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  • 10 ways I help myself stay somewhat sane | Mental Health in a Pandemic

    10 ways I help myself stay somewhat sane | Mental Health in a Pandemic

    It comes as no surprise that this pandemic could have a negative effect on people’s mental health. I certainly didn’t realize how normal it all felt to me until I saw this post and felt it hit a...

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  • Jersey City to Expand Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Jersey City to Expand Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

    Mayor Fulop announces the expansion of the Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall to extend outdoor restaurant seating along “Restaurant Row” and safe pedestrian accessibility in an effort to encourage best...

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  • Resources to educate yourself on anti-racism

    Resources to educate yourself on anti-racism

    Justice For George, Justice for Breonna, Justice for Ahmaud and countless innocent black people who have been murdered by white people. Enough is enough! I have a platform and my duty is to inform...

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  • 10 movies to watch on HBO Max this weekend

    10 movies to watch on HBO Max this weekend

    A new streaming service is here! HBO Max has all things HBO, Studio Ghibli, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., DC, Crunchyroll, and more. If you’re looking for another streaming service worth your...

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  • Milk and Cream Bar Opened on Newark Ave!

    Milk and Cream Bar Opened on Newark Ave!

    Yesterday, I had the honor of checking out Milk & Cream Bar, the newest munchie spot on the Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza. It seems like we’ve been waiting for them to open for AGES and they are...

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  • Virtual events to check out this week

    Virtual events to check out this week

    Find something interesting to do this week with these virtual events! May 28 Virtual Story Slam 7:00 PM View this post on Instagram Make your favorite meal 🥘 , grab a glass of vino🍷, and listen to...

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  • Burgers of JC

    Burgers of JC

    Today is a very important holiday for us at ChicpeaJC and we celebrate it every year. Actually, more accurately, every week. Happy National Burger Day!! We’ve done so many blog posts on Burgers in...

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  • Clean Beauty: Why You Should Be Buying Into It

    Clean Beauty: Why You Should Be Buying Into It

    Over the last 5 years, it feels like everybody from Kourtney Kardashian to the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners to clean beauty brands like Beautycounter are screaming down to the public from...

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  • Robbie Doran- Cycle’s For Coffee

    Robbie Doran- Cycle’s For Coffee

    Times are weird, am I right? It’s been tough to balance news/COVID info with positive content that we normally are known for at ChicpeaJC.com. In the last few weeks, we’ve been really focusing on...

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  • 5 drive-in theaters to check out in New Jersey

    5 drive-in theaters to check out in New Jersey

    Honestly, who would’ve thought drive-in movie theaters would make a comeback in 2020? If you miss the social aspect of a trip to the movies but still want the peace of mind that comes with staying...

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  • 5 small businesses to support

    5 small businesses to support

    As always, we’re highlighting 5 local businesses every week that you can support as we all slowly adjust to the times. Check out our Local Businesses tag to see previous highlights. If you are a...

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  • 7 movies to watch on Disney+ this weekend

    7 movies to watch on Disney+ this weekend

    In a world with almost too many options, different streaming services are easy to come by. If you’re bored of your options on Netflix or Hulu, check out Disney+ for some variety. Here are a few...

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  • The plan to re-open Jersey City

    The plan to re-open Jersey City

    New Jersey is the one first states to act on COVID-19 measures and have been placing orders to keep everyone as safe as possible, from closing parks and places of large gatherings to implementing...

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  • 5 Easy Memorial Day Weekend Activity Ideas

    5 Easy Memorial Day Weekend Activity Ideas

    Memorial Day weekend might be a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself. Here are some things you can do to have fun this weekend! Have a movie marathon with the...

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  • 10 vegan/vegan-friendly spots to order delivery + takeout

    10 vegan/vegan-friendly spots to order delivery + takeout

    Looking for vegan options while at home? Order from these local vegan and vegan-friendly spots in the area! Tea NJ View this post on Instagram We have a table set up with free groceries for those...

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  • Virtual events to check out this weekend

    Virtual events to check out this weekend

    Find something fun to do this weekend with these virtual events! May 21 #MadeForThis – Beginner Shadowboxing Class 6:00 PM Join EverybodyFights for their beginner shadowboxing class to release...

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  • 14 spots to buy cocktails to-go in Jersey City + Hoboken

    14 spots to buy cocktails to-go in Jersey City + Hoboken

    ICYMI: cocktails are now able to be sold for delivery and takeout from local restaurants! Here are some spots in Jersey City and Hoboken that are bringing back their mixed drinks. Be Awesome Feed...

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  • Local businesses that have reopened

    Local businesses that have reopened

    As more places reopen in the area, we want to make sure everyone’s on top of their local options. Every week, we’ll be sharing and updating lists of local businesses that have reopened for...

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  • 5 small businesses to check out

    5 small businesses to check out

    We’re continuing to highlight 5 local businesses every week that you can support during this time! Check out our Local Businesses tag to see our previous highlights! If you are a local business...

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  • Babes of Jersey City – Essential Workers

    Babes of Jersey City – Essential Workers

    What a weird time, is the beginning of every conversation these days. It truly is, but you know what’s wonderful about what’s going on? Is that the world is recognizing who the true heroes are....

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