Able, willing & trust-worthy Volunteers are the backbone of La Festa's success!! NEEDED: Set-Up/Clean-Up.. Keep the street clean, garbage under control and help take down everything on the Monday after La Festa (August 18th).Game Barkers – Run a game trailer.Hourly 50/50 – Walk through La Festa crowd selling Hourly 50/50 Raffles.   Comp...

Gli agenti della polizia giudiziaria hanno messo i sigilli al popolare ristorante di Jersey City Casa Dante, che tra i suoi clienti famosi annoverava il leggendario Yankee Phil Rizzuto, a causa di una disputa sull'affitto arretrato che gli attuali prorietari dovrebbero al padrone di casa. Il ristorante Casa Dante, situato lungo Newark Avenue, in p...

This foray into Jersey from the guys we've chronicled graphic-style as the Three Kings of Brooklyn (see link at bottom of page) is split into four spaces with a distinctly Italian accent: café, market, osteria and cantina.   The team, Dale Talde, David Massoni and John Bush, partnered with the duo who executed the design, Anthony Carrino and...

by Rebecca Panico   The director and actors from "The Last American Guido," an independent comedy partially shot throughout Hudson County, will hold a meet-and-greet at Bocelli's Italian Deli in the Jersey City Heights on Friday at noon. "The Last American Guido" was released in 2014 and tells the story of a former nightclub legend who...

It's not just residents moving to Jersey City, companies are moving across the Hudson in droves. This week a report came out that four companies are moving over 1,200 jobs to Hudson County. And those are just the big ones that make headlines, many smaller companies are relocating here too.   One such company is Buon'Italia, an Italian food i...

By Steven Rodas   Prato, a small city in Tuscany just north of the capital of Italy, is home to delicious baked specialties such as the cantucci. This traditional cookie is one of the many treats you could smell baking right here in Jersey City at the newly opened Prato Bakery.   "The residents come almost every day and sometimes...

Local community members will have the chance to enjoy some Italian-style Christmas entertainment at Jersey City's Casa Colombo during its seventh Annual Christmas Concert and Sing Along celebration.   Sunday's celebration, scheduled to start at 4 p.m., will feature Michael Aromondo and his Metropolitan Festival Band, an Italian street musica...

by Corey McDonald   The annual La Festa Italiana street fair returned to the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church last night, as music, games and Italian food kicked off the five-day extravaganza. The festival will continue throughout the week – running from 5 to 11 p.m. today and Friday, and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday....

The Novena in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption begins on August 6th at 7:00 PM in Holy Rosary Church and continues to August 14th.   The Assumption Feast Day Mass is on Thursday, August 15th at 11:00 AM, followed by a street procession. The Saint Rocco Feast Day Mass is on Friday, August 16th at 11:00 AM, followed by a street procession....

Delicious Italian food, lively dance music and traditional delicacies like fresh hot zeppoles, rice balls and lemony Limoncello are just some of the fun treats ahead as Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City prepares for its 111th annual La Festa Italiana, an Old World Italian feast honoring the veneration of Maria SS. Dell'Assunta & San Rocco. &nb...