Kobra’s Iconic Murals Include Portraits of Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Bob Dylan, Nelson Mandela, and John Lennon, with Murals in More than 20 Countries and 30 U.S. Projects Fresh off setting the Guinness Book of World Records for the “largest spray paint mural by a team” with his Rio 2016 Olympic Games-inspired “Ethnicities,” internationally-renowned, Brazilian street… Continue reading One of the Largest Names in the International Mural Scene, KOBRA, to begin Massive New Mural in Jersey City
Mayor Steven Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs present the annual Jazz For Lunch Concert Series every Thursday from 12pm-2pm, July 7th through September 22nd! The Jazz For Lunch Concert Series is a free music event held at J. Owen Grundy Park at Exchange Place.
The New York Times' Ronda Kaysen looks across the Hudson. Destination: Jersey City. “As Manhattan becomes increasingly more densely populated, people are migrating to the next stop,” said Michael J. DeMarco, the president of Mack-Cali Realty, which is building 6,000 residential units near the Jersey City waterfront, including M2 at Marbella, a 311-unit rental opening… Continue reading Jersey City is the next stop after Manhattan, according to The NY Times
New 27-Story Building Features 232 Residences & World-Class Amenities In Burgeoning SoHo West Neighborhood on Jersey City/Hoboken Border JERSEY CITY, NJ – Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop joined officials from Manhattan Building Company on Wednesday, May 25th to officially open Cast Iron Lofts II, a new 27-story, 232-unit luxury residential building in this Hudson County… Continue reading Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop Joins Manhattan Building Co. for Grand Opening of Cast Iron Lofts II Rental Building
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 NJ.com, will be completed in 2020. Plans are for a 45,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market… Continue reading Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
The New York Times continues to trumpet the rise of Jersey City with today’s story featuring emerging neighborhoods and the people behind them. Jersey City is no longer just another gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson River, dismissed by apartment hunters. As its population soars, new housing rises and buyers get wind of… Continue reading The NY Times hails Jersey City!
In a report yesterday, The Economist examines Mayor Fulop, Jersey City growth, and development. AT THE topping out ceremony held on the upper floors of the first of three towers being built in a hitherto unloved corner of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, the mayor, gazed across the water at Manhattan’s skyline, New York Harbour, the Statue… Continue reading The Economist Looks Toward JC
The KRE Group and National Real Estate Advisors have announced the topping out of the first phase of Journal Squared at 563 feet, providing visual context for what will ultimately be a three-tower, mixed-use project that will fuel the revitalization of Jersey City’s historic Journal Square neighborhood and its vital intermodal transportation hub. Mayor Steven Fulop… Continue reading First Journal Squared Residential Tower Tops Out At 563 Feet In Jersey City’s Historic Journal Square
It's time to roll out the Red Carpet for the opening of the Jersey City International Television & Film Festival! The festival opens for the 2nd year on Friday, October 16th at the Mana Contemporary and runs through Sunday, October 18th. Check out the films, television, panel discussions, and more. Festival events are happening throughout the… Continue reading Roll Out the Red Carpet!
Mozes Zarate at The Wall Street Journal reports on the launch of JC's bike-share program. Jersey City’s bike-share system plans to launch in mid-September as an expansion of Citi Bike, with 350 bikes and 35 stations available to members on both sides of the Hudson River, officials said Tuesday. The new system will work in… Continue reading Jersey City’s Bike Share Kicks Off in September