Health + Fitness

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

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

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

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

Mental Health Awareness: Coping During COVID

Mental Health Awareness: Coping During COVID May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to put the spotlight on the importance of legitimizing mental health and breaking the stigma associated with mental health disorders. This year’s theme from the CDC is an especially apt one

Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning

Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning As the days grow longer and the pollen on your windshield gets thicker, that can only mean one thing: spring has arrived! And with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and excess time on our hands, more people are taking advantage

DIY Alternatives for Out of Stock Products

DIY Alternatives for Out of Stock Products The whirlwind of panic buying that accompanied the first arrival of COVID-19 continues to leave store shelves empty of disinfecting and protective necessities. In addition, on April 3rd, the CDC recommended that people wear mouth and nose coverings

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19 With the COVID-19 crisis continuing its month-long negative effects on every industry in Jersey City with no signs of slowing, local businesses have been forced to shut their doors and do little more than hope for a swift end

List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses

List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses This month we’ve highlighted some incredible business owning “Boss Women”  from all over Jersey City. To culminate this special month, we wanted to showcase the amount of female owned businesses we have right here in our city! We took

9 Skills You Can Learn During Quarantine

9 Skills You Can Learn During Quarantine During this time of crisis where we’re still trying to grasp the extent of the situation and trying to guesstimate time lines, what exactly are we supposed to do? The general advice these days is to stay at