Jersey City, September 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces the designer line up for the week:
9/24 Wednesday (Opening Night)
Rue 114 – Serwah Asante
LeVirage Fashion – Nadu Lawson
9/25 Thursday (VIP Night)
Vampire Life – Jim Jones
DLM – Darrell Reid (Former NFL Player and Give to Live Board Member)
Planet Zero Motor Sport – Kenya Smith
House of Sadia – Sadia Hussain
Helen Castillo (preview)
9/26 Friday (Children’s Show)
Kendra Law Bella Bebe
Keystone Club Designers
Racers take their mark at 8:30 a.m. Registration opens at 6:45 a.m.
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Jersey City’s popular half marathon championship marks its 21st year! Recreational and elite runners from around the country can compete for $3,000 in prize money on a USA Track & Field-certified course that interweaves with the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway from Newport to Liberty State Park.
The open-air race, sponsored this year by BATS Global Markets, has been called the most beautiful course in the Tri-State area with spectacular views of Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and the Verrazano Bridge. Continue reading
Is Hudson becoming the new Sundance?
By Sally Deering
Jersey City and Union City are getting ready to roll out the red carpets and sprinkle some stardust as they prepare for four upcoming film festivals this fall. Could Hudson become the new Sundance East?
On Tues, Sept. 16 at 7 pm, world famous designer Tommy Hilfiger kicked off the 4th annual Golden Door International Film Festival at the landmark Loew’s Jersey City Theater in Journal Square. The festival runs Thurs, Sept. 18 with a Gala evening of films through Sun, Sept. 21 with awards given to the best of the fest. Continue reading
GDIFF Founder Bill Sorvino and Tommy Hilfiger
Tommy Hilfger address the crowd
Acclaimed Actor Paul Sorvino and fans
On Tuesday, September 16th the GDIFF launched its 2014 Kick -Off Party at the Loew’s Jersey City on Journal Square.
The night included Fashion guru Tommy Hilfiger, acclaimed actor Paul Sorvino and host of other film producers, actors, writers many who have submitted films to this years 2014 festival.
Actor and founder of the GDIFF Bill Sorvino hosted the event introducing Hilfiger.
Our photographer Steve A Mack took all the photos in this post.
Union City/Jersey City, NJ – On Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. (WPA) unleashes an amazing lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival.
The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District (HDSID) will turn Newark Avenue & Grove Street Plaza into a lively festival of all that’s great about Historic Downtown Jersey City when ALL ABOUT DOWNTOWN brings local retailers, restaurateurs, artists and entrepreneurs out into the streets for a day of food, food and pizzazz.
.On Sat, Sept. 20, from 11 am to 6 pm, Grove Street Plaza & Newark Avenue will be bustling with 125 local vendors; over 15 food and fashion trucks; live music performances; fun activities for kids, cool trinkets from local retailers, and art from area artists. It’s a little bit of everything that makes Historic Downtown Jersey City a very exciting place to be these days. The event is hosted by HDSID led by executive director Rachel Sieg.
Recently, N.J. U.S. National Martial Arts Elite Team Wright outkicked, outshouted, and outpunched their formidable opponents to take numerous 1st places in the Black, Brown, Green and Novice Divisions. The Team was led by Head Trainer, Internationally Recognized Multi-Discipline Grand Master Austin Wright Sr. This Year was an International Karate Championship because competitors came from Holland, Canada, & Algeria to name a few countries. It was held at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. Continue reading
Photo- Festival Coordinator Dan Frigolette shares a brew with Luigi at Pilsener Haus Biergarten. Photo by: Chris Langston
Curb your dog and your sense of humor this Fall as the Hoboken Comedy Festival takes over Hoboken, New Jersey for the Fifth year in a row to bring consummate funny makers and raise money for a local dog shelter.
Comedian and Dog Lover Dan Frigolette started the festival in 2010 with the hopes to bring Comedy to Hoboken for one laugh filled weekend in town. Since 2010 the Festival has exploded, with aspiring comedians submitting for the festival in the hundreds, and the event has grown from three days to seven in 2014.
The Festival takes place Monday September 29th through Sunday October 5th over ten shows with zero repeated comedians. Each show features its own amazing lineup of comedians. All told the event will showcase nearly 100 jesting giants. Continue reading