Zahara Day Spa

01 Dec 2014, Posted by JCVillage in News, Spotlights

One of the Village neighborhood’s secret gems is Zahara Day Spa at 403 Monmouth St., which opened in January 2013. If owner and aesthetician Najat Hafdi gets her way, though, it won’t be much of a secret for long. Hafdi grew up in Morocco watching…

Warlock Drums

26 Aug 2014, Posted by JCVillage in News, Spotlights

Passing by the Dwyer home, 369 Third St., in the Village neighborhood, you might notice that it’s a little different from the other houses nearby. For one thing, part of its ground floor is home to the Lil’ Brick Schoolhouse childcare center run by matriarch Renee…

DeCarlos Bespoke

02 Jun 2014, Posted by JCVillage in News, Spotlights

DeCarlos Morse wants to make you look good. The tailor, who opened DeCarlos Bespoke on Monmouth Street about five years ago, says he works with his clients to make custom suits that fit their body and their style. “We keep it old school, the way…

Metropolis Music

21 Mar 2014, Posted by JCVillage in News, Spotlights

For over a decade, Metropolis Music, 240 Newark Ave., has been helping locals from the Village neighborhood and beyond buy instruments, learn how to play them and fix ’em when they need repairs. Owner Mark Dalzell, who used to live in the Village until he…

Get Your Hands on Your Own Vintage Village T-Shirt

13 Mar 2014, Posted by Rob Crow in News

Get your hands on our new vintage Village T-shirts! All proceeds go to support the VNA. Email: info@jcvillage.org for details Sign up for our email newsletter (form is to the right) to be notified of all future general meetings.

White Eagle Hall Redevelopment

21 Apr 2013, Posted by Rob Crow in News

Update – July 11, 2013: Please see this Wall Street Journal Article for more information about the planned redevelopment of White Eagle Hall At our April VNA general meeting, developer Ben LoPiccolo gave us a verbal “sneak peek” at his group’s plans to redevelop the…

PRESS RELEASE Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations welcomes its newest member, the Village Neighborhood Association Jersey City, NJ –The Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (DCNA) is pleased to announce its newest member association, the Village Neighborhood Association (VNA). At its meeting on October 12th, 2011,…


24 Oct 2011, Posted by Rob Crow in News

An intense fire ripped through the White Rose Linen Supply Co. at 419 Third Street early on Saturday morning. They’re still investigating the cause of the fire, but definitely check out Mike McNamara’s incredible photos on his site here. Three-alarm fire in Downtown Jersey City…


04 Oct 2011, Posted by Rob Crow in News

This will be the last time for you to voice your opposition regarding the proposed gas pipeline headed our way. Jump on over to nogaspipeline.org to become a member, and to keep yourself up to date on the latest developments. This is easily the most…