May 2006 Newsletter

10 Jul 2006, Posted by admin in News You Can Use

May 2006

Van Vorst Park Association

Barrow Mansion

83 Wayne Street, Jersey City

Tel: 201-435-3224

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm


Everyone is welcome!

May Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 7:30pm

Barrow Mansion

Police Report

Representatives of the East District Police precinct will give their monthly report

Lee Levine of Lee Levine Architects will give a short presentation on his proposed 3 Story, mixed use building located on 460 Grand Street.

Johnny Coffey will talk about the upcoming Films in Van Vorst which begins Wednesday, June 7 in the Park.


Wednesday, May 17 from 6pm-9pm, Peter Mann presents “Human Modern – Objects of Life” at the Cooke Contemporary Gallery Space, 125 First Street. Gallery hours Friday & Saturday 12-5pm and by appointment. For more information 201-222-1358.

Saturday, May 20, 12 – 2 pm, JC Landmarks Conservancy presents Washington Village Walking Tour; admission is $10. For more information, please call Pat Guida (201) 438-7057 or e-mail:

Sunday, May 21, 12 – 3 pm, JC Landmarks Conservancy presents Lincoln Park Walking Tour, admission is $25. For more information, please call Dan Pelosi (917) 609-1915 or Charlene Burke (201) 344-2060 or e-mail:

Wednesday, May 31 – 6pm-9pm – JC Landmarks Conservancy presents it’s SIXTH ANNUAL PRESERVATION AWARDS CEREMONY at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre, Journal Square. Admission is $25. For more information, please call Joshua Parkhurst (201) 332-4704 or e-mail:

Friday, June 2 – JC Fridays, don’t miss this exciting festival of art and culture throughout the Jersey City, when artists and businesses come together for a full day of exciting visual art, performance, music and film/video events. Business discounts all day. Visit for a full listing of events.

Wednesday, June 7, Films in Van Vorst presents “Raising Arizona”. Located in Van Vorst Park, admission is free, film starts at 8pm.

Through June 29, Constructions: Freedom in Fabric, artwork by Anne Barry at CRS, located at 123, 4th Avenue, 2nd floor, New York, NY. For information call 212-677-8621.

Special Announcements:

Coming Soon: Duck Duck Goose, a children’s consignment shop, located at 16 Erie Street, will be having it’s Grand Opening on Saturday, June 3rd and is now accepting consignments.

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