Construction Begins at Wayne and Barrow

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Monday, May 4th, 2009 | Van Vorst, Wayne and Barrow | 762 views | Permalink |

A long time parking lot at the corner of Wayne and Barrow Streets is now under construction.

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Coffee Chain Coming to Dixon Mills

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Thursday, March 6th, 2008 | Dining, Van Vorst | 670 views | Permalink |

Port City Java, a smaller national coffee retailer is set to open a downtown Jersey City location as noted by QSR Magazine. The new location is set to open a franchise at 158 Wayne Street near the Dixon Mills complex.

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Bits & Briefs

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2007 | Liberty Harbor, Van Vorst | 650 views | Permalink |

Jersey City Condo Conversion Project Sells Over 50 Percent of UnitsThe Dixon Mills conversation to condominiums has sold half of the units, or at least the sales office claims as much. Wired to SellThe Times looks at Liberty Harbor North and all the electronic toys.

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Dixon Mills Launches Sales Website

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Thursday, May 17th, 2007 | Van Vorst | 855 views | Permalink |

Dixon Mills, the restored pencil factory apartment complex renovated a decade ago was sold a few months ago with the intent of selling off the units as condominium units. The day has come with the launch of an official website, which of course means Floor Plan Porn. It seems that not every unit has yet […]

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Dog Run Officially Opens, Trees Planted

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Monday, May 7th, 2007 | Van Vorst | 515 views | Permalink |

Saturday brought the official opening of the Van Vorst Park Dog Run, and the hanging of a few plaques honoring the folks involved with the project. Dozens gathered in the park for the official opening, as well as participating in the annual planting. Below, the official speech giving: Water is once again flowing in the […]

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Bits & Briefs

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2007 | Hoboken, PAD, Van Vorst | 623 views | Permalink |

Jersey Avenue (extended version)Tris McCall tackles the Jersey Avenue Connector issue. The Hudson School art exhibitJudy Marciano points us to The Hudson School of Hoboken presentation of student art. No Flash of BadgeHoboken Councilman Chris Campos laments that the city failed to ratify a police contract in two years. Coming to Jersey City: ‘600-foot-tall piece […]

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Jersey Avenue Connector Raises Ire of Local Residents

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Monday, March 5th, 2007 | Jersey City, Lafayette, Transportation, Van Vorst | 557 views | Permalink |

The city has proposed an extension of Jersey Avenue, connecting the street to Philip Road in Liberty State park over the Morris Canal. Currently, the street terminates at the canal near the Liberty Harbor North Development. Proponents of the plan cite the need for better vehicle access to the downtown, while community activists refuse to […]

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Condos, Retail Coming to Bates Street

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Tuesday, February 13th, 2007 | Van Vorst | 612 views | Permalink |

Heritage Plaza, better known as the somewhat depressed Pathmark Strip mall has for many downtown residents been a line of demarcation segregating the gentrified historic neighborhoods from the rest of Jersey City. Mushroom Development seems ready to change that though with the proposed Bates Project. This 12 story, 129 condo tower is tentatively scheduled to […]

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296 Grand Street Breaks Ground

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 | Liberty Harbor, Van Vorst | 587 views | Permalink |

296 Grand Street was approved in October. Its a fairly small project compared to Liberty Harbor North going in across the street. According to the official website, the 4 story, 6 unit building will have roof top decks with views of the statue of liberty and lower Manhattan, at least before Liberty Harbor construction is […]

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Dogshit Appears in Van Vorst Park

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Tuesday, January 9th, 2007 | Van Vorst | 524 views | Permalink |

This isn’t the scoopable kind either. Someone has taken to writing “Dogshit” on most of Van Vorst Park’s benches. While this sort of vandalism is a rather minor indiscretion, there are definitely better avenues for civil disobedience than messing with park benches. We’ll recommend anyone with knowledge of this let the authorities know. And if […]

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