Friday, September 29, 2017

Weekend Events: $1 coffee at Grind, Departed Soles' Oktoberfest, Smith Wine Festival, & more

Friday, Sept. 29th

  • Swing by the Grind Shop to celebrate National Coffee Day with $1 small drip coffee.

  • Kick off the fall season with Oktoberfest at Departed Soles. They'll be releasing their very first lager, Helles Island and they'll have custom, limited edition steins available in the tasting room to give it a proper Oktoberfest tasting. They're also releasing Kimberly, a milkshake IPA.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Raval to Become Pasta e Vino


Passerby on the Pedestrian Plaza yesterday were taken aback to see a new sign at Raval, 136 Newark Ave, showing the name Pasta e Vino. 

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Community News: Apple Dessert Contest, Lafayette Oktoberfest, Darke Pines and more

Jersey City

  • This Sunday, October 1st, the Riverview Farmers Market will host the People's Choice Apple Dessert contest. Anyone is welcome to bring an apple dessert made with NJ apples and anyone is allowed to taste and judge for a $5 ballot fee. 
  • Congratulations to Whealth who have now officially opened for business 7 days a week at 615 Pavonia Ave. 
  • For the next week through 10/1, Third & Vine is featuring the gin-based Bee's Knees cocktail. $2 from every cocktail sold will go to organizations to help support and protect bees. 

Friday, September 22, 2017

Weekend Events: Hamilton Park BBQ, Hudson Hall Opening & More

Friday, 9/22

  • Whealth is hosting another Friday night dinner in their new cafe at Journal Squared. A $45 ticket will get you three courses of 2-3 farm-fresh tasting plates to share including this week's flambeed Peach Cassese.

Saturday, 9/23

  • This Saturday is the 8th Annual Hamilton Park BBQ Festival! The Festival runs from 12pm - 8pm on 9th Street and W. Hamilton. There will be live music, vendors, and lots of barbecue! Look forward to food from Carlito's (try the brisket taco), Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Hamilton Pork, Pet Shop (vegan options), Milk Sugar Love, and more. 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Park & Sixth Closed


Although no formal announcement has been made, Park & Sixth reportedly closed their doors a few weeks ago after months of whispers it was for sale.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Community News - Pinwheel Garden soft opens, JGFT expands, Smith Wine Festival

Jersey City

  • Congratulations to Razza on receiving a three star review from the NY Times this week. 
  • The Pinwheel Garden, a new dumpling and noodle house in Lafayette, has started hosting soft opening events for a select audience. They anticipate opening to the public at large next month. 
  • The 8th Annual Hamilton Park BBQ Festival takes place this Saturday 9/23 from 12-8pm in support of the Hamilton Park Conservancy. Expect a variety of barbecue vendors, drinks, music and more. 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Community News: Old World/New World Wine Class, JC West Side Chili Cook-Off, and more

Jersey City

  • The JC West Side Chili Cook-Off has been announced! It will be held on Sunday, 10/8 beginning at 12pm. If you're interested in competing, read the rules here
  • Congratulations to Bambino Chef on being featured on News 12 New Jersey to share some healthy, simple, fun lunch box ideas. 
  • Join Chris Leo of PS Wine Bar and Lourdes of the Vine for an Old World vs New World Wine Class on Tuesday 9/26 at 7pm. Tickets are $45/person.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Weekend Calendar of Events



Thursday, Sept. 7th

  • Join WomenRising at Lutze Biergarten from 4-10pm for their first Sip to Support event. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to WomenRising,a  community-based organization focused on empowering and helping women in Hudson County through a variety of services ranging from counseling to shelters to job placement. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Whealth Opening Soon in Journal Square

After two and a half years of planning and construction, Whealth is getting ready to open their cafe at Journal Squared, 615 Pavonia Ave, to the public this Friday.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Community News: Ed & Mary's, Piggyback Bar Hiring, O'Leary's Pig Roast & more

Jersey City
  • Congratulations to Rustique Pizza on celebrating 6 years in business, to Sam a.m. for celebrating 4, and Van Hook Cheese on celebrating their one year anniversary.
  • 9th & Coles has officially rebranded and reopened as Ed & Mary's, named after the owners. It will continue to operate as a neighborhood pub and community-oriented space with comfort food, their variety of American and craft beers, and traditional cocktails. 
  • Hudson County Community College is holding a series of family-friendly culinary classes from September through December. Right now, the classes are $29/person per class. 

Friday, September 1, 2017

Labor Day Weekend Specials 2017

Labor Day Weekend brings with it the unofficial end of summer, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy saying goodbye. Here's what's happening:

Events and Specials:


  • Rustique Pizza is celebrating their 6th anniversary! Stop by the shop for a free plain slice between 12-5pm to help them celebrate.