June 4, 2018

What can you do? Get involved. Join a neighborhood association - there is one for almost every section of Jersey City with lots overlapping. Go bigger and run for office - the face of our city is forever changing and so should the people representing us (especially whe...

August 31, 2017

Activism takes many forms and for me what we are doing at Pride is building community, which is the basis of grassroots activism. This year the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Community was asked to march in the JC Puerto Rican Day Parade, only the second time in its 57 year histor...

July 31, 2017

Chris decided to pump up the volume and the female powerhouse singers flowed from the stereos! I requested some Britney and everyone was living it up like we were on a camp trip! In the process of losing our voices, we met Dahlia who came with her partner and took amaz...

April 18, 2017

Jersey City is pretty special. We have so many opportunities around the corner from where we live to be part of the community and help in whatever capacity we can. There is a renewed sense of purpose and zest for giving back once spring starts and Earth Day really is t...

November 28, 2016

I’m having trouble breathing nights since the

morning my America died all too silently
in her sleep.

The coroner said it was an excess of
white blood cells, which are supposed to heal scars,

not multiply them.
But in my America, when you stitch one wound closed,


November 10, 2016

I was pretty quiet yesterday.

I liked things on facebook and made comments that were poignant.

I took a photo of LOVE on the ground on the way to work.

I shared someone else’s photo on my Instagram page.

I was pretty quiet yesterday.
I had tears in my eyes all morning.

I ha...

September 20, 2016

Drinking coffee has become a club in our neighborhood.  In the morning on the bus, I see the white cups with the black covers waiting at the bus stop at Palisade and Bowers and then they come on the bus.  On Sundays, the line is out the door, while people get coffee be...

September 18, 2016

Providing excellent service has always been a top priority for Jay McVey, the owner of Life Logistics.  Having been in sales for his entire work career he knows how to drive business while still making the customer happy.  He provides a concierge service to his custome...

August 4, 2016

In the wake of the amazing news from the Loew's Theater, I wanted to share my experience volunteering with them. 

I talk a lot about giving back and volunteering because I have always been involved where ever I am. There are so many opportunities to help in whatever way...

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