Retail, commercial comings & goings for Q3

Two restaurants and two clothing boutiques were among the retail and commercial turnover in the third quarter of 2015.
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Poll: Your favorite Rahway bar

Where do you go in Rahway when “you want to go where everybody knows your name – and they’re always glad you came”? We’re bringing back polls more often and our newest: What’s your favorite bar in Rahway?

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City to ‘sell’ building to Parking Authority

The city will sell an East Cherry property to the Parking Authority as part of plans related to two downtown developments, as well as the extension of Monroe Street.

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Revised East Cherry Street concept presented

A revised concept plan for several East Cherry Street properties now features 44 units in a new five-story building. The new plan also now includes parking spaces on the ground floor along with a smaller retail space.

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More than 300 properties on foreclosure registry

There are more than 300 residential properties on the city’s foreclosure registry, as of Sept. 1, including almost 100 vacant properties.

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Poll results: Favorite Rahway pizza place

Everyone loves pizza, which is probably why we’ve done an annual favorite pizza poll on the site. Although there’s been one consistent winner in our Rahway poll, it is interesting to see the changes in results each year.

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Revisting recent PILOTs

The tax assessment for Meridia Water’s Edge is more than $8 million, 20 percent higher than what I estimated a few years ago before construction began.  That means the disparity in would-be property taxes versus the Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) is even wider than I originally projected.

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