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Happenings:On the Other Side of the Hudson River

The First Annual Green City Challenge Competition

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New York, NY – On Sunday, October 17, 2010 the first annual Green City Challenge will take place in Lower Manhattan.  Contestants will race from one green business to another on bicycles and complete challenges that demonstrate their knowledge of how to live, work and eat green.  They will earn giant jigsaw puzzle pieces and solve clues in their quest to reach the finish line. This event is designed to be fun and educational for New Yorkers who are already green as well as for those who are curious and want to learn more about ways to live a sustainable lifestyle.

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Business Travel-New Complimentary Shuttle Service at The Westin Jersey City

Newport Helps Business Travelers Save on Transportation


FREE Shuttle takes hotel guests to locations within a 3 mile radius of the hotel

JERSEY CITY, NJ (August 10, 2010) – The Westin Jersey City Newport, located just 10 minutes from downtown Manhattan, has just announced a new service for its business travel guests that will help them save time and money – a complimentary shuttle service. The hotel’s new shuttle service now operates, 7 a.m. – 9.a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily, and drives guests to meeting destinations within a three mile radius of the hotel including, Exchange Place and Harborside Financial area. The hotel’s shuttle is branded with a Westin logo making it instantly recognizable to guests.


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Does George Washington – Owes Library Fines, about $100,000 in Late Fees?


According to the website Lowering the Bar  President George Washington has been accused by a New York Library for failing to return valuable library materials checked out during his presidency. It seems the former President  took out two books on in October of 1789, one  on international law and another that contained transcripts of debates in Britain’s House of Commons.  The books were due back November 2, 1789.  If it’s found to be true, that neither book was ever returned this would mean that , setting aside the value of the items themselves, and adjusting for inflation, Washington currently owes about $100,000 in late fees.

Source: boingboing

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World-Class Designer Selected by Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City Team For Dramatic Enhancement

bno_portraitBenjamin Noriega-Ortiz Of BNOdesign To Transform Public Spaces At Luxury Residential Tower

 JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2010) – Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City has retained world-renowned celebrity interior designer Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz of Manhattan-based BNOdesign to transform the exterior entrance and the amenities at the luxury condominium tower. Noriega-Ortiz will enhance the existing common areas at Trump Plaza Residences by adding his signature design mix of modern and classical elements expressed in sensual, glamorous and sophisticated colors, furnishings and design approaches. Continue reading World-Class Designer Selected by Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City Team For Dramatic Enhancement


 Red Bull’s Air Race World Championship fifth race for 2010  season will be held, in partnership with NYC & Company, Jersey City, NJ and Liberty State Park, over the Hudson River on June 19 and 20.

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david0405-19a-f (Bayonne/Jersey City/Hoboken, NJ) – RE/MAX of New Jersey is proud to announce that RE/MAX Waterfront has opened its newest office to serve clients in the Bayonne, Jersey City, and Hoboken area. Taking a unique approach to real estate, RE/MAX Waterfront is a small boutique office that specializes in Port Liberte, Society Hill, Droyers Point, Boatworks, and Westside Station.

            RE/MAX Waterfront is owned by David Bartz, a Broker-Associate who has nearly a decade of experience in the Jersey City and Hoboken area. One of the top RE/MAX Associates in the state, Bartz has sold over 200 million dollars worth of real estate since 2001. Continue reading RE/MAX WATERFRONT OPENS ANOTHER OFFICE

Hudson County Waterfront Would All But Disapear; If and When, the Oceans Rise

Here’s an interesting but eerie “Site Seeing” post.

Look at the Hudson County, New Jersey waterfront on the left- its all but gone.


Interactive Flood Maps show us how familiar land contours will change as the oceans rise.

Source: boing boing