In the News: Return of the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza, Condo Craze in JC

New York Times

New York Times

**The new Silverman building on Grove and Montgomery got spray painted by anti-gentrifiers. —

**Mayor Fulop confirms that the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza will return this summer. Best quote in that story comes from a resident who’s completely against the idea of the pedestrian plaza (and the accompanying street piano). “I couldn’t even think in my own apartment. I had to hear ‘Chopsticks’ 10 times a day.” —

**York Street Project’s 5th annual “Evening Under the Stars: A Taste of Jersey City” will take place Thursday, June 18 from 6pm to 9pm on York Street, between Greene & Washington Streets. Restaurants taking part in the tasting include Emerald Seafood, Iron Monkey, The Hamilton Inn, and HopsScotch, to name a few. Tickets are $65 per person and funds will be used to provide child care, counseling, and education opportunities to women and children in need. —

**High demand and low inventory has led to a condo craze in Jersey City. —