Those who knew Newark's Ironbound 10 years ago would be astonished to see it now. Amid a general exodus of the Portuguese population, this working-class neighborhood that follows the meandering Passaic River has been infilling with Ecuadorans, Mexicans, and, especially, Brazilians. Wilson Avenue, a thoroughfare that begins at the end of Ferry Street and sets off in the general direction of Newark airport, is now lined with pretty little Brazilian cafés, all of which barbecue meat to one extent or another, causing plumes of delectable smoke to amble down the honking thoroughfare more... More >>>