Proposed Pompidou Jersey City

Social Justice and Arts Groups go AWOL on Pompidou

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.

Proposed Pompidou Jersey City

Editorial: The Immoral Price of Pompidou

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.

Ward C City Council Candidate Kevin Bing: An Interview

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.