A railway company that owns an abandoned rail line between Jersey City and Montclair wants to sell the property to the Open Space Institute in order to create a linear park.
Essex County has long been known for its houses, and rich history as an urban escape that’s commutable but quieter than Hudson County and Manhattan. Just down the road from populated Montclair, Bloomfield is getting a reboot.
Bloomfield’s Watsessing neighborhood boasts a midtown-direct train, a light rail station, and access to a highway, but has only recently caught the eye of developers.
The vacant South Junior High School in Bloomfield is the subject of a plan calling for renovating and expanding the building in order to create 122 residential units, art studio space, and more.
Bloomfield’s downtown has seen plenty of development over the last decade. Now, another new complex could bring over 200 apartments and stores to the Essex County community.
An undeveloped lot across from one of Bloomfield’s two train stations could soon see major changes.
Two dozen apartments and retail space could come to the former PNC Bank building at 59 Dodd Street near the Watsessing Avenue rail station.
The franchise will be serving the chain’s new menu but will stick to the delicious basics of burgers grilled to order and milkshakes plus french fries, tater tots, and onion rings.
All New Jersey residents over 21 will soon be able to legally buy pot at 13 existing medicinal facilities as recreational dispensaries and consumption lounge applications continue to emerge at the local level.
Six years after opening along Washington Street in Jersey City’s Paulus Hook neighborhood, Satis Bistro held a grand opening celebration for its new outpost at 289 Glenwood Avenue in Bloomfield last month.
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