Trumpets, bagpipes and smiles flooded several blocks this afternoon as the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade made its way from Palisade and Newark avenues down to City Hall on Grove Street. The march put Italian heritage and pride on full display.  People gathered at various parade viewing areas -- including Healy's Tavern, Gia Gelato, The Har...

With today's issues concerning Christopher Columbus, please show your support by marching in in our Columbus Day Parades. In addition to the Morris County & the NYC Columbus Day Parade, (see below) We are also participating in the Jersey City Columbus Day Parade. The Grand Marshals for this year's Parades are both IAPSNJ Members. On behalf of the C...

Dark Chocolate Surprise sounds like the name of a racehorse but it’s actually the name of another champ. It’s the flavor that just won the first qualifying round of 2018 Gelato Festival America, held in Jersey City earlier this week. Pastry chef Giacomo D’Alessandro of Polosud Gelato, Coffee, Pastries on Mott Street in Manhattan’s Little Italy, cre...

La Festa Italiana in Downtown Jersey City is in full swing after Holy Rosary church celebrated St. Rocco's Feast Day with a Mass and procession on Thursday afternoon. The procession through the streets around the church on Sixth Street was the second in two days. On Wednesday there was a Mass and procession for the Feast of Our Lady of the Assumpti...

Everyone is family at Holy Rosary Church, and to celebrate our extended family, the Very Rev. Pastor Jerzy “Jurek” R. Zaslona invites everyone to La Festa Italiana, the annual Italian street festival held in August in Historic Downtown Jersey City. Starting, Wed, Aug. 15, from 5-11 pm, and running every day through Sunday, Aug. 19th, La Festa Itali...

Jersey City Heights is getting a little more Italian with new restaurant Corto, which soft opened this past Friday at 507 Palisade Avenue. Owners Marc Magliozzi, Drew Buzzio, and Peter Fontana have teamed up on this new spot, which took the space of what used to be a deli. The decision to choose this neighborhood for the location was an easy one as...

Sunday, April 29, 2018. 1–7PM. Verdiana Patacchini & Franco Losvizzero. Spring Open House 2018 features new exhibitions, programming, performances, and open studios all day. Mana Contemporary - 888 Newark Avenue - Jersey City, NJ. Shuttle service will depart every half hour from Milk Studios (450 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011) starting at 12...

A hospitality group with almost 30 years of experience in Italian cuisine will officially be coming to Downtown Jersey City next week, bringing homemade pasta, an expansive cocktail menu, and some unique fusion dishes to a historic property at 279 Grove Street. Just about three months ago, it was revealed that the owners of Paisano’s in Rutherford ...

Al giornalista Rocco Colombo l’onorificenza di Journalist of the year 2018 “Per il servizio svolto al servizio della comunità campana in America in qualità di direttore editoriale di Ondanews.” La cerimonia si è svolta ieri, in occasione della “Festa dei campani nel mondo” nello Stato del New Jersey, alla presenza dei presidenti delle Associazioni...

Lower Manhattan staple Buon’Italia has found a second home in Jersey City, thanks to funding from New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (EDA’s) Premier Lender Program. The purveyor of imported Italian food has been wholesaling and distributing to NYC restaurants for nearly sixty years. In 2015, founder Domenico “Mimmo” Magliulo developed a pl...