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7 Best Pet Friendly Apartments in Jersey City

7 Best Pet Friendly Apartments in Jersey City When searching for a new home, it’s old fashioned for apartments to just be “pet friendly”. These days, having pet amenities and a thriving pet community are an increasingly important concern of pet parents. With an overabundance

Greener JC Announces Round 1 Greening Your Business Grant Recipients

Greener JC Announces Round 1 Greening Your Business Grant Recipients, Round 2 opens March 18, 2022    Greening Your Business Grant  In the effort to support plastic reduction in Jersey City last fall Greener JC launched the Greening Your Business Grant! This grant is funded

Spotlight on Raine & River Apothecary 

Spotlight on Raine & River Apothecary  If you’ve taken a stroll down Grove Street recently, you may have noticed a new face on the block. On the corner of Grove and Wayne, Raine & River Apothecary’s glowing storefront beckons to people on the sidewalk, inviting

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