The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority Board voted in January to close the venue after projections of an $8.5 million loss for 2015.
The decision to shut it down came as a surprise to many, including local officials who said the news came without warning.
Notices have gone out to more than 1,700 Izod Center workers that they’ll lose their jobs by the end of March because the arena is closing.
The Izod Center in Bergen County will be shutting down at the end of the month, and New Jersey State Sen. Loretta Weinberg said it is all political.
The Izod Center, the former home of the Devils and Nets, will shut down Jan. 31 after a board voted to cease operations at the financially strapped arena.
The Harlem Globetrotters are on their way back to the Tri-State area for a week-long schedule of entertaining hoops.
The band announced Wednesday that the Nov. 30 opening show of its winter tour at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J., will be a benefit concert.
Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, both decades into their career, unleashed some of the greatest rock songs from the ’70s through the modern era. Both bands played their biggest hits, but eschewed some obvious songs to dig deeper into their considerable catalogs.
Even though it doesn’t open until September 28, Ratner feels it’s already a success. Events are booked for more than 200 nights.
Sturgess, who is the world’s tallest professional basketball player, helped tip off the week on the 86th floor observatory of the Empire State Building.
The Boss just announced the first leg of his US Tour which includes two shows at Madison Square Garden and three shows at the IZOD Center in New Jersey.
The four-city tour was supposed to stop at the Izod Center in East Rutherford on Dec. 10, but that game and three others have been scrapped now that the league and its players have a tentative labor agreement.
Newark’s Prudential Center and the Izod Center in East Rutherford have seen an increase in concerts this summer because the Garden is closed.
New Jersey is host to many big name concerts and performances this season. Here’s a quick guide to some not-to-be-missed summer shows in the Garden State, along with all the traveling and tailgating information you need.
Christie wants a longtime New Jersey eyesore, Xanadu, to get a face-lift.