Despite the affordability crisis, a new report from paints a bullish picture of real estate development in Jersey City.
A Salsa Dance Studio in the Heights Open to All
Mario “B’ Gonzalez, who has owned, operated, and taught in the Jersey City studio for 17 years after starting in his hometown of Hoboken, says salsa is an “amazing five-minute physical conversation with a person that you can’t get anywhere else.”
New Studies: Jersey City Costs A Lot, But Residents Manage Finances Well
Two new studies paint a mixed picture for the finances of Jersey City residents. On the one hand — and this may not come as a surprise — it costs a lot to live in New Jersey’s second largest city. On the other, residents manage their money relatively well.
Hoots Wings: A Hooters Spin-off Feminists Can Love
It takes a daring entrepreneur to open a restaurant in the middle of a pandemic. But that’s exactly what Phil Moran, a 40-year restaurant veteran has done by opening New Jersey’s first Hoots Wings in Newport.
Need a Last Minute Gift? Try These Local Shops
The 2021 holiday season just might be the best time to shop locally. Here are a few ideas for the procrastinators among us.
Google to Invest in Local Tech Training
Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, has announced a $175,000 grant to provide free tech training to young adults and veterans in Essex and Hudson Counties.
Jersey City Continues to Star in Major Film Productions
In the space of one year, Jersey City has provided a setting for all three productions, representing the city’s emergence as a convenient — and apparently affordable — urban movie backdrop.
Former Executive Director of Mana Contemporary Indicted in Moishe’s Tax Evasion Case
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has announced the indictment of two men in connection with a tax evasion scheme at Moishe’s Moving Systems. One of the men, Eugene Lemay, was both the president of Moishe’s and the executive director of Mana Contemporary.
A Movie Studio Opens in Jersey City
Governor Phil Murphy cut the proverbial ribbon today on Cinelease Studios at Caven Point in Jersey City. It is the largest film studio in New Jersey and the first purpose-built facility of its kind in the state.
Mystery of Boarded up Grove Street Retail Spaces Solved
For Downtown residents wondering what would become of the retail spaces along Grove Street formerly occupied by Subway, GNC, NJ.com and Remax, we have an answer. According to a spokesperson for the owner, Columbia Property Trust, the storefronts are being built out “in order to be repositioned to attract new tenants to serve this area.”