Living in JC

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: History of Jersey City

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: History of Jersey City   Across this divided nation in these divisive times, many are celebrating today. But not everyone is celebrating for the same reason. While several states are celebrating the antiquated Columbus Day, a few states in the past few

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

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event

Hope Starts Here Breast Cancer Event The Hope Starts Here Pink Mask Tricky Tray Party held on Thursday, October 1st was a welcomed pink ray of sunshine for those affected by breast cancer in need of a night of socially responsible fun and relaxation. The

7 Seafood Spots for Your Lobster Fix

7 Seafood Spots for Your Lobster Fix National Lobster Day is September 25th. Whether you’re looking for a Maine-style lobster roll or want to get your hands dirty with some boiled lobster, here are some local spots to indulge for National Lobster Day!   Shell

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience

Tips for a Stress-Free Back-to-School Experience   It’s back-to-school time for Jersey City students. While last year students were prepping their backpacks and picking out outfits, this year, it’s less about the first-day fit and more about figuring out the best way to make virtual

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens

Great Resources for Jersey City Senior Citizens   It was 1988, when, through Proclamation 5847, President Ronald Reagan deemed today, August 21st, as National Senior Citizens Day. This day holds even more validity 30+ years later as older people are living longer, healthier and more

Must-Eat Editor Picks: Jersey City Food Under $5

Must-Eat Editor Picks: Jersey City Food Under $5 In a city that is constantly growing with shiny new restaurants, it becomes harder and harder to get flavorful food to fill your belly for under $5. As someone who is always on the lookout for authentic

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown

An Outpouring of Jersey Pride at Homegrown   If there’s one thing we’re known for more than our bagels, beaches, and Taylor Ham in New Jersey, it’s our home state pride. The new bar HomeGrown, formerly Headroom Bar & Social, embodies that Jersey pride by

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

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