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The Vegetarian Option: Ondo

We’re launching our vegetable-forward exploration of Jersey City’s most acclaimed restaurants with a look at the modern Korean eatery Ondo (3 2nd St.).  Korean food is often associated with barbecue, bibimbap with slices of spicy pork, and giant platters of bulgogi in thick folds.  But what if you aren’t interested in eating meat?  Is there […]

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Liberty Science Center Launches Conceptual Art Exhibits 

To mark its 30th anniversary, Liberty Science Center is launching an exhibit featuring installations by two artists designed to merge the realms of art and science: Argentine conceptual artist Leandro Erlich and Brooklyn-based artist and Pioneer Works founderDustin Yellin. The show will be unveiled at a private opening on the evening of Saturday, April 1. Erlich will present a full-scale recreation of […]

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ArtPride New Jersey Issues Guide to Holiday Arts Events Statewide

  ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, has released its guide to holiday arts events throughout the Garden State. Carefully curated, the guide includes shows offered by theaters, museums, performing arts spaces, and galleries. For New Year’s Eve, a comedy show is also on the docket. Listings are provided for children as well […]

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“Pompeii: The Immortal City” at Liberty Science Center

Pompeii is gruesome.  There, in the terrible shadow of Mount Vesuvius, thousands of imperial Roman townspeople asphyxiated under a ten-foot blanket of volcanic ash.  Two millennia later, archaeologists are still reconstructing the city and refining what we know about the cataclysm. We know Pompeii residents tried to escape and were unsuccessful.  Centuries-old impressions of bodies trapped in agony […]

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Breweries and restaurants spar over how to fix N.J.’s licensing rules

Courtesy of New Jersey Monitor The drawn-out fight over whether the brewery industry is hampered by onerous regulations continued Thursday during a committee meeting discussing legislation aimed at brewery license holders. Brewery owners, bartenders, and restaurateurs packed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee hearing, where lawmakers heard a discussion of three bills — one to codify […]