Monday, April 30, 2018

Community News: Firehouse Pizza Now Open, Reservoir Fundraiser, and more

Jersey City
Photo from Firehouse Blazing Pizza
  • Congratulations to Firehouse Blazing Pizza on celebrating their Grand Opening this past Saturday. The restaurant is now open at 488 Central Ave in the Heights. 
  • The Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance will be holding this year's Spring Annual Season Opener and fundraiser at Vaibhav at 737 Newark Ave on Thursday, 5/3. Single tickets as well as group tickets are available. 
  • The HDSID Farmers' Market at Grove Street is returning for the first time this season on Monday, 4/30. It will run every Monday and Thursday through December. 
  • Ozu Foods will be starting their summer hours this week and will only be serving lunch on Fridays from 11:30am-2:30pm. 

Monday, April 23, 2018

Community News: Bone-In Launches Go Fund Me, Hyatt House Grand Opening,

Jersey City
  • Bone-In has launched a Go Fund Me to help them outfit their new kitchen and banquet space on Lima Family Farms which will help them expand and grow their overall business of providing farm-fresh, whole foods to the community. 
  • Join Atlas this Thursday 4/26 for their High West Core 4 whiskey tasting and four course dinner. It begins at 6:30pm and tickets are $75/person. Call for reservations. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Farmers Market Season Returns for 2018

This Saturday marks the start of Farmer's Market season in Jersey City! Markets throughout the city will begin opening over the next several weeks and run through the fall and early winter, bringing fresh produce, healthy snacks, skincare, baked goods, fish, grass-fed meat and more.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Community News: Autism Dinner at Hard Gove, Bang Cookie in the NYT & more

Jersey City

  • This Thursday, 4/19 Smile Preschool is hosting an Autism dinner at Hard Grove Cafe. Tickets are $50 each. 
  • Congratulations to Bang Cookies for their recent mentions in the NY Times. 
  • Modcup and Word Bookstore have teamed up so that Word Cafe will be serving all Modcup coffee. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Luna Opens Next Week

New bar and restaurant Luna, owned and operated by the owners of Paisano's in Rutherford, is scheduled to open to the public next week.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Community News: Griot Cafe Menu Expands, Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's, FastBoy Celebrates 4 Years, and More

Jersey City

Photo from Griot Cafe

  • Griot Cafe has expanded their menu to include new hot breakfast specials like omelets, breakfast burritos, and more.
  • Congratulations to local delivery service FastBoy on celebrating four years in business! To celebrate, they're offering free delivery through Wednesday, 4/11.
  • Piggyback Bar and their creative takes on bar food were featured in The Digest. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Pizza Vita to Open Today

Photo from Pizza Vita
The wait is over! Pizza Vita, known for their quick-cooking pizza truck, will be opening their new brick and mortar restaurant at 435 Palisade Ave today.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Community News: Marketplace JC Opening Day, Graze and Braise New Spring Menu, and more

Jersey City

  • A manager at Domino's on Communipaw Ave was attacked by two on-duty cops over a problem with their pizza delivery. The attack was caught on security tape and the two officers have been suspended without pay and face criminal charges.
  • A burlesque show scheduled to run at FM had to be cancelled at the last minute after city attorneys threatened the restaurant with fines and penalties for violating local obscenity laws. The decision has been unpopular with the local community and further action is pending.