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Re: Grand Sichuan on Grove St Closed?
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Just walked by there, they’re open again, yay.

Posted on: 10/1 12:46
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Re: Diesel&Duke, 389 Monmouth
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Went last night. Burger was decent so was poutine. I would eat again, but it's not crazy good like Burger Joint (Le Parker Meridien) - Bub's Burgers (Carmel, Indiana) or New Park Tavern good. ... but better than Left Bank.


The only one of those I've had is Burger Joint, which I wasn't too impressed by.

We've been to D&D 3-4 times so far. It's more towards Shake Shack (which we love), it's not quite as good as that but it's a block away from our apt and you can't beat that. Agreed it is better than Left Bank.

Posted on: 9/25 20:38
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What's up with Me Casa?
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I just walked by there and the whole front of the building is gone and there are workmen there. Anyone know the scoop? I couldn't tell if they were replacing the whole restaurant for some reason or just renovating or what.

Posted on: 9/20 14:15
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Re: Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza Expansion
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P&K had about a year left on their 20-year lease. The new lease offer was over $20k/month and they'd told me they couldn't swing that months before the pedestrian plaza expansion. But multiple store owners have said that the pedestrian plaza has reduced their business. I've been here over 30 years and know enough of the longtime owners. They told me directly-


Odd, I just talked to the P&K people and they said they are definitely not planning on closing or moving, and actually they are looking to expand into an additional location. The pedestrian plaza and lack of parking is definitely hurting their business but they say they are not going anywhere. And I have also lived here for 30 years as of this fall. :)

Posted on: 6/5 14:22
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Re: Artichoke Basille’s Pizza - Jersey City
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another pizza place? Is it that good?


it would definitely instantly become the best slice option in downtown JC, assuming that's where it's opening. anyone know any details about location?

Posted on: 2017/11/4 19:57
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Re: Most of DTJC 2nd St. Closure next couple of days?
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Estrecs,
Did the city tow cars from your street? Or had everyone already found somewhere else to park?


Didn't notice, sorry. Honestly I tried to stay away from the fumes/construction, so I walked around the block in the other direction when running errands.

Posted on: 2017/6/20 14:37
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Re: Most of DTJC 2nd St. Closure next couple of days?
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they've been working on 1st St. between Monmouth and Varick since around 8 AM, two different drills outside my house right now.

Posted on: 2017/6/20 11:15
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Re: PATH (pathetic attempt at transporting humans)
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Once the number of trains in maxed out, then they're going to go from 8-car to 10-car trains. That's another 25 percent increase in capacity in addition to the 29 percent increase from the signaling upgrades.


But the current 8 car trains stretch the entire length of every station I'm aware of, how would a longer train pick up and drop off people?

Posted on: 2017/4/4 12:26
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Re: Grand Opening date for Krispy Kreme February 7th 2017
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has this place been jammed all day? there are seriously like 50 people in line outside at 7 PM, presumably more once you get in the doors. anyone go today?

Posted on: 2017/2/7 19:18
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Re: Grand Opening date for Krispy Kreme February 7th 2017
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never mind, answered my own question, it is indeed 5 AM, or 29 hours from now (yes, I like Krispy Kreme):

https://www.facebook.com/1212960655430 ... 119186645/?type=3&theater

Posted on: 2017/2/5 23:50
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Re: Grand Opening date for Krispy Kreme February 7th 2017
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it must be opening at 5 AM on Tuesday, not 5 PM, right?

Posted on: 2017/2/5 23:48
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Re: Krispy Kreme to Hold Factory Hiring Event All Types of Jobs Available
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I just called them, they are opening Feb 14th. YAY!!!

Posted on: 2017/1/21 12:35
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Re: No Water in Hamilton Park
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brown water at Monmouth and 1st currently, anyone else having this problem? I sent Suez a message on Twitter.

Posted on: 2017/1/17 9:14
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Re: Whole Foods in JC?
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Is this really happening? Zero signs of construction so far.

Posted on: 2016/12/17 3:42
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Re: Best Burger in Jersey City
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not actually anyone's attempt at 'best':

"These are the Most Trending Burger Joints On Social Media in Jersey City. "

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Lmao I hope that's alphabetical

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The Top 10


If you are too lazy to click through the entire list... Brownstone is supposedly # uno.

Posted on: 2016/2/20 18:42
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Re: Burger opening Mon 12/21 on 1st & Erie
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I didn't try it, but I did walk by and there were prices handwritten on the menu on the door, which seemed pretty reasonable to me.

Posted on: 2015/12/21 19:54
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Re: A & P Supermarkets File For Bankruptcy Protection
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anyone know what the deal with the former Pathmark on Grand Street is? I'd heard it was bought by some Asian grocery chain, but so far it just sits vacant.


They are not going to open until next summer, according to this:

https://www.reddit.com/r/jerseycity/co ... ins_bid_for_jersey_city/?

Posted on: 2015/12/18 2:57
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Re: Please Help Prato Bakery
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I have been here a bunch of times to get their margherita pizza squares. They were really good the first handful of times, but the last two times have been sodden and inedible, so laden with oil that I had to throw them away.

I think it's in part because of the way they display them on an angle, so all of the oil runs downhill and collects in the bottom few pieces, but I don't plan on going back any time soon, which is too bad.

Posted on: 2015/8/30 19:53
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Re: Sushi Tango
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The woman working at Big Chef across the street today said there is a new owner of the Sushi Tango building and they are aiming for a November opening (good luck).

Posted on: 2015/7/28 4:38
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Re: Who in Jersey City has ideas that could change the world?
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My idea to change the world is to end TED talks.

Posted on: 2015/7/26 6:59
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Re: Great Rye Bread?
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JCSJS wrote:
I would say that this is a perfect time to leverage our proximity to Manhattan. IT's clearly why most of us live in Jersey City, anyway. Having lived here for ten years, I too love JC. BUT having lived in the city for ten years prior, I can also acknowledge when there are short-comings. Good rye bread and good bagels are two of them! Orwasher's bakery on E. 78th St near First Ave has some of the best rye bread I've ever tasted. Not to slam any more local vendors........but if you were compelled enough to post a request on JCList regarding where to find good rye bread, then I say invest the time and energy in heading up to the UES and try ORwashers.......just one man's humble opinion.....


Also Murray's on Bleecker carries a bunch of Orwasher's breads, if you're like me and you try to avoid visiting the UES if at all possible.

Posted on: 2015/6/26 4:41
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Re: Beware! Amazon's new delivery service leaves packages
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Also beware of the USPS's sunday deliveries. I have two packages lost from amazon in the last 1.5 months (one from mid april, and one at end of May). Both were marked "delivered" in tracking, both were supposed to be "delivered" on sunday. But of course, no trace of them found when I get home. Something is very wrong when one of the tracking status has details that says "package left with receptionist or front desk person." Well, I live in small brownstone building, and we have no front desk or receptionist.

I went to the USPS office on wednesday, and the very nice manager told me that on sundays, they have a rotating staff of delivery men from other locations (such as bergen, etc) to help out (so the local folks can take a day off), and they have had a lot of issues recently (I'm shocked that they noticed!). However, the only thing they could do was report to the Post master - I guess that means the USPS black hole (just like the PATH black hole).

Recipients beware!!!


for the Sunday deliveries, they often just lie on the USPS tracking system. they have promised Amazon two-day delivery, but they're often not capable of doing that for whatever reason, so they mark in the system that they attempted delivery on Sunday (even though they haven't) and then they actually deliver it on Monday.

I've had this experience at least half a dozen times, it's annoying and confusing, but the packages aren't lost, at least in my experience.

Posted on: 2015/6/8 19:07
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Re: Raval tapas place
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No menu available on their website yet...


I took this pic today:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/45638700 ... 8224/in/datetaken-public/

Posted on: 2015/5/29 0:14
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Re: Jersey City Must Eats
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Because they can be surly and have an attitude?

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How did we get 14 posts in without anyone mentioning the great Taqueria Downtown?


For a tasty $2 taco I'll put up with quite a lot.

(I've been there several dozen times with no issue but YMMV)


yep, same here, dozens of times.

Posted on: 2015/1/6 8:09
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Re: Jersey City Must Eats
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How did we get 14 posts in without anyone mentioning the great Taqueria Downtown?

Posted on: 2015/1/5 12:17
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Re: Porta Pizza
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It's a little annoying that they won't let you call ahead for takeout pizza, but it's more than made up for by the superb pizza.

we had a Sizzle (with sausage) and a Margherita today, and both were great. better than Razza, decidedly better than Roman Nose (which I like), probably even better than Grimaldi's/Hoboken, which has slipped in recent years. I will be back, although it's not cheap (for pizza).

Posted on: 2014/12/24 4:45
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Re: Pasta Dal Cuore
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well, I've been going to Raffetto for decades and it's pretty easy for me to continue to do so. if this place was comparable in terms of quality and price, I'd love to switch over, but it doesn't sound like that's close to the case, at least currently. too bad.

Posted on: 2014/11/16 19:25
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Re: JC now has it's own official Food Tour!
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I don't personally find the idea appealing in any way, NYC or Jersey City, as I'd prefer to just have an actual meal somewhere, but I was asking about those four places specifically, which are all in fairly easy walking distance of each other and none involves an extended wait at most times.

Posted on: 2014/5/31 12:38
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Re: JC now has it's own official Food Tour!
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I love the idea of tasting something from Wonder Bagel, Park & Sixth, Toricos and Taqueria all in the span of a few hours...yum!


Not trying to be obnoxious (honestly), but what's stopping you from doing this yourself?

Posted on: 2014/5/31 12:12
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Re: Your favorite grocery shop?
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SteveWilson29 wrote:
Stopped going to tendershoot. One of the employees can a be a little... offensive.


Details?

Posted on: 2014/1/10 6:54
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