Tasti D-Lite Really Coming

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Monday, March 30th, 2009 | Grove Street, Shopping | 1,071 views | Permalink |

Tasti D-Lite really is coming to the base of Grove Pointe. The storefront on Marin Blvd will join Duane Reade, Starbucks, Valley National Bank, and an organic dry cleaners. Three other retail locations are still available. For now, the northeast corner space houses three art pieces constructed of Lego bricks.

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Connected Waterfront Park Plan Revealed

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Thursday, March 26th, 2009 | Paulus Hook, Recreation | 978 views | Permalink |

The dream of a single contiguous waterfront walkway is a little closer to fulfillment with an ambitious plan to connect Veteran’s Park and the Morris Canal Park over the Morris Canal. The plan bi-passes a small stretch of land where developers did not construct the waterfront park. Veteran’s Park, pictured above, is home to the […]

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"Manhattan" Style Deli

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Thursday, March 12th, 2009 | Paulus Hook, Shopping | 883 views | Permalink |

The south east corner retail space in Liberty Towers will eventually have a “Manhattan” style deli, as first noted in July. There will probably be some high end grocery items as well as prepared foods, like most Manhattan style delis. Of course, unlike New York delis, there will be no beer in the cold drinks […]

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Organic Dry Cleaning in Liberty Harbor

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Thursday, March 12th, 2009 | Liberty Harbor, Shopping | 813 views | Permalink |

Liberty Harbor’s latest retail opening is an organic dry cleaners along Grand Street.

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Tasti D-Lite Coming to Grove Pointe

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 | Dining, Grove Street | 700 views | Permalink |

Tasti D-Lite, the faux ice cream chain is coming to Jersey City in the base of the Grove Pointe tower. Grove Pointe is a little outpost of Manhattan with both a Starbucks and Duane Reade. Via JCList

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Liberty Harbor North Tower 3

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 | Liberty Harbor | 819 views | Permalink |

A detail of the brickwork.

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Mystery Marin Blvd Tower

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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 | Grove Street | 796 views | Permalink |

The architects DeWitt Tishman reveal an image of mysterious Marin Blvd Tower. The 28 story, 220 unit tower with 3,600 square feet of retail is probably too short to be one of the proposed Toll Brothers Towers. Toll wants to build 30, 35, and 40 story towers on property abutting Marin Blvd in the Powerhouse […]

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Legal Beans Gets New Location

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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 | Dining, Newark Ave | 586 views | Permalink |

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.

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Automata Chino Provides Music Venue

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Thursday, March 5th, 2009 | Paulus Hook, Recreation | 912 views | Permalink |

Automata Chino is a new music venue attached to the Iron Monkey in Paulus Hook. They seem to have a very full schedule of bands. They have a limited food menu, snacks mostly, and a more or less full bar. Hipsters will appreciate the Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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City Slaughters Trees

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 | Newark Ave | 534 views | Permalink |

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.

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