Hard Grove Gets New Awning, More Affordable Housing Coming to Downtown?

**Hard Grove has installed its new awning. The restaurant, which was scheduled to open last month, has taken over the former Port-O Lounge spot and will feature a similar menu to its previous Grove street location.

**More affordable housing could be coming to downtown. A new proposal could require that all tax-abated downtown properties include 20 percent affordable housing. In addition, developers seeking tax abatements would be forced to pay an extra fee that would go to the public-school district. The measures will be voted on this Wednesday. —NJ.com

**Gin and vodka fans, get ready. Corgi Spirits — Hudson County’s first distillery — is scheduled to open this month. The distillery has posted its menu online and will offer original cocktails like the Garden Party (Earl Grey gin, carrot juice, cucumber, hibiscus syrup, celery bitters, club soda), The Corgi Cuppa (Earl Grey gin, lemon, honey syrup), and A Rose By Any Other Name (Saddlecoat Vodka, rose essence, ginger syrup, rhubarb bitters). The distillery, lounge, and picnic area will open at the end of this month/early July. —Jersey Digs 

**PS Wine Bar is going Latin with Como Yo! A Night of Latin Music. Guest DJs include Sara Rodriguez and Jersey City’s own Adriana Machado. The party starts at 8pm this Wednesday. —PS Wine Bar

**DoShe Korean BBQ & Bar — which we reported as City 8 — got its awning/logo installed recently. It’s still scheduled to open in about two weeks. —Wired JC

**Kushner Companies’ One Journal Square project has hit another road block. After losing anchor tenant WeWork,  WNYC reports that the building could also lose $6.5 million in tax breaks, further squeezing the building’s finances. —WNYC

**Mayor Fulop has suspended four officers for “acting outside of guidelines” in a pursuit that ended in a fiery crash last week. —Eyewitness News

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