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Asbury Park Concert Venue Plans To Reopen After Severe Flood Damage Asbury Park Concert Venue Plans To Reopen After Severe Flood Damage
Asbury Park Concert Venue Plans To Reopen After Severe Flood Damage A popular Asbury Park concert venue is getting ready to rock again more than six months after it was severely damaged by flooding. House of Independents posted a teaser photo on Instagram on Wednesday, Apr. 10. The post hinted at a summer reopening and said a "2.0" version of the Cookman Avenue venue was "now loading." Elizabeth-based music event production company Concert Crave posted its own tease on Instagram hyping up the relaunch of House of Independents. A video showed a small peek at some of the renovations inside the concert hall. View this post on Instagram …
$32M Listing: Former College Dorms For Sale On Picturesque Boston Street $32M Listing: Former College Dorms For Sale On Picturesque Boston Street
$32M Listing: Former College Dorms For Sale On Picturesque Boston Street A set of brownstones, which used to be college dorms, are being sold on a scenic Massachusetts street. Just three blocks away from the Boston Public Garden, 125-127 Commonwealth Avenue is a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” according to its listing – but it’ll cost you a pretty penny. The $32.5 million property is comprised of two contiguous brownstones standing five stories tall with Gilded Age details and a combined 16,500 square feet of space. The property has plenty of Gilded Age details and carvings.  Zillow/Paul Gleason, Fairfield Realty Though the building is currently l…
Atlantic City Aquarium Nears Reopening Atlantic City Aquarium Nears Reopening
Atlantic City Aquarium Nears Reopening After sitting closed for nearly four years, the Atlantic City Aquarium seems like it's about to welcome visitors back soon. Mayor Marty Small Sr. is expected to announce the aquarium's reopening date during his State of the City Address on Friday, Feb. 2, officials said. The speech will be during the Metropolitan Business and Citizens Association Foundation Winter Luncheon at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. The aquarium on Gardner's Basin in the city's north end has been closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. According to the aquarium's Facebook…
Unique Fixer-Upper: $2.9M Abercrombie Castle Up For Sale In Ossining Unique Fixer-Upper: $2.9M Abercrombie Castle Up For Sale In Ossining
Unique Fixer-Upper: $2.9M Abercrombie Castle Up For Sale In Ossining If you're looking for your next big project and have millions of dollars to spend, consider investing in a castle located on a nearly 50-acre property in Northern Westchester in need of some serious renovations.  The castle, located on a 49.6-acre property in Ossining at 249 Croton Dam Rd., was built in 1927 by David T. Abercrombie, who was one of the founders of the popular clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch, and is now up for sale for $2.9 million. According to the property's Zillow listing, the castle was designed by Abercrombie's architect wife, Lucy Abbot C…
Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center
Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center A historic Fairfield County bank building has been transformed into a modern state-of-the-art medical facility, with easy access for residents, while maintaining a branch of the bank inside. The transformation took place in Norwalk at Wells Fargo Bank at 637 West Ave. in Norwalk for Stamford Health, said Michael Serrao, chief operating officer of Seligson Properties. The $20 million renovation was designed to reposition the existing three-story, 27,000 square-foot building built in 1955 into 24,000 square feet of medical office space for multi-specialty care and physical therapy on the…
Look Inside 'Reimagined' Albany Airport Following Planned $100M Makeover Look Inside 'Reimagined' Albany Airport Following Planned $100M Makeover
Look Inside 'Reimagined' Albany Airport Following Planned $100M Makeover New video is offering a glimpse of what travelers can expect following a planned massive renovation project at Albany International Airport. A fly-through video shared by Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office Thursday, Nov. 9, shows the interior upgrades planned as part of a $100 million revitalization project aimed at modernizing entranceways, expanding the security area, and adding more seating. The makeover will also see the addition of a children’s play zone, new green spaces, and an expanded airside marketplace, along with updated conference facilities and a public art area. ‘To New Heights’:…
Public Park Torn Up By ATVs, Dirt-Bikes In Yonkers: Suspects At Large Public Park Torn Up By ATVs, Dirt-Bikes In Yonkers: Suspects At Large
Public Park Torn Up By ATVs, Dirt-Bikes In Yonkers: Suspects At Large Police are searching for suspects who damaged a park in Westchester that was already under renovation by driving all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes over a field, leaving a number of tread marks.  The incident happened over Memorial Day weekend at Redmond Park in Yonkers on Cook Avenue, Yonkers Police reported on Tuesday, May 30.  According to authorities, the trespassers tore up the park's field with ATVs and dirt bikes. The resulting damage will likely delay the reopening of the park, which was already under renovation.  Investigators are now working to find the suspects w…
Brand-New TV Show Helps Families Find Their Hudson Valley Dream Homes Brand-New TV Show Helps Families Find Their Hudson Valley Dream Homes
Brand-New TV Show Helps Families Find Their Hudson Valley Dream Homes Television’s newest home improvement show will feature a familiar backdrop to New Yorkers. HGTV’s “Small Town Potential” will follow along as life partners Davina Thomasula and Kristin Leitheuser help families find - and renovate - their dream homes in the Hudson Valley. In each episode, real estate agent and designer Thomasula comes up with a “timeless design plan” complemented by the area’s natural surroundings, while contractor Leitheuser brings the vision to life with her master carpenter dad Don, according to the network. The couple is no stranger to the region. Leitheuser grew up in…
New Waterfront Restaurant In Coxsackie Praised For 'Awesome Service, Great Food' New Waterfront Restaurant In Coxsackie Praised For 'Awesome Service, Great Food'
New Waterfront Restaurant In Coxsackie Praised For 'Awesome Service, Great Food' After years of renovation and development work, a new tavern overlooking the Hudson River has finally opened its doors, serving up colorful cocktails, wood-fired pizza, and “elevated” pub food. Greene County eatery Patrick Henry’s, located in Coxsackie at 48 South River Street, welcomed its first diners on Friday, April 7. The restaurant occupies a historic, 1908 building that began as a mercantile exchange before later incarnations as Tom’s Cabin, Costello’s, and then the original Patrick Henry’s from 1970 until the 2010’s, owner Dominick Purnomo said on Facebook. “After an incredible a…
Building Under Renovation Collapses In DC Building Under Renovation Collapses In DC
Building Under Renovation Collapses In DC A building under renovation collapsed Tuesday, April 11 in Northwest DC. The 2-story structure on the 4000 Block of Chesapeake Street NW partially came down in the morning, causing a massive dust cloud in the area, a witness tells NBC Washington. Partial Structural Collapse: 4000 Block of Chesapeake Street NW. Two story commercial structure under renovation. All workers accounted for. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/LCnK7mARJO — DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) April 11, 2023 No injuries were reported and all workers were accounted for.
Mayor Wu Prioritizes Rent Control, Green Housing In Boston 2023 Agenda Mayor Wu Prioritizes Rent Control, Green Housing In Boston 2023 Agenda
Mayor Wu Prioritizes Rent Control, Green Housing In Boston 2023 Agenda Rent control and affordable housing are top priorities for the City of Boston's 2023-2024 legislative agenda, according to the mayor's office.  Mayor Michelle Wu is continuing her push for fair and accessible housing according to the agenda posted by the mayor's office on Friday, Jan. 20, building on Wu's previous housing-focused initiatives.   The agenda's proposals would amend state laws if passed and include initiatives for transportation, early education, climate, and planning and development in addition to housing. Wu's administration is focusing on building wealth in communities …
'An Even Better Experience': Jones Beach Theater To Get Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade (PHOTOS) 'An Even Better Experience': Jones Beach Theater To Get Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade (PHOTOS)
'An Even Better Experience': Jones Beach Theater To Get Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade (Photos) Summer concerts at Long Island staple Jones Beach Theater are about to get a whole lot better thanks to a massive renovation project in the works. Live Nation Entertainment is making a multimillion-dollar investment that’s meant to improve the concert-going experience at the 70-year-old outdoor amphitheater, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday, Oct. 21. Planned upgrades include a new entrance for a more “seamless entry” into the venue, as well as a new plaza that will feature local food and beverages. The venue will also see a 20-percent increase in bathrooms, with current restrooms also …
Fire Races Through North Arlington Home Under Renovation Fire Races Through North Arlington Home Under Renovation
Fire Races Through North Arlington Home Under Renovation Firefighters doused a stubborn blaze that ravaged a North Arlington home that neighbors said was being renovated. The fire ignited in the two-story, wood-frame home on Union Avenue between 3rd and 4th streets shortly before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. It quickly went to three alarms, spreading from the first floor through the attic, followed by a fourth bell for coverage. The inner stairs were compromised, forcing firefighters up ladders at the Union Avenue home in North Arlington.Tony Greco The inner stairs were compromised, forcing firefighters to climb onto the roof over the firs…
North Jersey Stop & Shop Unveils Revamped Store (PHOTOS) North Jersey Stop & Shop Unveils Revamped Store (PHOTOS)
North Jersey Stop & Shop Unveils Revamped Store (Photos) A Bergen County Stop & Shop has reopened after a renovation. The newly-remodeled store on Washington Avenue in Dumont is noticeably brighter, more modern, and offers new features. They're all centered around delivering fresh, healthy, and convenient options made to make grocery shopping easier. Highlights of the remodeled Dumont store include: Expanded produce department offering more ways to eat healthily Remodeled bakery department complete with delicious cakes, cupcakes, and other treats Upgraded seafood departments with a service case that offer fresh filets An updated deli …
Small Cinema, Big Upgrades: PA Movie Theater Reopens After 12 Years Small Cinema, Big Upgrades: PA Movie Theater Reopens After 12 Years
Small Cinema, Big Upgrades: PA Movie Theater Reopens After 12 Years The Broad Theater in Souderton is back to its cinematic glory. The once-single-screen movie theater that opened in 1922 and shut in 2006 has reopened following a series of renovations. It's all thanks to Kyle Hoff and Charlie Crown, who bid $151,000 on the vacant building shell in in 2018, following a failed restoration attempt by the Broad Entertainment Group, their website says. Broad has two theaters on the first floor and one on the second floor. The first-floor theaters have 136 seats, the upstairs theater has 51. Upgrades include digital projectors, Dolby 7.1 surround sound, and st…
Hackettstown McDonald's Closing For Major Upgrades Hackettstown McDonald's Closing For Major Upgrades
Hackettstown McDonald's Closing For Major Upgrades McDonald’s in Hackettstown will soon close for renovations. Kiosk ordering, a tandem drive-thru with digitalized menu boards as well as both interior and exterior updates are all planned for the Mountain Avenue restaurant. The store’s last day of operation before the “McRenovation” closure begins is Sunday, WRNJ reports. A new PlayPlace with digital and interactive games is also in the works. The store is scheduled to reopen sometime in the middle of October. Meanwhile, other nearby McDonald’s locations can be found on International Dr S. in Mount Olive Township and on Route 206 at the S…
Photos: Renovated Hudson Valley ALDI Market Welcomes Back Shoppers Photos: Renovated Hudson Valley ALDI Market Welcomes Back Shoppers
Photos: Renovated Hudson Valley Aldi Market Welcomes Back Shoppers A popular supermarket in the area got a full facelift and is set to welcome shoppers back inside. ALDI in Rockland County will officially reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 on Liberty Drive in Stony Point after it was fully renovated as part of an initiative by the German family-owned discount supermarket chain to remodel more than 1,300 markets across the country. The upgraded and updated store will feature a new layout and refrigeration to accommodate the expanded fresh and convenient food selections.  The store will also feature open ceilings, natural lighting, and&n…
'RHONJ' Family Gives Makeover To Jersey Shore Hotel As Uncle Pleads Not Guilty To Assault 'RHONJ' Family Gives Makeover To Jersey Shore Hotel As Uncle Pleads Not Guilty To Assault
'Rhonj' Family Gives Makeover To Jersey Shore Hotel As Uncle Pleads Not Guilty To Assault One of the Jersey Shore's most iconic and longest standing hotels is getting a makeover -- thanks to a pair of brothers who rose to fame on the "Real Housewives of New Jersey." Brothers Albie, 34, and Chris Manzo, 31, of Franklin Lakes, were featured on the show with mom, Caroline Manzo. The brothers and their dad Albert are now breathing new life into several areas of the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park. The Manzos are partnering with the hotel to transform its poolside bar and lounge, catering space, outdoor terrace overlooking the ocean and later, a restaurant featurin…
Zadie's Kosher Bake Shop Reopening After Car Plowed Through Storefront Zadie's Kosher Bake Shop Reopening After Car Plowed Through Storefront
Zadie's Kosher Bake Shop Reopening After Car Plowed Through Storefront Popular Fair Lawn bakery Zadie's has announced its grand re-opening two months after a car plowed through the front of the store. The fourth-generation, kosher bake shop known for its homemade challahs, crumb cakes and more will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 18. A grand re-opening ceremony is slated for Sunday. The store, which opened at the location in 2005, has been fully-renovated and even boasts a fresh, pink paint job. Stop by to try the roughelach, dozens of challah varieties, pies cakes and more. Zadie's Bake Shop, 19-09 Fair Lawn Ave., Fair Lawn
Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Closes For 6-Week Renovation Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Closes For 6-Week Renovation
Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Closes For 6-Week Renovation The Tick Tock Diner is getting an upgrade. Clifton's 24-hour diner on Route 3 -- which recently made headlines thanks to Mick Jagger -- will be closed for four to six weeks beginning Sept. 16, NorthJersey.com reports. This will be the diner's first complete upgrade in 25 years. Renovations include a new interior design, bar, furniture and an upgraded kitchen, the article says. "Just say the 'Mick Jagger' at @ticktockdinernj and they already know!"obiwan_o1 • INSTAGRAM
Linden House Diner Closing Down After More Than Five Decades Linden House Diner Closing Down After More Than Five Decades
Linden House Diner Closing Down After More Than Five Decades The Linden House Diner and Grill will shut down for good within a few weeks, the eatery announced Monday.  "With a heavy heart, we would like to inform you that after 55 years of serving our community, we have made the ultimate decision to close our doors by the end of this month. We would like to take this time to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for the many years of business, the relationships we have built, the support you have given us, and most of all for allowing us to serve you," the Georgallis family said in a statement, adding that they were "forever grateful" to th…
Clifton Buildings Evacuated After Partial Collapse At Former Longtime Tavern Clifton Buildings Evacuated After Partial Collapse At Former Longtime Tavern
Clifton Buildings Evacuated After Partial Collapse At Former Longtime Tavern A wall buckled Monday in a Clifton building that until last summer had been a tavern for 72 years -- raising concerns that a complete collapse could follow. No injuries were reported after the 40-foot load-bearing wall buckled on the left side of the Dayton Avenue building that once housed Rossi's Tavern shortly before noon, responders told Daily Voice. The gutted building was being completely renovated. Although it didn't collapse, surrounding buildings in the Botany Village section were temporarily evacuated as a precaution. City firefighters, police and the DPW and Building Department …
Vacant Restaurant Damaged In Overnight Fire Vacant Restaurant Damaged In Overnight Fire
Vacant Restaurant Damaged In Overnight Fire A vacant restaurant that was slated for renovation was heavily damaged during an early-morning fire. The call for the fire at the former Cozzy's Place restaurant at 256 Hooker Ave., came in about 2:20 a.m., Tuesday, July 2 said City of Poughkeepsie Fire Chief Mark Johnson. The first firefighters on the scene found fire on the upper floor of the two-and-half-story building.  "They (the firefighters) attacked the fire from the second floor to access the attic area where the fire was located," the chief said. Firefighters were able to gain control within 15 minutes and had extinguished …
Fire Station No. 2 Reopens In New Rochelle Fire Station No. 2 Reopens In New Rochelle
Fire Station No. 2 Reopens In New Rochelle A nearly century-old fire station in Westchester is back in business nearly a year after closing its doors for a $1.9 million facelift. Renovations at Fire Station 2 on Webster Avenue in New Rochelle have been completed, marking the first upgrade for the building - which was constructed in 1923 - since the 1980s. “As was the case when Station 2 was built 96 years ago, New Rochelle is again on the rise.  It is fitting and proper that our infrastructure move forward as well,” New Rochelle Fire Chief Andrew Sandor said. “To that end, the renovation of Station 2 is more than appropri…
'Iconic' Westport Convenience Store To Reopen 'Iconic' Westport Convenience Store To Reopen
'Iconic' Westport Convenience Store To Reopen Elvira’s, a convenience store described as “iconic” to the Westport area, will soon be reopening under new ownership following renovations and rebranding efforts. Renamed as Elvira Mae, the store, which stands opposite Old Mill Beach at 222 Hillspoint Road, is scheduled to open its doors once again on or around Thursday, July 4. The shop’s new owners, Hal and Betsy Kravitz, are California natives who relocated to Westport last October, according to Westport Now. They have been overseeing the store’s operations since before the sale officially closed earlier in May. It was previously operate…
Here's When Month-Long Grand Reopening Event Starts At Wappingers Falls Hannaford Here's When Month-Long Grand Reopening Event Starts At Wappingers Falls Hannaford
Here's When Month-Long Grand Reopening Event Starts At Wappingers Falls Hannaford The Wappingers Falls Hannaford location is celebrating its month-long grand re-opening with a number of store-wide specials. Specials will be offered Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Friday, May 17 through Sunday, June 9. Each week will feature a different theme: Kitchen, Local, Taste of Inspirations, and Wellness. The offerings include a series of new products and services that are designed to boost the customer experience. Renovated supermarket offerings include an in-store sushi chef, stir-fry bar, hand-battered fried chicken, in-store prepared salads and sandwiches and a hot bar…
Mount Kisco Firehouse Estimates Off By Millions Mount Kisco Firehouse Estimates Off By Millions
Mount Kisco Firehouse Estimates Off By Millions A paperwork snafu is expected has led to ballooning construction costs for a renovation and expansion of a Mount Kisco firehouse. The architectural firm that was hired for the Green Street firehouse was nearly 4,000-square-feet off in measuring the area, making their estimated cost for the renovation short by approximately $1.6 million. Long Island-based H2M architects + engineers based its projection on 9,345-square-feet of space instead of more than 13,000-square-feet. CEO Rich Humann said that “a portion of the  total square footage of this project was inaccurately input, which dire…
Look Inside: Westchester Native Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Former Mansion On The Market Look Inside: Westchester Native Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Former Mansion On The Market
Look Inside: Westchester Native Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Former Mansion On The Market The mansion formerly belonging to music mogul and Westchester native Sean "Diddy" Combs is on the market for just under $4.2 million. Combs purchased the home in the Bergen County community of Saddle River in 1997 for $2.5 million -- the same year he released his first rap album, according to property records.  Pool with jacuzzi, waterfall, patio, fire pit and built-in barbecue.NJMLS Combs, who grew up in Mount Vernon, sold it the following year and later bought a house in Alpine. The 11,067-square-foot, Hollow Road home was recently fully renovated.  KitchenNJMLS It boasts six bed…
Stop & Shop Makeover: Roll Out Of 'Refreshed' Format Includes $70M Renovation Of Stores Stop & Shop Makeover: Roll Out Of 'Refreshed' Format Includes $70M Renovation Of Stores
Stop & Shop Makeover: Roll Out Of 'Refreshed' Format Includes $70M Renovation Of Stores Stop & Shop stores throughout the area and the country are set to get a makeover. The supermarket chain announced its intention to introduce a new brand concept at more than 400 locations in the Northeast.  The initial rollout is scheduled to begin in Connecticut with 21 stores, followed by a $70 million renovation of all the company’s grocery stores. According to Stop & Shop President Mark McGowan, the new look will “reflect a more customer-centric strategy, based on convenience,” as well as a wider selection of fresh, local food products. Improvements reportedly include an i…
Renovations Begin At 95-Year-Old Fire Station In Westchester Renovations Begin At 95-Year-Old Fire Station In Westchester
Renovations Begin At 95-Year-Old Fire Station In Westchester A 95-year-old fire station is getting a long-awaited facelift in Westchester. Renovations at Fire Station 2 on Webster Avenue in New Rochelle have begun, marking the first upgrade for the building - which was constructed in 1923 -since the 1980s. Officials said that “the station has received upgrades over the years, but needs a major overhaul to accommodate modern firefighting equipment.” The renovation calls for repairs inside and outside the building, including a new roof, windows and a replacement for the two single doors with a wide double bay door. Interior improvements include replaci…
What You Need To Know: Bergenfield's $12M Borough Hall Renovation What You Need To Know: Bergenfield's $12M Borough Hall Renovation
What You Need To Know: Bergenfield's $12M Borough Hall Renovation A $12 million renovation to Bergenfield's 93-year-old Borough Hall is set to begin in September, according to a new report by NorthJersey.com. Hackensack's RSC Architects has been authorized by the council to come up with a basic design for the North Washington Ave. facility this week detailing a complete renovation, the report says. RSC Architects has worked several municipal projects in the area including Ridgewood's Village Hall, Cliffside Park's DPW Annex, Demarest DPW and most notably Two Bergen County Plaza -- and many more. The three-story building's facade will remain the same but …