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Boss Women of Jersey City: Shimkiri of Jersey City Ballroom

Boss Women of Jersey City: Shimkiri of Jersey City Ballroom   Fierce. Strong. Savvy. Talented. These are all words that easily describe Shimkiri Sawian-Figar, professional latin ballroom dancer and owner of Jersey City Ballroom. Shimkiri, used to commanding the dance floor in front of audiences

Boss Women of Jersey City: Ruth Salas of Luna de Papel

Boss Women of Jersey City: Ruth Salas of Luna de Papel   For many Jersey City residents and families, “Luna de Papel” has become a household name. This gorgeous crafting space located in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette district has become synonymous with family, art education, warmth,

JC “Make it Local” Small Business Saturday Guide

JC “Make it Local” Small Business Saturday Guide Tick, tock! The holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is here and with that comes the push to start checking off our shopping lists for friends, family, and co-workers. Jersey City is home to some incredible small

Top 10 Apps for Jersey City Living

(Updated on March 5th, 2020) Top 10 Apps for Jersey City Living   Jersey City is one of the fastest-growing areas in New Jersey and is the most culturally diverse city in the U.S. as of 2019. With that said, many people are moving to

A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up at Grover Memorial Park

A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up at Grover Memorial Park “Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.” – President

Jersey City Police Offer Safe Halloween Fun

Jersey City Police Offer Safe Halloween Fun     Trunk-or-Treat with the JCPD  On Jefferson Street between Central and Summit Avenue, hundreds of witches, ghosts, Pacman, and even a fleet of Star Wars Storm Troopers were seen dancing along to the cha-cha slide in the

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City   When it comes to raising a kid, any parent wants them to be the best person they can possibly be and to make a difference in the world, but where do you start? Is it in creativity? Is

Thinking Big In Your Small Apartment

Thinking Big In Your Small Apartment   Accept The Inevitable Part of succeeding at apartment living is knowing that you need to have a certain keen eye for making the most of what you can get within your budget. It’s a skill that develops with

Making it Theirs in Jersey City: Evan and Kate Gilbert

Making it Theirs in Jersey City: Evan and Kate Gilbert   Family First For Evan and Kate Gilbert, choosing to live their life with that motto was a decision they reached early on in their journey together. At a pre-marriage retreat during their engagement, the

Family-Friendly Activities for Every Season

Family-Friendly Activities for Every Season No matter the season, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages in Jersey City! With more young families moving across the river and calling JC home, there’s more opportunities than ever for fun, imaginative, and unique experiences