Neighborhood News: Om Sweet Home Opening New Cafe, Leasing at Journal Squared Set for February

**New Jersey-based bakery Om Sweet Home, which specializes in plant-based/gluten-free cakes and desserts, is opening a new storefront in Cliffside Park at the former Mezbah Meat Market at 708 Anderson Avenue. Currently, Om Sweet Home desserts can be found at The Warehouse Cafe, Bwè Kafe, Word Bookstore, and Lackawanna Coffee in Jersey City. —Om Sweet Home, Boozy Burbs

**Leasing at Journal Squared is expected to begin in February of 2017. The 53-story tower will offer 538 rentable units and 36,000 square feet of retail dining space. —NJBiz

**A new state bill would require background checks and heighten insurance requirements on car-hailing companies (Lyft/Uber) and their drivers. Currently, there is no statewide regulation in New Jersey. —Politico NJ

**Razza is once again offering $10 take-out pies through Thursday of this week. —Razza

**Jersey City’s Toy Drive was a success last week bringing hundreds of toys and happiness to about 2,000 local area children. —

(Photo: Om Sweet Home)