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This Week In the HDSID: August 13 – August 19

While we are happily gearing up for the 2018 All About Down Town Street Fair, the HDSID and our great businesses have many other events going on this week to entertain, feed and just generally to make you happy!

Here we go:

City Hall Puerto Rican Flag Raising & Court Crowning Ceremony


On August 13 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, join the JC PR Heritage, Arts & Culture at City Hall for the Puerto Rican Flag raising ceremony.

This great event is open to everyone and it’s the beginning of the Jersey City Puerto Rico Week! As is showing support for Puerto Rico wasn’t enough, light food and refreshments will be provided by the great Me Casa Restaurant!

City Hall

280 Grove St, Jersey City, New Jersey


LSC After Dark: Booze and Boogers

Ok…how do we write about this event…it’s sorta, kinda tricky and a little gross…On Thursday, August 16 at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, join the Liberty Science Center for another LSC After Dark event. This one is about the scientific background of…boogers, germs, vomit and everything else a seven year old boy would love! Unfortunately this event is a 21 year old and over, so channel your inner gross kid and explore everything taboo…with adult beverages of course! Purchase your tickets


Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey


WORD Summer Reading Party

It wouldn’t be a weekly blog without a great event courtesy of WORD Jersey City! This Saturday, August 18 at 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm join the great people at WORD and fellow readers for a Summer Reading Party! Not only is it a summer reading party but also you’ll be able to enjoy delicious treats, win prizes and so much more! In the words of Liz Lemon (and we are paraphrasing here of course) Ain’t no party like a WORD party because a WORD party is AMAZING! Thank you Tina Fey!

Get your tickets at

WORD Jersey City

123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey


Macramé + Wine Workshop


Want another sneak peak of the 2018 All About Down Town Street Fair? Well, we have you covered! On Saturday, August 18 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm join one of our amazing Street Fair vendors for a Macramé + Wine Workshop! This great event is hosted by All Tied Up by RDJ, whose tent you should definitely visit at the Street Fair. As per All Tied Up by RDJ, “at this workshop you’ll learn the following:

  • Different types of cords to use for macramé
  • Basic knots for macramé
  • How to design a wall hanging
  • How to add floral/greenery to your design

AND all materials are included for this project! Snacks and Wine will be provided!”

“Snacks and wine will be provided” was there ever a more beautiful sentence written in the English language- we don’t know! And while you learn how to macramé a wall hanging for your home! Hurry up and purchase your tickets at Eventbrite.

All Tied Up Studio

514 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Opus Presents: Studio Sunday Vol. 3

Join FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge on Sunday, August 19 at 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm and be at forefront of the best indie music! Why wouldn’t you want to listen to some great undiscovered talent and show off to your friends that you *knew* they would be great before these up and coming artists become famous. This event is for all ages and there isn’t a cover.

Performer Lineup is:

  • Julia Kirk
  • Wild Americans
  • Aleksandra Denda

FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge

340 Third Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

Coming up:

***HDSID Board MeetingHDSID Logo_361 CMYK

The monthly board meeting is scheduled for August 21, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Caucus Room in City HallAll are welcome!

Special Events Coming Up:

August is Children’s Vision and Learning Month and the great people of Savoy, Siegel and Desai are having a Summer Block Party to celebrate! On Tuesday, August 28th, 5:00pm-7:00pm, join the team for face painting, raffles, prizes AND a children’s sing along with Dr. Siegel! Bring the kiddos and enjoy the last days of summer!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Wonderlash Studio NJ

On Tuesday, August 28 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, please join the HDSID and Mayor Fulop, in welcoming Wonderlash Studio NJ to the neighborhood and the HDSID Family! Wonderlash Studio NJ offers lash extensions, threading, waxing, airbrush makeup, microblading and much much more!

Wonderlash Studio NJ

297 Grove Street Jersey City

Don’t forget about the weekly Farmer’s Market and Groove on Grove concert series!


  • Farmer’s Market is every Monday and Thursday, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Groove on Grove is every Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Special thank you to our great sponsors:

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