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Ironbound, Newark

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The Ironbound is a neighborhood in the city of Newark in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It is a large working-class, close-knit, multi-ethnic community & suburb, covering approximately 4 square miles (10 km2) of well maintained streets and homes. Historically, the area was called "Dutch Neck," "Down Neck," or simply "the Neck," due to the appearance of the curve of the Passaic River. The Ironbound is part of Newark's East Ward and is directly east of Newark Penn Station and Downtown Newark, and south and west of the river, over which passes the Jackson Street Bridge, connecting to Harrison and Kearny.
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  • After we had a meal nearby we decided to walk along Ferry street and realized there are many good restaurants and shops here. We spent a good 30 minutes walking around and think we should come back...  more »
  • This is the place to experience either Portuguese Portuguese or Brazilian Portuguese life in America. There are tons of mom and pop shops and ethnic Portuguese Portuguese or Brazilian Portuguese...  more »

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