July 5, 2019

Romance novels may lead you to think of cheesy paperbacks for sale at drugstores with covers depicting women with heaving bosoms in the arms of men that look like Fabio. (It’s true: Fabio was featured on many romance novels covers in the 1980s and 90s.) However, the ro...

May 31, 2019

Ayesha Shamsi is a teacher who aspires to be a poet. She meets Khalid at an open-mic night and is immediately turned off by his conservative ideas. Ayesha and Khalid are forced to work together to plan a youth conference for their mosque and spend much of their time ar...

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 18, 2019

Running helps me better familiarize myself with my surroundings. Whether it’s one of the five NYC boroughs or somewhere I’m visiting, being able to run through a neighborhood allows for me to make a deeper connection with where I am.

Running allows you ‘stop and smell t...

March 21, 2019

To fully understand the Union Dry Dock issue in Hoboken we have to go back 30-50 years when the coast of Hudson County was still an industrial Center. Huge names in industry had factories throughout the county such as Maxwell House, Lipton and Hudson Tea, Joseph Dixon...

March 6, 2019

In addition to working for the Port of Entry program and helping her students, Litman volunteers - “I am a volunteer at Liberty Humane Society (go adopt a pet!) and I teach English to adult immigrants with The Open Door, based in West New York.” She also celebrates her...

December 27, 2018

Now imagine there are those of us who don’t own a car and sometimes need to get places that public transportation can’t accommodate, it takes too long, or we will have to much stuff. And we want to drive ourselves because ridesharing taxi apps sometimes aren't the...

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...

June 29, 2018

The Jersey Journal, through NJ.COM, came out with an article detailing the summer to fall closures of the PATH Train. However, it is so confusing and even after reading it four times, we said WTF-mate? So, we are breaking down what closures mean and what you can do to...

April 17, 2018

Also important to the space is that it is “...an inspiring gathering space for workshops, private lessons, and other creative experiences. I really believe baking or any crafting and making art, can be both fun and calming, and I want to bring people together to enjoy...

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