Jersey Digs has learned that a former official with the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation has pleaded guilty in connection with an alleged conspiracy involving the Orange Public Library. In part, Franklyn Ore allegedly used money that was supposed to serve low-income families on “entertainment and restaurants.”
The Bridge Street Bridge connects Newark with Harrison and is often used by drivers traveling to and from Jersey City. Now, after more than 100 years serving Essex and Hudson Counties, the bridge could potentially be replaced.
In 1890, the Kastners bought a plot of land in what was then the German district, and hired a talented, but lost-in-time architect to build them a "beer-baron mansion" with Franz’s initials – FJK – etched over the doorway, a feature that came crashing down earlier this year.
Mosque-goers in downtown Newark are caught in a messy legal battle with its board of trustees who allegedly tried to sell their historic house of worship in a backroom deal.
Redmellon 579 Holdings, LLC is planning to convert the Kislak Building, which is within the Military Park Commons Historic District, into 48 residential rental units with 5,591 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.
Asian themed fast casual restaurant chain Wok to Walk is set to open their first New Jersey restaurant today. The latest outpost is at The Shoppes on Broad at 695 Broad Street in Newark.
Officials will break ground on Monday for ‘Tucker View’, a new development bringing 42 units and more to the South Ward.
The Bayonne Bridge was raised to allow for larger ships to come to the port in Essex and Hudson Counties. Now, the port is expanding to meet the demand.
This new condo development pre-sold 40% of its units prior to the official launch, a clear sign of pent-up demand in Newark.
Yet another restaurant is open for business in the city’s Downtown, this one serving Asian-inspired dishes with drinks coming soon.