No Cover/Reservations Jersey City New Years Eve
December 29th, 2016
Here are some no cover no reservations New Years Eve options for Jersey City Residents.
Best Burger in Jersey City
December 22nd, 2016
Don't worry residents of Jersey City, we aren't going to talk about Trump, we are going to share with you our favorite burger places in JC!
Why You Should Live In 70 Columbus
Gift Ideas for Hard to Gift People
December 15th, 2016
Instead of pulling your hair out, check out our list of gift ideas for hard to gift people. (Don't get a pony)
Great Accessories for your Apartment
December 9th, 2016
Filling up your apartment with great accessories is very serious business. If you're disappointed with what you have or you are moving in the near future we have some suggestions that we think will make you very happy.
Stay Healthy in 70 Columbus
December 2nd, 2016
For those of you who want to live a healthy and active lifestyle, 70 Columbus is the right place to help you do so.
Best Parts of Thanksgiving
November 23rd, 2016
Thanksgiving is a fantastic holiday for so many reasons, and for all of them and so much more we reminisce on what we are thankful for.
How to Eat on a Budget
November 15th, 2016
The skill of how to eat on a budget is something most of us need to acquire. Obviously everyone's budget is different, but there are certain things all of us can do to save money.
Importance of Voting
November 8th, 2016
As everyone knows, today is Election Day. Whether you feel passionate about a candidate or not, it is essential for everyone to vote. Voting is the cornerstone of a democracy, and if you forego your right to vote you are giving up the most important right you have. If you are reading this and haven't voted, think to yourself what is/are the most important issues in today's world. Who do you think will do the best job of fixing these issues? You don't need to be confident, you just have to draw an opinion. The great thing about voting is everyone's vote counts the same. Your opinion is just as important as every other person's in the country, and this is why voting is the cornerstone of a democracy. For 70 Columbus Residents - Voting Booth Location: Jersey City Fire Headquarters 465 Luis Marin Blvd, Jersey City NJ 07032 Closes at 8PM
Rainy Day Activities in Jersey City
October 28th, 2016
Rainy days can be a damper, but there are a ton of indoor activities in Jersey City to brighten up your day.
Jersey City’s Hidden Treasures
October 21st, 2016
As more and more people make Jersey City there home, the desire for great secret spots becomes higher and higher.
Jersey City’s Historical Points of Interest
October 12th, 2016
Jersey City, the second most populous city in New Jersey today, has a fascinating and somewhat ugly history dating back to the early 17th century when Henry Hudson and The Dutch West India Company bought the land from a local Indian Tribe called the Lenape.
Jersey City Breakfast (with coffee)
October 6th, 2016
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as the saying goes.
Pumpkin and Apple Picking for Jersey City Residents
September 27th, 2016
There is something special about the crisp air in the fall time that makes for a perfect afternoon with family and friends. Two of the best ways to take advantage of this seasonal opportunity is pumpkin and apple picking.
Jersey City Fall Events
September 15th, 2016
Just because the summer is gone doesn't mean there isn't a lot to look forward to in Jersey City. This fall holds some great local events such as a food judging contest, a scary play production, and a half marathon to showcase a few.
New Jersey Colleges
September 7th, 2016
Let's be honest though, out of state schools can be very expensive and since New Jersey is a great state filled with great schools, we are going to provide you with a few to think about.
Jersey City Restaurants
August 25th, 2016
Jersey City might not have the dining reputation that NYC has, but it most definitely holds its own. Jersey City is filled with restaurants of all cuisines and styles and we are here to make sure you know about them.
Create your own Summer Olympics in Jersey City
August 12th, 2016
Since you aren't competing in the real Summer Olympics in Rio we think it's a great idea to gather a bunch of friends this weekend and create your own Summer Olympic Games.
Best Outdoor Bars in Jersey City
July 29th, 2016
Hanging out with friends on a breezy summer night with a glass of wine or beer in our hands is something we can all appreciate. Well by all I mean all of us 21 years and older of course.
Jersey City Local Shopping
July 22nd, 2016
One of the best things about Jersey City is it has these cute small shops in abundance. Without further ado here are some of our favorite local shops in Jersey City.
Best Ice Cream in Jersey City
July 14th, 2016
As July 17th, aka National Ice Cream Day, approaches we eagerly prepare you for this holiest of days.
Reasons to Live in Jersey City Over NYC
July 7th, 2016
New York City, the big apple, is the greatest city in the world...but living in it is overrated. Okay maybe overrated isn't the right word, but living in Jersey City offers a lot of the upside that Manhattan does, but without the glaring downside of trying to be where everyone else wants to be.
Beach Day Trips for Jersey City Residents
June 23rd, 2016
Summer is officially here and that means it’s time to head to the beach. Whether you’re a wave surfer or a towel sleeper, the beach is a popular destination to have fun in the sun. If you’re from Indiana you’re out of luck, but for Jersey City Residents there are numerous fantastic options close by.
National Martini Day in Jersey City
June 17th, 2016
Earlier in the week, we told you about some recommended Jersey City brunch spots for Father's Day. Maybe it's a happy coincidence, but National Martini Day falls on the same day as Father's Day this year! After brunch with dad, why not take him to a neighborhood bar that serves good martinis, or prepare your own?
Father’s Day Brunch in Jersey City
June 15th, 2016
Dads always put themselves first to secure a great future for us, and we get only one day a year to thank them. For all the delicious meals he's paid for, reward your dad this Father's Day in Jersey City with a worthy brunch experience. Check out some of our suggestions below!
National Doughnut Day in Jersey City
June 2nd, 2016
Get your sweet tooth ready, because National Doughnut Day falls tomorrow (June 3rd, 2016)! Like ice cream (and basically any dessert), doughnuts can be consumed anytime during the year, and there's always a new delicious flavor popping up! Ignite your adventurous side and taste a doughnut from either of these local places in magical Jersey City!
Spending Memorial Day Weekend In Jersey City
May 20th, 2016
This year's Memorial Day falls on May 30th, marking the beginning the summer season. Before you pack your bags and celebrate the holiday out of the city, note there's a lot you can do here in Jersey City to honor our veterans, and still have a good time. We've narrowed down a list of activities that prove spending Memorial Day Weekend in Jersey City can be just as fun as somewhere else.
Jivamukti Yoga Jersey City
May 13th, 2016
Living in a city is bound to cause some stressful days, and each of us deals in different ways. One group might resort to happy hour, another to the gym or other fitness exercises, and the last might bottle it up inside (leading to extremely bad moods). But, what if we told you that yoga is the most effective way to reduce all kinds of stress by relaxing your mind and body? The meditation exercise also results in weight loss, improved respiration, as well as increased energy and muscle strength! In fact, yoga has become an alternative workout for many, so see what it's all about. If you're around Jersey City, Jivamukti Yoga Center (171 Newark Avenue) is the number one choice!
5 Movies You Must Watch On Netflix
April 28th, 2016
The wonderful Jersey City has a lot to offer, but there are definitely nights we prefer putting on your PJs, making microwave popcorn, and then browsing through Netflix's endless movie selection. However, many of us end up being so overwhelmed with the choices that we can't decide what to pick. Check out these 5 movies we think every homebody must watch!
Jersey City Unleashed
April 21st, 2016
Feel guilty about leaving your four-legged friend alone in your apartment for long hours? Enroll them in Jersey City Unleashed Pet Resort & Spa! This pet care business in JC will treat your dog and/or cat like royalty through its several luxurious services.
Earth Day 2016 Annual 5K Run
April 15th, 2016
Every year on April 22nd, people around the world celebrate Earth Day to raise awareness on environmental sustainability and remind us to appreciate all Mother Earth has to offer. For Jersey City residents, this day also means the Earth Day 2016 Annual 5K Run is coming up. Once again, Hudson County Improvement Authority is organizing this marathon for the purpose of protecting Hudson County's Wonderful Waterways. Tired of using gym machines for your cardio? Saturday, April 23rd is the day to spice up your workout.
Jersey City First Annual Fitness Fair
April 7th, 2016
Planning to spend your Saturday making pancakes and catching up on your Netflix queue? Although that's tempting, try focusing on your health at least one day a year! Clean up your Nike shoes and bring your friends to City Hall Plaza on Grove Street for the Jersey City First Annual Fitness Fair on April 9th from 11-2pm, hosted by JCFamilies and local JC blogger, Chicpeajc.
Take a Walk in the Park Day
March 30th, 2016
Stressed out and need some fresh air? That's why Take a Walk In The Park Day exists! Admire the view and enjoy various activities in Jersey City's largest and most intricately designed park, Lincoln Park.
Easter at Amanda’s
March 22nd, 2016
Spring might not have arrived yet, but Easter is definitely coming up this Sunday! Whether you plan to go on an egg hunt or visit some relatives, don't miss out on a dining experience at Amanda's in Hoboken, New Jersey!
#WeAreJC for St. Patrick’s Day
March 10th, 2016
What better way to prepare for St. Patrick's Day than a friendly and fun competition? Participate in our Facebook contest by sharing your favorite St. Patrick's Day activity in Jersey City, and you can win a $200 Visa Gift Card!
The Kitchen at Grove Station
March 3rd, 2016
The Kitchen at Grove Station is another gem of a restaurant in Jersey City. They believe that cafe-culture and modern American dining go hand in hand, and strive to find the best resources from New Jersey so their food is as fresh and vibrant as possible. The Kitchen reflects their community's love of food and art.
Celebrating National Tortilla Chip Day
February 24th, 2016
Happy National Tortilla Chip Day! Would the world be the same without hot, cheesy nachos with salsa and avocado dips on the side? We think not! Whether you prefer dining out or preparing your own tortilla chips, here are some tips.
Deen Boutique Shop
February 18th, 2016
Founded in 2008, Deen is a boutique shop with an online store and a pop up shop at 109 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City. Its mission is to provide shoppers with the trendiest and most stylish clothes and accessories by local up-and-coming designers at affordable prices.
Union Republic Jersey City
February 12th, 2016
Union Republic is located in the historic villages of downtown Jersey City, and prides itself on being an inventive, progressive New American restaurant with outstanding, mouth-watering ramen. Union Republic also houses a butcher shop and works with the best ingredients possible. Their philosophy includes a local, modern and seasonal approach to food.
Super Bowl 50 at Pint
February 2nd, 2016
Almost every football fan in Jersey City encounters this predicament: Which bar should I stick with for the Super Bowl? You don't have to ask us twice, Pint is your best option!
Hudson Restaurant Week
January 27th, 2016
Hooray, Hudson Restaurant Week has started! This season it runs from January 25th through February 5th 2016. Check out a participating restaurant’s offerings (some don’t have the same deals everyday), make a reservation or just stop in, and enjoy a discounted meal.
Porto Leggero Jersey City
December 4th, 2015
Porto Leggero is one of the must-eat spots of the waterfront dining scene in Jersey City. It hosts a huge after-work, as well as a family-friendly dinner crowd.
Talde Jersey City
November 30th, 2015
Talde Jersey City has arrived! After becoming a favorite in Brooklyn, Top Chef alum brings Dale Talde his crowd-pleasing joint Talde to Jersey City.
Dan O’Dea: #WeAreJC
November 10th, 2015
Dan O'Dea has an extensive musical background, with both a long list of instruments and past collaborators. He plays seemingly every string instrument, including the fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo and upright bass, in addition to singing.
Another Man’s Treasure: #WeAreJC
November 9th, 2015
Another Man’s Treasure is a mix of stylish, vintage, but always on-trend items. These include quality pieces that are wardrobe staples, as well as a good selection of '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s gear. Vintage tends to be better quality and at Another Man’s Treasure it can be found at affordable prices.
Liberty All Stars: #WeAreJC
November 7th, 2015
Liberty All Stars is a competitive and award winning cheerleading team started by a former high school cheerleading coach who wanted to bring the sport to children of various ages and skill levels.
Milk Sugar Love: #WeAreJC
November 6th, 2015
Milk Sugar Love is a haven for those who can't get enough frozen treats. The specials change daily, and include unique flavors like beer 'n' pretzels and honey lavender. Your dog is always welcome to enjoy a puppy froen yogurt
Balance Salon: #WeAreJC
November 5th, 2015
The atmosphere at Balance Salon is punk rock, free-spirited, and far from the ordinary. Owner Carla Anderson is a long-time Jersey City resident and has always been very active in the art scene.