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Here's Where Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Crop Up in Newark

October 16, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  The city has proposed specific guidelines for where medical marijuana dispensaries would be located should any come to Newark.

Six medical marijuana dispensaries currently operate in the state, and the nearest one is in Montclair. The state is reviewing applications for six more licenses to open new dispensaries.  

There are nearly 150 applications from 103 ...

Judge Overturns Controversial MX-3 Zone Ordinance for Newark's Ironbound

NEWARK, NJ - A superior court judge on Friday overturned a controversial city ordinance that allowed developments in the Ironbound to increase in height from eight to 20 stories.

PLANewark, a group that advocates for "smart" planning, and others filed suit against the Newark City Council, the city planning board and the city clerk last year. The suit alleged the ordinance that ...

See the View From Luxury High-Rise that Just Opened in Downtown Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A 238-foot high luxury residential tower that overlooks Military Park and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center is finished and open for leasing.

One Theater Square has been 11 years in the making. The building was developed by Dranoff Properties, and the president of the company today called the project a “game-changer” at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“One ...

Goldsmith Lofts Put on Hold for Slated Lincoln Park Area Redevelopment Plan

NEWARK, NJ - Approval for an 8-story residential building near Lincoln Park was put on hold at a zoning board meeting Thursday to reassess parts of the project, including parking.

M&M Development, based in Newark, wants to add an additional four floors to a vacant warehouse at 84-94 Parkhurst St. The plan would create 58 one and two-bedroom apartments with 11 basement parking spots, 22 ...

'Shaq Tower' May Get a $2.5M Loan from Newark

NEWARK, NJ - One of the residential towers owned in part by NBA star Shaquille O'Neal may soon get a $2.5 million loan from the city, much to the irritation of one councilman.

On Tuesday, the city council approved a last-minute resolution that would allow the Newark Economic and Housing Development Department to apply for the loan amount through a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...

Parking Woes in Newark's Ironbound Almost Halt A Church's Relocation

NEWARK, NJ - A planning board meeting about a church seeking to move less than half a mile from its current location in the Ironbound turned contentious as residents fought against it  saying there is not enough parking in the area.

Ironbound residents and their councilman did not convince the planning board to halt the relocation of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God from 74 ...

Hearing on Belmar 12th Avenue Condo Plan Put on Hold Until December

BELMAR, NJ — The next Belmar zoning board hearing on the proposed four-story, 24-unit condominium building on 12th Avenue has been postponed until December 20.

The next hearing was scheduled for October 25, but attorney William Shipers of the Edelman Investment Group requested the two-month extension to resume testimony on the controversial plan to replace the currently closed Belmar Inn ...

Mystery Developer Gets OK to Turn Historic Griffith Building Into Apartments

NEWARK, NJ - A mystery developer received approval from the city planning board to turn the historic Griffith building on Broad Street into modern apartments and ground floor retail space.

The building at 605-607 Broad St. was built in 1927 by the Griffith Piano Company and was used as a showroom, office tower and recital hall. Now, the building is slated for 60 studio apartments, 27 ...

Redevelopment Plan Detailed for Embattled Millard Terrell Homes

NEWARK, NJ - New plans were detailed for a public housing complex in the East Ward that was once slated to be closed down and demolished, displacing residents who had lived there for years.

The redevelopment plan for Millard Terrell Homes, first built in 1946, were laid out Tuesday by Newark Housing Authority Director Victor Cirilo during a presentation to city council members. Under the plan, ...


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