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  • 10 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Do Today

    You’d be surprised by the impact of a kind word or a small action of love. Showing someone you care about them and their well-being, or just being nice to someone when they may be having a rough...

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  • 10 Steps To Properly Slide Into The DMs

    So before we get into it, let’s break down some facts for a sec: According to a research done in the UK, the average young adult spends about 5 hours a day on their phone using social media alone....

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  • Mystery Mixology: a JC Cocktail Competition

    ChicpeaJC has teamed up with Have A Night JC to find Jersey City’s best mixologist! Over the course of 4 weeks, some of your favorite JC bartenders will be putting together some interesting and...

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  • Top 8 Things to Do This Weekend in Jersey City

    Keep the energy going and find something interesting to do in the area this weekend! If you want more options, check out our Event Calendar. Thursday LSC After Dark: Mardi Gras February 15 @ 6:00...

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  • Dress for Success Valentine’s Gala Recap

    A few weeks ago, I was asked by the wonderful Joy Devlin of Dress for Success Hudson County to host the red carpet for their Valentine’s Day gala at Liberty House in Jersey City. Joy is my Jersey...

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  • Staycation at the Hyatt House Jersey City

    A few months ago, I felt burnt out and I really needed a day off. I didn’t tell anyone and booked a staycation at the Hyatt House in Jersey City. I checked in around 9:30 AM. It was a snowy day....

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  • LSC After Dark: Mardi Gras

    On February 15, join Liberty Science Center for LSC After Dark: Mardi Gras! From 6PM to 10PM, immerse yourself in festive experiments, delicious drinks, and plenty of beads! Throughout the night,...

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  • What People are Saying about Legal Marijuana in Jersey City

    I recently posted about the potential of weed legalization in Jersey City on my Instagram and asked for your thoughts on the legalization of marijuana and what it means for you. Mayor Fulop even...

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  • Top Valentine’s Day Things to Do

    Dinner and Drinks Pasta Dal Cuore 527 Jersey Ave Make your reservations for Valentine’s Day and enjoy Pasta Dal Cuore’s usual menu along with a few specials! Liberty House Restaurant 76 Audrey...

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  • Closet Makeover Part 2: Sydelle Interiors

    Sydelle is an extremely talented interior designer here in Jersey City. I met Sydelle a few years ago and hired her to help fix up some rooms in our home and since then, she’s become one of my...

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  • Valentines Day Gift Ideas

    January has come and gone and now Valentines Day is quickly approaching (it’s on Wednesday –  Feb 14th) for those who might be unaware.  If you’ve been planning ahead and want to add a little...

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  • Top 5 Spots for Not-Your-Average Pizza Pies

    If there’s something NY and NJ are known for, it’s having the best pizza. Thankfully, we have a bunch of spots in the area that have some interesting pizza pies that stray from the traditional...

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  • Top 5 Spots for Not-Your-Average Pizza Pies

    If there’s something NY and NJ are known for, it’s having the best pizza. Thankfully, we have a bunch of spots in the area that have some interesting pizza pies that stray from the traditional...

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  • David Obssuth: Continuing the Family Legacy of Andy’s Catering

    When a family business has been in the community along with giving back for over 60 years, you must give it a high five! I’m here to talk to you Andy’s Catering! If you don’t know about Andy’s,...

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  • Top 8 Things to Do in Jersey City

    Get ready for the weekend! Wind down after a long week, or squeeze in some Valentine’s Day shopping. Check out our Event Calendar for plenty of other options! Thursday Acupuncture & Meditation to...

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  • A Bouquet for Every Valentine’s Personality

    Valentine’s Day means flowers, but just because it’s Valentine’s doesn’t mean that you have to send red roses! Your Valentine is like no other, so why would you give them a bouquet like all the...

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  • Staying Fit in Newport, Jersey City

    In Jersey City, there’s a huge fitness and health community. Most places have health-conscious menus, there are farmers markets throughout the city, and there are gyms dispersed in each...

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  • Your Guide to Speed Dating and What You Need To Know

    So if you’re reading this, I can bet you 1 of two things: you’ve got your tickets to our first #SinglesinJC Speed Dating mixer and you want to know what you can expect, OR you’re still on the...

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  • Hudson Hall Jersey City

    Hudson Hall, a delicious smokehouse in Jersey City, opened in the fall. This spot is a game changer in the restaurant scene in our city. I went to tour the space before they opened and was...

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  • Black History Month In Jersey City

    As many know, February 1st is the start of Black History Month here in America, and Jersey City did not cease to join in on the festivities.  The Jersey City Municipal Council as well as The...

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