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Local Holiday Gift Ideas Under $25

 Local Holiday Gift Ideas Under $25 It feels like every year, the list of people who I need to buy holiday gifts for grows exponentially. I put pressure on myself to think up unique gifts for each special person in my life. This long list

Shop With A Cop

Shop With A Cop Smiles and laughter were in no short supply this past Saturday with kids filing into Kmart to celebrate the 5th annual Shop with a Cop event facilitated by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. This event has successfully bridged the gap between

JC “Make it Local” Small Business Saturday Guide

JC “Make it Local” Small Business Saturday Guide Tick, tock! The holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is here and with that comes the push to start checking off our shopping lists for friends, family, and co-workers. Jersey City is home to some incredible small

Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion   You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know A couple of years ago, a friend of mine suggested we watch a Netflix documentary called The True Cost, which focuses on how, where, and by whom certain clothes are made in fast fashion. The

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

Fall Trends: Fashion On A Budget

Fall Trends: Fashion On A Budget   In the beginning… The first New York Fashion Week was held in 1943 by then press director of the New York Dress Institute, Eleanor Lambert. It was the world’s first organized fashion week, termed “Press Week” at 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

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