Neighborhood News: Grove Street Bicycles Finds New Home, Jersey City Ranked Among Best for Halloween


**Grove Street Bicycles, which has been operating from a temporary storefront next door to Morlees — has found a new permanent home at 172 Columbus Drive (between Barrow and Jersey Avenue). —Grove Street Bicycles

**State officials have declared a drought emergency for various counties in Northern New Jersey, including Hudson County. Despite yesterday’s rain, the state could still trigger mandatory water conservation measures for the public. —The Record

**Phase two of Provost Square is now underway. Provost Square consists of The Morgan and a new 28-story tower, which will include 505 residential units and retail space.—Yimby

**A study by personal finance firm Smart Asset has named Jersey City the most livable city in the U.S., based on crime rates, income, walkability, and other factors. —Smart Asset

**In a separate study, Jersey City has been named the number three best city for Halloween. The Wallet Hub study looked at 100 U.S. cities and ranked them based on criteria like the number of costume shops per capita, trick-or-treater friendliness, the number of Halloween parties, and Halloween weather.  —Wallet Hub

**Speaking of Halloween, there are still multiple Halloween parties in downtown Jersey City tonight. The family-friendly 3rd Annual Halloween Party at the Pedestrian Plaza, LITM’s Halloween Costume Party, The Archer’s New Orleans-themed Masquerade, Harsimus Cemetery’s Live Rocky Horror Picture Show performance, and Madame Claude Bis’ Masquerade Party for Haiti.