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Easter Eggs Jersey City NJ

Looking for Easter Eggs in Jersey City? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Jersey City that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Jersey City.

Stop & Shop
(201) 653-6508
232 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

BJ's
(201) 798-0500
396 Luis Munoz Marin Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

Target
(201) 499-0017
100 14Th St
Jersey City, NJ
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

D'Agostino Supermarket
(212) 691-9198
790 Greenwich St
New York, NY
 
Whole Foods Market
(212) 349-6555
270 Greenwich Street
New York, NY
 
Pathmark
(201) 432-8401
420 Grand Ave.
Jersey City, NJ
 
A&P
(201) 217-9228
125 18Th St
Jersey City, NJ
 
A&P
(201) 795-1783
614 Clinton St
Hoboken, NJ
 
Thefoodemporium
(212) 766-4598
316 Greenwich St (Duane)
New York, NY
 
Pathmark
(201) 434-0417
321 Route 440
Jersey City, NJ
 

Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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