Articles by Vanessa Londono


Jersey City in the background, photo by Michael Young

Jersey City Tapped for Federal Local Food Economy Program

Jersey City has been selected by the Biden Administration as one of 13 cities across America to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal partnership program. The initiative will support efforts on the community level to use the local food economy to improve quality of life, protect the environment, and reinvest in existing neighborhoods.

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326 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn via Google Maps

Affordable Housing Mixed-Use Development Coming to 326 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn

A 14-story mixed-use development with 100-percent affordable housing units is coming to 326 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership recently announced the 38,000-square-foot land deal closing. The proposed 160,000-square-foot building will also have an estimated 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and community facility space.

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