Tag Archives: Jersey City

Jersey City Mayor Slams Trump’s “Hate Campaign”

This weekend Donald Trump twice declared that “thousands and thousands” of Arabs in Jersey City were cheering when the Twin Towers came down. Which never happened. Democratic Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who joined the Marines and served in Iraq after witnessing the attack, is furious. He was elected mayor in 2013 at the age of 36 and my pals ...

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JERSEY CITY: Gay Bar Owner Claims Extortion Attempt By City-Contracted Trash Removal Company

Wolf Sterling, owner of Pint, Jersey City’s only gay bar, claims that workers from the city-contracted trash removal service have threatened his staff with violence unless they are given free alcohol in return for hauling away his recyclables. The Jersey Journal first reported on the incident several days ago: Sterling said the two men approached one of his bartenders in ...

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Jersey City: America’s Most Diverse Town

Via NJ.com: From the gateway days of nearby Ellis Island to today, Jersey City has long been a true American melting pot. It’s no surprise, then, that Jersey City is the most diverse city in the country, according to a new survey. After looking at 350 of the most populated cities in the United States, finance website WalletHub found that ...

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Officials Rebel Against Port Authority Plan To End Overnight PATH Train Service

Nighttime workers and nightlife fans in New Jersey will soon have no way to get home from Manhattan if the Port Authority gets its way. Via the Jersey Journal: Several Hudson County officials will join forces with other officials tomorrow to call on the Port Authority to to cancel its proposal to eliminate the overnight PATH service. The press conference, ...

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Saturday In Jersey City

From the Newark Star-Ledger: Wrapping up a historical week for same-sex couples in New Jersey, Jersey City’s Pint Bar will be hosting a “Big Gay Wedding Reception” on Saturday at 5 p.m. Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop conducted eight marriages at 12:01 a.m. and other couples have been married across the county Monday, the first day that same-sex couples could ...

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Married In Jersey City!

Photo by Nathan Bullock.

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NEW JERSEY: Asbury Park Issues Marriage Licenses In Advance Of Court Ruling

The New Jersey Supreme Court might rule tomorrow that same-sex marriages can begin on Monday, even though it won’t actually hear the full case until January. And the popular gay tourism town of Asbury Park has already begun issuing licenses, just in case. Asbury Park’s action touched off conflicting legal advice for towns. The Star-Ledger of Newark reported that the ...

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Totally The Worst Clip In The Entire All-Time History Of Everything

Mark this date. It’s the end of the internet.

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Bruiser At Jersey City’s Star Bar

I forgot to put up some photos after last week’s debut of Bruiser, the new Sunday afternoon bear party at Jersey City’s Star Bar, but this can serve as a reminder in case anybody’s thinking of attending this weekend. Star Bar owner Wolf put on a great event and the little joint overflowed, with as many people outside on the ...

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Sunday: Bear Party In Jersey City

My pal Wolf, owner of Jersey City’s Star Bar, tips us to his new Sunday afternoon party for bears and friends which begins this weekend. As many New Yorkers know, the bear-centric Dugout in the West Village has become the leather-lite Ramrod, ending at least a decade of beer-soaked late afternoon carousing around a brilliantly curated jukebox in favor of ...

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Arrested: All Of New Jersey

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Feds Arrest Half Of Jersey

Some strange is going on across the river in Jersey. This morning the feds made a massive corruption sweep and arrested the mayors of Hoboken and Secaucus, the deputy mayor of Jersey City, a state Assemblyman, several rabbis, and other politicians. Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano has been arrested by the FBI as part of a wide-reaching investigation that is swooping ...

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The Second Crash Of Flight 1549

Jersey City residents were startled to see the fuselage of US Airways Flight 1549 being towed through city streets this weekend. [T]he fuselage, which had been brought to Weeks Marine Inc. in Jersey City for the federal investigation after it crash landed in the Hudson River, was supposed to head to Newark via the Officers Shawn Carson and Robert Nguyen ...

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Evening View – Jersey City

Downtown Jersey City as seen from Christopher Street. Jersey City’s skyline has been growing steadily since 9/11, thanks to all the Manhattan companies that bailed. JC is the second-biggest city in the state, behind Newark, with about 240,000 residents. Interestingly, JC has no ethnic majority, all races are represently almost equally.

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