CHICpeaJC

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  • 4 Spots to Get Botox Injections in the Jersey City Area

    4 Spots to Get Botox Injections in the Jersey City Area

    While most people may know Botox to be a cosmetic filler, it actually has a lot of helpful uses if you suffer from disorders including cervical dystonia, chronic migraines, and strabismus....

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  • National Margarita Day in Jersey City!

    National Margarita Day in Jersey City!

    Did you know that today is February 22nd? I’m sure you did, but did you also know it’s NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY? Margaritas happen to be one of our favorite drinks and while we really don’t need a...

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  • 7 New Foods Spots in Jersey City

    7 New Foods Spots in Jersey City

    It’s about that time! New spots have opened and more are coming. Here are some spots to visit and keep your eye on! Recently Opened B.GOOD 30 Montgomery St B.Good is a healthy food spot that...

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  • Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Whether you’re looking to observe Black History Month this weekend with the family or you’d like to network with the community, we’ve got you covered! Thursday Black History Month – Crafts...

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  • Women of Jersey City – February

    Women of Jersey City – February

    Every month we are featuring local bad ass ladies who inspire us. These women are just amazing and unique in their own way and they are doing big things in Jersey City. I feel really lucky to be...

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  • LSC After Dark: Sex, Science, and Rock N Roll

    LSC After Dark: Sex, Science, and Rock N Roll

    On February 21st, join Liberty Science Center for this month’s LSC After Dark! This time, it’s all about sex, science, and rock n roll. From 6PM to 10PM, perform erotic experiments and discover...

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  • Ward A Community Meeting recap + update on local construction

    Ward A Community Meeting recap + update on local construction

    The first community council meeting of the year was on February 7th. It was held at Infinity Institute High School from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, hosted and held by Councilwoman Denise Ridley of Ward A....

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  • Jersey City Locals: Yvonne

    Jersey City Locals: Yvonne

    With our #JCLocals interviews, we hope to highlight the perspectives of different residents in the area, especially those who have explored the city or have seen it change over the years as...

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  • Roots and Wings

    Roots and Wings

    I had lunch with a homeless person. It wasn’t planned, I was supposed to meet up with a friend who never showed up. I never got the homeless man’s name, but he came into the Dunkin Donuts rumbling...

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  • Jersey City’s Plastic Bag Ban

    Jersey City’s Plastic Bag Ban

    Starting June 28, 2019, retailers will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags for customers. This includes corner stores, supermarkets, restaurants, clothing...

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  • Five New Jersey Vegan-Friendly Spots Worth the Trip

    Five New Jersey Vegan-Friendly Spots Worth the Trip

    While we have some great vegan options in the area, it’s always nice to get out once in a while and try out new foods or different restaurants. I like to switch it up and look into new spots...

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  • Valentine’s Day Resident Event at Journal Squared

    Valentine’s Day Resident Event at Journal Squared

    Journal Squared hosted yet another fun community event last week! This month, they had a hands-on creative workshop, teaching residents how to handcraft Valentine’s Day cards for your loved ones....

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  • Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Whether you’re going all out for Valentine’s Day or just want to enjoy a relaxing weekend, here’s some things to check out in the area. Kick things off with tonight’s Sweetheart Skate at Newport...

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  • Lunch at Dulce de Leche on Central Ave

    Lunch at Dulce de Leche on Central Ave

    This past weekend, I was heading into the city with my daughter. Knowing I’d be blowing a ton of money while in the city, I decided we would find an affordable place to have lunch in New Jersey. A...

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  • Top Documentaries to Watch When It’s Too Cold to Do Anything Else

    Top Documentaries to Watch When It’s Too Cold to Do Anything Else

    It’s cold, maybe it’s snowing, and you don’t really want to leave your home this weekend. If you have access to Netflix, order some food and check out these documentaries if you haven’t already!...

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  • Babes of Jersey City – February Couples Edition

    Babes of Jersey City – February Couples Edition

    It’s February and we’ve still got a few more weeks of bearing the brunt of the cold. While we’re totally over it, we’ve got February’s round up of hot, local couples to heat things up. Normally we...

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  • Revetment House

    Revetment House

    I was recently invited to visit Revetment House, a new building located in the amazing Hamilton Park neighborhood in Jersey City. If you know JC well, Hamilton Park is one of the nicest areas in...

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  • Hudson Montessori School’s Maker Faire

    Hudson Montessori School’s Maker Faire

    On Saturday January 26th, Hudson Montessori School held their annual Maker Faire to showcase their STEAM programs. Each classroom had a theme focusing on a different aspect of their programs....

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  • Top Things to Do for Valentine’s Day

    Top Things to Do for Valentine’s Day

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, you probably want to plan ahead to make sure you give your special someone a night to remember. Here are some things going on in Jersey City! Hamilton Inn 708 Jersey...

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  • Where to Take Salsa Lessons in Jersey City

    Where to Take Salsa Lessons in Jersey City

    If you’ve always wanted to try out a dance class or if you think your dancing is a little rusty and want to fix it up, sign up for a salsa class in Jersey City! Why not try something new? Learning...

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