Living in JC

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

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

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food

West Side Community Fridge Offers Free Food Aid comes in many forms during tumultuous times of need. One of our most basic and constant needs is to eat, but sometimes that’s just not something we can provide by ourselves and requires a little help from

Morris Canal: A Cruise across New Jersey

Morris Canal: A Cruise across New Jersey   One of the most relaxing and decadent vacations to experience today is a cruise. You have choices like being a passenger on one of the floating apartment houses or a more intimate stay on a freighter type

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

National Mac and Cheese Day: Top Spots in JC

National Mac and Cheese Day: Top Spots in JC We asked and you answered! Coming straight from the residents of Jersey City we bring you the top Mac and Cheese spots to celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day. With over a dozen cheesy options to

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

BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities

BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities Let’s face it—it’s hard to discuss current events without forays into history, personal experiences, and of course, no small dose of opinion. What’s also hard is arriving at actionable and useful resolutions—yet we persist. Such was the motive of a small