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3 Unique Ways to Unplug in Jersey City

3 Unique Ways to Unplug in Jersey City Last night, after a 10-hour drive home from North Carolina, all I wanted to do was sit on the couch and watch something mindless on Netflix, an easy enough resolution until you actually turn on the TV,

Learn to Dance in Jersey City

Learn to Dance in Jersey City   “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.” -Agnes de Mille Whether standing alone in front of a mirror in an empty studio, experiencing joy with a group of

Axol and Friends: Shaping the Next Generation

Axol and Friends: Shaping the Next Generation It was a chilly winter morning when Jonathan R. L. Grosso, founder of the socially-conscious startup Axol and Friends, greeted me at his door offering a warm cup of Earl Grey Tea. His modest, and well organized Jersey

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide If you haven’t picked something up for your Valentine yet, check out this personality based Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for some inspiration!   For the Dancer Join Jersey City Ballroom for their Valentine’s Day Couples Dance and spice up your Friday

Galentine’s Day in Jersey City

Galentine’s Day in Jersey City February 14th conjures mixed emotions. Some people (usually in relationships) love the holiday and see it as a reason to celebrate those who you love, usually by purchasing heart-shaped candies, dressing up in red or pink and going to a

Underground Railroad in Jersey City

Underground Railroad in JC From the 1820s to 1860, between forty and one hundred thousand enslaved African Americans escaped bondage through the Underground Railroad, a secret route through a series of safe houses that ended in free northern states, Canada, or Mexico. When one thinks

Black History Month: The Past and The Future

Black History Month: The Past and The Future   Black History Month in the U.S.  February 1st commences the annual celebration of Black History Month. This month aims to educate people on why we honor, acknowledge and celebrate the monumental impact of African Americans, both in

The Dirty Dozen: How Can You Protect Yourself?

The Dirty Dozen: How Can You Protect Yourself? Tax season has begun, and along with being diligent about filing taxes, we need to be very diligent about tax scams, fraud, and identity theft, as these crimes increase this time of year. According to a 2019

A Decade in Jersey City: 2009-2019 Wrap Up

A Decade in Jersey City: 2009-2019 Wrap Up   As we get settled in to 2020 and look forward to a new decade, we took one more glance back at the last 10 years in Jersey City to compile a list of “Hey, remember when…?”

14 Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Jersey City

14 Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Jersey City   Super Bowl LIV takes place this Sunday at 6:30 p.m! The Giants may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but the San Francisco 49ers vs.The Kansas City Chiefs game in