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  • The Hutton’s Guiness, Oyster, and Music Festival

    The Hutton’s Guiness, Oyster, and Music Festival

    On June 22nd, join the Hutton (225 Hutton St) for their 2nd Annual Guiness, Oyster, and Music Festival! From 1 PM to 10:30 PM, enjoy great food, beer, and live performances. Here’s what to expect...

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  • Health Update with a Jersey City Nurse: Nutrition Basics

    Health Update with a Jersey City Nurse: Nutrition Basics

    As I mentioned previously, nutrition is poorly understood by most people.  The reason for this is simple: it’s just really, really complicated. There are a huge number of different nutrients that...

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  • Babes of Jersey City: June – Hot Dad Edition

    Babes of Jersey City: June – Hot Dad Edition

    Today is Father’s Day, and in dedication we wanted to dedicate this month’s babes of Jersey City to local hot dads doing their thing. They are all so cute!! Meet the 14 dads who made our list:...

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  • 8 Family-Friendly Summer Activities in Jersey City

    8 Family-Friendly Summer Activities in Jersey City

    Finally! Warm weather is here and Jersey City is sprouting with an abundance of family friendly activities that range from farmers markets to concerts. Here is what you need to know! 1. Van Vorst...

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  • Movies in the Park is back!

    Movies in the Park is back!

    Movies in the Park is back in Jersey City for the summer! Movies in the Park is a series of free outdoor movies at parks throughout Jersey City. All showtimes are around sunset, and dates can...

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  • 5 Food + Drink Spots to Try this Weekend

    5 Food + Drink Spots to Try this Weekend

    Looking for a new place to visit this weekend to get out of the same ol’ routine? Have friends coming over and want to impress them with Jersey City’s local food and drink? Here’s some ideas for...

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  • The Real Estate Disruptor

    The Real Estate Disruptor

    On June 14th, head over to Kearny Point for The Real Estate Disruptor! Join a group of influencers as they reveal insider secrets on how to build a profit-driven brand guaranteed to maximize your...

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  • Top 14 Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Top 14 Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Find something fun to do in the area this weekend! Featured Events The Real Estate Disruptor June 14 @ 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Kearny Point, 78 John Miller Way, Kearny, NJ Join a group of influencers as...

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  • A Quick Lunch Trip to White Mana

    A Quick Lunch Trip to White Mana

    Everyone loves a good simple burger.  As much as I enjoy my fancy burgers, there’s nothing better than lettuce, tomato, pickles and a perfectly cooked patty on a soft bun. A few weeks ago, I...

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  • A Conversation with Chris Gadsden and Pam Johnson

    A Conversation with Chris Gadsden and Pam Johnson

    A few weeks ago while on a family trip to Israel, I was sitting at our Passover dinner and my phone started blowing up with Instagram notifications. DMs, tags, comments from people about a post...

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  • Culturally Diverse Events in Jersey City, by Priya Neil

    Culturally Diverse Events in Jersey City, by Priya Neil

    Every year, large, celebratory events occur across Jersey City. While most of us can probably identify the more well-known ones such as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, there are others which do not...

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  • Your 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Your 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Father’s Day is quickly approaching. Shop for the dads in your life at some local shops! Virile 510 Jersey Ave View this post on Instagram A post shared by Virile Heart & Heritage (@virile) on Mar...

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  • Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 6/10/19 –6/16/19

    Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 6/10/19 –6/16/19

    Check out some local spots for happy hour and plan out your week! Monday – June 10 Light Rail Cafe Kick off the week with $2 off draft beers and $5 margaritas. Tuesday – June 11 Saku Hoboken Head...

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  • Students Demand Action Calls You to Action!

    Students Demand Action Calls You to Action!

    You know there’s a problem when leaders act like children and children act like leaders. Students Demand Action (SDA) is a national organization of high school students wanting their community to...

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  • Jersey City Awarded $2 Million for New Electric Garbage Trucks to Improve Air Quality

    Jersey City Awarded $2 Million for New Electric Garbage Trucks to Improve Air Quality

    Mayor Fulop just announced that Jersey City has been awarded more than $2 million by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to purchase five new electric garbage trucks. The...

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  • Types of Cannabinoids Found in Full Spectrum CBD Products

    Types of Cannabinoids Found in Full Spectrum CBD Products

    The cat is out of the bag when it comes to CBD. It’s pretty much everywhere you go, so accessible you can find it at some gas stations. But quality over quantity. It’s super important to educate...

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  • Henry Snyder Track Team Heads To Nationals on June 13th

    Henry Snyder Track Team Heads To Nationals on June 13th

    Both Henry Snyder’s boys and girls track teams have qualified to attend the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina from June 13th to June 16th. The boys in the 1600m Sprint Medley and...

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  • Jersey City Pools & Sprinklers Now Open!

    Jersey City Pools & Sprinklers Now Open!

    Mayor Fulop and the Department of Recreation recently announced that pools and sprinklers in Jersey City are now open for the season! Find the full list below or on the City’s site. Pools...

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  • 6 Ways You Can Save the Ocean and its Wildlife

    6 Ways You Can Save the Ocean and its Wildlife

    It’s World Oceans Day on June 8th, and I’m sure we’ve all seen the countless videos of literal tons of plastic floating in our oceans and the animals who’ve been found with plastic around their...

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  • Your JC Summer Camp Guide 2019

    Your JC Summer Camp Guide 2019

    Summer is quickly approaching, which is an exciting time for kids. But for working parents, summer is anything but a vacation. With the absence of childcare and discretionary income, some find...

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