New Jersey’s Full Ban on Single-Use Bags Starts May 4th

Continuing its efforts to ban single-use plastics and other environmentally-harmful products, New Jersey’s latest measures on plastic come into effect on May 4th, 2022 reports Hoboken Girl. New Jersey law will prohibit all stores from selling to or providing customers with single-use plastic carryout bags and instead may provide or sell only reusable carryout bags. Also going… Continue reading New Jersey’s Full Ban on Single-Use Bags Starts May 4th

A Guide to Ice Skating Rinks in North Jersey + NYC

One of the top winter activities to enjoy the season’s best traits is ice skating reports Hoboken Girl. Previous experience isn’t required to have a good time, and learning can be just as fun as watching pros glide around the ice and perform tricks. Whether you want to brush up on your blades or are… Continue reading A Guide to Ice Skating Rinks in North Jersey + NYC

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

July 4th Fireworks to Return to Jersey City in 2021

One of New Jersey's most popular and well-attended events with return to Jersey City in 2021. The Freedom and Fireworks event, which has drawn large crowds since its inception in 2013 will take place just after sunset on July 4th on the Jersey City Waterfront near Exchange Place. According to the Hudson Reporter "While this… Continue reading July 4th Fireworks to Return to Jersey City in 2021

Bank of America contributes $1M to Liberty Science Centers’s SciTech Scity

Liberty Science Center has announced that Bank of America will become a corporate partner in the SciTech Scity project, after committing $1 million to the effort. SciTech Scity is a a 30-acre innovation campus that aims to develop dozens of world-changing science and technology companies, as well as revamp K-12 educational standards at Liberty Science… Continue reading Bank of America contributes $1M to Liberty Science Centers’s SciTech Scity

Public Voting to August 21st on “New York Story” Photo Contest

Less than one week remains to vote on one of New York City’s most trending summer social media contests.  Until August 21st, the public can select their favorite images and choose a winner in DMG Investments “New York Story” Photo contest, which asked participants to submit their best landscape and lifestyle photos of New York… Continue reading Public Voting to August 21st on “New York Story” Photo Contest

John Hammond: Acoustic Blues

General Admission: $25 @ door / $20 advanced purchase (automatically applied at checkout) VIP Tickets: $45 (only 12 VIP seats available for this show) Grammy winner and Jersey City resident John Hammond was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011. "John's sound is so compelling, complete, symmetrical and soulful with just his voice,… Continue reading John Hammond: Acoustic Blues

Time for Fall Cocktails

Autumn/ Winter Cocktails from Jersey City’s Piggyback Bar and NYC’s Pig and Khao As we pack start to pack away our summer essentials  and pull out the sweaters and boots, it’s also time to switch up the bar cart and replace those fruity, light flavors with deeper, warmer profiles. Ben Byruch, operations manager and beverage curator of… Continue reading Time for Fall Cocktails

Huggies & ShopRite Help New Jersey Combat Diaper Need

From July to October, ShopRite and Huggies donated 250,000 diapers to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of the National Diaper Bank Network.  This helps the 1 in 3 families struggling with diaper need in New Jersey. How you can help: Donate leftover diapers – have leftover diapers your child outgrew? Your local diaper bank… Continue reading Huggies & ShopRite Help New Jersey Combat Diaper Need