Neighborhood News: Hudson Restaurant Week Begins, Vote for Nimbus Dance Works in Jersey Arts’ Online Ballot


**Today marks the start of Hudson Restaurant Week in Jersey City, Hoboken, Edgewater, and Weehawken. Participating restaurants will offer discounted lunch and dinner prix-fixe menus. Some popular downtown restaurants on the list include Amelia’s Bistro, Battello, GP’s Hamilton Park, and Raval. Hudson Restaurant Week will run through February 5th. Across the Hudson, New York’s Restaurant Week will also run through February 5th and includes El Vez, Left Bank, Les Halles, and Red Rooster. —Hudson Restaurant Week

**Nimbus Dance Works — known for its annual Jersey City Nutcracker performance, among others — has been nominated for Favorite Dance Company in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. Pubic voting runs through February 11th. Winners will be announced and honored in early March at the New Jersey Conference on Tourism in Atlantic City. You can vote for Nimbus via the following link. —Jersey Arts

**On Monday, January 25th, the Path train will run the following lines: HOB-WTC, HOB-33, JSQ-33, JSQ-WTC. There will be no NWK-JSQ service. NJ Transit will cross-honoring NWK passengers (Harrison passengers will have to walk to Newark Penn Station to take a NJ Transit train into NYC). —Port Authority

**Jersey City will see more than $3 million in pedestrian safety upgrades through grants from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. A Marin Boulevard project received the largest grant, $885,838. The project includes creating additional left turn lanes, adding pedestrian countdown signals, and the creation of bike lanes.The project is expected to be split into three parts: Montgomery Street to Columbus Drive, Columbus Drive to Second Street and Second Street to Sixth Street. —

**St. Peter’s Prep started construction on its new 15,000-sq. ft. athletic facility, which will be located next to the school’s football field near Van Vorst Avenue. The $5.25 million facility will be called the William O. Perkins III ’86 Athletic Center in honor of William “Guy” Perkins, a Jersey City native who played for the school’s football team and provided a $1.5 million donation for the facility. The center is scheduled to open in the fall. —

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