Wednesday, August 31, 2016

9th and Coles For Sale

From FB
Yesterday, Hamilton Park pub 9th and Coles announced they are planning to put their restaurant up for sale.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Van Hook Cheese & Grocery Opening Soon


New shop Van Hook Cheese & Grocery, 528 Jersey Avenue, is scheduled to open this Wednesday, 8/31 pending final code inspections.

Located right next to Choc-O-Pain Bakery on Jersey Avenue, the store is one of several specialty retailers and restaurants to open within a two block area over the past two years creating a small stretch of dedicated, ingredient-specific shops including Jersey City Fish Stand and Pasta Dal Cuore.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Community News


  • Bone In is offering 5% off all orders this week with code laborday5. Orders must be in by noon on Tuesday.
  • Congratulations to The Kitchen Step on receiving three stars from NJ Monthly
  • The 52 Bowers St. location of  Dark Side of the Moo is closed through September 6th.
  • Congratulations to Maritime Parc for being included on the 2016 25 Best Restaurants in NJ list from New Jersey Monthly. 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Get to Know JC Eater:Jerome

Welcome to "Get to Know JC Eater" where every week I post a profile of a local resident sharing where and what they love to eat in Jersey City.  This site is meant to be useful to the community so what better way to do that than involve the community itself? If you'd like to be featured, please leave a comment below or email me directly.

This week's JC Eater is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys The Citizen as much as I do and might be somewhat familiar. 


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Jersey City Pride Events 2016

From FB
This Saturday, 8/27, is the 16th Annual Jersey City Pride Festival. It will run from noon-8pm on Newark Ave between Grove St. and Jersey Avenue and will feature live music, DJs, performers, food, drinks and dancing.

Community News


  • Talde has expanded their brunch menu with three new dishes.
  • This Thursday, 8/25, is New Jersey Breweries night at Barcade. Join them beginning at noon for craft beers from all over New Jersey including Alementary, Magnify, Demented, and Jersey City's own Departed Soles. 
  • Busy Bee Organics is now hiring for part-time kitchen positions. 

Friday, August 19, 2016

Get to Know Eater: Jahnia

Welcome to "Get to Know JC Eater" where every week I post a profile of a local resident sharing where and what they love to eat in Jersey City. If you'd like to be featured, please leave a comment below or email me directly.

This week's JC Eater is a photography enthusiast who loves finding small gems around town. 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Würstbar Opens Friday


In addition to Cellar 335 opening earlier this week, Würstbar, which moved into the former Sushi Tango space, will be opening to the public on Friday, 8/19 at 4pm.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Cellar 335 Opening this Week


New tiki bar Cellar 335 will officially open their doors for service at 5pm this Tuesday, 8/16, to be followed by their more formal Grand Opening on Wednesday, 8/17. 

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Community News


  • The Iron Monkey is hosting an Altos Agave mixology class on Tuesday, 8/16 beginning at 7pm for $25/person.
  • Barcade will be closed on Monday, 8/15 for their annual staff party. 
  • Congratulations to The Angry Crab, celebrating one year in business. 
  • Chilltown Kitchen has announced they'll be holding a Dominican-themed supper club in September. 

Friday, August 12, 2016

Get to Know Eater: Ariel

Welcome to "Get to Know JC Eater" where every week I post a profile of a local resident sharing where and what they love to eat in Jersey City.  This site is meant to be useful to the community so what better way to do that than involve the community itself? If you'd like to be featured, please leave a comment below or email me directly.

This week's JC Eater (and her dog) are newcomers to Jersey City who are looking forward to finding all the best vegan eats. 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

La Festa Italiana 2016

Beginning this Wednesday, 8/10 through Sunday, 8/14, the ever-popular La Festa Italiana will be running on 6th Street between Brunswick and Monmouth. 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Community News


  • Congratulations to Pet Shop for their write-up on BestofNJ.com
  • Sam a.m. has changed their supper clubs to a once a month event and they're now accepting reservations for their Thursday, August 11th event. 
  • Congratulations to Bucket & Bay and Gia's Gelato, both listed as some of NJ's best gelato on NJ.com
  • Via Jersey Digs, Hoboken's 1 Republik will be taking over the current space occupied by Rainbow on Newark Ave. 

Friday, August 5, 2016

Get to Know JC Eater: Bill

Welcome to "Get to Know JC Eater" where every week I post a profile of a local resident sharing where and what they love to eat in Jersey City.  This site is meant to be useful to the community so what better way to do that than involve the community itself? If you'd like to be featured, please leave a comment below or email me directly.

This week's JC Eater is a Korean food enthusiast who enjoys biking around Jersey City.


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Rotary Club Food Truck Festival


This Saturday, 8/6, The Rotary Club of Jersey City is holding their Inaugural Food Truck Festival, free and open to the public. Located at Gundy Pier by Exchange Place, the festival will run from 12:00-7:00pm and will have food, drinks, live music, entertainment for kids, and more.

Garden Steaks Pop-Up


Local catering company Garden Steaks is launching a weekly pop-up at McGinley Square Pub beginning this weekend.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Citizen


Earlier this year, I wrote up a list of my favorite wings in Jersey City. And while I still stand by those recommendations, the new wing menu at The Citizen has them all beat.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Cellar 335 To Open Soon

                                                                          (photo from FB)

Cellar 335, a new tiki bar and restaurant, is slated to open soon. While an exact date isn't yet known, the owners were pointing to an opening as early as this week. 

A Little Gelato Now Open

A new gelato shop, A Little Gelato, opened this weekend at 280 Central Ave. Replacing Amrit Taste of India restaurant, the shop sits next door to popular pizza place Renato's and is owned and operated by Jersey City Heights residents Kenneth and Christine.
(photo from FB)