Living in JC

Newark Ave: Nine Nights of Navratri

Newark Ave: Nine Nights of Navratri   The holiday season is upon us! The Indian community in Jersey City every year organizes a special cultural program to carry forward their customs and traditions across generations on Newark Avenue. Thousands gather dressed in colorful dresses and

Jersey City Arts & Studio Tour 2019

Jersey City Arts & Studio Tour 2019   The 29th Annual Jersey City Arts and Studio Tour (“JCAST”), presented by the City of Jersey City, the Municipal Council and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs with participating partners, is a yearly four-day weekend celebration

Fortoul Brothers Unveil Mural at Canco Park

Fortoul Brothers Unveil Mural at Canco Park      Jersey City Mural Arts Program (JCMAP) Having just returned to Jersey City after a year and a half outside the country, I sense within all the familiarity… there are giants among us, towering over – not

Jersey City Swarms to Busy Bee Organics

Within minutes of stepping inside the grand opening party at Busy Bee Organics’ new brick and mortar store in the Heights, it was evident that Jersey City is bursting with pride over the new storefront and the owners’ success.

Eyes on the Prize: Coaching for Change

Eyes on the Prize: Coaching for Change   Many, many years ago, my third grade teacher, who I don’t recall as a woman prone to smiling, told me that she could tell my dad was smiling the whole time she spoke to him by phone

Thinking Big In Your Small Apartment

Thinking Big In Your Small Apartment   Accept The Inevitable Part of succeeding at apartment living is knowing that you need to have a certain keen eye for making the most of what you can get within your budget. It’s a skill that develops with

Making it Theirs in Jersey City: Evan and Kate Gilbert

Making it Theirs in Jersey City: Evan and Kate Gilbert   Family First For Evan and Kate Gilbert, choosing to live their life with that motto was a decision they reached early on in their journey together. At a pre-marriage retreat during their engagement, the

Boss Women of Jersey City: Assia Wilson of UPS & Sayallures

Boss Women of Jersey City: Assia Wilson of UPS & Sayallures   From working years of odd jobs to owning two successful businesses in her hometown – Assia Wilson’s story of entrepreneurship proves that bright opportunities are more than possible in Jersey City. As a

Family-Friendly Activities for Every Season

Family-Friendly Activities for Every Season No matter the season, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all ages in Jersey City! With more young families moving across the river and calling JC home, there’s more opportunities than ever for fun, imaginative, and unique experiences

3 Reasons to Move to Jersey City

Three Reasons Why You Should Move to Jersey City Now  If you ask a commuter in the morning speed-walking through Exchange Place at 7:30 a.m. why they live in Jersey City, you’ll most likely hear, “I work in The City, and it’s cheaper to live