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Adopt A Pet [This Thursday]

Jersey City: If you are in the market for a pet, or even just love being around them, don’t miss your chance to meet adoptable dogs and cats this Thursday, April 27th.

From 4-7pmBideawee‘s Mobile Adoption Van will be parked outside the Grove Street PATH Plaza — with the help of partner Furnished Quarters — to introduce you to cats and dogs of all ages looking for a home.

All animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, behaviorally-tested and ready to become the newest addition to your family. Bideawee’s experts are more than willing to help you “match” with a pet that will fit your lifestyle.

More deets here.

Meet new furry friends and perhaps “the one.”

Adopt a Rescue Pet!


The ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in Madison, NJ, is the first-ever facility dedicated strictly to providing behavioral rehabilitation to canine victims of cruelty who suffer from severe fear and anxiety.

Once admitted, dogs undergo an intensive rehabilitation regimen with the goal of improving their well-being and helping them become suitable for adoption.A dedicated team of animal behavior experts work daily with these dogs until they are ready for adoption.

“Graduates” are transferred to partner shelters for placement. The Center’s findings will be the basis of a research study that will be shared with shelters and rescue groups across the country.

Below are a few outstanding dogs who graduated the rehab program and are currently available for adoption at the following animal shelters.

Maybe you can help these pets find happiness!

Please read some of their stories below.

Halloween Happenings in Jersey City


Friday, October 25th

Art House Productions is hosting “Late Night Curiosities.” Arrive in costume at 1 McWilliams Place, 6th floor, to find out what it’s all about. $5 at the door. Prizes included. More info here.

Corkscrew’s Halloween Party: Bust out your costume and head to the ‘Screw for candy, games and more. $5 drink specials (think: Red Devils, Witches Brew…and of course, pumpkin beers). There will be prizes for scariest, sexiest and best homemade costumes.

Classic Horror Film screenings at Loews Jersey CityFriday is Black Sunday (6:30pm). Saturday is Bride of Frankenstein (6:30pm). Immediately following at 8:30pm, the original 1925 Lon Chaney silent film Phantom of the Opera will have the acclaimed Bernie Anderson, Jr. performing on the Bob Balfour 4/23 Morton Wonder Organ. Finally, celebrate with your fellow audience members at the ball, The Phantom’s Masquerade, Sunday at 7pm.

Saturday, October 26th

The Village Merchants Association (VMA) is treating shoppers to a variety of special deals including 10% to 70% off at participating stores, as well as a raffle that shoppers can participate in to win a $20 gift certificate to a VMA store of their choice.

Newport hosts a Halloween Pet Parade begins at 12pm at the Canis Minor pet shop (31 River Drive South). Most creative pup and owner will be announced at 2:30pm.

“The Ghost of Uncle Joe” Masquerade Rock ‘n Roll Ball Benefit is an all-day concert in Harsimus Cove Cemetery (435 Newark Ave.) beginning at 2pm. $10 donation for entry, but as I always say about this non-church affiliated, non-government property, please give more if you can. My last concert day here was a blast.

In the cemetery’s words: “Every month we need to raise between $2000 to $3000 just to operate and purchase equipment & supplies. If 300 people would donate only $10 each, we would be all set for the month!” Please help our amazing restoration work by contributing today at

Sunday, October 27th

This Sunday marks the last farmer’s market of the season at Riverview Fisk Park but it doubles as Halloween Dog Parade! I am luckily puppy-sitting my little sister Sheba this week, so we will be there. Arrive by 11:30am. Prizes will be awarded around noon. How festive!

Wednesday, October 30th

Family Fitness Mixed Martial Arts Halloween Party. All students must come in costume. Lil’ Dragons 3:45pm or 6pm. Juniors/BBC 4:30 or 6:45pm. Red/Black belts 5:15pm. Also, please note: All classes canceled Oct. 31st.

Thursday, October 31st

Downtown Halloween Parade Bring your children dressed in their costumes for candy, face painting, pictures and a parade, which begins at 4pm at Gymboree and ends at the Grove Street Path Plaza at 6pm with a Halloween party.

Boca Grande and Craig Mahoney present an Art, Comedy and Music Spectacular. 7pm kicks off the Halloween-themed art show. At 8pm, Craig will host a comedy show, followed by music performances and an open mic comedy show.

LITM Halloween Party: Arrive in costume at 8pm to enjoy the festivities.

Friday, November 1st

Orale Day of the Dead: Bring your costumes and your killer attitude for a party at Orale Mexican Kitchen including a DJ, mariachi band and my personal favorite, face painting. Prizes, too.

Trick or Treat to the JC Beat,

Club Barks Ice Cream Social Tonight! 9/9/13

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(photo courtesy of River View Observer)

Stop by Club Barks (201 Marin Blvd.) on this gorgeous night from 6:30-8pm with your furry friend for an Ice Cream Social. Milk Sugar Love  is providing ice cream for people and Frosty Pooch is supplying frozen treats for pups. Everyone will make new friends!



Tonight: 8/13 Puppies and Ice Cream Social

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Hang with cutie pie puppies, make new (human and animal) friends and enjoy ice cream from MilkSugarLove & FrostyPooch (an ice cream truck for dogs!) at Club Barks‘ social tonight! Stop by 201 Marin Blvd. anytime from 6:30-8pm to mingle. More info here.

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