CHICpeaJC

Live uber-local and go deep with CHICpeaJC, one of our favorite JC culture blogs.

  • 8 Dating Trends to Look Out For in 2018

    Hey guys, Tarol here, If you’re reading this, I want you to know… Cuffing season is over and chivalry is dead, so stop looking for something that doesn’t exists. Just kidding! Cuffing season is...

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  • 10 Vendors to Check Out at the HDSID Farmers Market

    My favorite season is here – Farmer’s Market Season! Join the HDSID in bringing back the Farmers Market on April 30th. I cannot stress enough how important it is to shop local and small. We have...

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  • 10 Local Galleries to Check Out

    If there’s one thing anyone should know about Jersey City, it’s the abundance of artists. With a large amount of creatives in the area, it’s no wonder art galleries are prevalent. Here are some...

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  • Top 13 Spots for Munchies!

    It’s 4/20! We asked around for the spots people enjoyed the most for munchies, and I’m 100% down with this whole list. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know! 1. Cookies N Crepes 195 Newark Ave...

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  • Top 10 Things to Do in Jersey City This Weekend

    The weekend’s nearly here and it’s time to find something interesting to do! This weekend is packed with events. Plan ahead for the weekend! Thursday Break The Silence Open Mic Night April 19 @...

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  • The Grand Opening of Rooftop XP at The Hyatt House JC

    Hyatt House JC has an amazing rooftop and terrace that is perfect for anyone who wants to have a few drinks and dinner across the beautiful Manhattan skyline. It’s a great space for a night out...

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  • What to Expect at LSC After Dark: SciChella

    Join Liberty Science Center on April 19th for LSC After Dark: SciChella! In honor of Coachella season, stop by for this scientific twist to the famous California festival. Enjoy a mix of art and...

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  • York Street Project

    The York Street Project is a great organization, specifically focused on helping women and families get the support they need through clothing, education, and more to get them back on their feet....

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  • Journey to Abs 2018

    Spring is hopefully coming soon?! (hopefully) And it’s time to kick things into gear. Journey to Abs is back! This time with my personal trainer Andrew Solomon from Pivot Fitness. I’ve been...

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  • Top 10 Museums to Check Out in the Area

    Every couple of months, I like to take trips to museums and spend the day walking around the exhibits. I’m always in awe of what’s on display or what’s being taught, whether it’s art or...

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  • Hudson County Clerk Launches Social Media Campaign

    Hudson County Clerk Junior Maldonado is launching a social media campaign to have more outreach to the general public. This includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn. The roll...

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  • 5 Places in Downtown Jersey City for Outdoor Drinks

    Spring is here! It seemed like it would never come, to be honest, but the temperature is finally in the 70s this weekend. Take advantage of the warm weather with some drinks outdoors! Porta 135...

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  • The Green Rush: Exploring the Future of Cannabis in Jersey City

    On Wednesday April 18th, join JC Tech Meetup at Hudson Hall for The Green Rush: Exploring the Future of Cannabis in Jersey City! We’re getting closer to the legalization of marijuana, and the...

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  • 16 Events You Can’t Miss this Spring

    We’re kicking off spring with a bunch of events in Jersey City and the surrounding area. Plan ahead and join us for drinks, bites, and more! April Prohibition Party April 13 @ 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM...

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  • Top 8 Things to Do in Jersey City this Weekend

    Another weekend, another excuse to get outside and find something fun to do. The weather is warming up a bit and the events are starting to roll in! Do something with the kids, or get a babysitter...

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  • Jersey City Craft Brew Fest is Back!

    The Jersey City Craft Brew Fest is returning on April 21st! Stop by the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest taking place at the Harborside Atrium and outside along the Harborside waterfront. Take in the...

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  • Wapanda, Your One-Stop Shop for Transportation in JC

    There’s nothing I love more than hearing about small businesses and startup companies starting their endeavors here in Jersey City. They can go anywhere in NJ or Manhattan with their revolutionary...

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  • Virile Barbershop

    Originally Published August 10th 2014 Ever since Virile opened in Jersey City, I’ve been lurking outside trying to get a peak into the shop. Menswear and old school barbershops have always...

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  • Stress Awareness Month: Ways to De-Stress

    April is Stress Awareness Month, and we all know how difficult it can be to overcome stress. A number of factors play a part in how much stress we experience, as well as how we handle it. Here are...

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  • Prohibition Party at Corgi Spirits

    In 1920, the 18th Amendment took effect and prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor. As a result, people would bootleg alcohol and gather to drink in secret locations –...

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