Movies in the Park 2017


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Enjoy summer nights in under the stars watching popular flicks in your favorite Jersey City Parks. Grab your kids, your blanket, your chairs

July 10: Angry Birds [Thomas McGovern Park]

July 13: Wizard of Oz [Leonard Gordon Park]

July 20: Pete’s Dragon [Canco Veterans Memorial Park]

July 20: Monsters University [Columbia Park]

July 20: Mutant Turtles: Out of the Shadows [Audubon Park]

July 26: Moana [Van Vorst Park]

July 27: Space Jam [Berry Lane Park]

July 28: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [Van Vorst Park]

July 28: The LEGO Batman Movie [Hamilton Park, 8:15 pm]

July 31: 101 Dalmations (original) [Ercel Webb Park, 264 Van Horne Street]

August 3: Cars [Pershing Field]

August 7: Ghost Busters – Answer the Call [Arlington Park]

August 9: Lion [Van Vorst Park]

August 9: LaLa Land [Newport Green, 7pm]

August 10: Back to the Future [Riverview Park]

August 14: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial [Harsimus Cemetery]

August 17: The BFG [Village Park, 384 1st St.]

August 23: Sing Street [Van Vorst Park]

August 24: The Wild Life [Sgt. Anthony Park]

August 31: Storks – Find Your Flock [J. Owen Grundy Pier]

September 6: Hidden Figures [Van Vorst Park]

September 22: The Jungle Book [Hamilton Park, 7pm]

October 13: The Nightmare Before Christmas [Hamilton Park, 6:30pm]

Other notes: Parks in the Jersey City and Hudson County area host these films and live performances thanks to The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association, the Van Vorst Park AssociationJersey City Cultural Affairs, and the County of Hudson. All events begin at sundown.

To the view,
JCG

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Hudson Restaurant Week Summer 2017


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Because this side of the river has increasingly become a place of destination, this summer’s Hudson County Restaurant Week (7/25-8/5) is particularly poignant. All of the quickly established new additions to our classic faves are creating crazy flocks of foodies.

Find the full list of participants and their menu selections here.

My personal reviews of participating restaurants previously published on my blog are… [use the upper right search bar and type].

Tweet me @jerseycitygia if you have any inquiries because it’s likely I a) have an unpublished review b) an update to an older review in the works or c) know a gem so well I’m not going to share with all, but maybe with you 😉

Try something new & let me know your experience,
JCG

Here are participating Jersey City restaurants:

Amelia’s Bistro

Bistro at Grove Square

Bistro La Source

Edward’s Steakhouse

Fire & Oak

FM

Greene Hook

The Hamilton Inn

Hamilton Pork

The Hutton

Kitchen Step

Laico’s (not one to miss!)

Latham House

Liberty House Restaurant

Liberty Prime Steakhouse

Light Horse Tavern

Raval Tapas Bar

Satis Bistro

South House

VB3

View the full list of Hudson County participating restaurants, prices and menus here.

Taste Jersey City Tastefully,
JCG

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Chilltown Get Down Summer Dance Party [Wednesday, June 21]

LITM hosts a summer dance party and barbecue this Wednesday, June 21 from 7pm – 1am.

Chilltown Get Down is a grown-up block party on Pedestrian Plaza outside of 140 Newark Ave., aka LITM (“Love Is The Message”).

The restaurant, bar and art gallery is serving frosé and spiked ice pops to temper the heat, and a special BBQ menu by Chef Eduardo Rugerio.

Dance off the cals to old R&B and hip-hop favorites spun by DJ George Soul Fernandez.

Admission is free; food/bevvies are not.

Bonus: Giant Jenga, water guns, hula hoops and jump ropes!

Chill down, Chilltown,
JCG

 

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Con Vivo Music: Bach Concert [Sunday, June 18]

Celebrate Father’s Day with Con Vivo’s semi-annual Bach Concert!  On Sunday, June 18th, Cathedral Hall (380 Montgomery St.) will be filled with the sounds of Johann Sebastian Bach.

The concert features mezzo-soprano Sarah Nelson Craft and oboist Christa Robinson in a concert of Bach’s most intimate chamber music for voice, oboe, string quartet, harpsichord, and organ. Con Vivo presents a wide panoply of Bach’s style and achievements, from the elegance of his intimate keyboard works, to the athleticism of his oboe and string repertoire.
 
The concert begins at 3pm and is free for all ages. Program information and more about Con Vivo here.

To musical bliss,
JCG

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Jersey Girls Food Tours: Start Something Challenge

Jersey Girls Food Tours is participating in The Start Something Challenge of 2017. Shout out to Alessia Aron and Janis Borroto – the girl bosses behind the brand. Check out the JGFT promo video to get them to the next round, and check back here when voting begins on July 14.

Update: Here is the voting link! bit.ly/JGFT10k

Cheers,
JCG

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