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EAT, PRAY, LOVE…  La Festa Italiana 2016 promises Fun, Dancing and Great Food

 

Holy Rosary Church celebrates 113th Italian Festival in Downtown JC

A day at La Festa

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Sally Deering

August nights are a time to celebrate when La Festa Italiana, the Old World Italian Street Festival hosted by Holy Rosary Church turns Historic Downtown Jersey City into five summer nights of music, dancing, food and fun!

La Festa Italiana 2016 begins Wed, Aug. 10, and continues through Sun, Aug. 14, on Sixth & Brunswick Streets. On these five summer nights, the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church will come alive with rocking dance music, games of chance, kids’ activities, and a wide-array of delicious foods and libations. La Festa Italiana runs from 5 pm-11 pm Wednesday-to-Friday, and 3 pm-11 pm Saturday & Sunday. The last night (Sunday) at 11 pm, the “Super 50/50” Raffle winner will be chosen. Last year’s ticket-holder won over $10,200.

Zeppoles La Festa Italiana honors the veneration of Maria SS. Dell’Assunta & San Rocco, and offers the Downtown community the opportunity to party with its neighbors. This year’s La Festa Italiana features live bands, fun for the kids, food and souvenir vendors and Italian delicacies made by Holy Rosary Church parishioners like Fresh Hot Zeppoles, lemony Limoncello and “Our Famous Rice Balls”. Continue reading EAT, PRAY, LOVE…  La Festa Italiana 2016 promises Fun, Dancing and Great Food

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Jersey City’s Got Everything -For Now




The Everything Jersey City Festival will Celebrate Community Pride and UEZ Support at a Time when Budget Cuts Loom

By Sally Deering

 If you don’t know by now, one-third of Jersey City is a designated Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ\) a designation that offers local businesses tax and other financial incentives to help grow their businesses and stimulate local economy.  Sale tax revenues generated by UEZ businesses go for economic development and neighborhood improvements like street lights, paving, flowerboxes — and other programs that give constituents a feeling of pride in their community.

To celebrate the UEZ’s success revitalizing the Heights section of Jersey City – the neighborhood nestled on the cliff above Hoboken – the Central Avenue Special Improvement District (CASID) Management Corporation presents the Everything Jersey City Festival which takes place Sat., May 21st from 11 am-to-6 pm along Central Avenue from Congress to Hutton Streets. Continue reading Jersey City’s Got Everything -For Now

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Grace Church Van Vorst celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival

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Grace Church Van Vorst in downtown Jersey City, NJ celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival with an opening Champagne Gala on Saturday, November 14th, 2009. The Cathedral Arts Festival reaches a banner year in its long and cherished history! Founded in 1989, it is the largest and longest-running celebration of artists and the arts in Hudson County. Continue reading Grace Church Van Vorst celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival

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Jersey City Museum Presents The Sixth Annual ArtRageous Ball

artrageious-ball-april-30  River View Observer “Best Pick”  Event Happenings in April in Jersey City.
Thursday, April 30, 2009, 6:30pm
 The Westin Jersey City
479 Washington Blvd., Jersey City, NJ
     Jersey City Museum’s Sixth Annual ArtRageous Ball will take place on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at brand-new Westin Jersey City, a premier venue located in the waterfront financial district of Jersey City. Situated in the midst of the downtown revitalization of Jersey City, Jersey City Museum has been called “a cultural gem” by New Jersey Life Magazine and last year was listed as one of the top five things to see in Jersey City by AM New York. Continue reading Jersey City Museum Presents The Sixth Annual ArtRageous Ball

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