Murals Coming to Vacant Storefronts Along Ocean Avenue
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.
Weekend Walks: A Photographic Tour of Downtown Hoboken
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.
Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association is Planning a House Tour
This fall, the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) is planning to host the area’s first House Tour.
Weekend Walks: A Photographic Tour of India Square
Jersey City regularly ranks as one of the most diverse cities in the US. In honor of this, we decided to visit the India Square subsection of Journal Square for this week’s Weekend Walk.
Farmers’ Market with a Twist Seeks to Revitalize Historic Hoboken Church
On June 4th, a unique farmers’ market that’s raising money to fix up a Gothic-style church starts its second season, with the group behind it looking to improve upon last year’s positive results.
BikeJC Opens Up Registration for 2016 Jersey City Ward Tour
BikeJC has opened up registration for their 7th Annual Jersey City Ward Tour. The 15-mile tour takes riders on a police escorted, relaxed (10mph) ride through all Jersey City wards.
Gold Shipping Container in Newark is Part of a Global Art Initiative
A gold painted shipping container has landed in the middle of Military Park in Downtown Newark. Dubbed a 'portal' the container is part of a global art initiative by Shared Studios.
Indulge in Hoboken History at the Hoboken Historical Museum Gala
In commemoration of their 30th anniversary, the museum is reaching “deep into its collections archive” to decorate the Hoboken Elks Lodge in a 19th-century style for their upcoming spring fundraising gala on Saturday, May 14th.
Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Celebrates Preservation Month
In celebration of May being Preservation Month, the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy is hosting two events that will give residents a look at two historic Jersey City neighborhoods.
Cobblestones and Murals: Hoboken’s Public Space Revamp
When it comes to sprucing up the streetscape, Hoboken is following the timeless adage of something old, something new. An old Belgian block street is being restored, and a drain mural competition is underway in celebration of Earth Day. Let's take a look at some of the murals.