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The Gondevas Brothers in Hamilton Park

This month will be nine years since brothers Michael and John Gondevas took over the Hamilton Inn, quickly creating it into a beloved neighborhood institution. Since then, they have earned many industry accolades and opened the equally successful Hamilton Pork next door. Michael purchased the spot against all advice, leaving his career in a booming […]

Exciting Update on Liberty State Park!

On March 11, The Liberty State Park Protection Act passed its first legislative hurdle with the New Jersey State Assembly’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Much gratitude to the Park’s main protectors, The Friends of Liberty State Park (FOLSP) led by FOLSP President, Sam Pesin. This bill received a lot of local support, with our […]

Jersey City Bans Plastic Bags

A ban on single-use plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags in Jersey City will go into effect on June 28 of this year. This initiative of the City’s Office of Sustainability was recently passed by the Jersey City Council. Ordinance 18-065 will prohibit all local retailers – including grocery stores, restaurants, corner stores and bodegas, […]

Help Keep JC Beautiful on April 13!

There are many dedicated people here in JC who volunteer year-round taking care of our parks, community gardens and keeping our neighborhoods clean and well-maintained. The Great Jersey City Cleanup, hosted by the City, Keep Jersey City Beautiful and a host of dedicated volunteers, is a fun opportunity for us all to pitch in! When: […]

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 27!

This year, Earth Day falls on a workday (Monday April 22), but worry not – the real party in JC will be going on Saturday April 27! “Celebrate Mother Earth Festival” is a fabulous, family-friendly event at the Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery, located at 475 Newark Ave. Gates open at 12pm for a […]

Caribbean-Latin Vegan Café In Bayonne Brings the Flavor

Attention vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, and straight up meat eaters – you have to check out Bayonne’s House of Flavor. The food at this family-fun vegan restaurant is bursting with Caribbean and Latin flavors, the super tasty fresh juices and smoothies come packed with nutritional perks, and the bright, cheerful interior all make for a wonderful […]

Celebrate Pi Day with Delicious Pies in JC

March 14th (3/14) is International Pi Day! Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is a time for math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to […]

Los Cuernos is Open!

Last month we wrote about the much-anticipated re-opening of Battello on our downtown Jersey City waterfront. Since then, another scene-y spot has joined this area’s evolving restaurant scene, adding delicious and authentic Mexican flavors in a fabulous interior. Los Cuernos is a massive 5,600 square foot restaurant by Andrea and Phil Baraza, the husband and […]

Bayonne’s Beloved El Aguila Dorada Opens Location #2!

By popular demand, El Aguila Dorada opened their second location at 412 Broadway this past December. The authentic Mexican menu and tantalizing cocktail list is identical to that at the original restaurant (830 Broadway), but the new spot is three times its size. At 5,000 square feet, it seats up to 120 for dinner and […]