May 28 - June 2: Hi Summer! - This Week In The HDSID
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May 28 – June 2: Hi Summer!

Could it be? It that…the sun? We are almost there! It’s almost officially summer in the SID: outdoor seating, fun drinks, people walking in the Mall, events in the Plaza…the District has it all!

Meetings, festivals, food, music: our District businesses have you covered for the week.


 

East District Captain’s Meeting

The East District Captain’s Meeting is scheduled for May 28th, 7:00 pm at MS 4.

All are welcome to attend!

 

MS 4

107 Bright Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Bumble X South House

Also scheduled for Tuesday, May 28th, albeit with a different tone, is the Bumble X South House charity event benefiting Dress for Success! The app offers a new service which permits users to donate to various charities. South House is hosting their event, an amazing cocktail hour, to benefit the great Dress for Success!

 

Please note the following guidelines:

  • New or dry-cleaned clothes
  • Women and Men Business attire can be donated
  • There is a shortage of shoes for men, so those donations would be a huge bonus

 

This event is from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com Spots are very limited- so get your tickets now!

 

SOUTH HOUSE Bar & Restaurant

149 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

JC Tech Meetup Speed Networking

On Wednesday, May 29th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, head on over to AndCo for the Jersey City Tech meetup and speed networking event! Come out to this event and make some incredible connections and network and expand your horizons. You’ll be able to meet a diverse crowd of professionals who could be your next business partner or intern or employee or just someone you can bounce ideas off of, you never know!

 

Tickets are available via Eventbrite.

 

Andco

201 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

What’s The Tea Drag Brunch

You already know people! Whether it’s your first time or your regular Saturday go-to, What’s The Tea Drag Brunch at Talde is the place to be for some good grub and an amazing show! So book your table for Saturday, June 1st and enjoy the fun times!

Book your table now @ https://geni.us/TaldeOpenTable

 

Talde

8 Erie Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Jersey City Jazz Festival May 31 – June 9

It’s here! The Jersey City Jazz Festival begins on Friday, May 31st. The opening party begins at 6:00 pm at J. Owen Grundy Park.

Scheduled performances by Nation Beat and Doug Beavers’ Salsa Orchestra! Enjoy the music, the food trucks and an adult beverage in the park!

 

This is a free event.

 

Tickets are available at  jerseycityjazzfestival.myboxoffice.us

 

J. Owen Grundy Park

Hudson River Waterfront Walkway, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

There are a slew of events around the Jersey City Jazz Festival!

Here’s the list of scheduled bands and locations:

FULL SCHEDULE

PRE-Festival • Thursday May 30

Live at Brennan’s
Brennan Courthouse
583 Newark Ave, Jersey City, 07306
7pm D’Elia et al.
8pm Houston Person and Matt Chertkoff Trio
Tickets or VIP Premium Festival Experience Tickets

Day 1 • Friday May 31

Jersey City Jazz Festival Opening Party
6:00 – 9:00PM
J. Owen Grundy Pier/Exchange Place
Featuring: Doug Beavers Salsa Orchestra
FREE EVENT – RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

The Jersey City Jazz Festival Opening Party is presented by Exchange Place Alliance, RiverviewJazz.Org and Arch Insurance.

Performance by 2019 Grammy Winner Doug Beavers’ Salsa Orchestra!
Doug Beavers “Titanes de Trombón”

Ft. Frankie Vazquez, Marco Bermudez, Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez, Luisito Quintero, George Delgado, Jerry Madera and more!

Free Event! Food Trucks, Beer and more at Exchange Place

Provost presents at Headroom
9:00pm – 11:00pm
150 Bay Street, Jersey City, NJ
Featuring: Beninghove’s Hangmen and Molly Tigre
Tickets or VIP Premium Festival Experience Tickets at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Fox & Crow
10:00pm – midnight
594 Palisade Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Featuring: Dayna Kurtz
$10 Suggested Donation RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 2 • Saturday June 1

Vault Allure presented by RNA, Statuary and Nokia Bell Labs
6:30 – 10:30PM
Historic Holland Street, Palisade Ave & Bowers St., JC Heights
Featuring: Akua Dixon, Fish Harmonics, Downright Iridescent, Ghostik, and more
FREE EVENT RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Provost presents at Headroom
8:00pm – 1:00am
150 Bay Street, Jersey City, NJ
Sounds in Color featuring First Life and friends
FREE EVENT RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Fox & Crow
10:00pm – midnight
594 Palisade Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Featuring: Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm
$10 Suggested Donation RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 3 • Sunday June 2

Provost presents at Headroom
11:30 am and 1:30pm
150 Bay Street, Jersey City, NJ
Nobuki Takamen Trio, Jazz Brunch (2 seatings)
Tickets or upgrade to VIP Premium Festival Experience Tickets at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Music in the Park
12:30 – 3:00PM
Riverview-Fisk Park
Featuring: Enildo “Third Hand” Rasuá
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Winard Harper’s Meet the Artist Series
6:30 – 8:30PM
TBA
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 4 • Monday June 3

RJO All-Stars Jam Session
7:30 – 11:00PM
Brightside Tavern
141 Bright St. Jersey City 07302
Join host Bryan Beninghove for a night of jazz at this Jersey City fixture. Bring your axe!
FREE
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 5 • Tuesday June 4

Madame Claude’ Bis
7:30 – 10:00PM
390 4th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Featuring: Manouche Bag
FREE EVENT
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 6 • Wednesday June 5

West Side Arts & Music
7:00 – 8:00PM
Lincoln Park, Jersey City
Featuring:Larry Banks
FREE EVENT
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

The Archer
8:00 – 11:00PM
176 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Featuring: Go Bailers
FREE EVENT
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 7 • Thursday June 6

Madame Claude’ Bis
7:30 – 10:00PM
390 4th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Featuring: Manouche Bag
FREE EVENT
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

The Archer
8:00 – 11:00PM
176 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Featuring: Blue Vipors
FREE EVENT
RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 8 • Friday June 7

White Eagle Hall
7:00PM
337 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Featuring: Red Baraat
Tickets or VIP Premium Festival Experience Tickets

Fox & Crow
10:00pm – midnight
594 Palisade Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Featuring: Enildo Rasúa
$10 Suggested Donation RSVP at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Day 9 • Saturday June 8

Jersey City Jazz Street Festival

12:00 – 8:00PM

Newark Pedestrian Walkway (Grove St Path)
Check out music at the Bank of America Stage, NJCU Stage, and performances curated by Smalls Live at the WBGO Jazz Alley sponsored by Courvoisier.

Performances will include: the JD Allen Trio, NY Palladium Mambo All-Stars, Miki Yamanaka Trio, The Afro Peruvian Connection, NJCU Salsa Orchestra feat. John Benitez, Paquale Grasso, Marion Cowings Quartet, Gotham Easy, Gengis Don and the Empire, and more!

Jersey City Jazz Street Festival Lineup

Bank of America Stage (Jersey Ave)
1:30 LadyBugs
3:30 Gotham Easy Brass Band
6:30 PM NY Palladium All-Stars

NJCU Grove St Stage
DJ Prestige spinning all day
1:00 Genghis Don & the Empire
3:00 NJCU Salsa Orchestra featuring John Benitez
5:00 THE AFRO-PERUVIAN CONNECTION featuring Gabriel Alegria, Laura Andrea Leguía & Freddy Huevito Lobatón

WBGO Jazz Alley presented by Courvoisier and SmallsLive
12:30 The Miki Yamanaka Trio
2:30 Vocalist Marion Cowings Quartet
4:00 Guitarist Pasquale Grasso
5:30 The JD Allen Trio

Record Riot on Barrow Street

JC Marketplace on Grove St Plaza

FREE Event RSVP or VIP Experience at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Jersey City Jazz Underground Tour

A Jazz Crawl up Newark Avenue- Wristbands available for entrance into all three amazing performances all in underground venues!

Wristbands available for $25
(Tickets to each show also available individually)

Pet Shop
8:00 – 11:00PM
193 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Performance by Tony Malaby/Mike Formanek/Tom Rainey
Tickets at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Pasta E Vino
8:30 – 11:00PM
136 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Performance by Big Lazy
Tickets at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Underground at Grove Square
9:00 – Midnight
116 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Performance By Ted Chubb Group w/ Special Guest. Jam Session to follow.
Tickets at www.jerseycityjazzfestival.com

Jazz Underground Wristband or VIP Premium Festival Experience Tickets

Day 10 • Sunday June 9

Jersey City Jazz Street Festival Final Day!
12:00 – 6:00PM
Newark Pedestrian Walkway (Grove St Path)
Check out music at the Bank of America Stage, NJCU Stage, and performances curated by Smalls Live at the WBGO Jazz Alley sponsored by Courvoisier.

Bank of America Stage (Jersey Ave)
1:30 Winard Harper
3:30 TBA
5:00 Chino Pons

NJCU Grove St Stage
DJ Deep from 2HungryBros spinning all day
12:00 Swingadelic
2:00 Tim Horner Septet
3:30 Akiko Tsuruga

WBGO Jazz Alley presented by Courvoisier and SmallsLive
12:30 Lezlie Harrison
2:30 The Joe Magnarelli Quartet
4:00 Stacy Dillard and Brooklyn Circle

 

On June 9th, the Jersey City Jazz Street Festival Final Day will be held on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall! From 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, come to the Mall for a day filled with music, food, drinks and fun!

 

For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/2HUvFz4

 

Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall

119-158 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

10th Annual Jersey City Ward Tour & Festival

After all that music, fun and partying, you might need a moment to reboot your system. On Sunday, June 2nd, join Bike JC’s 10th Annual Jersey City Ward Tour. Take a bike tour with your fellow residents around our great city’s wards! Enjoy the day, spend time with friends, exercise and ride around the city…

 

The event begins at 11:00 am until 5:00 pm.

Tickets for the event are available for purchase at bikejc.org

 

For more information on the event (rules, what to bring, route information etc.) please visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/599209320578991/

As per the organizers: “You must be able to keep up with the group, or we will have to ask you to cut your ride short, as police re-open the streets to motor traffic.” Please check out the Facebook page for more information.

 

 

City Hall

280 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

LITM Live Music

After you recover from the bike tour of Jersey City’s wards, check out LITM’s show on Sunday, at 6:00 pm! Enjoy live music courtesy of:

Max & Los Americanos

Forget The Whale

 

It’s a night filled with amazing music and LITM’s drinks… so it’s going to be good!

 

LITM

140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

 

Brunch with Flying South Latin Jazz

After such an eventful and exciting week, relax with some music and delicious brunch at Atlas Public House! On Sunday, at 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, enjoy your brunch with music courtesy of the Flying South Latin Jazz band:

Eldad Tarmu – vibraphone

Justin Valazquez – bass

Carmen Arrojo – congas, voice

 

And if that isn’t enough, just take a look at the menu: https://bit.ly/2VKpfY1

C’mon, if that food isn’t enticing, we don’t know what is!

 

Atlas Public House

130 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Non Solo Verdure: A Night of Vegan Delights

On Tuesday, June 4th at 7:00 pm, get ready to take your taste buds on a vegan journey to Italy!

Enjoy a night filled with wine and delicious fresh pastas. Seriously, it’s a Pasta dal Cuore event, so you know the food and the wine are going to be THE BEST! So get your tickets, mark your calendar and wait for June 4th to come around… at the end you’ll forget you’re in Jersey City and think you’ve been transported to a small Italian village eating the best- vegan- food!

Tickets are available on pastadalcuorejc.com

 

Pasta Dal Cuore

527 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

Coming up:

Yoga Fest 2019!

Don’t forget about Yoga Fest 2019! A day filled with yoga, music, meditation, mindfulness and yummy food.

The day will include: greeting and invocation, 108 sun salutations, yoga classes and mini workshops, 108 japa mantras, meditation and mindfulness tent, music and performances, vegan food, shopping, sound baths, speakers and closing remarks and blessings.

 

Many local yoga teachers will be at the event: Surya Yoga Academy, Beloved World Yoga, Sattva Yoga, Jersey City Asana Soul Practice, Be Happy Jersey City and Jivamukti Yoga Center.

 

The delicious food vendors that are scheduled to appear are:

  • The Cinnamon Snail
  • Freakin’ Vegan
  • Harmless Harvest
  • Mishti Chocolates
  • Mo’Pweeze Bakery
  • Pnuff Crunch
  • Rooted Athlete Products
  • Vegan Chef’s Prep
  • The Vegantry

 

This is a free event for everyone! As per the organizers please bring the following: “a yoga mat, water, sunglasses, sunscreen and love.” May we add, bring lots of love!

 

Salsa Fest 2019

Salsa Fest 2019! Enjoy night filled with great company, music and cigar events on the following dates: June 15th, July 26th, August 24th, and September 13th!

344 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

 


Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market!

Don’t forget that the Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market is back every Monday and Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Grove PATH Plaza!

Vendors vary from Monday and Thursday but here is list of what you can expect:

Ort Farms
Stony Hill Farms
Hoboken Farms
Bang Cookies
Stella’s Empanadas & Argentine Grill
Americas Kettle Corn
Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit
JC Fish Stand
Farm Eats
Eat Food CSA
Just Delicious Kettle Korn
Getaround
EJL Market
Busy Bee Organics
Paolo’s Kitchen
WOOPS
SIPPs Organic Skincare
The Little Gym
Modern Family Dentistry
Blue Mountain Tea
Circle Brook Farm
SweetBerry Bowls
Fugee Burger
Nutsola
Vesco Foods
Buon Antipasto
Castaway Vintage
Hempworx
KLÜSTERFØK
Deliciously Alicia’s
forevergreen
Sweeta Boo’s Cakery &Catering
PGA
Del Forno Real Estate
IV Elements
Uni K Wax
Blo
Little Monster Treats
Salvation Wellness
The Plant House

From food and baked goods to fresh and organic produce and local businesses, we have you covered! Stop by and shop!


Even though it’s a short week, it’s filled with fun events for everyone! The District will keep the good times rolling!

 


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For sponsorship opportunities please see our 2019 Media Kit: https://jcdowntown.org/images/documents/mediakit2019.pdf

 

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