A Jersey City ordinance that says developments granted property tax abatements must hire union labor on their projects was struck a blow last week by an Appeals Court, although the city’s top official says the matter is far from settled.
Our weekly news roundup of New Jersey stories you may have missed. This week, Jersey City casino developer touts project as iconic, NJ millennials are still living at home, Gannett slashes jobs at NJMG, more.
Our weekly news roundup of New Jersey stories you may have missed. This week, 'Orange is the New Black' author to appear in Jersey City, Marylin Monroe's dress on display at Mana Contemporary before heading to auction, Newark venture capital fund looking for start-ups, and more.
Over the past week, the story on how a Monopoly-themed mural at the tip of the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza wound up officially painted over, has materialized into a public discussion. Commission, censorship, hypersensitivity, freedom of expression in art, and corporate sponsorship are now the charged pieces at the center of the game board.
After announcing the plan two years ago, Jersey City is finally beginning construction on its City Hall annex. According to the Jersey Journal, a groundbreaking ceremony is planned tomorrow for the 45,000 square foot project.
A timeline for Jersey City’s pending revaluation has been obtained by The Jersey Journal. The document received by via a public-records request outlines the steps in the revaluation process along with proposed dates for each step.
Jersey City’s ongoing revaluation drama seems to have taxpayers either excited about relief or nervous about the consequences, emotions driven by uncertainty because New Jersey’s second largest city has not assessed its properties since 1989.
Mayor Fulop announced yesterday that he’s taken the first in creating an Exchange Place Special Improvement District (SID). Once created it will become the city’s sixth SID.
Jersey City’s senior planner has put together a proposal that would change zoning on the western edge of downtown, although the plan’s implementation may not come as quickly as thought.
Taking a ferry to the Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island may be a memorable experience for visitors to Liberty State Park, but an...