Neighborhood News: Frankies To Open This Winter, 143 Newark Avenue Will Be Demolished


**Frankie Bar & Eatery, an Australian-inspired restaurant coming to the base of the Charles & Co. building, will open this winter, according to the Silverman blog. The restaurant is owned and operated by Rebecca Johnson and Rowen McDermott of The Fox and Crow. —Silverman

** reports that 143 Newark Avenue, which was supposed to house 17 residential units as well as the new Hard Grove Cafe, will be demolished. The four-story building was damaged in 2014 and now its owners have filed a lawsuit against the excavation crew who they say allegedly damaged the building. —

**Jersey Girls Food Tours is celebrating its final tour of the summer this Saturday from 2pm to 5.30pm. The Brunch ‘N Booze tour will visit 5 to 6 restaurants in Hamilton Park, downtown Jersey City, and Liberty State Park. Shuttle transportation will be provided by The Beacon. —Brunch ‘N Booze

**City officials have launched a new online portal to help residents find affordable housing units in Hudson County. —Hudson Housing Finder

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