Crescent Court

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 | Crescent Court | 642 views | Permalink |

Crescent Court, the low rise, block wide residential complex under construction in the western fringe of the downtown is rapidly nearing completion. The complex hides the parking garage buried behind the building. The structure does stand out in the neighborhood; unlike other historic neighborhoods in the downtown, the Village (or Italian Village) lacks the symmetric […]

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255 Grand Street

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 | Grand Street Tower | 697 views | Permalink |

The tallest part of the building from the corner of Grand and Marin The western end of the building Brick and glass along Grand Street From Grove Street, the tower rises over brownstones

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Monaco Towers

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Monday, December 7th, 2009 | Monaco Towers | 731 views | Permalink |

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Shop on Grove Street

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Friday, October 2nd, 2009 | Grove Street, Shopping | 1,047 views | Permalink |

We’ve been working on a handy little Grove Street area shopping guide, sort of like a mall directory, but without all the insipid elevator music or build-a-bear workshops. Not only does Grove Street have some great restaurants, but a number of unique and independent retailers worth patronizing. We’re still working on adding a few previously […]

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Artist Studio Tour This Weekend

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Thursday, October 1st, 2009 | Arts & Events | 722 views | Permalink |

This weekend, local Jersey Artists will open up their homes and galleries to the public to show off their artwork and their studios. The event kicks off Friday night at Grace Church on Erie Street. Then on Saturday and Sunday, between noon and 6pm, galleries and studios are opened to the public throughout the city. […]

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As Seen on TV: Mercy, Episode 2 Locations

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 | Mercy | 730 views | Permalink |

Enos Jones Park plays host to the softball team. Just like in the real Jersey City, everyone is drunk while playing softball. The rear of PS 5 pretends to be the exterior of Mercy Hospital.

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213 Newark Avenue Named "The Saffron"

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 | 213 Newark Avenue | 698 views | Permalink |

The Field’s Development project on Newark Avenue just west of Jersey Avenue is set to auction several units, according to the NY Times. The 76 unit low rise building, to be named The Saffron, will auction between 9 and 15 units to jump start traditional sales. The Saffron sits on what had been an empty […]

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Lucky 7, Basic Cafe Star in NBC Drama

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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 | Jersey City, Mercy | 870 views | Permalink |

Tonight is the premiere of NBC’s Mercy, a hospital drama set in a fictional Jersey City hospital. Although the hospital interiors of the show are shot in a vacant Paterson hospital, many scenes from the pilot have been shot in and around downtown Jersey City. The drama focuses on three nurses. The show opens with […]

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Wayne and Barrow Street

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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 | Wayne and Barrow | 809 views | Permalink |

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Excitement Builds as Another Convenience Store is Set to Open on Newark Avenue

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 | Shopping | 1,011 views | Permalink |

Newark Avenue, the long beleaguered shopping district in the downtown, is getting a new store: a convenience store. TwentyFour 7 is replacing Gas, a men’s boutique store that had a shelf life of about three weeks. Don’t tell 7-Eleven corporate though, because the store’s signage looks remarkably similar. Across the street, adjacent to the former […]

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