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This Weekend

This weekend, check out all of the great events in Jersey City, like Hudson West Fest, Powerhouse Wellness Festival, and Kids Bike Ride Scavenger Hunt. Plus, there’s Jersey City Pier Fest, Free Wine Tasting, and more. Free Wine Tasting: A Wine By Any Other Name | Fri., Sep. 22 | 5-7 p.m. | CoolVines Powerhouse […]

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Park Service to Offer Kayak Eco Tours at Liberty State Park This Month

This month, the New Jersey Park Service will be offering kayak “eco-tours” exploring the Hudson River estuary, local wildlife habitats and the habitats of Caven Point. Tours will embark from the canoe/kayak launch located at the south side of Liberty State Park near the Park Office. Trips will run approximately two hours and will include […]

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The Vegetarian Option: Cellar 335

The path to Cellar 335 (335 Newark Ave.) is lined with red flags. For starters, it’s a tiki bar.  To be fair, they call themselves a tiki cocktail lounge, and the back room takes up most of the real estate inside, but the distinctive kitsch-Asian and Far East vibe of the place will be apparent to […]

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La Festa Italiana Returns in August

In just weeks, La Festa Italiana will celebrates its 120th anniversary with five nights of foods, drinks, and bands surrounding Holy Rosary Church on Sixth Street. The fun begins Wed., Aug. 9, and runs through Sun., Aug. 13, where, from 5–11p.m. Sixth and Brunswick Streets will transform into a lively block party.  “I run into so […]

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The Vegetarian Option: Corto

We continue our vegetable-forward look at Jersey City’s most acclaimed restaurants with a trip to Corto (507 Palisade Ave.), an established favorite in the Heights. Unlike Ondo, the subject of last month’s column, Corto isn’t squeaky-new.  Its cooks, led by executive chef Matthew Moschella, have been serving streamlined, ambitious, unfussy Italian-inspired food to hungry visitors since […]