Fulop rethinks Jersey City casinos
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – After meeting with Atlantic City officials, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said he is rethinking his proposal to bring a casino to Jersey City. "The mayor initially considered that th...
PA to conduct emergency response exercise at NY bus terminal Sunday
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The Port Authority will conduct an emergency response exercise at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan on Sunday, April 17, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. A section of the first floor, and the entir...
Hoboken’s JFK Stadium getting $800K turf overhaul
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HOBOKEN – At this past week’s Board of Education meeting, school board members decided to dedicate $814,803 for a turf replacement project at John F. Kennedy Stadium. The multi-use field is two blo...
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Sign of the Times
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
On January 27, The Economist ran a little story titled, “Things are going eerily well for Steven Fulop.” In discussing development, Steve tells the magazine, “Grittiness makes the city special. We ...
Mic Check, 2-0-1
A Jersey City hip hop group is poised for the big time
by Steven Rodas
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Up four floors. Past a narrow hallway. Two metal doors. A barren room just barely able to call itself a lounge with three couches, a television, Bob Marley poster, and pool table with an abandoned ...
6th Borough Market
Groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon
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Just about everybody has had the experience of strolling downtown on a beautiful day. On many a warm-weather Sunday, you’d be hard-pressed to miss the lively, bustling scene that is the 6th Borough...
Double Spin
Ten-year-old twins rock the DJ scene
by Lauren Barbagallo
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Your debut performance at Madison Square Garden. It’s the iconic, career-defining moment every musician dreams about. This January, 10-year-old twin sisters and DJs Amira and Kayla Wells were about...
Got a Pain?
Call the Physical Therapist!
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Get a few active urbanites together at the dinner table, and pretty soon the conversation turns to aching body parts and how to treat them. Back in the day, people recommended doctors. Now, folks w...
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David Diaz
Cheerleader in Chief for Central Ave.
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As with all urbanites, Jersey City residents think of their own hoods as little towns where they chat with their neighbors and shop in local stores. But Jersey City also has some pretty big shoppin...
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Lafayette
An up-and-coming neighborhood full of surprises and really cool people.
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The once-sleepy Lafayette hood, roughly bounded by Pacific, Communipaw, Liberty State Park, and Johnston Avenue, has gone through a lot of changes in the last 16 years. When the Hudson-Bergen Light...