Neighborhood News: Van Hook Cheese Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Inside White Eagle Hall

White Eagle Hall

**This Thursday is Van Hook Cheese’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Fulop will be on site at Van Hook Cheese at 11.45am to officially welcome the new cheese and grocery store to the neighborhood. —Van Hook Cheese

**Whealth will host its second waterfront brunch this Saturday at the Harborside Atrium. The $35 brunch includes live jazz music, one drink, and three family-style courses. The brunch runs from 11am till 4pm. —Whealth

**The Jersey City Theater Center continues its restoration of White Eagle Hall, a former bingo hall that will soon serve as the city’s premier events and performing arts space. has a look at the interior of the restored 106-year-old building. —

**Coolvines and Pasta Dal Cuore are teaming up for Autumn in Northern Italy — an evening of food and wine at Pasta Dal Cuore. The 5-course meal will feature regional cuisine of northern Italy paired with Italian wines from Coolvines on Tuesday, October 18 from 7pm through 9pm. Tickets are $75 per person (all-inclusive). RSVP is required (via the link). —Pasta Dal Cuore

**In addition to cakes and jams, cake baker extraordinaire But-A-Cake has recently launched dessert jars in Bourbon Apple, Spiced Pumpkin Latte, and Cranberry Pecan flavors. —But-A-Cake

**Staten Island officials want to construct “air gondolas” between SI and Bayonne in an effort to get SI residents into New York City. The idea is to have the gondolas drop passengers off at the Bayonne Light Rail stop where they’ll take the Light Rail to the PATH and the PATH to New York. Needless to say, officials in Bayonne aren’t happy. —