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April 1, 2013
On Wednesday April 17, 2013 the Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation (CASID) will be conducting its Annual Meeting of the Corporation scheduled for 6:00 PM at the CASID Office (366 Central Avenue 2nd Fl, Jersey City). All CASID members are invited to join the meeting for a presentation, discussion, and vote on CASID’s proposed Fiscal Year Budget (FYB) July 1, 2013- June 30, 2014. Also, a vote will be taken for our Bi-Annual Board of Trustee Election.March 1, 2013
The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City welcomes artists. The Heights now has an arts district known as the "Riverview Arts District" (RAD) attracting the attention of many New York City Artists looking for accommodating housing options.
On February 27, 2013, a city zoning amendment was approved to create an Artist Overlay Zone covering a large portion of the eastern Heights and allows artist to have studios or work/ live units within the District. Artists can have an "artist studio workspace" to make their art or sell it as an accessory use to the studio; they can also have a work/live artist studio defined as "a single, enclosed, private space of 900 sq. ft or more, where at least one-half of the total space is devoted to work space for the creation, display and sale of art, and the remainder is used for living purposes..."
The CASID's longstanding sidewalk sweeping program will officially come to an end on January 28, 2013. Making matters worse, the organization behind the popular Everything Jersey City Festival may no longer have the necessary manpower to organize the event in 2013.
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January 3rd, 2013
After Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey City area and left a path of destruction in its wake, the Family Fitness Martial Arts family at 419 Central Avenue took action. Led by Masters Vinh Dang and Mike Dang, Family Fitness organized to help those devastated by the one-two punch of Hurricane Sandy and the Nor'easter that followed soon after in Mid-November. .
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December 6, 2012
On Tuesday, November 13th at their Bi-Annual Meeting of the Corporation, the membership of the Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation voted to continue to the organization for an additional two years. The oldest Special Improvement District in Jersey City, this is the eleventh consecutive time that the organization’s members have voted to retain it.
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Inside the Special Festival Edition of the Newsletter :
- A Look at the 2012 EJCF
- Festival Sponsors Key to Successful Festival
- Community Groups Add Vibrancy to Neighborhood
- Events and Venues Help Heights Creativity Bloom
- Interview with Heights Artist Anne LePore
- TONS of 2012 Everything Festival photos
- and much more