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Celebrating the Nine Nights of Navratri in the Heart of Indian Square

Celebrating The Nine Nights of Navratri in the Heart of Indian Square, Jersey City Navratri, derived from Sanskrit where ‘nav’ means nine and ‘ratri’ means nights, is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated widely across India. This year, Navratri falls between October 7th

Greener JC Launches New Green Business Toolkit 

Greener JC Launches New Green Business Toolkit  By Erin Hill and Greener JC Interns Helping Jersey City residents and their businesses become more sustainable is one of Greener JC’s core objectives. Implementing eco-friendly practices not only saves the environment from further harm, but can help

Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour (JCAST) Returns this Week

Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour (JCAST) Returns this Week   Starting this coming Thursday, September 30th, and continuing for 4 days until Sunday, October 3rd, The City of Jersey City will be hosting its 31st Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour. The

UN’s Climate Crisis Report & What This Means for Jersey City

UN’s Climate Crisis Report & What This Means for Jersey City   By now, you may have heard of the pressing climate news from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body of highly endorsed scientists. The nearly 4,000-page climate crisis report

10 New Jersey City Businesses That Opened During COVID

10 New Jersey City Businesses That Opened During COVID If you thought opening a business was hard, try doing it during a pandemic. An entrepreneurial spirit is hard to defeat, however, and despite the many challenges, businesses have continued opening and thriving in Jersey City

9 Activities to Keep Cool from the Summer Heat

9 Activities to Keep Cool from the Summer Heat Jersey City is no stranger to green spaces, and with many new projects coming up in the area, we have plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in our city. In recent years, the city has undergone

Summer 2021 Covid-19 Travel Guide

Summer 2021 Covid-19 Travel Guide   After more than a year in quarantine, are you eager to get out and explore again?! It might be scary to think about traveling again, due to health concerns and travel restrictions that have closed the borders of many

10 Best Picnic Spots in Jersey City

10 Best Picnic Spots in Jersey City   Get your basket and blanket ready! Summer is here, and picnics are on the very top of our minds. We are lucky to live in a city that offers so many lovely spots making it easy for

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

The Wild Side of Jersey City

The Wild Side of Jersey City Seals, bald eagles, and snowy owls probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of Jersey City. But the incredible work of John Dunstan, who started the social media page “Wild Jersey City”, proves that