Neighborhood News: Red Bull Arena to Host Concerts in 2017, Sneak Peek Inside The Hutton

Red Bull Arena

**Red Bull Arena, home of the MLS’ New York Red Bulls, will host live concerts beginning in 2017. Officials recently announced their plans to turn the football (soccer) stadium into a premiere venue for live events and music festivals giving neighboring Prudential Center some friendly competition. Red Bull Arena can hold up to 25,000 spectators and is a quick PATH train away from downtown. —Billboard

**To celebrate the anniversary of its Tasting Room, Departed Soles is releasing a limited number of new craft beer options. One of the new releases is Bogan’s Barleywine made with Mike’s Hot Honey, a honey infused with chili. A portion of sales of Bogan’s will support local animal shelters Liberty Humane Society and PAD PAWS Animal Rescue. —Departed Soles

**The Hutton is a new restaurant that soft opened this past weekend. Have A Night Jersey City has a first-hand look at the food, menu, and space. —Have A Night

**Save the date: Next Saturday, October 22 will be Liberty Harbor’s first Annual Block Party with local food trucks, live music, games, and activities for kids. The event, which will take place on Regent Street from 12pm through 5pm, is open to everyone and will include food from Grandma Downtown, Squeez’d, Zeppelin Hall, IncrediBalls, Jersey Wine & Spirits, and many more. There will also be a giant bounce house for kids and an actual JCFD firetruck for kids to tour. —Liberty Harbor Block Party

**La Mexicana is a new Mexican restaurant that is opening soon in the former Colonette Diner space on Route 440. —Wired JC, La Mexicana

**Trump Taj Mahal has closed its doors for good. The casino, which is actually owned by Carl Icahn, had lost over $350 million “over just a few short years.” —NJTVNews

(Photo: Billboard)