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.
Canal Greenway Construction Set For Next Spring
Construction of the Morris Canal Greenway in Jersey City is slated to begin in Spring 2021 but is opposed by local residents who fear loss of parking.
Council Pauses on Liberty State Park Protection Act
With July 4 approaching, the Jersey City Council voted to table a vote on the resolution urging the state legislature to enact the Liberty State Park Protection Act until its next meeting on July 15. As Wednesday’s council meeting got underway, Councilman Jermaine D. Robinson asked council members to table the vote on the Liberty […]
Downtown Pedestrian Mall to Get a Facelift
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced major upgrades to Newark Avenue’s pedestrian mall beginning this fall including a new brick surface, a performance stage, and new plantings.
Large Rallies to Protest Police Brutality End Peacefully
Four hours of rallies at Jersey City City Hall called to protest police brutality end peacefully after several officers “take a knee.”