Living in JC

Tips for Online Safety and Screen Time

Tips for Online Safety and Screen Time  The reality of school, work, and homelife has changed drastically in the last month. While once separate entities in our busy lives, all three have now intersected in one place. Our home is our office is our classroom

Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning

Your Guide for Quarantine Spring Cleaning As the days grow longer and the pollen on your windshield gets thicker, that can only mean one thing: spring has arrived! And with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and excess time on our hands, more people are taking advantage

DIY Alternatives for Out of Stock Products

DIY Alternatives for Out of Stock Products The whirlwind of panic buying that accompanied the first arrival of COVID-19 continues to leave store shelves empty of disinfecting and protective necessities. In addition, on April 3rd, the CDC recommended that people wear mouth and nose coverings

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19

Jersey City Businesses Pivot for COVID-19 With the COVID-19 crisis continuing its month-long negative effects on every industry in Jersey City with no signs of slowing, local businesses have been forced to shut their doors and do little more than hope for a swift end

20 Relatable Memes for National Sibling Day

20 Relatable Memes for National Sibling Day We all love a good holiday, and who among us doesn’t need a fun one, like, right now? Well, today is National Siblings Day, and we’re expecting that there will be many virtual “sib” hangs happening. Hey, let’s

Pet Lovers’ Guide to COVID-19 Quarantine

Pet Lovers’ Guide to COVID-19 Quarantine While the world deals with the unprecedented collective panic of COVID-19, Jersey City pet lovers may have some concerns that aren’t being addressed by our local officials. Here we will go over some of those concerns for Jersey City’s

List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses

List of Women-Owned Jersey City Businesses This month we’ve highlighted some incredible business owning “Boss Women”  from all over Jersey City. To culminate this special month, we wanted to showcase the amount of female owned businesses we have right here in our city! We took

Boss Women of Jersey City: Shimkiri of Jersey City Ballroom

Boss Women of Jersey City: Shimkiri of Jersey City Ballroom   Fierce. Strong. Savvy. Talented. These are all words that easily describe Shimkiri Sawian-Figar, professional latin ballroom dancer and owner of Jersey City Ballroom. Shimkiri, used to commanding the dance floor in front of audiences

9 Skills You Can Learn During Quarantine

9 Skills You Can Learn During Quarantine During this time of crisis where we’re still trying to grasp the extent of the situation and trying to guesstimate time lines, what exactly are we supposed to do? The general advice these days is to stay at

Support Jersey City: Donate to Those in Need

Support Jersey City: Donate to Those in Need   With COVID-19 quarantines and social distancing in its second week with no end in sight, it’s easy to begin to feel powerless. One thing you can control, however, is how you choose to help the people