Jersey City considers pedestrian mall along Newark Avenue between Grove and Barrow streets
One of Jersey City's busiest downtown streets may soon be off-limits to vehicles because of a proposal to create a pedestrian mall.
Under the plan, Newark Avenue between Grove and Barrow streets will be closed to traffic.
Some business owners are against the idea. "I get my deliveries in the front of the store," says Edwin Cruz, of Downtown Hardware. "That would directly...