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New and improved plaza

This December construction will begin on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza in downtown Jersey City. Doing away with the green paint, the nearly $4 million project will include pavers, tree plantings, rain gardens, seating, a...

Parking management plan underway

Like all urban areas, Jersey City is not immune to parking problems, and residents often voice frustration about not enough on-street parking. Jersey City is attempting to address parking woes through the creation of the...


Prosecutor's office seeks help identifying mystery woman  The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit detectives who have been investigating the death of a woman found floating in the Hudson River on Oct. 1 about 3...

Cease and desist

According to Jersey City officials, an 83-unit complex in Journal Square has been operating as a hotel in violation of a 2013 tax abatement agreement with the city. The city’s Division of Taxation put the...

Cathedral Arts Live Announces 2019-2020 Season

Cathedral Arts Live is thrilled to welcome celebrated jazz drummer Winard Harper to take the stage October 18 at 7 pm. Tap dancer AC Lincoln will join Harper on stage and singer-songwriter duo Visen...

Jersey City man sentenced to 33 years for aggravated sexual assault

On Thursday, Oct. 10,  Superior Court Judge Mark Nelson sentenced Jersey City resident Marquise Gilchrist, age 33, to 33 years in New Jersey State Prison on charges of aggravated sexual assault committed during a...

Public safety officials endorse regulations on short-term rentals

Public safety and elected officials joined forces to urge residents to vote 'yes' on Municipal Question 1 on the Nov. 5 ballot, which would uphold regulations on Airbnb properties and other short-term rentals like...

Jersey City Council members to vote on pay hike – for themselves

On Oct. 23, City Council members could adopt an ordinance amendment substantially increasing salaries for themselves and city directors. Under the proposed amendment, introduced unanimously at the Oct. 10 council meeting, council members would see...

‘Last Waltz’ tribute concert is coming to White Eagle Hall

On Saturday Nov. 23, the soundtrack to the classic concert film "THE LAST WALTZ" will be performed by a group of Hudson County musicians at the White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. This will be...

Providing healthier options

Jersey City’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative continues to expand as officials cut the ribbon on the third Healthy Corner Store, Los Montones at 432 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The Healthy Corner Store Initiative...
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