May 7, 2019

Low and mid-income are not money makers for developers where the bottom line is #1. But Jersey City is not just the community of the wealthy and those who can afford to pay almost NYC rent prices. “Developers need to understand they are still coming into an already est...

The star of the event was 16-year-old Anaya Singh of the Sunrise Movement, who received the loudest ovation of the evening for her impassioned speech about fighting for her future under the specter of a changing planet. Though she roused the crowd with her hopeful rhet...

April 9, 2019

This is the accountability that John Lynch, Chief of Administrative Services City of Jersey City - DPW, wants all citizens of Jersey City to have. “It is easy for people to post a complaint and take pictures of things like paper/litter on the ground, but how about actu...

February 8, 2019

Wellness Day came about as an outgrowth of a series of posts on healthy living and I thought the best way to bring it together was to create an event that did just that. The first Wellness Day was held at Hudson County Community College - food and beverages were provid...

January 4, 2019

I, your Editor in Chief Jenna, needed a little bit of a break from writing.

Why did I need a break? If you didn’t know, I work full time. My company did some rearranging and my workload got heavier, even though on paper it looks the same. Creativity needs to flow and I...

August 13, 2018

Why do you think it’s important to really know the area you are showing to your clients?  It’s the biggest investment they might ever make in their lives. An agent’s intimate knowledge of an area is so crucial to this decision making process. It’s also important to a s...

August 2, 2018

Updated: 8/20 

Well the day has finally come that the new parking zone rules are coming into effect.

Starting in now in October, all of Jersey City Heights will be one parking zone with new and different rules (until then Zone 2 is still in effect). Why you ask? Resident...

July 7, 2018

Despite our best efforts at building a community, we are all under the threat of possible eminent domain, thanks to the actions of a designated developer who has the sights set on the entire length of Center Street. Bates St. Redevelopment Plan was drafted in 2006 and...

July 2, 2018

Juliet Foster, J Foster Imagery and Vive 2 Vida: GJC’s Networking event was a great way to connect with other amazing individuals in Jersey City that I would not have met otherwise. Great location, low key, and community focused; wonderful combination for a local group...

July 2, 2018

It took me 9 more years until I received a social security card. I was almost 18 at the time and in fear of not being able to go to college because of my undocumented status. We became legal residents... it only took us 9 years.

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