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NYC Winter Commute Survival Shopping List

NYC Winter Commute Survival Shopping List Happy New Year, everyone! The holidays are over, which means it’s officially time to face the dreaded winter commute into NYC–and these upcoming months are notoriously the worst. Just a few weeks ago we were commuting in a “winter

JC Holiday Wine: Think Outside the Box of Wine

JC Holiday Wine: Think Outside the Box of Wine The holidays wouldn’t be complete without picking up a bottle of wine to bring to every family and friend party happening this month. For those of us who don’t know what to look for in the

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

Sustainably Fashionable

Sustainably Fashionable   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 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

Fall Trends, A Creation Story

FALL TRENDS, A CREATION STORY 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 time, and

Small Businesses. Big Dreams

Triumphs of Owning Small Businesses in Jersey City    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 Jersey City native,

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