Neighborhood News: Fourth Choc-O-Pain Cafe Opens in January, Journal Squared Preps For Opening

 

Choc O Pain Palisade Ave

**The fourth Choc-O-Pain bakery/cafe is scheduled to open in January of 2017, according to owner, Clémence Danko. Located at 330-332 Palisade Avenue, the new space (exterior pictured above) will house Choc-O-Pain’s production facility, offices, and a small retail cafe/shop. Currently, Choc-O-Pain has locations in downtown, the Heights, and Hoboken.

**Developers are getting ready to release a new marketing video showcasing the new 53-story residential tower Journal Squared and its bustling and quick-changing neighborhood. Leasing at the 538-unit tower will begin next year. —Real Estate NJ

**This Thursday marks the return of the Holiday Artist & Maker Market. The market will be held at Grove Plaza every Monday and Thursday (excluding Thanksgiving Day) in conjunction with the Farmer’s Market. —Holiday Market

**City Hall is now accepting toy donations for the city’s 20th Annual Toy Drive. New toys for children under 12 years of age can be dropped off at the Resident Response Center, Monday through Friday, in room 106 at City Hall. The last day to donate is Monday, December 12. —20th Annual Toy Drive

**Bravo’s Andy Cohen will be at Word Bookstore this evening at 7pm signing copies of his new book, Superficial. —Word JC

**On Wednesday, November 23rd, Pole Position Raceway will offer 23-cent indoor kart races to help “ease the gas tax sting.” Races are typically $25. To qualify for the discount, you have to show a minimum 10-gallon gas receipt purchase. —Pole Position

(Photo: Choc-O-Pain)