THE HOOD JCM
Western Slope
A unique and evolving communit
by Al Sullivan
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Old timers living on the Western Slope claim they can smell the scent of coffee in the heat of summer, recalling when coffee grounds from Hoboken’s Maxwell House coffee plant were used to fill in s...
ARCHIVES AND ARTIFACTS – JCM
Sharp Pencils
A local factory makes the big time
by Kate Rounds
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The General Pencil Company is pretty well-known around town for being one of the last factories standing: a shop that makes stuff instead of one that’s been made into condos or luxury lofts. That’s...
Union City Chamber Players to play at the Bloomfield Public Library on Saturday, April 18
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Chamber Players will help the Bloomfield Public Library celebrate National Library Week with a program full of blooms and buds, including Beethoven's Spring Sonata for violin and pia...
STUDIO JCM
Cathleen Parra
Eccentric portraiture—and more
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Her name is Cathleen Parra, although on some platforms she goes as Caffeine Parra. And then if you want the whole nine yards, it’s Cathleen Marie Thérèse Parra. She’s a photographer, painter, and i...
HOW WE WORK JCM
BUSINESSES MAKE JERSEY CITY WORK
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Michele Jacobson Certified Clinical Nutritionist (908) 770-5706 nutritionprescription.biz Michele Jacobson is new to Jersey City and brings a perspective to her hometown as fresh and forward-lookin...
Tee Time!
Come summer, the county golf course should be out of the rough
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For the last five years, there’s been talk of a county golf course on the west side of Lincoln Park that would be accessible to regular folks like us. The Bayonne golf course and Liberty National i...
POINT AND SHOOT JCM
Honors for Vinyl Legend Stan Krause
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Stan Krause, owner of Stan’s Square Records, was honored at City Hall on December 12, 2014, for his long-running business and his record company, Catamount Records, which has recorded groups such a...
Frankly Speaking
Boulevard Drinks has the greatest hot dogs around
by Stephen McMillian
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Their hot dogs are tops!” “I can never eat just one,” “It beats eating franks from a street vendor or a hot dog truck,” and “the best hot dogs in the Tri-State area.” These are just some of the co...
DINING OUT JCM
Rustique Pizza
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes, the word pizza is in the name, but this neighborhood eatery is way more than a pizza place. It has an extensive menu of Italian specialties, and feels like a cozy Italian ristorante. First, le...
Hoboken joins amicus brief in favor of Obama’s immigration reforms
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—Hoboken and Jersey City are among 73 cities and counties nationwide to sign onto a friend of the court brief before the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in support of President Barack Ob...