Jersey City’s Modcup Coffee is garnering raves among java cognoscenti by sourcing, roasting, and brewing beans from the world’s great coffee regions — Ethiopia, Columbia, Yemen, Bali, Costa Rica and beyond.
Jersey City Business and Economics
Oishii Opens Huge Indoor Strawberry Farm in Jersey City
Japanese agricultural technology company Oishii announced today the opening of a 74,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm in Jersey City to grow its “Omakase” variety of strawberry.
Tough New Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect Today
Beginning today, New Jersey retail stores may not provide single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam containers.
Heights Woman Revamps Cannabis Dispensaries on Discovery Plus
Kim Myles is the creator, producer and star of “High Design” on Discovery Plus.
Early Morning Fire Destroys Downtown Music Studio and Jiu Jitsu Academy
Early this morning the music stopped for JC Studios when a fire destroyed much of the five story building the business has called home.
Tough New Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect on May 4th
Beginning on May 4, 2022, New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses may not provide or sell single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam containers.
Planning Board Approves Seven Locations for Cannabis
Last night the Jersey City Planning Board held a special meeting to evaluate a dozen Cannabis Class 5 (retail business) applications with respect to the city’s zoning laws. The meeting lasted seven hours, ending after 12:30 am without board members’ hearing from two applicants.
Gas is Going Up: Time to Buy an Electric Car
With gas prices in New Jersey averaging $4.20 a gallon thanks to Vladimir Putin and the Wall Street Journal reporting that car buyers are now looking more seriously at EVs, I’m republishing this piece, originally entitled “Five Reasons to Buy an Electric Car” from 2020.
Jersey City Has Fastest Cellular Service in the U.S.
As if St. Peter’s Peacocks’ thrilling victories during March Madness weren’t enough to celebrate, a recent study has crowned Jersey City first in the nation when it comes to cellular service.
A Local Entrepreneur Wants to Make Buying Wine Easy for Regular People
Mark Censits wants you to leave his wine store, Cool Vines, confident you’ve bought just the right spirit for your needs. And he wants to make it easier.