In the News: 55 Hudson to Reach 95 Stories, Christie & Cuomo Ask Obama to Pay for New Rail Tunnel, Dale Talde at WORD

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**Goldman Sachs is looking to build a 95-story tower (pictured above) next to its current tower on the Jersey City waterfront. The commercial/office building would be located on 55 Hudson and have 17,500 square feet of retail space, 684 parking spots, and could even house residences on its upper floors. —YIMBY

**Wallet Hub recently graded Jersey City as one of the cities that has best recovered from the country’s recession. Jersey City was number 16 on the list of 150 cities ahead of New York (45), Newark (106), and Washington, D.C. (33). —Wallet Hub

**In a letter to President Barack Obama, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said their respective states, along with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, would pay for the cost of a new train tunnel connecting NJ and NY if the federal government paid for 50% of the total cost. The new tunnel is desperately needed as the current train tunnels need to be shutdown for repairs. —My9NJ

**Brooklyn-turned-Jersey City chef Dale Talde will be at WORD Bookstore on Thursday, September 17th at 7.30pm talking about his new book, “Asian-American: Proudly Inauthentic Recipes from the Philippines to Brooklyn.” A Facebook RSVP isn’t required, but recommended if you’re interested in attending. —WORD

**Bloomberg is reporting that NJ Transit has quietly cut some late night trains running from New York City to New Jersey. It appears the lines affected are Morris, Essex, and Gladstone —Bloomberg

(Image via YIMBY)