Neighborhood News: Jersey City Named Top City for Entrepreneurs, Liberty House Most IG-Worthy Restaurant in NJ

**Jersey City has been named one of the top, up and coming cities for small businesses and entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine. According to the website, this is partially due to local government which is incentivizing businesses with lower taxes. —Entrepreneur

**Jersey City has won Curbed’s “Neighborhood of the Year Award” beating out favorites like Greenpoint, the South Village, and New York’s Financial District. It’s the first time that an “outside” neighborhood has won the blog’s Curbed Cup. —Curbed

**USA Today and Instagram have released a list of the most Instagrammed restaurants in each state. In New Jersey, downtown’s Liberty House Restaurant took home the honor, whereas in New York the Sugar Factory was the most geo-tagged eatery in the state. —USA Today

**It appears Marco & Pepe is the first casualty of 2017. A for sale sign has been posted for 289 Grove Street with an asking price of $3.7 million. —Jersey City Eats

**Jersey City Xmas tree disposal is scheduled for every Wednesday night (for Thursday morning sanitation pickup) throughout the month of January. —Twitter/Mayor Fulop

(Photo: Flickr/Sachin Daluja)

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  1. Liberty House Restaurant is not downtown but is inside Liberty State Park. It is an excellent restaurant as is Maritime Parc which is on the other side of the park’s marina parking lot.

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