Choc-o-Pain to Offer Baking Classes, The Oak on Pine Opens November 28

Choc-o-Pain to Offer Hands-On Baking Classes Choc-o-Pain owner Clemence Danko is teaming up with French pastry chef Simon Herfray to offer hands-on baking classes at Choc-o-Pain’s Hoboken cafe. Classes will focus on making macarons, artisanal breads, and croissants. Classes start… Continue Reading

Neighborhood News: Restaurant Week Begins, Cheese, Whiskey, and Malbec Tastings

**Hudson Restaurant Week has arrived. Starting today various restaurants in Hudson County will offer discounted lunch and/or dinner menus. New participating restaurants in the immediate area include The Hutton (Heights), South House (Downtown), Halifax (Hoboken), and Havana Cafe (Hoboken). Other… Continue Reading

Neighborhood News: Escape Room Lands at Grove Street, Jersey City Poised to Become New York’s Neighborhood of the Year

**Downtown’s first (and only) escape/puzzle room recently opened its doors. Located at 317 Grove Street (above the PNC bank), Puzzle Out Jersey City offers two escape rooms/themes (you’re the bad guy in both). In Grand Theft Jersey City, you must… Continue Reading

Weekend Reader: Jersey City Could Ban Circus Animals, Hoboken Trader Joe’s Opens in 2017

**Jersey City wants to ban circuses that include performances by wild or exotic animals. The proposed legislation would also ban trade shows, petting zoos, carnivals, and parades in which animals are required to perform or give rides. — **While downtown… Continue Reading

Weekend Reader: Gothamist Tours Jersey City, Inside GP’s Hamilton Park

Whether you’re sunning at the beach or staying local in Jersey City, we’ve gathered a handful of must-read news and stories about downtown Jersey City (and a few surrounding neighborhoods). *Gothamist delivers a tour de force look at downtown’s newest… Continue Reading