April 16th - April 23rd: The Week in the HDSID - This Week In The HDSID
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April 16th – April 23rd: The Week in the HDSID

Ready for another fun-filled week in the HDSID? Down Town has a couple of events scheduled for the week ahead and beyond! As we are inching towards spring and the great weather that comes with it, event season is getting closer as well. Farmer’s Markets, Groove on Grove, Artist & Maker Markets… So before you step outside or start making your plans for the week ahead, check out what’s going on in the HDSID!

HDSID Board Meeting

Our monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17th at 10:00- 12:00 in the HDSID Office 100 Christopher Columbus Drive, Suite 303. The meeting will NOT be held in the Caucus Room in City Hall!!!

Subculture Grand Opening

On April 20th at 11:30am, please join the HDSID and Mayor Fulop in the grand opening of Subculture! Subculture is located on 260 Newark Avenue. Welcome to the neighborhood and family!

WORD Bookstore Event ~ Jersey City

Take the kiddos and head on over to Word Bookstore on Saturday at 11:00 for story time! Author and illustrator, Tim Miller will there celebrating his latest children’s book What’s Cooking Moo Moo? Tim will also have a reading and drawing demonstration. This is a great event for kiddos and adults alike!

Brunch at Latham House

We don’t know about you but reading makes us hungry…well pretty much everything in life can improved with food! Plus it’s the weekend. Weekend and Brunch go together like orange juice and champagne, like maple syrup and pancakes, like home fries and bacon…you get the idea! So after enjoying the morning at Word Bookstore with the kids, head on over to Latham House for brunch. Order the Pecan Challah French Toast or the Ridiculous Egg Sandwich which is as the title states, truly ridiculous-ly delicious or the mac n’cheese…Anything you order will be great, trust us. But whatever you order you MUST have a cup of the La Colombe coffee!

Autism Awareness Events

~ Autism Awareness dinner at Hard Grove: April 19th

~ 3rd Annual Colors of Autism Street Fair: May 12th








Who wasn’t a fan of the VH1 show “Storytellers?” Don’t lie! Between the acoustic versions of your favorite bands or singers songs and hearing the story behind the music, it was great TV. Luckily for us, LITM is having An Evening of Sensational Songwriting hosted by Gary Van Miert. On April 22, prepare to hear the music and listen to the artists while enjoying the great drinks LITM is known for! For more information check out https://www.facebook.com/events/177626546193898/


Artist & Maker Market

Do you knit? Paint? Own a vintage store? How about glass-making and pottery? Whether you are an artist or not, support the local artist and artisan scene by buying local and small. The Artist & Maker Market connects artisans with the general population. Kinda like a real life Etsy!


If you are interested in being a merchant for our Artist & Maker Market from May – September, please email artistandmakermarket@gmail.com




Groove on Grove

Rock, acoustic, salsa, folk…we have everything! Groove on Grove will expose you to the varied sounds of talented musicians living, working and singing in Jersey City. Get ready down town for May 2nd!

Get ready to enjoy the various local talent Jersey City has in its midst. For our opening day we are so happy and privileged to have:

*5:00 pm Cristina Alessi & the Toll Collectors 
*6:00 pm Segunda Quimbamba
*7:00 pm Universal Rebel


Times are approximate







Yoga Fest 2018  

yoga fest

Yoga Fest Jersey City 2018 is coming! On June 23 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm get prepared to have the most relaxing, Zen experience! The event is being hosted by Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City and HDSID on the Pedestrian Mall.

Please note that this is a free public event and all you will need to bring is a “yoga mat, water, sunglasses, sunscreen and love” as per Jivamukti Yoga Center (and we agree)

For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2003052596379341/


The HDSID has all of your needs covered…except maybe parking! That’s a whole different topic it’s best we don’t tackle!




Special thank you as always to our sponsors:

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