Posted inJournal Square, Narrate, Opinion

Letter: Pompidou is a “monumental failure of imagination”

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 […]

Posted inJournal Square

Renovated McGinley Square YMCA now Apartments for the Formerly Homeless

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, […]

Posted inEye Level

JCAST22: A Preview and Guide

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 […]