Vantage Building RenderingThere’s little question Jersey City has gained a strong foothold in New York City’s housing market, capturing the attention of many Manhattan and Brooklyn residents with its easy access to work centers, upscale, fully-amenitized residential buildings and the exact type of vibrant and thriving downtown environment urban living enthusiasts seek.

For long-time Manhattan residents Jacqueline Troccoli and Alberto Pomello, the buzz emanating from this trendy New Jersey Hudson River Gold Coast City caught their ear in 2016, prompting the couple to investigate its rental opportunities and lifestyle.

“We first looked at Jersey City in summer 2016 when moving from our Hell’s Kitchen apartment,” Jaqueline says.  “We ultimately decided we wanted one more year of New York City living,”

Jaqueline and Alberto would end up renting a home that summer at Ohm in Hudson Yards.  Thirteen months later, however, they came to a firm decision it was time to escape the crowds and congestion of Manhattan and make the move to Jersey City where they could find a more expansive apartment at more attractive pricing.

“We were looking for more space for the two of us, as well as our mini golden doodle Sambuca,” adds Alberto. “We also decided we wanted to purchase a car and have more freedom beyond the public transportation of New York City. Traffic is a nightmare and parking is outrageous so we knew Manhattan wouldn’t be our forever home.” Continue reading


WANDERING MOTION: Artist Talk & Closing Reception

27972065_10160043174710261_6136814788136103412_nFriday, March 2 at 5 PM – 7 PM

PRIME Gallery is pleased to announce the Artist Talk & Closing Reception for their current exhibition, Wandering Motion, an exploration of light and motion through multiple mediums of art. Open to multiple interpretations, each piece is a reflection and revealment of self. Join the featured artists, Alissa Laurie, Maria De Los Angeles, Ginger Del Ray, Danielle-Marie Muneca Mullins, Danielle Russo and Kayt Hester as they discuss the making of their thought-provoking works of art.

Where: PRIME Gallery | 351 Palisade Ave, Jersey City

When: Friday, March 2nd, 5-7PM in conjunction with JC Fridays!

Event is FREE and open to the public (please RSVP). Complimentary drinks will be provided.

Prime Gallery is located at 351 Palisade Avenue

From Brasil with Luv

26993280_10155225245793388_6215125754793171562_nTickets Now on Sale:
From Brasil with Luv and Other Dances From Around the World 
Professional Dance for Family Audiences – 2yrs+
Sunday, February 25th, 2pm & 5pm

Tales from around the world told through dance! Performed by the incredible dancers of Nimbus Dance Works, with narration, colorful costumes, full lighting, these performances provide a wonderful introduction to dance for young audience members! Meet and take pictures with the dancers following the show!

Choreography: Madeline Cantor, Elena VallsSamuel Pott

Tickets: $16 – Advance; $20 – At the Door
Available at:

165 Newark Avenue (entrance on Barrow), Jersey City, NJ

Running time: 1 hour

Cabaret Sauvignon DeCONSTRucTeD


Tuesday, February 27th at 7 PM – 10 PM

Come to the Cabaret at ATLAS Public House! Meet Cabaret Sauvignon’s newest member then watch us unravel with some mighty fierce musicians, and enjoy the fabulous food and beverage offerings in the sublime atmosphere of ATLAS!

Amy Elise, Alexandra Pflaster, Nicole Corris, Sean Ferguson, Ralph Capasso, Josh Mizruchi and Elena Zazanis

Spring JC Friday!

27539963_1712745045456581_1913905388347714990_nSpring is on the way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 20 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. 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.


Amuse Singers Present: Weather Reports at Cathedral Arts Live

22688838_1601229653261191_1112320142097118551_nFriday, February 23 at 7 PM – 10 PM

Cathedral Arts Live welcomes the ethereal sounds of choral ensemble The Amuse Singers as they present Weather Reports.

Take a musical tour through fog, wind, rain and snow all from the comfort and warmth of your seats. Travel from the freezing rain in New England to California where it’s always sunny and mild. Hear the fog come on little cat’s feet and listen to the sea wash that never ends. Program includes world premieres by Colin Britt, and two jazzy pieces by Eleanor Aversa and Catherine Dalton.

Doors open at 7 PM for a drink and a bite to eat! Show starts at 7:30. 39 Erie Street, Jersey City NJ.

Friggin Fabulous Brunch Showcase at The Hutton

27750919_10155823140553153_7640947456336191452_nAnother Friggin Fabulous Productions Acoustic Brunch Showcase at The Hutton on Saturday, February 24 at 12:30 PM – 4 PM.


The Bottomless Mimosas, Dave Borkman, Anthony Tamburro, Ross Sandler, Phil Lore and Chrissy Roberts! Wow!

*Come check out some the best singer/songwriters in the area and eat some of the best brunch food you’ll ever taste at The Hutton!

*No Cover/Get there early for a great seat!

$5 Mimosas & Bloody Mary’s!

Swingadelic: Live in the Parlour

26907472_1823067671319629_764516880683568830_nFriday, March 16th at 10 PM at The Parlour 

Swingadelic will be performing as a quartet for this evening:
Musicians: John Bauers, Neal Pawley, Paul Pizzuti & Dave Post

Swingadelic began in 1998 as the neo-swing movement was cresting. Upright bassist Dave Post gathered his jazz & blues playing friends together to play engagements at New York City’s Supper Club, Swing 46 and Windows On The World, the former restaurant atop of the World Trade Center. As the swing scene waned the band was able to turn to swing dance groups, concerts, festivals, schools and private engagements to keep active. Continue reading