 
 Betty Lee Jeans Kitchen
Restaurant - 7% Back 
South, (973) 688-8219
 Newark Happening
Gift Shop - 7% Back 
Central, (973) 688-8219


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...for being a part of a program that has the potential to grow Newark’s economy by one million dollars annually.



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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!





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