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Best Weekend Trips from Jersey City for Memorial Day Weekend

Best Weekend Trips from Jersey City for Memorial Day Weekend Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and what better way to kick off the season than by taking a trip? While there are plenty of great things to do in our city,

JC Moms Get Down to Business

JC Moms Get Down to Business It was Mother’s Day this past weekend and we’re ready to celebrate moms doing amazing things around Jersey City! We’ve highlighted just a few of our local moms in business we’d like to see get a little recognition for

Local Organization Lights It Up Blue All Year Long for Autism Acceptance

Local Organization Lights It Up Blue All Year Long for Autism Acceptance April is observed as Autism Acceptance Month, but for families of children with autism, the fight for acceptance doesn’t end in May. Organizations keep the spirit of the month alive all year at

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Jersey City

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Jersey City Celebrated across the United States and Mexico, Cinco de mayo dates to 1862, with the Mexican army’s victory against the French in the Battle of Puebla. There are so many fun ways to celebrate Cinco de

Jersey City Summer Camps 2022: Why You Should Enroll Your Child

Jersey City Summer Camps 2022: Why You Should Enroll Your Child When was the last time your child made a new friend? Tried something new? Played outside? We’ve kept away from other people since mid-March of 2020, and we’ve become accustomed to a masked face.

7 Best Pet Friendly Apartments in Jersey City

7 Best Pet Friendly Apartments in Jersey City When searching for a new home, it’s old fashioned for apartments to just be “pet friendly”. These days, having pet amenities and a thriving pet community are an increasingly important concern of pet parents. With an overabundance

The Sound of Success

The Sound of Success For Claudia Orci, the road to success as the owner of A Sound Start meant making some big life changes. After many years working in the corporate world, Orci was inspired by the birth of her first child to pursue a

Thanksgiving COVID Safety Protocols for 2021

Thanksgiving COVID Safety Protocols for 2021 With Thanksgiving just around the corner now is a good time to review the safety protocols recommended by the CDC and the state of New Jersey for gathering with family and friends this year. We hope you will gather

JCFamilies 7th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival

JCFamilies 7th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival Jersey City is just a short distance from Ellis Island, the docking point for many immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th century. Known as “America’s Golden Door” Jersey City is more than fitting to host JCFamilies 7th

Back To School: Jersey City’s Plan for Students Returning to School

Back To School: Jersey City’s Plan for Students Returning to School   Back to School with COVID-19 Safety Requirements  It’s that time of the year when the summer break comes to an end and parents are preparing their kids to return to school. Come September;