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Second Annual Central Avenue Auto & Music Show

The Central Avenue SID is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Central Avenue Auto and Music Show is now scheduled to take place on Saturday May 21, 2016 (Event Hours: 11am to 6pm). The event is creative placemaking at its best. It is an exciting spring affair in the neighborhood that helps our shopping district connect with residents and shoppers in new fun ways. [Read More]

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New Heights 24 Hour Bus Service (Mon-Sat)

New Jersey Transit Bus No. 119, Central Avenue Jersey City

GREAT NEWS for the Jersey City Heights: New Jersey Transit Bus No. 119 will run 24 hour service (Mon - Sat) starting on 6/25. Thanks to Senator Brian Stack, Assemblyman RajMukherji; Mayor Steven Fulop; Councilman Michael Yun; Councilman Rolando Lavarro, and RNA/ WPA for their tireless efforts to improve mass transit and access to NYC jobs. ‪[Learn More about Central Ave Bus Service]

New on Central Avenue, Jersey City

  • J&S International

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"Main Street Living on Central Avenue" by ChicpeaJC

Bob Iezzi and Erin Delaney, Central Avenue, Jersey City Heights

I was always curious about the people who actually live on the Avenue and what it was like, I reached out to David Diaz the Central Avenue District manager and he set up an interview with two longtime Jersey City residents; Bob Iezzi and Erin Delaney. Bob is an OG Jersey Citian, that has been living on the avenue for decades and he is also a business owner. Erin Delaney is a local photographer that I’ve been following for a while as she takes a lot of great Jersey City photos from food, to landscape and events, she is everywhere! Erin even took some great behind the scenes photos of my interview with Bob! [Read More].

Jersey Journal - Jersey City residents and businesses discuss vision for future of Central Avenue

Conversations charged with the excitement of what the future could hold filled the air today at School 8 in Jersey City, where Heights residents and businesses gathered to discuss their wishes, plans and goals for Central Avenue. "Most people are not happy with the status quo. We want it to improve, and we want to do that together as a community," said organizer David Diaz, District Manager for the Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation. [Read More]

Photos from the event.

Jersey City's Restaurant Overlay Zone Now Includes Central Avenue

On March 23rd, Jersey City's City Council unanimously voted on the recommendation to expand Jersey City's Restaurant Overlay Zone (ROZ) to the Heights. Central Avenue and Palisade will join Downtown Newark Avenue in Jersey City's Restaurant Row as a result of the expansion thus improving the Heights as a dining destination. The ROZ has many benefits and holds the potential to attract new businesses, jobs, and shoppers to the district.

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]

Property Maintenance 101: For Business and Property Owners

The Jersey City Office of Innovation and the Department of Public Works gives you helpful tips and information on maintaining your business property. Be sure to read carefully through this handbook to learn how you can contribute to keeping our main street community clean and beautiful.

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

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]