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This Weekend

Whether or not the Groundhog sees his shadow this Thursday, Jersey City has plenty of ways to stay busy this weekend. Celebrate the beginning of Black History Month with an open mic at SMUSH Gallery, and National Storytelling Week at the Jersey City Free Public Library. There’s also comedy,live music, and more.  Groundhog Day at […]

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This Weekend

It may be cold out there, but Jersey City is keeping busy with all sorts of events this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the first Jersey City Book Art Fair will be at Mana Contemporary, and Joe Bataan will be performing at White Eagle Hall on Saturday night. Plus, there’s a karaoke contest, a winter […]

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Jersey City Attorney Indicted for Cheating Clients out of Two Million Dollars

A Jersey City attorney has been charged with defrauding his clients of more than two million dollars. According to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, James R. Lisa, 67, is charged by indictment with three counts of wire fraud and four counts of aggravated identity theft. He was arraigned yesterday by videoconference before U.S. Magistrate Judge […]

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Rogue Waves January: Joe Bataan, CR and the Nones, Tom Barrett, Debra Devi, and More

Though it’s been imitated plenty of times since 1967, “Subway Joe” remains unique. Everything on the record jostles for attention like buskers in the subway. The piano and the Caribbean drums are blown out, distorted, and gleefully shoved into the red. Trumpets blare with impatience like car horns in rush hour traffic on Fifth Avenue. […]

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Mukherji’s Involvement in Fulop-Leased Hoboken Cannabis Shop Questioned

Republished courtesy of New Jersey Monitor Assemblyman Raj Mukherji’s involvement in a cannabis dispensary plan in Hoboken is leading to allegations of unfair political influence by critics of the plan who are intent on keeping the dispensary from opening. Mukherji, a Hudson County Democrat who represents Hoboken in the state Assembly, helped connect the people […]

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City Hall Park and Expanded Homeless Services in Ward C Dominate Council Caucus

A new park behind City Hall that could dislodge employee parking and a plan to expand services for the homeless near Dickinson High School in Ward C dominated Monday night’s City Council caucus meeting. Also discussed were tree planting, increased police overtime costs, and more fiscal responsibilities associated with redevelopment of the Loew’s Theater. In […]