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  • The House of Faith-Transitional Housing Program in Jersey City

    The House of Faith-Transitional Housing Program in Jersey City

    House of Faith runs a transitional housing program for the homeless in Hudson County. Located at 244 Ege Ave, they opened their doors 18 years ago and have run a successful program assisting...

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  • Top 13 Spots to visit in Harrison, NJ

    Top 13 Spots to visit in Harrison, NJ

    Harrison is a town in the western part of Hudson County, coined by NY Times as the “Next Hoboken” due to it’s new high-rises and easy commute to and from Manhattan. Harrison — just one PATH stop...

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  • Are Entrepreneurial Retreats Worth it?

    Are Entrepreneurial Retreats Worth it?

    As the online space becomes more and more abundant with online businesses and nomads working from everywhere around the globe, entrepreneurial retreats are growing in quantity, quality and...

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  • FitPea: ToneHouse NYC

    FitPea: ToneHouse NYC

    It’s the season where we all look at the holiday damage we’ve done and set out to get our thuches (asses in yiddish) to the gym. Now I am not agains NYE resolutions, because it’s a nice feeling to...

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  • Where to Ski In + Around New Jersey

    Take advantage of the winter snow and have some fun! Enjoy the cold weather while you can at these ski spots around Jersey City. Hunter Mountain Resort Hunter, NY View this post on Instagram 🙌🏻...

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  • New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

    New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

    As the holiday season slowly winds down and our day-to-day routines return to normalcy, it’s a good time to implement new goals for your children. As adults we are constantly setting goals for...

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  • A Day at the Rosé Wine Mansion

    A Day at the Rosé Wine Mansion

    Every couple of months, the ChicpeaJC team goes on a team outing as we all have different hours and work remotely. It’s a great time for us to connect, catch up, and have fun. The team at Rose...

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  • The Hustle Is Real – a documentary on DJ Prestige

    The Hustle Is Real – a documentary on DJ Prestige

    On January 7th, a short documentary – The Hustle is Real – was released, highlighting Jersey City’s own DJ Prestige. The big focus of the documentary is a tribute to those who make a living doing...

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  • 7 spots in Bergen County for tasty vegan food

    7 spots in Bergen County for tasty vegan food

    If you find yourself in the Bergen County area and want to try something new, check out these 7 spots for some good vegan food! Veggie Heaven 473 Cedar Ln, Teaneck View this post on Instagram I...

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  • Mayor Fulop appoints 3 heroic officers to Detective after saving countless lives

    Mayor Fulop appoints 3 heroic officers to Detective after saving countless lives

    Mayor Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea have appointed three Jersey City police officers to the rank of Detective following their heroic actions during the December 10th shooting. ...

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  • Top things to do this weekend in Jersey City + NYC

    Top things to do this weekend in Jersey City + NYC

    Have fun this weekend with drinks, art, music, and more! Jersey City Thursday LSC After Dark: Science Speakeasy January 16 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd Stop by...

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  • Where to go ice skating around Hudson County + Manhattan

    Where to go ice skating around Hudson County + Manhattan

    With the colder weather comes fun winter activities for the whole family! Bring the family or make plans with your friends to ice skate in the area. Hudson/Bergen County Charlie Heger Ice Rink 807...

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  • Filmmaker: Jerry Aquino

    Filmmaker: Jerry Aquino

    Jerry Aquino is a Jersey City-based director and cinematographer who recently worked on a film featured in the 2019 Chelsea Film Festival! Following the festival, we took some time to hear his...

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  • 9 new food + drink spots in Jersey City

    9 new food + drink spots in Jersey City

    There’s always something new opening in the area. ICYMI, here are some spots that have recently opened in Jersey City within the past 2-3 months! Let us know if we missed any of your faves and...

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  • Artist Spotlight: LARAYNE

    Artist Spotlight: LARAYNE

    For the top of the new year, I thought it was befitting that we here at ChicPea HQ share some new artists whose music you can definitely to catch a vibe to. These handpicked musicians have some...

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  • ReciPEAS: Lynn’s Huge Vegan Salad with Tahini Dressing

    ReciPEAS: Lynn’s Huge Vegan Salad with Tahini Dressing

    Isn’t it annoying when food bloggers write a whole back story before posting a fucking recipe?! like bitch IDC about how you used to live on a farm and that’s where you fell in love with apples...

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  • Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center’s 3rd Annual Gala

    Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center’s 3rd Annual Gala

    The Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center (Haven) is celebrating another year serving Hudson County with a gala! Join them on January 15th for their annual gala celebrating a third year of...

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  • 5 spots for a delicious cup of hot chocolate

    5 spots for a delicious cup of hot chocolate

    It’s getting chilly out there – warm up with a cup of hot chocolate! Here are 5 great spots for hot chocolate/cocoa in Jersey City. Milk Sugar Love 394 Palisade Ave; 19 McWilliams Pl View this...

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  • Recent news about the Board of Education

    Recent news about the Board of Education

    This week, city council voted on a resolution to determine whether members of the Jersey City Board of Education would continue to be elected by the public or be appointed by the mayor. According...

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  • Billboard on Lincoln Highway Sends a Loving Message

    Billboard on Lincoln Highway Sends a Loving Message

    If you’ve taken a drive through 1&9 recently, you may have noticed a cute billboard with an uplifting message: “More Love = Less Hate. Humanity is the only way!” View this post on Instagram We...

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