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#ShopSmall Business Saturday

For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $73 remains in the community. Those dollars help fund local wages, local taxes and other locally owned businesses, as well as donations to local non-profits. This compares to only $43 remaining in the community when you spend $100 at a non-locally owned business. [Read More]

Central Ave Discussion on Redev. Plan

Dear Members of the Jersey City Heights Community:

There is a buzz in the neighborhood about a Redevelopment Plan for Central Avenue. The Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation, an organization of business and commercial property owners within the shopping district, would like to set the record straight and address the circulating rumors. [Read More]

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New on Central Avenue, Jersey City

Hola Doctor at 353 Central Avenue, Jersey City

  • Lou's Cafe
  • Central Flower's
  • Jimmy's Barber Shop
  • Cleopatra Cafe

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Central Avenue Reusable Bag Campaign

Who wants one?! CASID is launching its first reusable bag campaign this fall and 36 businesses have signed up to sponsor it. [Read More]

Business Spotlight by ChicpeaJC:
Sole Dreams

Sole Dreams, 344 Central Avenue, Jersey City

Sole Dreams has been around for over 37 years on Central Ave. in The Heights. After undergoing a renovation, this family owned shop changed its name from Nino Shoes to Sole Dreams to accommodate the changing neighborhood. Even though they upgraded, the heart is still there. They pride themselves on great customer service, a super fun and customized shopping experience. I recently went there to interview Marco the son of Nino, the founder of Nino’s shoes. I tried on shoes, clothes and hats! The whole family was there helping me out. [Read More]

Central Avenue Featured in New Art Matters NJ - Jersey City Video

Central Avenue, Jersey City NJ

A new video by Art Matters NJ focuses on the impact the arts are having on Jersey City featuring many important institutions including your favorite neighborhood main street, Central Avenue. The video, created by 07 Films, captures the creative atmosphere that surrounds the Jersey City area. Find the video on youtube.

Learn more about Public Art on Central Avenue and in The Heights

PAC-MAN Eats Jersey City

PAC-MAN Eats Jersey City

Artist Eric Som shared his time and talents with the Jersey City Heights this fall to bring us a blast from our past - PAC-MAN! His artwork transformed a dull traffic box into something fun we all can enjoy.

More "PAC-MAN Eats Jersey City" photos.

More Traffic Box Art in the Central Avenue Shopping District

CASID Sponsors ServSafe "Certified Food Protection Manager" Course for Local Bizs

ServSafe Instructor Eddy Gallo with a class which just completed the training course

A clean, safe, and enjoyable eating environment is important to every restaurant. Central Avenue's business community takes public health very seriously and the CASID is now assisting local restaurants to better maintain that standard in addition to complying with local laws. [read more]

Everything You Need to Know About
Bus Service On Central Avenue, Jersey City

New Jersey Transit No. 119 Bus Service

Did you know that midtown Manhattan (NYC) is approximately 20 minutes away from the Jersey City Heights via bus route No. 119? The No. 119 bus route starts as early as 5:00am towards NYC weekdays. The last bus back (via No. 119) to New Jersey leaves the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) at 11:06pm.
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Zipcar adds Third Car in the JC Heights!

Zipcar in the Heights Section of Jersey City - Central Avenue Municipal Lot

And then there were three. Whether you’re traveling into NYC for a meeting or exploring the rest of the Garden State, having Zipcars available on-demand by the hour or the day allows members access to a convenient and affordable transportation solution. A Honda Civic named "Corburn" joins another Honda Civic named “Carthage” and a Toyota Corolla named “Gemmiti” in the Central Avenue municipal parking lot between Bowers & Griffith St. All three cars are now available for reservations. CASID members should checkout the Zipcar for Business program which offers discounted driving rates Monday through Friday.

Read more from the Jersey Journal - Zipcar Zooms into JC Heights