The Newark Club Relaunches as Metropolitan Room

Essex County’s award-winning venue unveils new name and website .The grand relaunch of The Newark Club, an award-winning elegant venue with breathtaking views of the New York skyline, is marking 20 years of service with a new name and website ( Now known as Metropolitan Room, the venue is situated on the 22nd floor penthouse level of One Newark Center in the redeveloped “new Newark.”

The Metropolitan Room features the same superior service, panoramic vistas and award-winning cuisine of Executive Chef Peter Parello, with the upscale environment for special events of all types from weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs to corporate meetings and parties.

 “For 20 years, The Newark Club has become the gathering place in Essex County for the most significant happenings,” says Harry Prott, General Manager, who has been with the venue since day one. “We anticipate the next 20 years will be just as exciting under our new name, Metropolitan Room.”

 Weddings will continue to enjoy a one-event at a time promise with the ability to host the ceremony and reception or just the reception. “It’s all about location, location, location,” says Mr. Prott. The penthouse ballroom is situated in the heart of the New York metropolitan area, seating up to 400 guests.

 The Metropolitan Room is also the perfect setting for any type of conference, meeting or training program for the corporate community accommodating groups of any size. “Whether a working lunch, evening cocktail party or corporate dinner, our property is designed for the perfect service options that will make planning and execution easy and successful,” says Mr. Prott.

 Since its opening in late 1992, the venue has had a private luncheon club available to a broad membership including professional businesspeople, attorneys, government officials and politicians.

For more information, visit the new website at or call 973-242-0658.