The long and winding march to restore Loew’s Jersey theater in Journal Square took a step forward this week as the city’s Historic Preservation Commission conditionally approved the $72 million restoration job slated to be performed DAE Entertainment 1 Entity LLC.
Pompidou Jersey City will be one of the largest single items in Jersey City’s budget. Yet, surprisingly to some, there’s been little pushback from local social justice and arts advocates against the massive financial commitment which may come at the expense of other pressing needs.
Ward C City Council Candidate Kevin Bing set out his platform today and made a pledge to foreswear developer contributions.
Community activist and former prosecutor Tom Zuppa is running for the ward C city council seat currently held by Richard Boggiano. We sat down with Zuppa last week and got his take on a host of pressing local issues.
Pompidou Jersey City will be expensive, very expensive. And the use of so much money on a cultural project that will cater largely to highly educated, well-heeled residents is simply immoral given the city’s myriad needs and vast economic disparities.
Mayor Steven Fulop, the Jersey City Housing Authority and the Department of Health and Human Services, have announced the expansion of Jersey City’s homeless resident outreach efforts with a $2 million commitment to provide more permanent solutions for people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.
On December 3, Mayor Steven Fulop, local officials, and representatives of environmental groups gathered on a windswept field underneath the Pulaski Skyway to announce the construction of Skyway Park, a thirty-two acre park along the Hackensack River
Two weeks ago, Journal Square resident Kevin Bing announced his candidacy for the Ward C city council seat currently held by Richard Boggiano. We sat down with Bing to find out why he’s running and what he hopes to accomplish. Here are the edited highlights.
Community activist Kevin Bing announced this morning that he will take on Richard Boggiano to represent Ward C on the city council.
The Journal Square Community Association has elected Jovina Johnson as its new president. She replaces Kevin Bing, who stepped down after leading the association for the past two years. Johnson, a human resources professional, was first elected to the group’s board of trustees in February 2020.