Speranza Theatre Company Presents ‘FOODIES’, An Original Play

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When: Wednesday – Saturday, January 16-19 at 7:30pm

Where: Square 1 Community Eatery – 283 St Pauls Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Save the date for FOODIES, an original play all about everyone’s favorite topic – food!

Presented by Speranza Theatre Company, hosted by Square 1 Community Eatery, FOODIES is an evening of short plays and monologues. Regardless of your relationship with food, there is no denying its powerful ability to connect and divide us, to bring us joy and sometimes pain. Join us as we chew on the many ways food impacts our lives.

Tickets are $40. Included in this ticket price is a light menu created by the talented team at Square 1. Seating is limited.

All performances are at Square 1 Community Eatery
283 St Pauls Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Foodies is a 90-minute show, recommended for ages 13+. Listening devices available – please let them know in advance.

For tickets visit:
https://bpt.me/4024768

 

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Hook the Book – Liberty State Park Terminal Workshop

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When: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 11:00am

Where: Liberty State Park Terminal 

In partnership with the City of Jersey City, the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs and the Jersey City Free Public Library, the Educational Arts Team will host an engaging art and storytelling workshop based on the novel, Station Eleven, as part of the NEA Big Read: Jersey City. Hook the Book workshops incorporate drama-based learning techniques to create engaging content and art, while bringing written word to life.

Each workshop is free and open to the public, and participants will receive a free copy of the novel. For more information about Big Read Jersey City and a full schedule of events, please visit https://www.jerseycityculture.org/nea-big-read/ for more information.

Jersey Digs: 90 Columbus is Downtown Jersey City’s Newest Rental Destination

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With nearly 50% of its residences spoken for in the first 15 weeks, 90 Columbus has swiftly proven to be the hottest new address in downtown Jersey City. This modern 51-story luxury apartment building has captured the attention of renters thanks to a perfect location right atop the Grove Street PATH Station, an inspired amenity collection, and innovative interiors.

90 Columbus is part of The Columbus Collection, an ambitious mixed-use development from Ironstate Development Company and Panepinto Properties. The building caps off an assortment of 1,484 rental homes, a 152-suite Residence Inn by Marriott, and street-level retail with merchants including Sprove Market Place and Base Gym. The complex is served by a 1,000-space enclosed parking garage for the convenience of residents and visitors alike. READ FULL STORY

Built by Bianca presents: Power and Proclamation Fitness Class

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In this class participants will perform functional movements mindfully and intentionally in a supercharged hybrid class. Power and Proclamation encompasses a blended approach to holistic well-being. Forty-five minutes of rejuvenating movements ending with ten minutes of energy sourcing guided meditation.

This class is a blend of Barre, Pilates and Cardio as you journey towards empowerment and a motivational state of mind. The class will work to achieve unprecedented outcomes by challenging negative thought, and pushing past health and wellness barriers while reconnecting with higher self.

Please bring a MAT and TOWEL! Refreshments will be provided! Parking lot available on left side of the buidling on Brunswick Ave and 6th Ave.

Get your tickets here. 

Growing in Jersey City and Crystal Letters: Open Mic Night

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When: Tue, January 15, 2019 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Froth on Franklin – 85 Franklin Street, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Join Growing in Jersey City and Crystal Letters for their Open Mic Night at FROTH on Franklin.

First Come, First to perform (or whatever time you want)
5 minutes each
Doors open: 7pm/ Open mic starts 7:30pm.

Wine for donation will be available. A portion of donations will be given to a chosen charity or local organization.

Any type of performance will be accepted – music, readings, poems, spoken word, singing. There will be no sound system so music will be acoustic.

Jersey City Wine Fest is Back

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When: Fri, March 1, 2019 – 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Where: Harborside Atrium – 153 Exchange Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Wine Fest is coming back to Jersey City. This is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Travel the world of wine at Harborside’s waterfront property. Guests will enjoy wine samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games.

Secure your tickets here.

Cottages & Gardens: A Luxurious Tower Opens in Jersey City With Sweeping Views and Striking Interiors

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Living in Jersey City never looked so good, especially if you’re able to snag a unit in the newly developed 90 Columbus. Developed by Ironstate Development Company and Panepinto Properties, this luxurious tower includes 51 stories and 539 rental residences of urban living,offering stunning skyline views of Manhattan and New York Harbor.

This ideal location is within minutes from Lower Manhattan via the Grove Street PATH Station, conveniently located at the front steps of the 90 Columbus main entrance.Residents also have access to a 60,000 square-foot outdoor landscaped roof deck with a pool, BBQ grilling stations, sport court, dog run, and children’s play area, and receive a membership to it’s 30,000-square-foot gym. READ FULL STORY

Jersey City Ranks 5th in Most Caring City in the U.S.

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Here’s something to be proud of as a Jersey City resident.

We scored pretty high in ‘2018’s Most Caring Cities in America’ list. According to Wallethub.com, Jersey City came in at number 5 out of 100 cities in the country, very impressive if you ask us. If you’re wondering how this caring list is exactly ranked, here’s how WalletHub broke it down.

“In order to identify the areas that care the most, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 38 key indicators of a compassionate spirit. Our data set ranges from share of sheltered homeless persons to number of volunteering hours per capita to share of income donated to charity.” 

Well done Jersey City! Let’s keep that same energy in 2019.

WORD Will Host “Sopranos Trivia” To Celebrate The 20th Anniversary of ‘The Sopranos’

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When: Jan 8th, 2019 from 7:30-8:30PM

Where: WORD Bookstore – 123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Join WORD Jersey City (just a 40-minute drive from Tony Soprano’s house) for a night of Sopranos trivia with esteemed Sopranos experts Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall, in celebration of the show’s 20th anniversary. There’ll be prizes, wine, and if you’re lucky, some vigorous debate about the show’s finale.

For more information on tomorrow’s special event, click here.

Jersey City’s Whiskey and Spirits Festival With Live Music

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When: Fri, February 1, 2019 – 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Where: Harborside Atrium – 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07311

Enjoy a responsible session of Whiskey and spirits this February at the Harborside Atrium.

This event will feature beautiful skyline views, live music, interactive games and food for purchase. Try exotic whiskies from around the world and local spirits from some of your favorite distillers.

Get your tickets to this event here.