Family

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

10 Must-Do Fall Activities in New Jersey

10 Must-Do Fall Activities in New Jersey Summer is gone and it’s time to fall in love with Autumn (see what I did there). Whether you’re looking for day trips to do with the family, hangouts with friends, ideas for date night or just some

Family Friendly Excursions for Jersey City Families

Family Friendly Excursions for Jersey City Families Have you been eager to fill up your camera roll with family day trips now that things are slowly opening back up to the public? Summer might be over but sunny days are still around and Fall is

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience   It’s back-to-school time for Jersey City students. While last year students were prepping their backpacks and picking out outfits, this year, it’s less about the first-day fit and more about figuring out the best way to make virtual

What is Black Breastfeeding Week and Why It’s So Important

What is Black Breastfeeding Week and Why It’s So Important   I could have died 3 times, I am a Black woman and gave birth in New Jersey 3 times. Black, non-Hispanic women are up to 6 times more likely to die due to complications

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

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

Father’s Day: Dad’s Making a Difference

Father’s Day: Dad’s Making a Difference It’s Father’s Day, so we’re highlighting amazing dads making a difference who deserve some recognition for all that they do to bring a little more “good” to the Jersey City community.   Frank “Educational” Gilmore, Founder of the Educational