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  • Potluck: Human Connection through Culture

    Potluck: Human Connection through Culture

    Food, weed, and everything in between. This is Potluck. On April 19th at 4:20 PM, you can catch the premiere of Potluck, a show highlighting human connection through the culture of different...

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  • Top Things to Do this Weekend in Jersey City

    Top Things to Do this Weekend in Jersey City

    The weekend is here! Find something chill to do in the area. Thursday Catch 21: NJCU 2019 BFA Exhibition April 18 – April 26 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Cast Iron Lofts, 837 Jersey Ave Until April 26th,...

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  • Top 8 Jersey City Headlines of the Week

    Top 8 Jersey City Headlines of the Week

    Catch up with some of the news of the week! Jersey City Together rallied at City Hall for affordable housing at Bayfront According to NJ.com: The group, Jersey City Together, met on the City Hall...

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  • Babes of Jersey City- April 2019

    Babes of Jersey City- April 2019

    Spring is officially here and it’s getting hot in here with this months four local hotties! A few people asked us what it takes to become a Babe of Jersey City! When we select the babes we look...

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  • Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 4/15/19 – 4/21/19

    Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 4/15/19 – 4/21/19

    Check out some local spots for happy hour and plan out your week! Monday – April 15 Luna View this post on Instagram 🌗MONDAYS! $6 PIZZA. Our personal detroit style pies are available for $6 ALL...

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  • Milk Sugar Love Opens in The Heights!

    Milk Sugar Love Opens in The Heights!

    I’ve had a love affair with Milk Sugar Love since they opened in Hamilton Park. My interview with Emma was one of my first food posts on the blog! Before this even became a full time gig. I was on...

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  • Apartment Goals: 133 Monroe St in Hoboken

    Apartment Goals: 133 Monroe St in Hoboken

    Ok guys, we are moving to Hoboken! Just kidding. That being said, when a home like this goes on the market, we can only dream of living in this BEAUTY. Like WOW. So if you’re looking for a new...

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  • Top Mimosas and Bottomless Brunches in Jersey City

    Top Mimosas and Bottomless Brunches in Jersey City

    We all love a good brunch, and what’s brunch without great deals on mimosas? Here’s some of the best spots for mimosas and bottomless brunches! Hudson Hall 364 Marin Blvd Hudson Hall has $3 Bloody...

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  • Write for Change: Youth Essay Contest

    Write for Change: Youth Essay Contest

    Writing is a reflection of your thoughts. Student activists in Students Demand Action of Hudson County are having a youth essay contest on what you think about gun violence prevention. Rules Must...

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  • 5 Spots for Al Fresco Dining

    5 Spots for Al Fresco Dining

    The weather is warming up, and that means the return of patio seating, rooftops, and gardens. Celebrate the spring weather with an outdoor lunch/dinner in Jersey City! Rumba Cubana The patio...

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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 with the kids or a group of friends, find something fun to do this weekend! Featured Event Jersey City Craft Brew Fest April 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM; 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Harborside, 210...

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  • The 4th Annual Great Jersey City Clean Up

    The 4th Annual Great Jersey City Clean Up

    Keep Jersey City Beautiful (KJCB) is the first affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB) in the State of New Jersey. KAB is a leading national nonprofit that inspires and educates people to take...

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  • Top 10 Headlines in Jersey City this Week

    Top 10 Headlines in Jersey City this Week

    Catch up with some of this week’s headlines and updates in the area. 1. Sports might be cut from schools due to budget cuts Back in 2018, freshman teams were cut and the number of assistant...

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  • Foodie Female Founders: Garden State Kitchen

    Foodie Female Founders: Garden State Kitchen

    Did you know that in New Jersey, it’s illegal to sell food that was made from a home kitchen?  Where do all our NJ foodpreneurs make their goodies? I’ve learned that there are actually very few...

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  • Artist Adriana “Crowfeverr” Crow and Writer Khylle Roxas

    Artist Adriana “Crowfeverr” Crow and Writer Khylle Roxas

    Content Creators Academy is a non-profit mentorship program for local youth interested in Digital Media and Entrepreneurship. The students meet twice a week and learn a variety of skills related...

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  • JCBOE Budget Cuts Update: Sports

    JCBOE Budget Cuts Update: Sports

    On August 30th, 2018 I attended the monthly JCBOE meeting. It’s always the last Thursday of the month and starts at 6 pm on the dot. This one was particularly important due to the fact that rumors...

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  • Mayor Steven Fulop

    Mayor Steven Fulop

    Originally Published May 7, 2015 Ever since I started this Chicpea journey I’ve been wanting to interview the mayor of our fine city. I wanted to learn more about him as a person and what he had...

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  • Jersey City Craft Brew Fest is Back!

    Jersey City Craft Brew Fest is Back!

    Head over to Harborside on Saturday, April 13th for the return of the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest! In the spirit of Oktoberfest, enjoy a traditional German celebration of beer with over 150 styles...

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  • 15 Spots to Grab a Beer in Jersey City

    15 Spots to Grab a Beer in Jersey City

    It’s National Beer Day! Grab some friends and check out some of these spots in Jersey City for a couple of beers and ciders. Barcade 163 Newark Ave View this post on Instagram Lunch time in...

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  • Found my Zen at Asana Soul Practice

    Found my Zen at Asana Soul Practice

    Ever since I came back from my trip to Thailand, I made a promise to myself that I would try and disconnect from the world and do more yoga and meditation. It hasn’t been perfect, but whenever I...

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