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An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown   If there’s one thing we’re known for more than our bagels, beaches, and Taylor Ham in New Jersey, it’s our home state pride. The new bar HomeGrown, formerly Headroom Bar & Social, embodies that Jersey pride by

Jersey City Opens Skatepark in Bergen-Lafayette

Jersey City Opens Skatepark in Bergen-Lafayette   Years ago, Jersey City won a National design competition with the Tony Hawk Foundation (now known as The Skatepark Project) and received a grant to help build the newest, and best, skatepark in New Jersey. What set Jersey

The 7 Best Farmers’ Markets to Get Fresh Produce in Jersey City

The 7 Best Farmers’ Markets to Get Fresh Produce in Jersey City   Support local farms and enjoy the most fresh and nutritious produce in Jersey City   Jersey City is incredibly excited to have been able to welcome back their farmers markets during these

Dog Days of Summer: Parks, Beaches, and Hikes

Dog Days of Summer: Parks, Beaches, and Hikes The “dog days” of summer are in full swing and there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the season as it should be celebrated—with your dog! Here are some dog-friendly destinations to go with your pup this

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our most basic and constant needs is to eat, but sometimes that’s just not something we can provide by ourselves and requires a little help from

Plastic Free July Livestream Recap

Plastic Free July Livestream Recap If you’ve been interested in finding out about the benefits of living low-waste, how to get started on living a “greener” life, or learning more about Jersey City’s efforts to become more sustainable and eco-friendly, Plastic Free July is the

National Mac and Cheese Day: Top Spots in JC

National Mac and Cheese Day: Top Spots in JC We asked and you answered! Coming straight from the residents of Jersey City we bring you the top Mac and Cheese spots to celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day. With over a dozen cheesy options to

Jersey City Residents Explore Nature’s Gym

Jersey City Residents Explore Nature’s Gym As the mercury rises so does our desire to emerge more frequently from our sedentary quarantine quarters. The summer is in full swing, but it is certainly a far cry from the season we recognize. And whether you need

Summer Prep for Your Pup

Summer Prep for Your Pup Summer is finally here! Though there may be a bit of a damper on the season due to Coronavirus, you can still enjoy outings with your dog while social distancing. But there are a few preparations to consider before having

Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth

Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth Following over a week of worldwide protests for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in response to George Floyd’s murder, more than 4,500 people gathered in front of Jersey City’s City Hall on Saturday, June 6th