Arts + Culture

JC Arts Community Celebrated at 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards

JC Arts Community Celebrated at 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards On Tuesday, the JC arts community came together to celebrate 12 of their own at the 2nd Annual Jersey City Arts Awards at White Eagle Hall. As the Bryan Beninghove Trio set the mood

Kanye’s Album: What Does Jersey City Think?

Kanye’s Album: What Does Jersey City Think? Kanye West’s latest album – Jesus is King – is making chart-topping history. The Gospel music-influenced album, which deals with West’s newfound faith, is eliciting a multitude of responses – some enthusiastic and some incredulous – but none

Jersey City in the Movies: Locations and Mentions

Jersey City in the Movies: Locations and Mentions   We’re about to see a lot more of JC on our screens. Jersey City has never been a stranger to the film and television industry, and soon, JC is on track to welcome a lot more

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City

Raising Cultural Kids in Jersey City   When it comes to raising a child, any parent wants them to be the best person they can possibly be and to make a difference in the world, but where do you start? Is it in creativity? Is

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 Inspired Halloween Costumes

DIY Jersey City Inspired Halloween Costumes   Planning to go out in town for Halloween weekend? Use the opportunity to show some hometown pride and poke a little fun at Jersey City while you’re at it with these JC-inspired looks for adults and groups. If

JCAST 2019 Wrap-Up

JCAST 2019 Wrap-Up   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 of art across the

Mural Watch: Fortoul Brothers At Canco Park

Mural Watch: Fortoul Brothers 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

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