Good News

Good News Jersey City is the place to hear the heartwarming, human interest news that can be found all over our thriving city! Sharing the stories of residents that have helped shape our communities, overcome the odds and given us hope for future Jersey City generations!

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,

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

Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community

Jersey + Co has Gelato Love for the Community It was unseasonably warm for a Saturday in January. Temperatures rising past 60 degrees and just about everyone in Jersey City could be found outside. Brunch tables were hastily set up on sidewalks, couples walked hand

JC Church Celebrates 12 Days of Kindness

JC Church Celebrates 12 Days of Kindness A KINDNESS MOVEMENT The Hope Center Tabernacle spent the first 12 days of December serving the community through diverse acts of kindness. Church volunteers brought Christmas cheer throughout Jersey City by visiting seniors, delivering care packages and gift

10-Year-Old Jazz Singer Doing It Her Way

10-Year-Old Jazz Singer Doing It Her Way Lola Castellano has stunned crowds across Jersey City with her beautiful singing which brings old jazz standards back to the stage in a powerful way that’s rare to hear these days. Even more rare? Hearing that tone, energy,

Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star

Checking in with Chidick: JC’s North Star Every once in awhile, we encounter human beings who are so charismatic, inspiring and profound that within minutes, they leave a permanent imprint on our lives. Jersey City boasts one such individual. Dylan Chidick, a young man who

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

Soaring Heights Charter School: Bringing Holiday Joy

Soaring Heights Charter School: Bringing Holiday Joy While for some families, the holidays are a time of joyous family reunions with an abundance of food, others in Jersey City are facing another day of food insecurity. Last week, the faculty and students of Soaring Heights

WHOS Gluten Free Bakery: West Side’s Hidden Gem

WHOS Gluten Free Bakery: West Side’s Hidden Gem   Here at Everything Jersey City, we’ve got a secret. On “Whos Corner” of Jersey City’s west side sits a spacious but cozy bakery. Home to delicious, sweet and savory treats, community events, made to order breakfast

Jersey City Swarms to Busy Bee Organics

Within minutes of stepping inside the grand opening party at Busy Bee Organics’ new brick and mortar store in the Heights, it was evident that Jersey City is bursting with pride over the new storefront and the owners’ success.