The Powerhouse Arts District is part misnomer, part mystery and – for now – part missed opportunity. The neighborhood, usually just called the PAD, is a historic district chock-full of sprawling warehouses that has long been seen as Jersey City’s answer to Brooklyn’s DUMBO.
With its gleaming skyscrapers defining much of the Jersey City skyline and its daytime bustle of whitecollar workers, its easy to forget what an accomplishment the Pavonia/Newport area really is.
The US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (“Blue Angels”) will execute a survey flight over the Hudson River this morning between 9:30 and 11 am, according to the Jersey City Office of Emergency Management and the NYPD. The flight will consist of 2 F/A-18 Hornet Fighter Jets conducting multiple passes as low as 500 feet above [...]
Hudson Pride Connections Center is holding a town hall meeting to begin planning the 2012 Pride Festival in Jersey City tonight at City Hall. Pride has seen an eventful couple of years. In 2010, Jersey City Lesbian + Gay Outreach, the organization that ran Pride, disbanded and was absorbed by Hudson Pride Connections Center. And [...]
‘College Goal Sunday’ Comes to Jersey City This Weekend; Event Provides Free Financial Aid AssistanceBy Jon Whiten • Feb 24th, 2012 • Category: Blog, News
New Jersey City University (NJCU) is one of only 10 New Jersey campuses participating this weekend in the seventh annual “College Goal Sunday,” a free program that provides professional assistance in completing the national application for college financial aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), as well as information on other financial aid [...]
Final Superintendent Search Town Hall This Saturday; Board of Education Wants Your Opinion in SurveyBy Jon Whiten • Feb 23rd, 2012 • Category: Blog, News
The Jersey City Board of Education’s final “town hall” meeting on its superintendent search is slated for this Saturday in the Heights, and school board officials are making one final push to have as many interested parties as possible fill out its survey on the search. The board has hired the firm West Hudson Associates/Hazard, [...]
The Jersey City Medical Center is now home to Hudson County’s first and only state-certified Cardiac Electrophysiology (or EP) Lab, which allows cardiologists to diagnose and treat irregular heartbeats. The lab, which opened earlier this year and is run by Dr. Roy Sauberman, lets electrophysiologists “see” into a patient’s beating heart — using sophisticated cardiac [...]
Arthur Bruso, A Narrow World – No. 8 –Three Structures for Capturing Light, 3 color photographs 17 X 7 inches. Curious Matter co-founder Arthur Bruso has released the fourth book in the Association Sublimation series, A Narrow World. The book includes more than 70 photo-based works of art, along with an introduction and essays written [...]
Three years after launching the Not Yo Mama’s Craft Fair, the groups of arts organizers behind the event are returning to where it all began with a special April Fools’ Day fair at LITM — and they are looking for vendors. If you have crafty or handmade wares you’d like to peddle, you have to [...]
When NBC’s medical drama Mercy debuted in 2009, many Jersey City-ites would tune in each week to catch a glimpse of local establishments and landmarks, as it was shot largely here and in surrounding areas. Unfortunately, the show itself was deemed a bit of a dud by viewers, and it was relegated to the shelves [...]