Fireworks to Return to Hudson

NewYorkology discovered Macy’s has moved the Independence Day fireworks display to the Hudson River, sinking plans for an East River barge. Brooklyn’s loss is Hudson County’s gain, with five barges planned for the Hudson River. Hoboken will have a better view than Jersey City; in fact, the barges will begin at 24th Street and work […]

Hoboken Police Fail

Hoboken boots a Hoboken Police car, gaining them entry to the exclusive fail blog.

Hoboken Drunkeness Parade Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the famous annual Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day parade and celebration, a sort of combination of Mardis Gras meets Homecoming with an Irish theme. The parade begins around 1pm, but the drinking begins at most bars at 11am. A few special places will kick things off at 10am, but in most cases there will […]

Hoboken Rejects Terminal Redevelopment Plan As Though It Matters What They Think

Hoboken’s City council rejected a resolution authorizing a contract for FXFOWLE, an architectural firm designing a plan for the Hoboken terminal. NJ Transit has been looking to develop land above and around the rail yards that are mostly, but not entirely in Hoboken. A small portion of the yards falls within the boundaries of Jersey […]

W vs. Westin: Fight!

Last month, Jersey City’s newest hotel, the Westin, opened its doors. At the end of March, Hoboken’s W hotel will open. Both high rise towers will have views of Manhattan’s skyline, though the many rooms in the Westin will be looking into the Newport Center towers. Both hotels will have steakhouses attached to them. But […]

BJ’s Carts Keep PATH Running

The plague of BJ’s shopping carts in downtown Jersey seems to be slowly subsiding as the wholesale retailer begins installing locking mechanisms on the carts. However, that hasn’t stopped Port Authority employees / contractors from making use of the carts as they do maintenance work in Hoboken.

Hoboken Bicyclists Organize

While New York City in recent years has been quite proactively reclaiming space for pedestrians and bicyclists, the same can not be said in Hudson County. That could change thanks to the efforts of Bike Hoboken, a group working to convince city officials to add bicycle lanes throughout Hoboken. They have a plan.

Rail Yard Development Unveiled

The Hoboken rail yards will eventually be a 54 acre mixed use development with high rise towers according to plans released last week. Three quarters of the land falls within Hoboken with the remainder in Jersey City bordering against Newport. According to The Hudson Reporter, the project will cost as much as $500 million dollars. […]

Sales Slow, but Continue

Development in Hoboken’s west side is slowing, but waterfront properties continue to sell according to the Times. The Toll Brothers waterfront projects continue to sell quickly, including Maxwell Place. Strong sales there could both provide incentives and capital to move forward with a three tower complex in Jersey City’s Powerhouse District. Meanwhile, on the west […]

Hudson Office Market Strong

The New York Times has a bit on New Jersey office real estate markets; construction on several projects in suburban north Jersey are moving forward. More importantly though, vacancy rates on Hudson coast are down to about 8 percent, and new projects are being planned including another tower in Hoboken. Part of the continued strength […]

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