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  • Pet Sitters of Jersey City

    Pet Sitters of Jersey City

    If you spend any time walking around Jersey City during the hours of 11 to 1, you will surely see them. You tend to see the same ones, at the same time, in the same neighborhood. Decked out in...

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  • ChicpEATS: Takahachi NYC

    ChicpEATS: Takahachi NYC

    I’m super excited about this whole new Chicpea Eats journey because I get to write about all the cool spots I get to visit that aren’t necessarily in my neighborhood. One of my very good friends,...

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  • Medical Marijuana in Jersey City: 1906 New Highs

    Medical Marijuana in Jersey City: 1906 New Highs

    Jersey City might be getting its first medical dispensary. 1906 New Highs made the news last month as the city’s Redevelopment Agency approved a plan on July 16 to build a medical marijuana...

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  • Jersey City Happy Hour Specials: 10/14/19 – 10/20/19

    Jersey City Happy Hour Specials: 10/14/19 – 10/20/19

    Check out these happy hour specials in Jersey City this week! Monday – October 14 Hudson Hall View this post on Instagram It’s gonna be a big one! ⁣ ⁣ Giants vs Patriots ⁣ Tonight at 8pm ✨⁣ ⁣...

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  • Terminal of Terror 4 The Next Stop….

    Terminal of Terror 4 The Next Stop….

    Well here we are again…. Terminal of Terror is back for it’s 4th year. A few months ago, I had made a decision to forego this year’s event. Planning a Halloween Party in a Historical Terminal in a...

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  • 5 Spots for Over The Top Desserts in New Jersey  + New York City

    5 Spots for Over The Top Desserts in New Jersey + New York City

    October 14th is National Dessert Day and we’ve got some recommendations to satisfy your sweet tooth. It’s definitely not a complete list of over-the-top and delicious desserts, but these are some...

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  • 4 Days in Moscow

    4 Days in Moscow

    Right before leaving for my trip to Greece, my parents were here in Jersey City visiting and briefly mentioned they were going to Moscow with my sister and my aunt… Um, hi? What about me? Being...

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  • 5 Brunch Spots To Try in Hudson County

    5 Brunch Spots To Try in Hudson County

    Get your brunch on in Hudson County! Martha’s 308 Pacific Ave, Jersey City View this post on Instagram BREAKFAST TIME 🤤💜☕️🥯 A post shared by Martha's Restaurant (@marthasjc) on Oct 7, 2019 at...

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  • 5 Speakeasy Bars you should visit in New York City

    5 Speakeasy Bars you should visit in New York City

    We all love a good hidden gem, and what’s more lowkey than a speakeasy? Here are 5 speakeasies you should check out if you’re NYC or the metropolitan area. Peachy’s 5 Doyers St View this post on...

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  • 5 international destinations to get away for Thanksgiving

    5 international destinations to get away for Thanksgiving

    With most people celebrating Thanksgiving within the states, Thanksgiving week is one of the best times to travel internationally. Here are our top recommendations for international flights for...

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  • Must-Visit Pop-ups in NYC this Fall

    Must-Visit Pop-ups in NYC this Fall

    If you’re all about curating an Instagram aesthetic or just really enjoy an immersive and pop-up experience – you’re in luck. Here’s a list of must-visit pop-ups in NYC this fall. Be sure to hurry...

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  • Chicpeats: Lokal Jersey City

    Chicpeats: Lokal Jersey City

    Lokal Jersey City recently opened its doors. The former Taphaus location was transformed into a stunning modern eatery with the most beautiful bar, staff dressed up in the cutest vintage style...

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  • Top 19 Things to do in Jersey City + New York City this weekend

    Top 19 Things to do in Jersey City + New York City this weekend

    Don’t want to stay home all weekend? Check out these events in the area! Jersey City Thursday Plants & Synths October 10 @ 8:00 PM Monty Hall, 43 Montgomery St Enjoy an immersive night of...

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  • Top Shows + Movies to Watch on Netflix leading up to Halloween

    Top Shows + Movies to Watch on Netflix leading up to Halloween

    If you like being scared or enjoy a good horror film from time to time, why not spend October (aka Halloween season) watching some great thrillers and scary movies? For the Whole Family Coraline...

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  • Jersey City Cribs Episode 3: Jason’s Canco Loft

    Jersey City Cribs Episode 3: Jason’s Canco Loft

    Welcome to Episode 3 of JC Cribs! A monthly series where we go into people’s unique homes in Jersey City. Jason Flesher, a real estate agent at Sawyer Smith and ex-fashion guy invites us to his...

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  • ChicpEATS: Chef Yang 46 in Clifton, NJ

    ChicpEATS: Chef Yang 46 in Clifton, NJ

    Earlier this month, Chef Yang in Clifton invited the team for a lunch. Chef Yang is located in Clifton, NJ on Route 46, and is about a 20-minute drive from Jersey City. This is where you should go...

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  • Artist Spotlight: Arte Magnus “The Great Creator”

    Artist Spotlight: Arte Magnus “The Great Creator”

    So about three and a half years ago, I hosted my first open mic here in Jersey City. I wasn’t sure how good of a turnout it would be; at the time, I didn’t know many people out here. After some...

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  • 10 spots in Hudson County + New York City to get your noodle fix

    10 spots in Hudson County + New York City to get your noodle fix

    October 6th is National Noodle Day! Check out these local spots for some tasty noodles. Hudson County Pinwheel Garden 318 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City View this post on Instagram Drop by Pinwheel...

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  • After-School Activities for Kids in Jersey City

    After-School Activities for Kids in Jersey City

    While the little ones are reluctantly adjusting to their schedules, after school activities are a productive and beneficial way to get your kids readjusted. Here are some options available: Art...

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  • Sex and Jersey City The Podcast Episode 9: Porn

    Sex and Jersey City The Podcast Episode 9: Porn

    On this week’s episode of Sex and Jersey City, Lynn guides co-hosts Anatalie and Dramos down a rabbit hole of kinks, girl power and the industry that is still keeping it up in a digital social...

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