What’s Happening in Jersey City This Weekend?


Friday 5/19/13

Read to Ella! at the Five Corners branch of the library (678 Newark Ave.) For children grades K-3. 3:30pm.

Creative Grove Art Market Visit the Grove Street PATH area to check out local art, jewelry and other crafts. 3pm-9pm.


Saturday 5/18/13:

Van Vorst Farmer’s Market Stop by Van Vorst Park (Montgomery St. & Jersey Ave.) from 8:30am-3pm to gather all of your local produce.

Ed’s Exchange Merchant Market Shop the flea or sell your own goods. 10am-6pm at McGinley Square (672 Bergen Ave.) Tables are $10-20.

Applying For High School 101 For $20, learn the tips to get your child into the best schools in Hudson County, both public and private. Worskhop is from 11am-1pm at Indiegrove (121 Newark Ave, 5th Floor)

Saturday Evening of Song From 7:30-11pm,  let your ears ring with “Julian and Dominique,” who will perform standards, 60s music and pop songs of today at Casa Dante (737 Newark Ave.).  Reservations: (201) 795-2750.


Sunday 5/19/13

Walk the Walkway From 9am-12pm, join the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy of NJ for a 3-mile walk in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the legislation that created this great riverfront treasure. Meet at Kennedy Blvd. and 1st St. (near the Bayonne bridge). Suggested donation of $5. Register here.

Farmer’s Market at Riverview Fisk Park. Buy farm-fresh produce and unique local goods from 9am-2pm. (Ogden Ave. & Bowers St.) Details here.

Hatha Style Yoga From 9:30am – 11am at 54 Coles St. Suggested donation of $10.

Salsa Under the Sun! Yesenia Peralta hosts salsa lessons from 6-7pm at Boca Grande (564 Washington Blvd.) $10 per person.


Let me know what you did this weekend: tweet @jerseycitygia or email me jerseycitygia@gmail.com





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Online Dining Deals For Jersey City 5/16/13


Michael Anthony’s is offering an online deal for $25 for $50 worth of food and drinks, and M-T, 2 free drinks are included. Details here.

VB3 is offering a dinner for two: one shared appetizer, two entrees, and two drinks. All for $40. Click here.

Trattoria Saporito has a dinner deal for two that includes one shared app, two entrees, and two drinks. All for $29. Check it out here.

The Melting Pot boasts $49 for a dinner for two (one portion of cheese fondue, one salad, one Fondue by You entree and one drink…each!). Buy here.



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Groove on Grove


It’s Wednesday in the warm season, and you know what that means in Jersey City. Groove on Grove is here! After cancelling last week, they are back on track.

Bands tonight:

6 pm | Casey and the Dirty Water Dogs
7 pm | Break the Atmosphere
8 pm | Sandra Small & The Smallworld Band

Need more deets? Click here.

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Election Day!



Today is Election Day in Jersey City. If you’re unsure where you’re supposed to place your vote, please click here to search by neighborhood.

The Hudson County Clerk’s website has all of the additional information you may need.

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Grove Street Farmer’s Market Opens Today


The Grove Street farmer’s market opens today for the season! Stock up on all of your local produce from 4pm-8pm. Open every Monday and Thursday from now until December.

For the full Jersey City farmer’s market schedule, click here.

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