Council considers restricting smoke shops

City Council will consider an ordinance to limit smoke shops, tobacco stores, hookah lounges and cigar bars within commercial districts.

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Celebrating 10 years (?!) covering redevelopment

It’s funny to look at back at the posts on this site in its early years. It was the same year that the original iPhone debuted and The Sopranos ended — hard to believe! It was even before construction of Park Square or Carriage City Plaza were completed and Hamilton Laundry was still standing.
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Rahway development map

Almost 1,500 new residential units have been constructed in Rahway over the last 15 years, including more than 1,000 downtown, with another 1,000-plus in the works — either approved and not yet begun or presented as a concept plan.

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Tax appeal settlement tops $265k over 8 years

City Council approved a tax appeal settlement with a New Brunswick Avenue industrial property, adding another two years to an appeal covering nearly the last decade and totaling more than a quarter-million dollars.

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Wine bar in the works for Main Street space

A one-time shoe store and later a banquet hall on Irving Street Main Street that has changed hands a couple times in recent years is expected to be transformed into a wine bar.

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Blue Acres adds four more properties

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the 600th home purchased as part of its Blue Acres program. Blue Acres has acquired about two dozen properties in Rahway, including four more since RahwayRising.com last reported on the topic.

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Downtown hotel, retail space goes for $5 million

The hotel and commercial space on the first four floors of Sky View at Carriage City Plaza sold for $5 million early this year.

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