Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Reminder: The Newport Half Marathon is This Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Newport Half Marathon is scheduled for this Sunday, September 21st at 8:30 am at 100 Town Square Place (steps away from the Newport PATH station).

Registration is now open via www.newporthalfmarathon.com

As in previous years, the course is a mostly flat, scenic route through downtown Jersey City, Liberty State Park and along the waterfront.

Councilwoman Candace Osborne will announce the start of this year’s race and Mayor Steven Fulop will be participating.

Winnings and records will be awarded immediately following the race during the Post-Race Party with refreshments, a local DJ and several prize drawings for gift cards and event tickets.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Liberty Humane Society's Bayonne Barks Event This Saturday, September 13, 2014

Jersey City-based Liberty Humane Society is throwing a one-day event, Bayonne BARKS, in Bayonne at City Park (16th Street, Lower Level) this Saturday, September 13th from 10 am - 3 pm.

The event will feature:

Low cost pet wellness clinic (vaccines and microchipping on-site)


Ice cream social

Raffles and prizes sponsored by PetFoodNetwork.com

"Name Your Own Price" pet adoptions (dozens of adoptable cats and dogs will be on site and you can set your own adoption fee)

Monday, September 8, 2014

28th Annual Park Fest & Flea Market on Saturday, September 13, 2014: Vendors Wanted

The Riverview Neighborhood Association's 28th Annual Park Fest and Flea Market will take place this Saturday, September 13th 10 am to 5 pm at Riverview-Fisk Park in the Heights (Palisades Avenue between Griffith and Bowers).

Interested in vending?  To register, please visit:

In addition to vendors, the festival will feature children’s and art events, a DJ/live music and much more!

Friday, September 5, 2014

JC Fridays Event at The Art House on Friday, September 5, 2014

The Art House at 148 First Street in Jersey City
The new luxury rental building The Art House at 148 First Street will be hosting a special event today, September 5th, as part of JC Fridays.

The exhibition will include the debut of the gallery spaces at The Art House featuring 12 floors of original artwork from local Jersey City artists.

The showcase is the latest installment of The Art Project, a collaboration of The Shuster Group, curator Jim Pustorino, the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation and the City of Jersey City to promote local artists by displaying and selling their works to help inspire underserved youths through advanced visual arts courses.

The event will take place from 5 pm to 8 pm and is open to the public.