To an outsider, Monticello Avenue has all the makings of a street ready to take off: a hip café, a bike shop, a jazz club, and a funky store specializing in banana pudding.
Jersey City Theater Center will present two performances of “The Last Match: a Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical.”
With restaurants and hotels throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Frank Cretella already had reason to celebrate. But reaching Landmark Hospitality’s 20th year in Jersey City seemed like a special milestone worthy of a party. And party he did. On August 24, friends, family, staff and local dignitaries, including Senator Sandra Cunningham, Former New Jersey Governor […]
Once again Jersey City has taken the prize for the most ethnically diverse city, besting such multicultural meccas as New York City and Los Angeles.
The problem of fixed posts isn’t just a downtown problem. In fact, it’s far worse and more consequential on the south side of the city. At a community meeting in June last year, angry and desperate residents from Wilkinson Avenue complained that police at fixed posts on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. couldn’t leave their posts to address issues just a half a block away.
The Jersey City Division of Planning will hold a public meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m., the second in a series of meetings on the draft Redevelopment Plan for the 6th Street Embankment downtown.
Though they’re not shooting for the charts or even a mass audience, they nevertheless elicit powerful responses from the many who feel marginalized by the reverbed-out mushfest that is modern American alt-rock.
A local coalition of Asian Americans today expressed concern about a spate of attacks on Chinese individuals that have taken place in Jersey City since February and called on the Jersey City Police Department to open a special investigation into the incidents.
A recent decision by a federal agency has dealt a setback to local groups hoping to turn a 1.4-mile abandoned elevated railway bed known as the 6th Street Embankment into an elevated greenway for pedestrians and cyclists.
These are dramatic paintings, full of Hudson County energy, powered by thick, muscular brushstrokes and daubs of bright color amidst the black lines of the steel crossbars.