Register now !    Login  
Main Menu
Who's Online
44 user(s) are online (34 user(s) are browsing Message Forum)

Members: 1
Guests: 43

TheBigGuy, more...


Forum Index


Board index » All Posts (HPYC)




Re: 2017 Primaries.
#1
Home away from home
Home away from home


Who then?

Posted on: 6/5 11:33
Top


Re: Pizza dough
#2
Home away from home
Home away from home


Helen's Pizza on Newark Ave will sell you a ball of dough.

Posted on: 5/16 16:45
Top


Re: Basement flooding even after new check valve installed...
#3
Home away from home
Home away from home


Quote:

iabide wrote:
One other potential source of flooding: when the sewers are full & your check valve is up, there's nowhere for the storm water from your roof to exit your building. (I'm assuming here you don't route your storm water directly out the alley or the front). I've had this issue from places where a high water table couldn't possibly be the culprit.



Totally agree. Other sources when the check valve is closed include waste water from inside the building (especially if there are multiple units in it), and sump pump discharge. When the city sewer is full and pressurized, there is nowhere for this water to go except backward, where it looks for the path of least resistance - which could be a floor drain, toilet, tub or any other opening in the line between you and the sewer. Tell your upstairs neighbors not to flush when it's raining ;)

Posted on: 5/11 11:20
Top


Re: FSBO 1Bd @ GullsCove South Facing
#4
Home away from home
Home away from home


Open houses are a pain but they drive foot traffic into the unit, which is much more effective then photos on a website. I would do a few of them, and put up flyers all over the neighborhood on the day before and morning of the open house. Make sure it's a warm, sunny day :)

Sites like FSBO.com can get you advice, materials and MLS listings.

Make sure you have a real estate attorney already lined up to draw up contracts, review offers, etc.

Posted on: 3/29 11:33
Top


Re: Homeowners Insurance
#5
Home away from home
Home away from home


We went with Petrocci Agency on Kennedy Blvd - (201) 434-4760. 1/2 of our house is in the flood zone, so effectively the whole thing is. They set us up with both homeowners and flood insurance. Satisfied with the agent. Not happy to pay flood insurance premiums because I think the whole thing is basically a scam, but we have to have it to get a mortgage, so we do. I have a poor memory, but I think policy is with Travelers.

Posted on: 3/29 11:27
Top


Re: Jury duty questions
#6
Home away from home
Home away from home


It's only two days, and possibly only one, as pointed out by SRhia. Be thankful you got called for petit jury and not grand jury duty. That is unless you catch a case - then you're definitely in for some civic duty ;)

Posted on: 3/23 16:32
Top


Re: Financial firm moves 1,000 jobs from Jersey City to Newark
#7
Home away from home
Home away from home


Quote:

brewster wrote:
NYC>JC>Newark
Japan>Taiwan>Vietnam

This is just another version of the familiar race to the bottom. Nothing to see here, move along.


You didn't complete the manufacturing metaphor. It's already gone USA>Japan>Taiwan>China>Vietnam>India>Bangladesh (with variants based on industry. What's next for finance, Paterson?

Posted on: 3/2 15:12
Top


Re: Jersey City to JFK and LGA
#8
Home away from home
Home away from home


This would be a bit more challenging with an infant, but feasible. I did it this past Sunday:

1. PATH from Newport to 33rd
2. Walk 1 block to 33rd & 7th
3. NYC Airporter bus from that corner to JFK

It was not fast. From Newport to JFK it was about 2 hours (partly due to a lane closure at the Qns Midtown Tunnel that backed up 2nd Ave.)

But it was inexpensive - under $20.

Posted on: 1/23 12:07
Top


Re: Any suggestions on an excellent buyer agent?
#9
Home away from home
Home away from home


I had a good experience with an agent from Armagno downtown. PM me if you want a name.

Posted on: 1/20 17:21
Top


Re: Trees for the future....
#10
Home away from home
Home away from home


There are plenty of trees that are suitable for planting in urban sidewalk locations. I would hate to live in a city with nothing but container plants. You need to mark out utilities (gas, water, sewer, electric) before you choose a location and think about root spread and depth, but there is no reason not to plant trees with a little common sense and planning.

They don't have to be towering oaks, sycamores or sugar maples. Trees that will do better around overhead lines (and probably sewers and sidewalks as well) include hornbeams, cherries, smaller maples, crabapples, dogwoods, flowering plums, honey locust, littleleaf lindens, and the list goes on. Plenty of choices to suit a given location.

Trees - bring em on!

Posted on: 2016/10/28 12:09
Top


Re: Gregorys Coffee
#11
Home away from home
Home away from home


What we need around here is a Rook. That New Orleans cold brew with cream and sugar is like pure liquid gold.

Posted on: 2016/9/16 15:19
Top


Re: He lost on red light cameras, now Whizzy wants to nail you for drinking coffee in your car
#12
Home away from home
Home away from home


Friend of mine once got a ticket for driving while eating a bowl of fruit loops - milk, spoon and all. Steering with his knees.

I support that ticket - it was really dumb in a classic dumb ass kind of way. But we don't need a new set of laws.

Posted on: 2016/8/9 14:28
Top


Re: Dangerous Driving, No Police Enforcement, Threat to Pedestrians
#13
Home away from home
Home away from home


I don't know if you can call the stop at York/Jersey "new." My memory is hazy but I think it's been there for at least a year now.

Quote:

K-Lo wrote:
I watched 6 cars go through the Stop sign on Jersey at York this morning.


I've been guilty of missing new stop signs like this, until the road gets marked. Even then - it's easy to appreciate that new stop signs just don't register with drivers that frequently drive a route.

Spending a little money on beacons or blinking leds on the new stop signs would be worth it.

http://www.coralsales.com/images/imag ... 20Sign%20Beacon_large.jpg
http://www.thelakewoodscoop.com/news/ ... ds/blinking-stop-sign.jpg

[/quote]

Posted on: 2016/6/20 11:01
Top


Re: Man swept up by currents on makeshift dock at New Jersey marina
#14
Home away from home
Home away from home


I know that marina and I can't for the life of me think of where there would be a sheet of plywood, at water level, accessible to the public. The pier itself is open, although there is a guard shack, but the docks are gated and locked. What could he have been doing there in the middle of the night, unless he was sleeping on a boat (and I don't think Newport allows live-aboards).

Posted on: 2016/6/10 14:49
Top


Re: Anyone successfully rid themselves of these pesky little ants?
#15
Home away from home
Home away from home


Quote:

jcgurl wrote:
Sprinkling diatomaceous earth in cracks and outside the house works amazing and is safe.


You mean like pool filter medium?

Posted on: 2016/5/24 16:40
Top


Re: Anyone else find this obnoxious?
#16
Home away from home
Home away from home


There's nothing in this thread so entertaining as the realistic "curbed" blurb. Thank you jerseymom.

Posted on: 2016/5/17 16:39
Top


Re: Berry Lane Park
#17
Home away from home
Home away from home


It looks like a great park, but it's too bad they didn't or couldn't include a track. There should have been room since they included a football field. It would be nice to have a decent 400m track here, especially with the one in Lincoln Park under construction. Guess I'll keep going to Weehawken.

Posted on: 2016/5/11 16:33
Top


Re: help - jcmua bills me $7k for excavation
#18
Home away from home
Home away from home


In a related development, I just got a letter from Suez/United Water which basically looked like a hard sell for insurance to cover repairs to the water line to my house. They're looking for about $9/month (forever I guess) to insure me against any necessary repairs. They used scare tactics in the letter (like telling me it could cost thousands to repair the water line if it ever breaks) and it left a really bad taste in my mouth.

Not sure if this is a legit and helpful new development, or just a private utility company looking for new revenue streams. Now I'm worried they're going to send out the goons to break the line "accidentally on purpose like."

Anyone else get a similar letter?

Posted on: 2016/5/2 11:48
Top


Re: NYT "The Hunt" Land a job in JC? Move to LIC!
#19
Home away from home
Home away from home


Quote:

fraulein wrote:

We lived on Jersey Ave for several years and I loved saying that address, LOL... My husband and I always envied the owners of 666 Jersey Ave ;)


666 Jersey Ave is one of my favorites, of the houses I don't live in. I might want to have an exorcist on speed dial if I lived there but I'd call that a small price to pay. If the resident is on JC List, cheers!

Posted on: 2016/3/22 10:54
Top


Re: Santiago Calatrava on his soon-to-be-opened WTC Transit Hub
#20
Home away from home
Home away from home


Quote:

CatDog wrote:
As a cellar-dwelling peon, I'm so glad that $4 billion were spent on an underground spaceship that brightens my miserable existence for 5 minutes.


He said "the minute I am here." You get one, not five.

Posted on: 2016/3/2 17:30
Top


Re: 15th St Deli
#21
Home away from home
Home away from home


I feel like I'm going to be assaulted for saying this, but - although not a deli per se - I think Christo's on 8th St makes a pretty good sub sandwich. Now we have Egyptian coptics making Italian subs.

Posted on: 2016/3/2 12:40
Top


Re: Howling Noise VVP
#22
Home away from home
Home away from home


Off topic, but it's kind of freaky that you said that. I got my kids hooked on Lost on Netflix. We watched Locke get dragged into a hole by a smoke monster just last night.

4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42

Posted on: 2016/2/26 10:12
Top


Re: Hamilton Pork
#23
Home away from home
Home away from home


I like how they turned a 20' ocean container into the bar.

Posted on: 2016/2/18 15:19
Top


Re: Jersey City Man Is Arrested After Drone Hits Empire State Building
#24
Home away from home
Home away from home


Heard this on the news this morning. Didn't know the guy was from JC. Well, I guess we finally did something worthy of reporting on WNYC.

Posted on: 2016/2/5 8:39
Top


Re: Ignore button - hide all posts from a particular user
#25
Home away from home
Home away from home


Something to make it easier to paste photos into posts would be good. Those of us with weaker skills always have trouble with this.

Posted on: 2016/2/4 8:39
Top


Re: 17 floor tower 8th n Marin behind Unico Tower
#26
Home away from home
Home away from home


Eventually, if this keeps up, I will be living in Stewart Little's house.

Posted on: 2015/12/22 11:51
Top


Re: Shutdown Burke's Bar
#27
Home away from home
Home away from home


Well I used to enjoy watching the rabbits run around in the big field which is now an anonymous office building at 570 Washington Blvd, but all good things must come to an end...

Posted on: 2015/12/17 19:05
Top


Re: Trump: 'Thousands' in Jersey City cheered on 9/11
#28
Home away from home
Home away from home


Probably like a lot of other people on this board, I was standing on the waterfront in JC (right next to Starbucks) when the WTC collapsed. I can tell you that nobody was cheering, Muslim or otherwise. In fact, nobody had a single word to say when those buildings came down. I find the whole conversation Trump started pretty disgusting.

Posted on: 2015/11/24 16:53
Top


Re: Montessori School on 17 Erie Street is NOT a Montessori School !!
#29
Home away from home
Home away from home


My daughter attended this school briefly when she was a toddler (years ago under the previous director). We had challenges, as you would in any school, but none related to whether or not it was a "real" Montessori school.

Questions; if the name Montessori is in the public domain, what makes the American Montessori Society any more an arbiter of what a real Montessori school is than the director of this individual Montessori school?

What if this one is more like a real Montessori school than those that are members of AMS?

I think the only lesson to draw here is that you need to visit any school you are thinking of putting your kids into and evaluate it for yourself.

Posted on: 2015/10/23 8:55
Top


Re: OVEN REPAIR
#30
Home away from home
Home away from home


Give Castro Refrigeration a shot. We've used them for washer/dryer issues and had good experiences. Don't have their number handy but a web search yielded (201) 435-0492.

Posted on: 2015/9/18 12:52
Top



TopTop
(1) 2 3 4 ... 15 »






Login
Username:

Password:

Remember me



Lost Password?

Register now!



LicenseInformation | AboutUs | PrivacyPolicy | Faq | Contact


JERSEY CITY LIST - News & Reviews - Jersey City, NJ - Copyright 2004 - 2017