The Statuary Presents: The JD Allen Trio + | Fri., Jul. 21 | 6-10 p.m. | The Statuary, 53 Congress Street, Jersey City | | $25.00Hailed by the New York Times as “a tenor saxophonist with an enigmatic, elegant and hard driving style,” JD Allen is a bright light on today’s international jazz scene. For more info, go here.

Fearless: 50 Years of Dark Side of the Moon | Fri., Jul. 21 | 7:30-11 p.m. | Sip Studios, 140 Sip Ave, Jersey City | | $30.00In March of 1973, progressive rock pioneers Pink Floyd released their masterpiece Dark Side of the Moon. It would go on to sell over 45 million copies worldwide as of this writing. For more info, go here.

Movies in the Park | Fri., Jul. 21 | 8:30 p.m. | Hamilton Park, Downtown, Jersey City | Movies in the Park “Luca” July 21, 2023 at sundown when dark enough to view the movie. For more info, go here.

Nature Programs at Liberty State Park: Tiny Trails | Sat., Jul. 22 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | meet at the Liberty State Park Nature Center, 275 Freedom Way, Jersey City | There’s a lot to learn about the amazing world of insects that some of us don’t even notice! For more info, go here.

BlackNic presents “Southern Hospitality” | Sat., Jul. 22 | 1-8 p.m. | 30 Audrey Zapp Dr, 30 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City | Delectable Southern-themed bites and drinks, live DJs playing your favorite tunes, and a view of the NYC skyline. For more info, go here.

“Smoke” by Zelda Patterson at Jersey City Theater Center | Sat., Jul. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | Jersey City Free Public Library/ Earl A. Morgan Branch, 1841 JFK Blvd, Jersey City | | FreeSmoke is a full-length play about Alana Phillips, a young white girl who enters a psychiatric institution burdened with her brash, angry, manipulative, and racist feelings. For more info, go here.

Salsa on the Grove | Sat., Jul. 22 | 6-10 p.m. | Grove Street, Between Bay Street & Morgan Street, Jersey City | A free monthly music festival series from May through September, for the last 18 years Salsa on the Grove features various local musicians and performers from Jersey City, NJ. For more info, go here.

The Laugh Tour Comedy Club | Sat., Jul. 22 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | The Laugh Tour Comedy Club @ Dorrian’s, 555 Washington Blvd. , Jersey City | The Laugh Tour Comedy Shows: featuring comedians from The Tonight Show, Netflix, America’s Got Talent, TikTok and more! For more info, go here.

Jessi Uribe at White Eagle Hall | Sat., Jul. 22 | 7 p.m. | White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave., Jersey City | Celebrando La Independencia de Colombia Jessi Uribe regresa a White Eagle Hall Sabado, Julio 22 @ 8PM Asientos limitadados VIP en el balcon con servico exclusivo de comida y bar y Meet n Greet con Jessi Uribe a las 6:30pm.
Celebrating Colombian Independence Day Jessi Uribe returns to White Eagle Hall on Saturday, July 22 at 8PM. Limited VIP balcony seats with dedicated food, bar service, and meet and greet with Jessi at 6:30PM. For more info, go here.

Alex Owen Duo at Fox & Crow | Sat., Jul. 22 | 8-10 p.m. | Fox & Crow, 594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City | $10 Cover to Artist Alex Owen is a jazz trumpet player and vocalist based in New York City who specializes in the classic New Orleans style of jazz. For more info, go here.

Jersey City Restaurant Week Summer 2023 | Sat., Jul. 22 | Jersey City, Jersey City | Dining heats up in one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US with the return of Jersey City Restaurant Week this Summer 2023 The Jersey City Restaurant Association (JCRA) is hosting its annual Summer Restaurant Week July 15th-28th For more info, go here.

Open Run at Lincoln Park | Sun., Jul. 23 | 9 a.m. | Lincoln Park, Jersey City | NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-supported running initiative – bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks. For more info, go here.

Sound Bath Meditation | Sun., Jul. 23 | 10-11 a.m. | Grassroots Community Space, 54 Coles St., Jersey City | | $20.00*Join us for an hour of self-care and restoration with a sound bath meditation. For more info, go here.

Heap II Sculpture Workshop | Sun., Jul. 23 | 3-5 p.m. | Drawing Rooms, Topps Building, 926 Newark Ave #T101, Jersey City | | FreeJoin “NJ & Me” artist Anne Percoco for a one-time workshop to expand her sculpture, “Heap II.”  Participants will explore the intersection of art and sustainability while engaging in a community cleanup of a small stretch of Newark Ave. For more info, go here.

Summer Fest Liberty State Park Music Series | Sun., Jul. 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Liberty State Park, North Cove Field, Jersey City | For more info, go here.

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Emily was born and raised in New Jersey, and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in architecture. She has a background in design, public health, radio, and comedy.