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Years After a Forester’s Explosive Memo, City Continues to Underfund Trees, Say Workers

It was 2017, and Jersey City Forester Ryan Metz had had enough. After only nine months on the job he tendered his resignation, frustrated by the city’s underfunded and dysfunctional forestry program. In an explosive four page resignation memo obtained by the Jersey City Times, Metz catalogued myriad problems and detailed his ideas for addressing […]

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Friends of Loew’s Guardedly Optimistic on Negotiations with City and Operator

In its year-end message, the Friends of the Loew’s has struck a guardedly optimistic note on its ongoing negotiations with Jersey City and the theatre’s designated operator, Devils Arena Entertainment. At the same time, the not-for-profit group that saved the landmark baroque/rococo theater from the wrecking ball is raising concerns about some aspects of the […]