Moving to Jersey City? Join the Club

Moving to Jersey City? Join the Club

Jersey City is no longer just another gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson River, dismissed by apartment hunters. As its population soars, new housing rises and buyers get wind of the quick train commute it offers to New York, Jersey City is shedding its dingy image and emerging as a destination of choice.

From a Newark Deli to Jersey City Hall

From a Newark Deli to Jersey City Hall

The path from stocking shelves to running the state’s second largest city is a road that took Fulop from a Broad Street sandwich shop tucked in the shadow of Newark City Hall, to the terror of downtown Manhattan on 9/11, to the invasion of Iraq as a U.S. Marine, and ultimately, to a tough battle with the Democratic machine that has long controlled Hudson County.