Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Bayonne is hosting its second annual food truck festival on Saturday, May 18, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. This year’s festival is being held in honor of the City of Bayonne’s 150th anniversary. The event will take place on Avenue E between 22nd and 24th Streets. In order to accommodate the festival, portions of Avenue E will be closed to traffic. Thirty food vendors will be participating. They will offer a great assortment of foods from a variety of cultures. Italian, Korean, Greek, Polish, Thai, Cuban, American, and other cuisines will be featured.
4th of July Event for The Greater New York Area
The All-Day Experience on the Hudson River Waterfront Draws Hundreds of Thousands; Headline Performance to be Followed by State’s Largest Firework Display
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop presents his fifth annual July 4th festival on the Hudson Waterfront to celebrate Independence Day. The carnival-style spectacle, branded 50STAR FIRE SHOW, spans the entire Greater New York City Area and will feature a headline concert performance by Snoop Dogg on the Private Internet Access stage in front of a 200,000 person audience lining the Hudson River Waterfront and area surrounding Harborside. The all-day music, food, technology and entertainment experience boasts views of the New York City skyline, and will become the
scene of the state’s largest fireworks show. Continue reading Snoop Dogg to Headline Free 4TH of July Music, Arts, and Technology Festival On Jersey City Waterfront
Hardgrove a downtown Jersey City restaurant will again proudly sponsor the annual 5K Run/Walk to help kick Autism.
The event will be held at Liberty State Park North Cove Field at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City on August 26th, 2018 at 10 am rain or shine.
Race benefactors Color of Autism a Jersey City non-profit organisation started by Jersey City business woman Sherry Singh who owns Smile a Pre-school and Nursery on First Street in downtown Jersey City.
Colors of Autism was established in honor of her middle son Ravi 31. who has Autism.
Some facts on Autism
- Autism now affects 1 in 59 children and 1 in 37 boys
- Autism prevalence figures are growing
- Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.
- Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
- Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
- There is no medical detection or cure for autism
- -Source Autism Speaks
14 Crooners Compete for Title at Sinatra Park, Hoboken
By Sally Deering
For those of you who know Frank Sinatra Drive as the long and winding road on Hoboken’s waterfront, well, kids, its time you knew some Hoboken history. Let’s just say Ol’ Blue Eyes grew up in Hoboken back when almost every corner had a gin joint and if you could carry a tune, some music-lover on a barstool bought you a drink.
Those were the days when Hoboken native son Frankie Sinatra walked the Mile Square City dreaming of someday making it big. And make it he did! Superstar, legend, and boy, what a voice. It’s been said that back in the 1990s, while Sinatra was in Manhattan, he would tell the limo driver to take him to Hoboken where his black limo could be seen cruising up and down the old neighborhoods.
A LIFE IN ART
By Sally Deering
A life in art, that’s exactly what William La Rosa set out to do in his 30-year tenure as Director of the Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs. Before retiring in September 2017, La Rosa facilitated programs that helped local visual and performing artists. He founded the Local Arts Program (LAP) grants that, over the years, provided thousands of dollars to local artists and arts organizations.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Oct. 31, 2017) – Jersey City Medical Center will hold the first-ever “Race for JCMC EMS” at RPM Raceway, 99 Caven Point Road, Jersey City, on Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Guests at the inaugural event have an opportunity to drive on two tracks and will be able to learn more about Jersey City Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Services, CPR training, health screenings and other programs and services offered by the Medical Center.
Taking Place on Friday, September 8, 2017
A City-Wide, All-Day Celebration of Art and Culture in Jersey City
(Jersey City, NJ; Aug 8, 2017)— Fall is on its way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 31 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, September 8, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works. Held quarterly, thousands of residents pour out to experience these artists’ latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the community.
Some highlights include (a complete list of events follows): Continue reading JC FRIDAYS IS BACK FOR FALL-CITY WIDE LISTING
Mayor Fulop Announces the 4th Annual Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival with the Largest Fireworks Display in the State With New York Harbor as the Backdrop for an Unparalleled Celebration of Our Nation’s Independence;
Enjoy a Full-day of Carnival Rides, Live Performances, Food, and Plenty of Family Fun, Concluded by a Premier Fireworks Display Illuminating the Hudson River
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announces the return and the expansion of the one-of-a-kind Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival at Exchange Place on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. with more than 150,000 expected attendees. This year’s Fourth of July family-friendly festival’s location has moved from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place due to all state parks being closed due to a budget impasse. Continue reading JERSEY CITY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION UPDATE: LOCATION CHANGE — EVENT HELD AT EXCHANGE PLACE
Bernie Sweeney owner of the Casino in the Park and Shore Casino in Atlantic Highlands has been hosting and donating the Snyder High party for the past 11 plus years. As an alumni of the school and also an inductee into Snyder High School’s Hall of Honor since 1998 the party is Sweeney’s way of giving back to his old alma mater.
In those 11 plus years of hosting the Snyder party which equals to around 5000 dinners, Sweeney’s message to the young people at Snyder has always been study, work hard, and pay it forward to others.
The event is an exciting time for Sweeney, his wife Kathleen his sons and staff as told by Sweeney’s son Jay, ” For us at the Casino in the Park it is a joy to see these young people having a great time, they’re all great kids with good grades and all we ask is they go out and help others in their lives.” He Said. “Our one message through the years go out and do something wonderful for someone else.”
The Central Avenue Car and Music Show organized by the Central Avenue Special Improvement District was held on Saturday, May 20th on Central Ave and ran from 11am and 5pm in the Heights of Jersey City.The fair was held in the Central Avenue Municipal Parking lot near Lincoln and Bowers Street.