Mayor Steven Fulop’s controversial $6.7 million renovation of the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall moved forward today with an official groundbreaking.
For over two years Jersey City developer Peter Mocco had stalled, postured, obstructed, litigated, and cajoled. And by any reasonable measure he had come out ahead.
The Board of Adjustment ruling on 245 Newark had been a setback. But perhaps with a little luck, things would turn out differently at 333 Grand Street.
“The Empowering: A Social Justice Exhibition” is an explicitly political show that asks visitors to take a hard look at America as it is, and question where we might be heading.
That summer Mocco was also putting up a five-story building at 245 Newark Ave. in the Village neighborhood. Neighbors reported debris and pieces of foam raining down from the building.
The case of two Downtown buildings completed last year by the notorious developer Peter Mocco has raised serious questions about the city’s commitment to enforcing its own zoning laws.
Attorney and Jersey City Chief Municipal Prosecutor Jake Hudnut announced today that he will run for Ward E City Councilman on the “Team Fulop” slate.
It was 3:30 in the afternoon on December 5th when Bill heard screaming outside his Newark Avenue apartment. He looked out the window and saw an elderly man on the ground “with blood running down his face.”