Bravo Tris! Great piece on the concocted mega egomaniac project, unmitigated economic disaster, and monumental failure of imagination known as The Pompidou Center. To this list I would add stunning cowardice. If Jersey City is such a desirable and coveted location for billionaires and developers, could not the mayor and his rubber stamp municipal council […]
At last night’s Board of Education meeting, one topic dominated: the reopening of the Astor Place Garden. Members of the community and the Black Interest Team Enterprise program spoke up to ask the board to open this community space and to provide users with restroom facilities. Calling the garden “essential to her congregation,” Pastor Doris […]
One-Time McGinley Square YMCA Now Apartments for the Formerly Homeless Mayor Steven M. Fulop joined The Community Builders and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency today to celebrate the grand opening of Bergenview Apartments, a supportive housing development at 654 Bergen Avenue in McGinley Square that was once a YMCA. Still designated a historic property, […]
Jersey City will get a new independent charter school next fall, only the second such authorization granted by the state Department of Education in the past five years and one that its founders plan will enable the school to offer instruction in grades 6–12. Put together entirely by the married couple Katie Hahn and DJ […]
Hurricanes and walking tours don’t tend to work too well together. The thirty-second annual JCAST may well be a wet one. If the remnants of Ian tickle the Garden State, it might be plenty windy, too. Since the Jersey City Art and Studio Tour encompasses all six wards of Jersey City, that matters — there’ll be […]
At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Council approved a $292,000 settlement of a suit brought by a man who said he was run down by a police cruiser.
On Saturday, with an eye toward raising the area’s profile, James Dievler corralled a group of volunteers, vendors, and performers to put on the third “Bergen Square Day” along a two block stretch of Bergen Avenue.
Plans for the nomadic Museum of Jersey City History to take up permanent residency at the historic Apple Tree House on Academy Street are advancing at a rapid pace, according to Martin Pierce, president of the its board of directors.
Jersey City will receive $100 thousand for a study to examine how the Bergen Arches could address local mass transit and green space needs.
A former teacher at Dickinson High School has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two female students while employed as a teacher in Union City and Jersey City.