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This Week in the HDSID: May 23 – June 1

This upcoming week, the HDSID has so many great events as usual!

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of giving thanks to all the brave men and women of our military and veterans. Thank you to each and every one of you and your families.


Farmer’s Market and Groove on Grove

The Farmer’s Market is cancelled for Monday May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Groove on Grove is cancelled on Wednesday May 30 because of JC Friday on June 1st!

JC Friday

Were there ever two perfect words like JC Friday? We don’t think so…

On June 1st enjoy the great music curated by Dancing Tony, the very creative vendors selected by Debbie Mangual and the most delicious adult beverages in the Grove PATH Plaza!

Our scheduled musical lineup courtesy of Dancing Tony is:

5:00 pm Sylvana Joyce & The Moment
6:00 pm Nobuki Takamen kick-off for 
7:00 pm James Calleo 
8:00 pm Plastiq Passion
9:00 pm Yarnell McCullum & The Love Soldier

We have the following Artist & Maker Market vendors thanks to Debbie:

Vera Vixeness
Moxie Sorbet Designs
More Records
5one7 Designs Jewelry
Muneca Mullins Studios Vintage
White Birch Candle Company
Paradox Thrift
Debbie’s Doggie Delights
Monstera Cove Studio
Colorful Cooks Aprons
Wear In Good Health!
Bucks County Flowers + Things
Eclectic Jewelry
Niwa Jewels
Sloane Square
Alka Patel Mud Mirror Paintings & Indian Pitchwai Art
Moffle Bar

The delicious adult beverages are by Orale Mexican Kitchen, Porta Jersey City, Talde and SOUTH HOUSE Bar & Restaurant.

Music, arts and drinks…what else do you need?


Thirsty Thursdays might turn into Dancing Thursdays! May 24th is Ladies Night at Lucky 7’s with DJ Phil Nastie! Hosted by (The) Rock-it Docket and Lucky Bar. May 24 at 10:00 pm – 2:00 am. Enjoy the music and a couple of adult beverages…responsibly of course!

Lucky Bar on 322 2nd St, Jersey City, New Jersey


On Thursday get your Girl Boss vibe on at Porta!

Enjoy a night of networking and listening to inspirational stories of how the speakers became pros with everything pertaining to vendor markets and retail spaces. Interested in opening a retail space or want to grow your already existing business- they have the answers to those questions and many more!

North Jersey Babes In Business: How to Sell Like A Boss! Thursday at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Porta 135 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey

Tickets are available on Eventbrite:

Acupuncture For A Cause

Recovering from last nights jaunt to Lucky’s? How about some relaxing acupuncture? Get together with your community and help with a great cause? Acupuncture For A Cause by Beth Conroy Acupuncture is going to be at the Andco office this Friday. This event is in partnership with AngelaCares! As per the event’s description: “Group seated acupuncture sessions with Beth Conroy L.Ac. where we get to come together, celebrate, and get some healthy vibes going. You also get to leave with a gift of a custom essential oil roller blend to take home.”

Friday May 25 at 6 PM – 8:30 pm at the Andco office on 201 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

Find your tickets at Eventbrite:

Jivamukti Yoga Center

Need to relax, get rid of some stress or just decompress? Try the Flying Scent Bath at Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City on Sunday May 27th at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Between the aerial yoga and the essential oils you’ll be ready to tackle Monday head-on!

Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City 171 Newark Ave, 2nd floor, Jersey City, New Jersey

Find tickets at

FM Restaurant Bar Lounge

Put your talent out there for the world to experience! And why not do it at FM’s Open Mic Mondays? On Monday, May 28 at 8:00 pm – 12:00 am bring out your inner rock god or pop goddess or- insert your own personal reference here- whatever you do just get on that stage!

FM Restaurant Bar Lounge 340 Third Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

JC Studios Workshops

 Build your Own Pedal

 DJ 101

Expand your horizons and learn something new with JC Studios! They are offering two workshops: Build Your Own Pedal and DJ 101. We all need to have a hobby so why not learn from the best!

HDSID Meeting


The HDSID monthly meeting is scheduled for June 19th, 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:


We hope you all have a great Memorial Day weekend!


Special thank you as always to our sponsors:

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