Last night, in a 7-1 vote, the City Council awarded a $6.7 million contract to upgrade the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza to Rahway based J.C. Contracting Inc.
Council to Vote on Pedestrian Plaza Upgrade
Mayor Fulop’s long awaited plan to upgrade the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza will take a big step forward this week.
Hotelier Details Plans for Boutique Hotel Downtown
We thought it would be interesting to sit down with Frank Cretella, the developer of the Albion Hotel and adjoining Felina restaurant planned for the Capital One Bank building at the corner of Jersey and Newark Avenues. Cretella and his wife came to Jersey City after running a hospitality company in New York City.
Grewal and ABC Charge Popular LGBTQ Bar
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control are seeking an 85 day suspension of Downtown LGBTQ nightclub Six26’s liquor license.
Holland Gardens Housing to be Razed, Reimagined
Jersey City’s Holland Gardens public housing site is to be reshaped into a mixed-use, mixed-income development that will accommodate a new public library branch and businesses.
Council Approves 50 Story Downtown Project with New School
A 50-story building with 810 rental apartments and a new pre-K-5 public school are coming to two blocks of Downtown currently occupied by 38 deteriorating single family homes.
Queen Latifah Returns to JC to Shoot The Equalizer
Rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer Queen Latifah was seen today on Jersey Avenue shooting a scene for her upcoming crime drama “The Equalizer.”
East London Comes to Jersey City
A London-syle curry house is coming to Downtown Newark Avenue. Brick Lane, which has locations on East 6th Street in Manhattan and in Montclair, is now building out the 136 Newark Avenue space formerly occupied by Pasta e Vino and before that Raval.
Solomon Says New Downtown Parking Rules Coming Soon
This morning, Councilman James Solomon announced that new parking rules are coming to the Downtown, most likely in early January.
Homegrown Features All The Jersey You Can Drink
Homegrown opened on July 28 in the Power House Arts District, a neighborhood now known more for its luxury loft condos than for art.