Sunday Evening FREE Concerts

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Free concerts every Sunday evening against NYC skyline

Summer is right around the corner, and that means the 2016 Hamilton Park Sunday Concert Series will once again begin, highlighting local talent.

The series is a chance to relax with friends and family and enjoy an evening under the stars as night falls and the New York City skyline lights up. The free series offers country and jazz, classic rock and soul music.

Concerts are every Sunday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 7 p.m. Hamilton Park is located on Boulevard East and Duer Place in Weehawken. Anyone interested in a little night music can look forward to a full lineup of free concerts in June, July and August.

For weather updates, check out the Weehawken Township Government Facebook page or twitter @weehawkennj for updates. The summer concert series is sponsored by Mayor Richard F. Turner and the Township Council.

FULL SCHEDULE at The Hudson Reporter

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Another Opening, Another Show

Calling all art lovers to this Hudson County Event!

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PANEPINTO GALLERIES, in collaboration with 70 COLUMBUS in downtown Jersey City, presents a one-month pop up exhibition highlighting the passion and talent of the creators and makers of Jersey City.

OPENING RECEPTION: Feb 5, 5pm-9pm (sunset cocktails from the 50th Floor)

OPEN WEEKLY: Sat & Sun, 1pm-7pm through March 6 (sunset cocktails 5pm-7pm)

Additionally available by appointment and private events

The exhibition “Mementos” features the multi- faceted dimensions of love through art and objects. “Mementos”, will be showcased in an authentic apartment home experience with local artists, boutiques and artisans from the community and local area. The 50th floor penthouses, with their stunning panoramic views, will be transformed into elegantly furnished homes where all art, furnishings and accessories are for sale. This meticulously curated experience will be a warm place to get to know your neighborhood shops and a superior coterie of artists that weave together themes of love and remembrance through paintings, drawings and sculpture. “Mementos” is a selection of works inspired by this positive expression of love.

Artwork curated by Michelle Doll & Lisa Lebofsky Interior Design & Accessories by Regina Mariano Jewelry and Fashion consulting by Jessica Van Treuren.

Panepinto Galleries was founded by Stefania Panepinto in 2011 as a collective space to host gallery exhibitions and film screenings. Located in the heart of the Powerhouse Arts District in Jersey City, NJ, the 10,000SF gallery and artist’s studios have been vital in building a vibrant community for artists, local residents and visitors from the surrounding metro area. For further information and to join our mailing list, please contact the gallery: art@panepintogalleries.com| T: 201.521.9000.

Hudson Restaurant Week is Here!

2015-01-20_13-10-04Hudson Restaurant Week is just around the corner and JC FYI is looking forward to a sampling of winter blues comfort food at a big discount. This year’s event will run from Monday, January 26 – Friday, February 6, 2015

Hudson Restaurant Week is a bi-annual culinary celebration that promotes Hudson County as a premier dining destination in New Jersey during slow times of the year: January and July. It was created in January 2005 through conversations with local restaurants.

New to the event this year is Weehawken’s Masina Trattoria and North Bergen’s Waterside Restaurant. Perennial favorite Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is back as well, as is Molos.

See the full list of participating restaurants here – Restaurant Listings