Arts + Culture

Exclusive Interview: Celebrating Jersey City’s Diversity at the Sister Cities Mural

Exclusive Interview: Celebrating Jersey City’s Diversity at the Sister Cities Mural   Every summer, Jersey City gets a beautiful new mural created by our city’s talented young artists through the Youth Summer Public Art Program as part of the Jersey City Mural Arts Program (JCMAP).

Jersey City Mural Arts Festival Recap

Jersey City Mural Arts Festival Recap   This past weekend, paint was sprayed and art was made during the first Jersey City Mural Arts Festival, a celebration of street art and the talented people who create it, held on Saturday, June 5th, and Sunday June

93rd Academy Award Nominations

93rd Academy Award Nominations Oscar nominations were announced on March 15th and now is the time to catch up on some of the best films of 2020. The film industry, from blockbuster to independent, suffered a major blow due to the pandemic. Movie theaters are

Women’s History Month: Celebrating 8 Jersey City Female Entrepreneurs

Women’s History Month: Celebrating 8 Jersey City Female Entrepreneurs   March is Women’s History month — the perfect time to reflect and celebrate on the amazing contributions that women have made to our city. We recognize the value that female entrepreneurs present to our great,

22 Must Watch Movies for Black History Month

22 Must Watch Movies to Celebrate Black History Month   It’s Black History Month, and while remembering the past is an integral part of this month, celebrating the present and future is just as important. It feels like everyday we are living through historical events,

14 Reasons Why We Love Jersey City

14 Reasons Why We Love Jersey City We’ve all spent a lot more time close to home over the past 11 months. Maybe that’s allowed you to get to know your neighborhood better. Maybe you’ve had a chance to explore other areas of Jersey City.

10+ Best Festive Cocktails For New Years Eve

10+ Best Festive Cocktails For New Years Eve   It’s time to send 2020 off and introduce 2021, preferably with a good drink in hand. The bars won’t be open to the masses this New Years Eve but that’s no reason for festivities to come

Best Halloween Safety Tips for Jersey City Families

Best Halloween Safety Tips for Jersey City Families   Halloween safety has long been a concern for families with young kids. However, in 2020 Halloween safety reaches beyond not running into the middle of dark streets or making sure Mom checks your candy. Coronavirus has

Staff Picks: Spooky Movies & TV Shows for October

Staff Picks: Spooky Movies & TV Shows for October   Halloween is on the horizon! Pumpkin everything is here and Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” is underway, so we wanted to inspire your October watch list by asking the EJC staff about their favorite “spooky”

17 Etsy Shops by Jersey City Creators

17 Etsy Shops by Jersey City Creators   Stumbling across unique gifts, home decor, and fun additions to your wardrobe is exciting. What better place to find all of those things than Etsy, where the opportunity for one of a kind discoveries is truly endless!