All About Downtown Street Fair 2016

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Jersey City: Saturday, September 17th is the annual and all-out awesome All About Downtown Street Fair.

Stroll up or down Newark Avenue (between Grove St. and Jersey Ave.) to soak up live music, nosh on noms, sip adult bevvies, and shop from 11am-6pm.

There will be over 100 local vendors and plenty of fun activities for the kids, too.

FB info here.

Shop local. Support local.
JCG

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Groove on Grove. Because, Jersey City.

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Groove on Grove is that awesome live music event that happens every Wednesday during the warm season at Grove Street Plaza. Different bands and musical acts are featured each week.

I used to go religiously, but this year has been hyper busy. Anyway, a shout out for their event tonight (8/17):

The Lineup:
Walter Parks
The Bottomless Mimosas
Bible Gun

Beyond the music this Wednesday, the Artist & Maker Market is back!

Let’s just hope the rain is minimally invasive;)

Get your groove on Grove,
JCG

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All About Downtown Street Fair 9/19

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This Saturday, September 19th, is the all-out awesome All About Downtown Street Fair.

Stroll up or down Newark Avenue (between Grove St. and Jersey Ave.) to soak up live music, nosh on noms, sip adult bevvies, and shop from 11am-8pm. (Yay because I have to work until 5 and would hate to miss the best street fair ever!)

There will be over 100 local vendors, and plenty of fun activities for the kids, too.

FB info here.

Shop local. Support local.
JCG

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Comedy Night 12/13

comedy venue swapThe second Saturday of every month means New York City’s best comedians come to Jersey City!
 
Chips Cooney from America’s Got Talent is the headliner for this weekend’s show.
 
The show brings in great comics from the city like “Leighann Lord from Comedy Central, Nore Davis from Boardwalk Empire, Neko White from MTV2, and tons more.
 
Arrive at Grove Square Bistro in the wine bar (16 Newark St.) via the Morgan Street entrance circa 7:30pm to get a good seat. Admission: $10.
 
Laugh it off,
JCG
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Jersey Girls Food Tours

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The Jersey City culinary food scene is off the charts, and what better way to experience it than to enjoy a variety of cuisines from different venues—all at one reasonable price, and all in one day or one night?

Jersey Girls Food Tours (JGFT) showcase the gastronomic scene in Jersey City, perfect for locals and non-locals alike. Guests can enjoy YUMzzz from the best eateries in town and get a dose of JC history while walking from spot to spot.

My gals Janis Borroto and Alessia Aron (pictured from left to right, above) of JGFT invited me on a test run of one of their new Jersey City tours, titled “Best of Downtown.”

Click below to read about our day and find out more about the different tours…

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