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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Every Person in your Life

    Holiday Gift Guide for Every Person in your Life

    The holidays are creeping up, and time is running out to get those gifts. If you’re stumped on what to get your best friend or you can’t even think of where to begin shopping for your mom, we’ve...

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  • Third And Vine in Jersey City

    Third And Vine in Jersey City

    When it comes to having a night out in Jersey City, there is no shortage of places to go. Depending on what you’re looking for, the vibe, ambiance, and service can really set the tone. Whether...

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  • Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Stumped on what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Thursday CHANEL Vintage Trunk Show December 13 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Another Man’s Treasure, 195 Montgomery St All weekend long, shop...

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  • 6 Best Winter Cocktails in Jersey City

    6 Best Winter Cocktails in Jersey City

    Nothing warms you up like a good cocktail. Here are our top 5 winter cocktail spots in Jersey City this season! O’Hara’s If you want a good twist on a martini, head over to O’Hara’s Downtown for...

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  • Art House Productions Presents Not Medea

    Art House Productions Presents Not Medea

    From December 6th to the 16th, Art House Productions presents Not Medea, a show written by Allison Gregory highlighting motherhood in the 21st century. Not Medea is the story of an exhausted...

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  • Photographer Alissa Laurie

    Photographer Alissa Laurie

    I met Alissa last year when she joined our first JCAST exhibit “Send Nudes,” where she showcased some of her photographs. Alissa is a born and raised Jersey City girl who is paving the way for...

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  • ASMR, A Growing Phenomenon

    ASMR, A Growing Phenomenon

    I was watching Follow This, a new BuzzFeed docu-series available on Netflix, and the first episode focuses on the topic of ASMR (we’ll get into that in a second). While watching the episode, I...

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  • Lutze’s Ugly Sweater Holiday Party at Harborside

    Lutze’s Ugly Sweater Holiday Party at Harborside

    What’s the holiday season without ugly Christmas sweaters? Join the Lutze as they bring an ugly Christmas sweater party to the Harborside Atrium! From 8PM to 2AM on December 15, enjoy music by...

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  • Top 10 Spots to Visit in NYC During the Holiday Season

    Top 10 Spots to Visit in NYC During the Holiday Season

    It’s no secret that New York City is a quick PATH ride away. Why not venture out into Manhattan, one of the most iconic destinations for the holidays? If you don’t know where to begin, we’ve got...

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  • Top Things to Do in Jersey City This Weekend

    Top Things to Do in Jersey City This Weekend

    Whether it’s a show or a toy drive, we’ve got your weekend plans covered! Thursday Not Medea December 6 – 16 Art House Productions, 262 17th Street Join Art House Productions for Allison...

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  • Dress For Success’ Cocktails and Couture

    Dress For Success’ Cocktails and Couture

    Join Dress for Success Hudson County in their sample sale of couture designer clothing and holiday cocktails! On December 7th, head over to the Brennan Court House to browse through some...

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  • 10 New Vendors to Visit at the HDSID Holiday Market

    10 New Vendors to Visit at the HDSID Holiday Market

    If you’re getting ready to buy those gifts for the holidays, the HDSID have you covered. Join the HDSID and Artist & Maker Market for their Holiday Market on Newark Ave! From December 10th to...

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  • 10 Grab & Go Lunch Spots For the Work Week

    10 Grab & Go Lunch Spots For the Work Week

    If you lead a busy life and you only have half an hour to get lunch, you probably want something worth the trip – quick, filling, and preferably not $15+. From Greenville to Downtown to the...

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  • 44 Celebrities from Jersey City

    44 Celebrities from Jersey City

    In Jersey City, we’ve had a bunch of celebrities and public figures born and raised here or even just living here for a few years. Here’s a bunch you may or may not have known about! 1. Martha...

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  • Top 10 Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

    Top 10 Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

    As the holidays approach, Jersey City and surrounding areas are preparing with decorations, markets, parties, and more. Plan ahead and find some nearby events to help you get into the holiday...

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  • Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Top Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    December is literally right around the corner, which means it’s time to start holiday shopping! This weekend is filled with the beginning of holiday-themed markets and performances. Check them...

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  • Life in My City by Jawan Robinson

    Life in My City by Jawan Robinson

    When most people talk about the place where they grew up, they usually have crazy stories about how they had fun hanging out with their friends or doing different things that were specific to...

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  • INFable Socks: Socks For A Cause

    INFable Socks: Socks For A Cause

    INFable Socks is a company led by John Hendershot, who left his job in order to pursue his passion. He decided to create a business to bring people together and raise awareness on certain causes....

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  • 9 New Food and Drink Spots in Jersey City

    9 New Food and Drink Spots in Jersey City

    In Jersey City, we have a booming restaurant scene. There’s always somewhere to chill for dinner or grab some drinks on the weekend. Here are some new spots in the area! Open Now Egg Curry 280...

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  • The 2018 HDSID Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting

    The 2018 HDSID Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting

    ‘Tis the season! The HDSID is back with its Annual Historic Downtown Tree Lighting and Menorah Ceremony on the Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza! On December 3rd from 6PM to 7PM, join the HDSID to light...

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