Get out this weekend and celebrate the summer in Jersey City! From live music to live animals, we’ve got you covered with our list of local events.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has arrested a 16-year-old young man and charged him in the April 13 murder of Rodney Wallace. The incident took place on Wilkinson Avenue. Wallace was 22 years old.
Should you really want to understand the sheer horror of California ablaze, you’re encouraged to head to MANA Contemporary (888 Newark Avenue) for “Implied Scale: Confronting the Enormity of Climate Change,” which will dominate the first floor of the gallery complex until July 22.
The case of two Downtown buildings completed last year by the notorious developer Peter Mocco has raised serious questions about the city’s commitment to enforcing its own zoning laws.
Last November, Jersey City voters chose to create a public fund dedicated to the arts. They did not elect the members of the city council or the mayor to be arts judges.
At Speranza Theatre Company’s virtual premiere of its film “Votes for Women” last Sunday, many viewers learned for the first time about New Jersey-born Alice Paul, a leading figure in the struggle to extend voting rights to women.
We thought it would be interesting to sit down with Frank Cretella, the developer of the Albion Hotel and adjoining Felina restaurant planned for the Capital One Bank building at the corner of Jersey and Newark Avenues. Cretella and his wife came to Jersey City after running a hospitality company in New York City.
When the city council voted on Wednesday to authorize large salary hikes for directors and other top city officials, it did so without evidence that the increases were necessary. According to Ward E Councilman James Solomon, who along with councilmen Rolando Lavarro and Jermaine Robinson, voted against the ordinance, the ordinance’s sponsor, Mayor Fulop, failed to present any evidence that the pay raises were needed.
In an study of the best and worst states for retirement, New Jersey has come in dead last, worse than Delware and West Virginia.
A local man named Hector Vargas has been identified by a video he posted to his Facebook page — captured by the blog Real Garden State — as one of President Donald Trump’s supporters who forced their way into the Capitol last week.