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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

Boss Women of Jersey City: Ruth Salas of Luna de Papel

Boss Women of Jersey City: Ruth Salas of Luna de Papel   For many Jersey City residents and families, “Luna de Papel” has become a household name. This gorgeous crafting space located in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette district has become synonymous with family, art education, warmth,

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

Top 10 Apps for Jersey City Living

(Updated on March 5th, 2020) Top 10 Apps for Jersey City Living   Jersey City is one of the fastest-growing areas in New Jersey and is the most culturally diverse city in the U.S. as of 2019. With that said, many people are moving to

Veterans’ Day: A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up

Veterans’ Day: A Family’s Annual Park Clean Up  “Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.” – President Ronald Reagan,

Jersey City Police Offer Safe Halloween Fun

Jersey City Police Offer Safe Halloween Fun     Trunk-or-Treat with the JCPD  On Jefferson Street between Central and Summit Avenue, hundreds of witches, ghosts, Pacman, and even a fleet of Star Wars Storm Troopers were seen dancing along to the cha-cha slide in the

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

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

Thinking Out-Of-The-Box In Your Box-Sized 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 time and experience. For example, it took