Last weekend's Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival drew upwards of 10,000 people to Newark Avenue for the annual celebration that culminates a week of Pride-themed events. Organizers said Saturday's 15th annual Pride Festival in Downtown Jersey City was organized by Gayborhood JC and Humanity Pride, and saw between 8,000 and 10,000 people attend.
JERSEY CITY -- The attorney for a Jersey City man accused of killing and dismembering two men and burying them in Atlantic County in 2013 argued today to suppress a statement he said his client made to police before he was allowed to talk to an attorney. Yusuf Ibrahim, of Jersey City, was arrested Feb. 10, 2013 in Bayonne and charged with shooting Hanny F. Tawadros, 25, and Amgad A. Konds, 27, in the chest during an argument inside a Mercedes Benz in Jersey City on Feb. 5, 2013.
More than 150 flashy cars will be on display later this month in Jersey City for a worthy cause: raising money for the American Childhood Cancer Organization. Organized by the Latino Automotive Business Services and Jersey City, the eye-catching auto show will be held Sept.
A new gallery and performance arts venue is opening in Jersey City, and not in a neighborhood you might expect. While the Powerhouse Arts District bears an official designation and a name to match and Downtown has been hailed as the seat of JC's arts Renaissance, other neighborhoods with cheaper rents and more available raw space are quickly becoming the go-to places to open new venues.
JERSEY CITY -- The season of summer festivals may be coming to a close, but not before a little taste of the Mediterranean makes its way into Jersey City again. Evangelismos Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church is hosting its annual Jersey City Greek Festival on Sept.
City and transportation officials have changed where trucks queue to get into Global Marine Terminal in the wake of recent backups at Exit 14A on the New Jersey Turnpike Extension and in anticipation of the increased traffic that will come with schools opening next week. Prior to this week, most trucks trying to get into the 170-acre container port facility on the Bayonne/Jersey City border piled up along Port Jersey Boulevard, the roadway leading to the terminal's gate, city Business Administrator Joe DeMarco told The Jersey Journal yesterday.