Jersey City Transforms Four Shipping Containers into Entrepreneurial Offices Known As ‘Container Village’
The City of Jersey City has transformed four shipping containers in a Bergen-Lafayette parking lot into storefronts for small businesses and artists, a “micro-entrepreneurial venture” that they’ve dubbed “Container Village.”
“While we live next to the arts capital of the world, if we don’t keep the arts alive here, what the future of this city will look like, a bedroom community for Wall Street?”
Apple Tree House, built in the 1700s, will be converted into a facility celebrating Jersey City’s history.
Ballantine House, which dates to 1885, underwent an extensive renovation and now houses an immersive historical experience that also includes contemporary art exhibits.
A shuttered theater that dates back almost a century along Atlantic City’s boardwalk will be opening next month as an entertainment venue called The Hook complete with a new restaurant and four unique bars.
The Bridge Arts Festival comes to Bayonne on Saturday, September 9th for a day of culture, music, dance, and arts at the Dennis P. Collins Park.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held to celebrate Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective, the new artist housing development in Newark, New Jersey.
Visit Liberty State Park in Jersey City this Sunday evening for a free concert event featuring the New Jersey Symphony.