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9 Activities to Keep Cool from the Summer Heat

9 Activities to Keep Cool from the Summer Heat Jersey City is no stranger to green spaces, and with many new projects coming up in the area, we have plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in our city. In recent years, the city has undergone

Exploring Jersey City’s Community Gardens

Exploring Jersey City’s Community Gardens & Access to Fresh Produce Jersey City is home to numerous community gardens, providing residents with space to exercise their green thumb, contribute to food security, and build civic engagement. They help inform and get us to understand where our

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap

Greener JC 2020 Internship Program Recap   Greener JC is a non-profit environmental organization committed to supporting a more sustainable future in Jersey City. Founded in 2018, Greener JC has created and supported initiatives such as a plastic and straw reduction campaigns, a reusable bag

17 Etsy Shops by Jersey City Creators

17 Etsy Shops by Jersey City Creators   Stumbling across unique gifts, home decor, and fun additions to your wardrobe is exciting. What better place to find all of those things than Etsy, where the opportunity for one of a kind discoveries is truly endless!

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

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

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

Top Books to Read In and Out of Quarantine

Top Books to Read In and Out of Quarantine Finally, Time to Read! Due to COVID-19 the residents of Jersey City and most of the US have more sitting-around time than they’ve had in their entire lives. What better way to spend this abundance of

Tips for Online Safety and Screen Time

Tips for Online Safety and Screen Time  The reality of school, work, and homelife has changed drastically in the last month. While once separate entities in our busy lives, all three have now intersected in one place. Our home is our office is our classroom

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