Living in JC

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

Jersey City Toy Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer at City Hall

Jersey City Toy Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer at City Hall   Holiday cheer was in the air on Friday, December 3 at Jersey City’s City Hall for the city’s 25th Annual Toy Drive, as local families received toys to kick off the holiday season early. 

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

Your Ultimate Guide to Supporting Jersey City’s Small Businesses 

Your Ultimate Guide to Supporting Jersey City’s Small Businesses  Falling between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. A day to encourage folks to support local businesses by shopping small. With the holidays approaching, you’re probably wondering what to get for your loved

Morning with the Mayor of Jersey City

Morning with the Mayor   Earlier this month, EverythingJerseyCity.com had the opportunity to sit down with newly reelected Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop in his office at City Hall, and I jumped at my chance at an interview with the man at the top

Where to Donate & Volunteer this Thanksgiving in the Jersey City Area

Where to Donate & Volunteer this Thanksgiving in the Jersey City Area As the holiday season approaches, it’s so important to give back before we dig into our delicious meals. It’s the season of giving back and especially with everything happening around us, it is so essential to

‘Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads’ Documentary Screening & Art Exhibition Recap 

‘Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads’ Documentary Screening & Art Exhibition Recap    On Wednesday, October 27th, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) hosted an art exhibition and short documentary film screening of “Sister Cities: Discovering Common Threads,” featuring participants’ work from the 2021 Jersey City Summer

Celebrating the Nine Nights of Navratri in the Heart of Indian Square

Celebrating The Nine Nights of Navratri in the Heart of Indian Square, Jersey City Navratri, derived from Sanskrit where ‘nav’ means nine and ‘ratri’ means nights, is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated widely across India. This year, Navratri falls between October 7th

The Candidates for the Upcoming 2021 Jersey City Election

The Candidates for the Upcoming 2021 Jersey City Election With this week holding local elections, politically minded Jersey City residents may want to learn more about the candidates who are looking to take part in running this great city. Let’s get to know a little

Greener JC Launches New Green Business Toolkit 

Greener JC Launches New Green Business Toolkit  By Erin Hill and Greener JC Interns Helping Jersey City residents and their businesses become more sustainable is one of Greener JC’s core objectives. Implementing eco-friendly practices not only saves the environment from further harm, but can help