Even short city escapes have worthy benefits—like returning with wider eyes and perhaps a souvenir in tow, or at least a little beach in your hair. Asbury Park, one of the closest shore points to Jersey City (clocking in at an hour away and skipping most shore Parkway traffic), has become an ideal destination for such a spell.
The popular Hoboken farmers’ market Rummage & Ruffage has officially moved indoors for the winter and will be featuring over a dozen vendors tomorrow, plus some live music and wine to kick off the holiday season.
Weekend Walks is our weekend column where we explore the photographic beauty of various neighborhoods through the lenses of history, architecture and commerce. For this weekend’s walk, we took a stroll through Downtown Hoboken.
A lawsuit has emerged over plans to redevelop the popular and often romanticized dive bar, pitting local developer The L Group against the property’s owner.
For all of its history, Jersey City has been a conduit for transport between NYC and the rest of the country. Over time, the logistics of transportation has changed leaving artifacts of a bygone era all over the city. Now the long forgotten Bergen Arches are the subject of a proposed community-based redevelopment project led by local residents and activists.
On May 20th, Hoboken’s Pier A will celebrate innovation by hosting Propellor Fest. Described as a day filled with inspiration, education and fun; activities will include talks from tech luminaries, networking and a start up competition.
‘Tis that time of year again! With the holiday season in full swing, there are many events and activities planned all around Jersey City. Here's a list of events going on from now until the New Year.
A new beautification program is underway along Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. The program, called Make>Shift>Gallery, finds local artists and matches them to vacant storefronts to create murals and installations in the spaces.
Told through a compilation of stories, poems, songs, and narratives, the show sets out to invoke a hard discussion about who and what “America” really is.
As Bergen-Lafayette grows in popularity, so does its amenities. New cultural and community focused activities are popping up all around the neighborhood. These 5 provide good reasons to get out and explore the area.