Get Your Groove On!

How has JC FYI gotten this far into the summer without mentioning that you should be going to Groove on Grove! #Shameful Groove presents FREE, LIVE concerts downtown at the Grove Street PATH station plaza. The concert take place on Wednesdays from 6 PM to 9 PM from May through September. The weekly music series began… Continue reading Get Your Groove On!

Cause to Celebrate

Another Man’s Treasure Vintage Store will be celebrating it's new and bigger location at 353 Grove Street in downtown JC on Thursday, May 26th from 4 PM to 8 PM.  AMT, owned by Meika and Warren Franzhas been a staple of the downtown scene since 2006. You can find vintage clothing, shoes, hats, jewelry, and more.… Continue reading Cause to Celebrate

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Last night, Mayor Fulop announced via FaceBook that Whole Foods is coming to Jersey City. The store will be the first in Hudson County. The store will be located in downtown JC outside of the Grove Street PATH station. And, according to, will be completed in 2020. Plans are for a 45,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market… Continue reading Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

It’ll be a fine night …

.... for Singing and Art. Hear the heavenly sounds of Abbie Gardner and the outstanding female singing quartet Cabaret Sauvignon on Friday, May 6th staring from 7pm - 10pm. The event is part of Catherdral Arts Live and will take place at 39 Erie Street in downtown JC. Visual art by local artist will also be… Continue reading It’ll be a fine night …

Welcome to The Heights!

Somewhere in the holiday rush, JC FYI missed some BIG news! Wonder Bagels is opening an outpost in The Heights. The new store will be located at 331 Central Avenue between Griffith and Lincoln streets. They are currently building out the store for a 2016 opening and we couldn't be more excited. Sure, Wonder Bagels… Continue reading Welcome to The Heights!

The New York Times: Architect’s Modernist Legacy Crosses the Hudson

Today’s issue of The New York Times features Ironstate Development Company, and their Gwathmey, Siegel, Kaufman and Associate Architects (GSKA) designed 70 Columbus project in downtown Jersey City. JERSEY CITY — When Charles Gwathmey died in the summer of 2009, New York City lost one of its most prolific and influential architects. Adherents of the strict rationalism of… Continue reading The New York Times: Architect’s Modernist Legacy Crosses the Hudson

RESIDENT Magazine features The Beacon in Downtown JC

The Beacon: Where Historic Restoration Meets Modern Living The Beacon, a residential community built on one of the highest points in Jersey City near its vibrant downtown district, is inarguably unique—in its history, its architectural distinction, its scope of amenities, and its unparalleled offering of outdoor open space. The amenity package alone is so broad and… Continue reading RESIDENT Magazine features The Beacon in Downtown JC

Let’s Talk Transportation …

Would you like $40 and a free dinner on Thursday, December 3rd???   Rutgers University researchers want to talk to Jersey City residents about their experience and concerns with transportation in our area, such as traffic congestion, transit service, or safer crosswalks.   As part of a study, Rutgers is hosting a focus group to… Continue reading Let’s Talk Transportation …

CAF Live Presents “Day of the Dead”

CAF Live is an extension of the already successful and vibrant Cathedral Arts Festival, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. This innovative performance series, combining music, dance, theater, and visual arts, seeks to offer the highest level of artistic talent at an affordable price in the downtown Jersey City neighborhood. Buy Tickets HERE  Mark… Continue reading CAF Live Presents “Day of the Dead”

Largest Residential Building in NJ Gets Topped Out!'s Steve Lubetkin reports on URL Harborside in downtown Jersey City. For some awesome pics, check out the post by ChicpeaJC! Mack-Cali Realty Corp. and Ironstate Development Co. topped out URL Harborside 1 September 29 at 713 feet, making the new multi-family tower on the Jersey City waterfront the tallest residential building in New Jersey. Jersey… Continue reading Largest Residential Building in NJ Gets Topped Out!