Lifestyle

Buy Nothing: The Economy of Local Gift Giving

Buy Nothing: The Economy of Local Gift Giving   Raise your hand if you have a pile of things that you absolutely intend to take for donation or sell online…but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Baby items, puzzles you never opened, clothes

Running Clubs in Jersey City You Should Know About!

Running Clubs in Jersey City You Should Know About! Running has many physical and mental benefits, from staying healthy to being a part of an inspiring group of people who can uplift you. So if you’re new to Jersey City and are looking for people

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

7 Tips for Post-Pandemic Life with Pets

7 Tips for Post-Pandemic Life with Pets   After over a year of the pandemic, many of us are now vaccinated and getting back to “normal” life. Though we are looking forward to parties, restaurants, vacations, and even work, our pets now have to cope

Tips For A Plastic Free July– And Beyond!

How to Practice A Plastic Free July Written By Sophia Prieto, Greener JC Intern   The summer months have arrived, and after over a year of being stuck at home, everyone is eager to regain some semblance of normality. From Fourth of July barbecues with

17 Perfect Day Trips for Spring & Summer

17 Perfect Day Trips for Spring & Summer It’s finally time to enjoy the outdoors. Sure, you could go to the park or into the city, but what if you want to change it up? Here are 17 locations near Jersey City that are perfect

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2021 in Jersey City

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2021 in Jersey City   The first Earth Day was held 51 years ago on April 22, 1970, now every April we celebrate environmental achievements and raise awareness for the need to protect our planet for future generations. There is

Spring Cleaning for the Community

Spring Cleaning for the Community   Often when we talk about spring cleaning, we think about committing a weekend to finally wiping off the layers of dust behind the TV and shaking the kitchen rugs out on the stoop. For many of us who spent

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative 

Women’s History Month: The Flow Initiative    During Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting incredible historical and current history-making women across the world as well as local women and their greatest female inspirations that empower them to make a difference every day. When one thinks of