Hudson County Courthouse is 4th on the list of Historical Preservation Funding

Photo from Google Maps

Photo from Google Maps

Hudson County Courthouse (or Justice William J. Brennan Courthouse) is one of two historical places in Jersey City that made the list of landmarks that received most grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust. Since 2000, the courthouse has received $1.5 million for the planning, repair, preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of properties, according to NJSpotlight.

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Only one JCFridays Event in Journal Square this Friday

jcfridays-logoOnly one group in Journal Square is participating the seasonal JCFridays event — “a city-wide celebration of arts in Jersey City“, and that is the Square Route Holiday Market.

Here’s the info on their JCFridays page:

4:30pm-9pm SQUARE ROUTE presents “Holiday Market.” Make your way to Journal Square and shop for the holidays! Peruse a 13,000 square foot facility where merchants, artists & musicians sell one-of-kind goods, handmade pieces, vintage clothing & decor, refurbished furniture, original art, & all sorts of great gifts. Only one block from the PATH.

Address of this family-friendly fair is at 140 Sip Avenue, and phone number (917)348-0311

More details after the jump ….

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Car Accident: Sip Avenue and JFK Boulevard

Map of the accident. Inset photo from The Jersey Journal

Map of the accident. Inset photo from The Jersey Journal

Two cars collided at the intersection of Sip Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard just before noon time today.  “…The two Rutgers students said they were driving to school in their black Nissan sedan heading west on Sip Avenue when they collided with the Infiniti sedan, which was making a left turn onto JFK Boulevard….”

The drivers of both cars said they tried to stop to avoid collision, but the bad weather / slippery road made it impossible. More at the link.



Pal Inasal Resto Grill on Newark Avenue

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pal-inasal-newark-ave-jcOn November 13, 2013, Pal Inasal Resto Grill on Newark Avenue opens, replacing Taj Mahal Restaurant. Pal Inasal features the famous “inasal” (grilled) chicken and other Filipino food. Its location has the main entrance on Newark Avenue, and another on Summit Avenue, both off of Five Corners.

Pal Inasal Resto Grill is just half a block away from another famous Filipino chicken restaurant — Max’s of Manila, which opened its doors in Journal Square three years ago.

Pal Inasal Resto Grill
Description: Filipino Restaurant, Filipino Food
Address: 663 Newark Avenue, Jersey City 07306
Business Hours: Sun – Wed (11A – 9P); Thu (11A – 10P); Fri and Sat (11A – 11P)
Web & Phone: palinasal.com | (201)222-9222



Thanksgiving Outreach in Journal Square

Two groups are giving back to the Journal Square community this Thanksgiving Holiday: Jersey City Homelessness Advocacy Group (JCHAG) and St. Paul Lutheran Church on Hoboken Avenue. Both groups will be giving out food to the needy, but they need volunteers to help them out.

As of writing, JCHAG is all set for food, they just people to help them pack and plate the food on Thanksgiving Day. Meanwhile, St. Paul Church will sponsor their second week of “Feed the Hungry” on November 30, 2013)

Details after the jump….

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