May 12, 2018

You have tagged us on Instagram using #growinginjerseycity and our handle @growinginjerseycity and we have seen and read your posts. We want to share you photos so other people can appreciate them too (because who really looks at tagged photos?!)

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April 9, 2018

At Growing in Jersey City we are always scouring the interwebs for great photos of the area. This week, we are sharing some of favorite photos from the past few weeks from some of our favorite accounts. To see the rest of their photos (and follow them obviously), click...

August 23, 2017

On Monday August 14, Growing in Jersey City and Leah Boston of Fit Girl Treats joined together for our first Stretch and Slurp. We wanted to bring our passions together in one event and since Leah is a certified yoga instructor and a smoothie expert, we thought this wa...

November 29, 2016

I fell in love with Andrew Scott Taylor’s Instagram feed.  I can't remember if I followed him because he used the hashtag “Hoboken” or because I was following photographers and he showed up as someone I should follow.  Either way, his work is amazing and he does a lot...

October 18, 2016

Social Media is a crazy thing.  While we have to be careful with it, it also can bring people together that may have not found each other otherwise.  When I began my journey as Growing in Jersey City and rebranded myself, I made sure to follow everyone and anyone who a...

June 18, 2016

On Tuesday June 14th, 2016 I went to my first vigil. I joined over 3,000 people on the Newark Street Plaza in Jersey City to show that we are strong, that we remember, and that love is love.  We joined together in song to commemorate and remember those whose lives were...

May 31, 2016

Ishare my love of Jersey City (and Hoboken) everyday,soI wanted to be able to use the blog as a forum to share the way others view the cities we live in. On April 20th, I put out a post on Instagram that I was hosting a photo challenge and wanted to share other people'...

April 18, 2016

Be the difference was started by Joy thinking of phrases that can strike a cord with others.  Joy is a gym rat and after a hard workout she would go home and snack and she thought others must be thinking or do the same.  So she posted the phrase "work harder snack hard...

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