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.
Jersey City residents can once again apply to the city’s Golden Neighborhood Housing Program, an opportunity for low- and moderate-income residents of the city to receive as much as $150,000 toward the cost of a buying a Jersey City apartment or house.
With technical support from two nonprofit environmental organizations, Jersey City is set to launch a study to identify sources of significant food waste citywide and to recommend strategies for best redistributing large quantities of unused food to the city’s needy.
“The Embankment on My Mind,” an art show organized by the Embankment Preservation Coalition, takes the great stone sleeper as its central subject.
GIFT, depicted above, will play White Eagle Hall on Sept. 16 A year ago, White Eagle Hall (337 Newark) announced a change in management. Musicians and music fans in Jersey City, accustomed to disappointment, braced themselves for the worst. Would bookings deteriorate? Would they become more sporadic, or disappear altogether? Jim Testa acknowledged in the […]
In New Jersey, state officials attempting to ease congestion on the section of the New Jersey Turnpike that leads to the Holland Tunnel are backing the type of plan urban economists worldwide have said encourages more traffic: widening the roadway so more cars can fit on it.
Yesterday afternoon a worker who appeared trapped on scaffolding at a high rise in Paulus Hook was rescued by the Jersey City Fire Department.