Photographer Jiuxin Jin gives us the city before it puts on its day face: the candid city, weary, a little sarcastic, and a wee bit unwelcoming, too.
Jersey City Leads East Coast Downtowns for Multifamily Construction
For real estate investors and many city officials, the explosion of new multifamily buildings Downtown has been a welcome development. For others, concerned about gentrification, rising rents and quality of life issues, not so much. According to a new study by StorageCafe.com, between 2013 and 2022, Jersey City saw more multifamily construction in its downtown […]
Nation Of Language and GIFT at White Eagle Hall
Tris McCall reviews Nation of Language and GIFT at White Eagle Hall
Four Artists Return to Jersey City For Powerhouse Arts District Show
The Outliers show is a fine introduction to four artists who, no matter what their current addresses are, have made notable contributions to the local visual style; it’s also proof that you can take the artist out of Jersey City, but you can’t… well, you know the rest.
Speakers Hammer DeGise as Council Approves Dirt Bike Crackdown
It was another night of drama Thursday night at City Hall as 24 members of the public rose to demand the resignation of Councilwoman-at-large Amy DeGise.
Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical Comes to Jersey City
Jersey City Theater Center will present two performances of “The Last Match: a Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical.”
Landmark Celebrates a Milestone and Pushes Ahead with the Albion Hotel
With restaurants and hotels throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Frank Cretella already had reason to celebrate. But reaching Landmark Hospitality’s 20th year in Jersey City seemed like a special milestone worthy of a party. And party he did. On August 24, friends, family, staff and local dignitaries, including Senator Sandra Cunningham, Former New Jersey Governor […]
Following Orders Police Stay Put During Brawl on Pedestrian Mall
The problem of fixed posts isn’t just a downtown problem. In fact, it’s far worse and more consequential on the south side of the city. At a community meeting in June last year, angry and desperate residents from Wilkinson Avenue complained that police at fixed posts on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. couldn’t leave their posts to address issues just a half a block away.
Div. of Planning to Hold Public Meeting Sept. 7 on Embankment Redevelopment Plan
The Jersey City Division of Planning will hold a public meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m., the second in a series of meetings on the draft Redevelopment Plan for the 6th Street Embankment downtown.
Ruling by Federal Agency Delivers Blow to Embankment Greenway Advocates
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.