Trees Slaughtered for Stone Circle

Back in March, the city cut down a half dozen trees on the corner of Newark and Jersey Avenue. The 18 inch diameter trees weren’t sacrificed for nothing; the city is replacing the decades old trees with a circle of Belgian Blocks.

Atomic Wings Taking Baby Steps

The long awaited Atomic Wings on Newark Avenue has removed the paper from the windows, perhaps in anticipation of opening, or maybe just to tease eager residents. Either way there is now furniture– tables and chairs– inside, as well as refrigerators for sodas.

Legal Beans Gets New Location

Donwtown cafe Legal Beans will soon have a new location just off Newark Avenue on Division Street. The new store is a bit off the beaten path on the far end west side of the downtown, but for many the trek will be well worth the effort.

City Slaughters Trees

A plaza on the corner of Newark and Jersey Avenues once had five trees that towered over surrounding buildings. The trees were removed last week. Redevelopment: You’re doing it wrong.

Atomic Wings

The mythical Atomic Wings on Newark Avenue is slowly becoming a reality.

Long Rumored Atomic Wings Work Continues

For over a year, the Newark Avenue storefront at Bay Street has been more or less partially renovated, but vacant. In the past few weeks though, signs of life have appeared at the seemingly abandoned project with the old building facade ripped down, and the former “Palace Drugs” half removed. New doors have been installed. […]

Third Street Project

This small project that spans the narrow block between Third Street and Newark Avenue has been progressing at a snail’s pace. A concrete slab has finally been poured.

First and Jersey Project Rises Rapidly

On the corner of Jersey Avenue and First Street, a small development broke ground this summer and rapidly ascended. There was a small crisis when the wall nearly collapsed — the wrong type of braces were installed. But since making the necessary repairs, the building has progressed quickly. The lot was formerly a fenced in, […]

Pink Priscilla

It’s a Girl! Or a giant bottle of Pepto-Bismol exploded. Either way, the former Sweet Priscilla cafe that closed earlier this summer, got a paint job. This super secret spy shot of the interior suggests it will still be a cafe, albeit a very pink cafe.

Small Development Rises on First Street

A new building is sprouting up on Jersey Avenue at First Street. The site broke ground a few weeks ago and is already well onto a third story. The lot was once used for selling Christmas trees. The site is just off Newark Avenue — the bank of America on Newark Avenue spans the block […]

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