Find out what's going on in the HDSID the week of May 1 - May 8!
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May 1st – May 8th: This Week In the HDSID

Happy May to everyone!


With the nice weather, we can also welcome Events Season! The Farmer’s Market, Groove on Grove and Artist and Maker Market, the HDSID has everything!

The Farmer’s Market is BACK!!!

Every Monday and Thursday 4:00 – 8:00 at the Grove PATH Plaza, the HDSID Farmer’s Market is back to serve our community and visitors alike. We have following vendors confirmed for the season:

  • Ort Farms
  • Stony Hill Farm
  • Circle Brook Farm
  • Veso Farms
  • Just Delicious Kettle Korn
  • Hoboken Farms
  • Stellas Empanadas
  • JC Fish Stand
  • Bread And Spoon
  • Americas Kettle Corn
  • Busy Bee Organics
  • Bang Cookies
  • United Food Concessions
  • Gourmet Nuts
  • Taproot organics
  • Milk’n Mama
  • Kimchi Culture
  • Eat food CSA
  • Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit
  • Organic Olive Juice Co.
  • Sweetberry Bowls
  • Paolo’s Kitchen
  • Getaround

For our opening day of Groove on Grove, on May 2nd, the great Dancing Tony has booked the following talent:

*Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
*Segunda Quimbamba
*Universal Rebel

Musicians and performers please send your press kit to our Groove on Grove host, “Dancing Tony” at

AND the First Artist & Maker Market is sold out for vendors thanks to the tireless work of the great Debbie Mangual! We have the following vendors confirmed for the Artist & Maker Market:

  • The Oil Well
  • Letterati Co
  • Up and Up Art
  • Bucks County Flowers + Things
  • Monstera Cove
  • Klaygirl Coasters
  • Spalt & Burl Woodworking
  • Colorful Cooks Aprons
  • K. Maximilian
  • Debbie’s Doggie Delights LLC
  • Wear In Good Health
  • MSK Handicrafts
  • Vintage on First
  • Trashed Love
  • Urban Art Jewelry
  • Deko & Gina
  • LingChen Art
  • Niwa Jewels
  • Modern Hippi
  • Free Love Studios
  • Nichols & Treasures Boutique, LLC
  • Once Upon a Laurén
  • Rose & Co. Candlemakers
  • Tribute Products
  • Creative Box
  • Dama Alma
  • Choiselle artisanal skincare
  • Alka Patel Mud Mirror Paintings and Indian Pitchwai Art

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

Cinco de Mayo Events:

  • Orale Mexican Kitchen: 12:00 pm to May 6 at 12:00 am at 341 Grove St, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
  • LITM: Saturday, May 5 at 5:00 pm – 1:45 am at 140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
  • Word: WORD Presents 90s Trivia Night- May 5 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at 123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Welcome to the neighborhood to the following newbies:

  • Subculture: A great spot for sandwiches, salads and INSANE milkshakes. Oh boy those milkshakes…Find them on Facebook @subculturejc or at 260 Newark Avenue
  • The East Flour: Breakfast, lunch, snacks, juices, teas, coffee, dinner…the list is endless and so is their menu! Check out East Flour at 103 Christopher Columbus Drive
  • Darke Pines: Downtown’s local, artisan butcher! Besides their gorgeous storefront, you’ll find locally sourced and sustainably raised meat (look at how many popular words are in that sentence!) Find them at 332 2nd Street


The HDSID monthly meeting is scheduled for May 15th, 10:00 – 12:00, at Caucus Room City Hall, 280 Grove Street Jersey City, NJ 07302.

Yoga Fest 2018  

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:

Creative Enabler Workshop

We have another workshop with the amazing Luca Cusolito of Creative Enabler! On Monday, July 16, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Andco, the “Street Fair Ready Workshop” is coming to help you get ready for the big day! As per Luca, this workshop “is designed to equip street fair, festival, and market vendors with social media tools and strategy to hit the ground running for this season’s big events!” You don’t want to miss out, get tickets at:


Get ready for a great season Jersey City!



Special thank you as always to our sponsors:

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