Best Outdoor Eateries to Check Out in Harrison!

With the restaurant scene finally making a comeback, we have a few restaurant recommendations that we think everyone will enjoy!

Joia Restaurant 

Joia Restaurant’s sidewalk cafe is officially open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., featuring specialized Portuguese cuisine, exceptional daily specials, happy hours, a tapas menu and expansive signature cocktail list.

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Ah Pizz

Known for their authentic Neapolitan pizza and freshly imported ingredients, Ah Pizz is now open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The menu also include to-die-for apps, salads, pastas, chicken, meat and fish entrees.

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The Station Bar & Bites

Located at the Element Harrison Hotel, The Station Bar & Bites provides the area with delicious cocktails and bar bites, as well as daily entree specials. The outdoor seating is adorable, and perfect for that much needed date-night!

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Ding Food Market Successfully Holds Lobster Roll Pop-Up, with More to Come!

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On Sunday, June 7, Ding Food Market held their first ever Lobster Roll Pop-Up event, with great success. Located conveniently at 241 Harrison Ave, the event started at 11 a.m. and ran until all the lobster rolls sold out. All of the lobster was sold at market price.

Ding Food Market offers the Harrison area Korean and Japanese Meal takeaway and grocery options. The success of this event has inspired the local market to propose more pop-up options for the future, including: Fresh Shucked-to-Order $1 Oyster Pop-Up, Smoked Shortrib BBQ Pop-Up, Thai Kai Yang Pop-Up or Steamer Clams Dipped in Clarified Butter Pop-Up. Ding Food Market is welcoming feedback on what should come next through their Instagram @dingfoodmarket.

Dunkin Donuts of Harrison Supports Local Heroes!

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Two Dunkin Donuts’ in Harrison, located at 420 Bergen Street and 399 Sommerset Street, have pledged to support local heroes. First Responders and Healthcare workers who bring their ID to either Harrison location will receive a free hot or iced coffee of any size, as well as a free donut all day every Monday and Wednesday.

Harrison Residents Now Have Access to Kerny Virtual Library

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Residents of Harrison are now able to access Kearny Library’s Virtual resources by emailing kearnylibrarycovid19@gmail.com and providing your names and town of residence to receive access. Kearny’s virtual library consists of audio books, ebooks, free music, online learning and much more.

Children’s programs have been a hit lately, including Kids Yoga, Miss Joanne’s Story Time, 30 Poems in 30 Days and a Turtle Back Zoo Virtual Tour. All of these programs are perfect for keeping the little ones busy and learning, while cooped up inside.

For more information visit http://www.kearnylibrary.org.

Ah’ Pizz is offering take out family packages!

1In an effort to comply with local and state regulations, while also continuing to provide dining options to the community, Ah’ Pizz is rolling out a new take out system.

Their full a la carte menu along with new family packages are available with free doorstep delivery. The restaurant has locations in both Montclair and Harrison.

Ah’ Pizz is available for curbside pick up, through Uber eats, GrubHub and DoorDash.

Family Package #1: $19.95

Feeds 2-4 people

  • Salad (choice of insalata or caesar)
  • Pizza (choice of margherita, salsiccia, veggie or white pie)
  • Rigatoni Pasta (choice of marinara, alfredo or vodka)

Family Package #2: $24.95

Feeds 2-4 people

  • Salad (choice of insalata or caesar)
  • Rigatoni Pasta (choice of marinara, alfredo or vodka)
    • ** or Mashed Potatoes
  • Chicken (Parmigiana, Francese or Marsala)
    • **or Chicken Cutlets

 

 

Don’t miss Shebelieves Cup at Red Bull Arena this Sunday!

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The Shebelieves Cup will return to Red Bull Arena on Sunday, March 8 featuring Japan’s Women’s National Team vs. England and United States Women’s National Team vs. Spain.

Kickoff for Japan vs. England is set for 2:15 p.m., with the US and Spain kicking off at 5 p.m.
The SheBelieves Cup is the showcase event for the campaign and brings together many of the world’s most talented women soccer players to compete in the U.S., providing a stage to shine the spotlight on role models (athletes and non-athletes alike) and showcase their accomplishments both on the field and in culture at large.
For more information visit http://www.newyorkredbulls.com.

The New York Unit Comes To Harrison

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When: Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Where: Coperaco Cafe, Urby Harrison 777 S 3rd Street, Harrison, NJ 07029

The New York Unit comes to Urby featuring the longtime band mates Mamadou Ba bass, Etienne Stadwijk keys, Ray Levier drums- fun evening in a relaxed cafe setting at Urby Harrison.

Have You Met Newark Tours Hosts Holiday Shop Hop

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Hop from store to store – meeting business owners and entrepreneurs with the perfect last-minute gifts for your loved ones. Meet new friends and see new sights as you traverse downtown Newark with a group who appreciates shopping local as much as you do.

Ticket includes fun, guided experience with Have You Met Newark Tours, a Have You Met Newark t-shirt, a Shop Newark tote bag, a warm drink, and several small bites along our route.

Event Sponsors:
Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance
Ironbound Business Improvement District
Invest Newark
Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tony Caggiano at The Station at The Element in Harrison

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When: Friday, Dec 13th at 7 PM – 10 PM

Where: The Station at the Element Harrison – Newark – 399 Somerset St, Harrison, New Jersey 07029

Tony Caggiano is a native New Jersey Entertainer who has performed for large corporate vendors, private events and in the club scene for years.  His work ethic, dependability, consummate professionalism and unique shows have helped him to create a network of some of the most notable artists and clients in the industry.  Tony has earned a reputation for being able to deliver even in a pinch for your event.

Watch Comedian Jo Koy Live at NJPAC

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When: Saturday Oct 19th

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) – 1 Center St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Stand-up sensation Jo Koy, a regular on Chelsea Lately, Netflix, Comedy Central, and The Adam Carolla Show, returns to NJPAC with his hilarious new stand-up tour. In recent years, Jo Koy has come a long way – from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffeehouse to success on television and as a top comedy headliner, currently selling out shows coast-to-coast. Since his 2005 Tonight Show debut earned him a standing ovation, Koy’s insightful jokes, family-inspired humor, and explosive onstage energy have taken him all around the television landscape. Koy has starred in two acclaimed Comedy Central specials (Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out), appeared as a guest on over 100 episodes of Chelsea Lately, and made hilarious appearances on VH1, World’s Funniest Fails, The Joy Behar Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Jamie Foxx: Laffapalooza.