Neighborhood News: New Pop-Up Shop Opens at Harborside, La Mexicana Opens Friday

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**Local shops Kanibal & Co, Hazel Baby & Kids, and Hound About Town have recently opened a collective pop-up shop showcasing products from all three retailers inside the Harborside Financial Center. The seasonal shop will be open weekdays only during the months of November through December from 11am to 6pm. The shop joins Tidal Poke Co. and Lizzmonade who also share a space inside Harborside. —Hound About Town

**La Mexicana — a new restaurant taking over the former Colonette Diner space on Route 440 — is set to open this Friday, November 4. Based on the menu posted to its Instagram account, the restaurant will offer your usual Mexican fare — flautas, tacos, and quesadillas — along with a few steak entrees. Most prices seem to be comfortably under $10. —La Mexicana

**Third & Vine is hosting a winemaker dinner with Old World Winery this Thursday at 7pm. The dinner includes a tasting of six Old World Winery wines paired with a three-course dinner Third & Vine style for $80 per person. You can buy tickets via Third & Vine’s website (scroll to the very bottom). —Third & Vine

**After New York’s Gov. Cuomo signed a law that essentially bans Airbnb in New York, New Jersey tech groups are urging New York tech companies to make the jump across the Hudson. —Politico NJ

**Shared working spaces are becoming all the rage in Jersey City. 111 Town Square Place in Newport will soon become home to WorkSocial, which will offer more than 6,000 square feet of co-working space. —NJ.com

**A new grassroots program is looking to bring live orchestra music to amenity-rich buildings in exchange for letting musicians rehearse in any large community spaces the building may offer. —Jersey Digs

**CarePoint Health is opening two satellite emergency centers in Jersey City, one of which will be located just a mile away from rival Jersey City Medical Center. CarePoint officials say they hope the ER centers will help reduce patients’ out-of-pocket costs in comparison to a traditional hospital ER visit. The second Jersey City ER center will be located in Greenville. —Politico NJ

(Photo: Hound About Town)