Where to Buy an Ugly Christmas Sweater in Hoboken + Jersey City

Historically a tad bit tacky and a little itchy, the ugly Christmas sweater has quickly become a holiday staple of the season over the past several years. Let’s be honest, this wholesome tradition that originated in the 1950s has evolved into an unironic fashion choice for many of us in the 2000s. From local boutiques to cool vintage… Continue reading Where to Buy an Ugly Christmas Sweater in Hoboken + Jersey City

New Puerto Rican Floral Shop + Cafe Opens in Jersey City

A new business has emerged in Jersey City with dual specialties – a flower shop and cafe with its florist services at the forefront. Flor Y Cafe hosted its grand opening on Sunday, March 13th at 413 Central Avenue reports Hoboken Girl. “Fresh cut flowers and freshly brewed Puerto Rican artisanal coffee” is the cafe’s motto.… Continue reading New Puerto Rican Floral Shop + Cafe Opens in Jersey City

Best Farmers Markets in Jersey City!

For those looking to support local businesses and live a healthier lifestyle, here and some of the best farmers markets in Jersey City to visit: Historic Downtown Farmers Market The Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market began in 2008 with less than 10 vendors and has expanded into an exception market with over 25 vendors. For more… Continue reading Best Farmers Markets in Jersey City!

Jersey City Implements Special Supermarket Shopping Times

In an effort to keep the most vulnerable of the population safe, Jersey City has announced special supermarket shopping times for "the frail, people with special needs, pregnant women and the elderly." For more information visit http://www.JCNJ.org/SpecialMarketTimes. In Jersey City, call 201-547-5208 before going to a medical facility. The New Jersey Coronavirus hotline phone number… Continue reading Jersey City Implements Special Supermarket Shopping Times


via MyDomaine.com – The modern farmhouse décor style has seen a resurgence in recent years. Visions of loungey and lofty spaces with pitched roofs, reclaimed beams, deep cozy sofas, and small antique pieces are enough to make each of us want to buy a cabin in the woods and retreat from city life forever. Maybe it’s the Nancy Meyers movie frenzy… Continue reading HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME FEEL LIKE A COZY WEEKEND GETAWAY


The buildout is almost complete at the newest outpost of local JC biz Taproot Organics. If you are looking for superior skin care this store should be on your “must list”.  You can find all the good stuff at 377 Broadway & 17th Street, across from the Firestone. They are currently open on Saturdays and Sundays.… Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS: TAPROOT ORGANICS

8th Annual All About Downtown Street Fair

Saturday, September 15th from 12 pm - 8 PM at the Grove St. PATH Plaza The Annual All About Downtown Street Fair is back! Celebrate Downtown Jersey City on Saturday, September 15th with the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District's 8th Annual All About Downtown Street Festival from Noon-8pm! We are hosting over 300+ unique vendors… Continue reading 8th Annual All About Downtown Street Fair

Arts on the Hudson Fest

Saturday, September 1st at Hamilton Park The first annual Arts on the Hudson Fest is almost here! Join us for a free festival in Hamilton Park this Labor Day Weekend while we celebrate the arts in Jersey City with live music from 12-6PM by: Evangelia Music Foxanne DAZED Helloimdylan Murdock Stacy Collado Elvia 7 On… Continue reading Arts on the Hudson Fest

Summer Tablescape Ideas

Welcome to the summer edition of 10 Minute Decorating!  Today we’ll all be sharing some simple outdoor decorating ideas that reflect that more relaxed summer vibe that I love.  You can find all of the beautiful projects from my blogging friends at the end of this post.  They’re all quick, easy, and add that pretty… Continue reading Summer Tablescape Ideas

Cathedral Market Day Festival

Not your ordinary Flea Market, Cathedral Market Day, a fundraiser to benefit Grace Church Van Vorst and its outreach activities, will be held on Saturday, June 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the church on 39 Erie Street, Jersey City. The church will be filled with UPSCALE THRIFT—curated, new or gently used items… Continue reading Cathedral Market Day Festival