Neighborhood News: Po-kay Bowl Coming to 283 Newark Avenue, Hot Pot Arrives on Jersey Avenue

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**The poke craze continues in Jersey City as yet another poke spot is set to open in downtown Jersey City. Po-kay Bowl will “open soon” at 283 Newark Avenue between Monmouth and Third Street (steps away from Gia Gelato). There are a few empty storefronts in that vicinity — most recently those left by Union Republic and Golden Grille — so it’s nice to see a small business/restaurant row start to form there again. —Po-kay Bowl via Mordi’s Food Truck

**The Old Spot Hot Pot & Grill has officially opened. Located at 523 Jersey Avenue (between Newark and Columbus), the new restaurant takes over the former H2O Aquarium shop. —Jersey City Eats

**A new study by Apartment List ranks Jersey City as third in the nation for highest rents, behind New York City and San Francisco. —Jersey Digs

**The Port Authority has chosen five proposals for its design competition to replace the 66-year old bus terminal in New York. The designs will be shown to the public at PABT Competition this Thursday. —Curbed

**The life-size naked Donal Trump statue that greeted drivers headed toward the Holland Tunnel has been stolen. —NJ.com

(Image: P0-kay Bowl)