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EDITOR’S LETTER JCM
No Need to Look Both Ways
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The new pedestrian mall on Newark Avenue epitomizes what’s fresh and positive in Jersey City. Alyssa Bredin took some great pictures of the scene as folks stroll down the middle of the avenue, rela...
Sea Worthy
New City Kids get a life lesson in sailing
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a beautiful mid-summer evening. Photographer Victor Rodriquez and I have been invited to join a group called New City Kids for a two-hour City Sail. This free school teaches kids how to sail o...
Makin’ Stuff
Jersey City Fab Lab is the go-to place for homegrown innovators
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last decade, the Maker culture has been percolating around the world, across the nation, and right here in our own backyard. It attracts folks who want to make things themselves but often ...
Fulla’ Beans
On location at Goya’s gargantuan distribution center
by Kate Rounds
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s hard to drive past Goya’s new headquarters on County Road and not be struck by the vastness of the structure. That’s what inspired me to request a tour, which took place on a rainy Thursday mo...
WORKING OUT WITH JCM
Colin Egan
by Al Sullivan
Photos by Terri Saulino Bish
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, Colin Egan has been telling people that he doesn’t need to go to a gym to work out; he gets all the exercise he needs working around the theater. That theater is the historic Landmark Lo...
Hired Hooves
Liberty State Park recruits four-legged groundskeepers
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
OK, I don’t want to get these goats in trouble, but the first time I caught sight of them near the Interpretive Center in Liberty State Park, they were literally lying down on the job. One was even...
EDUCATION JCM
Happy Campers
Educational Arts Team nurtures Jersey City kids
by Story and Photos by Melissa Heule
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s hidden on the grounds of the old Skyline Cabana Club, away from commercial buildings and recreation areas surrounding Liberty State Park. In the distance, the Freedom Tower looms, and Lady Lib...
SPORTS CORNER JCM
En Garde!
“Like the cobra, the fencer must be able to strike so the touch is felt before it is seen.”—Fencer Aldo Nadi
by Tara Ryazansky
Photos by Maxim Ryazansky
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Cobra Fencing Club occupies a bright open space in the Lackawanna Warehouse. Light streams through enormous windows that overlook Jersey City and Hoboken. The place is full of people ranging in...
HOW WE WORK JCM
DC TRAVEL BUREAU
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Alyssa Bredin
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Your trip around the world starts on Lincoln Street in Jersey City. Though DC Travel Bureau holds all the promise of future adventure, it also embodies a nostalgic look back. Even the word “bureau”...
ON THE JOB WITH JCM
Lee Fahley
by Tara Ryazansky
Photos by Max Ryazansky
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The view from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty National Monument is beautiful. Sunbeams glance off the New York City skyline and the water. The statue towers over us. As the boat gets closer, I c...

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