A Historical Walking Tour of Jersey City Heights

Walking tours are a perfect way to get outside and explore your community reports Hoboken Girl. During wintertime, it’s a great way to get outside and enjoy the daylight hours – just add a travel mug of hot chocolate and you’re set. Click Here to take a walk back in time and follow along their… Continue reading A Historical Walking Tour of Jersey City Heights

3 Ways Drinking Establishments Contribute to Their Communities

By Alice Robertson Think about the last time you heard an ad on the radio for a local drinking establishment like Steel Wheel Tavern or Five 13 Liquor Lounge. Chances are, it wasn’t advertising a special brew or a new happy hour theme. Most of the time, when we hear about a drinking establishment, it’s… Continue reading 3 Ways Drinking Establishments Contribute to Their Communities

N.J. community gathered for Día de los Muertos.

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com The Arts Council of Princeton sponsored a host of activities, which began on October 28 and culminated with a Día de los Muertos Community Celebration on Saturday. To keep the spirit alive, there is a public installation by local artists and students on tin Calaveras, that will be displayed in Dohm Alley through November… Continue reading N.J. community gathered for Día de los Muertos.

Historic Preservation Commission will review renovation plans for Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theater

Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal The public has a final chance to weigh in on the proposed renovation of the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theater. On Monday, Oct. 25, the Jersey City Historic Preservation Commission will review the plans for the historic landmark. According to nj.com, "The 1929 movie palace on Journal Square is… Continue reading Historic Preservation Commission will review renovation plans for Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theater

Popular New Jersey BBQ restaurant is closing original location

Photo by Denys Gromov on Pexels.com Jersey Shore BBQ, a barbecue restaurant, announced Saturday night it will soon close its original. Their location is at Belmar and they are closing after 11 years of business. “We opened in Belmar in 2010 and have endured this pandemic, lived and cried with y’all during and after (Superstorm) Sandy,… Continue reading Popular New Jersey BBQ restaurant is closing original location

Things to do in the Fall

Photo by Kristina Paukshtite on Pexels.com The fall season is officially here and here are some things you can do in New Jersey. Get apple cider donuts: Alsteade Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester; 908-879-7189, alstedefarms.com.Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale, 201-666-0472, demarestfarms.com.Ideal Farm & Garden Center, 222 Route 15, Lafayette, 973-579-3893, idealfarmandgarden.net.Lindeken Farms, Wharton, 54 Route 15, Wharton; 973-366-5305, lindekenfarm.com/Pochuck Valley Farms, 962… Continue reading Things to do in the Fall

New Jersey Labor Day Parade led by Girl Scouts who boycotted cookie sales to fight child labor

Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance When members of Girl Scout Troop 12026 in Jersey City learned in January that child labor was used to produce the palm oil in cookies they sold, the troop sacrificed whatever funds they might have raised and boycotted last winter’s annual cookie sale, calling on their organization’s national leaders… Continue reading New Jersey Labor Day Parade led by Girl Scouts who boycotted cookie sales to fight child labor

Hoboken’s Mile Square E.L.C Expands Preschool Transition Program

A popular program designed to effectively prepare children for entrance into Hudson County's pre-kindergarten curriculum will be available to a larger group of parents than ever before. Mile Square Early Learning Center (MSELC), a provider of pre-kindergarten 3 and 4 year old educational programs in Hoboken, has announced an expansion of its Preschool Transition Program… Continue reading Hoboken’s Mile Square E.L.C Expands Preschool Transition Program

New Jersey gasoline to decrease on Oct. 1

Photo by Skitterphoto on Pexels.com Drivers in New Jersey will see some relief at the pump after long months of high prices. New Jersey's gas is scheduled to decrease by 8.3 cents a gallon beginning Oct. 1, 2021, the Treasury Department said Tuesday. According to northjersey.com, state treasurer, Elizabeth Maher Muoio, said two factors led… Continue reading New Jersey gasoline to decrease on Oct. 1