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Right-To-Counsel Moves Forward, Smoke Shops to be Licensed

The Jersey City City Council Wednesday night took the first step to establishing a “Right to Counsel” for the city’s tenants who comprise about 70 percent of the population and who, advocates say, face increasing prospects of evictions by landlords’ hiking rents to unprecedented numbers. Tenants at Portside Towers on the city’s waterfront, in particular, […]

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City Unveils Mural Saluting Tuskegee Airmen with Local Roots

This past Saturday, during a “Special Remembrance” ceremony at the Pershing Field Veterans Community Center, Jersey City unveiled a mural dedicated to city residents who served with the Tuskegee Airmen, a unit of Black military pilots and crew members who served primarily in World War II. Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-33rd district), a Marine Corps veteran, told the crowd […]

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Bergen-Lafayette Twins Create Award-Winning Fashion Brand 

Working from their home office in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood, twin sisters Yvette and Eva Estime have created an award-winning brand of women’s fashion accessories called “Dirty Celebrity” notable for sustainability.  According to Urban Dictionary, “Dirty Celebrity” is a “style of fashion worn by modelxcore girls” and consists of “designer clothes mixed with grunge or […]