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Portrait of a Maverick in the Metro

Michael Hafftka | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

Steven Fulop, the mayor of New Jersey's second-largest city, Jersey City, is a former Marine and Goldman Sachs trader. But Fulop, 36, who took office ...

Second Chance at Newport Mall in NJ

Francine LeFrak | Posted 02.12.2014 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

With my passionate and committed Same Sky team, we met the formerly incarcerated women and provided them with the training to make decorative stretch bracelets. The women relished working with the beads, using their hands, and creating something beautiful to share.

I'm From New Jersey -- and Proud

Nick Sexton | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Nick Sexton

The first few weeks of freshman year are filled with waves of vapid first encounters, and in the sea of September's mundane conversations, one of the inevitable questions is always, "Where are you from?" I'm always proud to say, "I'm from Jersey City, New Jersey."

Gypsy Jazz, Jersey Style

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York
Jack Meyer

Madame Claude Café, located in Downtown Jersey City, captures the essence of the traditional Bistro Parisien Tati celebrates. Claude is nestled in the Little Italy section of Downtown.

Endorsements Hardly Matter

Steven Fulop | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Steven Fulop

Americans are more connected through media than at any time in our history and yet at the same time are ever more independent. Candidates for office must understand this rapidly changing media environment if they are to be successful

PlayMusician Committed to Promoting Diverse Musical Talent

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

Variety is wonderful, and that is exactly what you get at PlayMusician Jam Nights (PM-jamnites). For audiences open to experiencing an array of music...

Another Former Governor Makes Political Comeback

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Call it the week of gubernatorial comebacks. Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey (D), who resigned in 2004 after admitting to an affair and coming ou...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

John Celock

Obama-Backed Mayor Loses Big | John Celock | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

A New Jersey mayor backed by President Barack Obama was defeated Tuesday in his bid for a third term leading Jersey City, the state's second-largest c...

Politician Blames His Nude Photo On Hispanic Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino activists protested outside Jersey City Hall Monday over a bizarre story the city’s mayor told the press last week, in which he blames uniden...

'Ironman' Mayoral Candidate Goes For 2 Mile Polar Bear Swim

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

A candidate for mayor of New Jersey's second-largest city has released a new campaign ad that shows him swimming the width of the Hudson River. Je...

Bloomberg Intervenes On Behalf Of Gun Control Ally

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has not weighed in on the race to succeed him, but he is reaching across the Hudson River to offer support to a key...

Dem Embraces 'Un-American' Foe

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

A New Jersey state assemblyman is teaming up to run for a district city council seat with a man he called "un-American" in September. Assemblyman S...

Dem Slammed For 'Frightening' Republican Ties

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

The former chairwoman of the New Jersey Democratic Party on Friday called on a Democratic candidate for mayor of the state's second-largest city to re...

Chris Kirkham

Sandy-Weary Hoboken Residents Criticize City Over Evacuation Warnings | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Frank Quiroz and Idania Roman slogged through a waist-high mix of Hudson River water, sewage and gasoline Wednesday afternoon, hoisti...

Building Communities, Building the Economy

Alfa Demmellash | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Alfa Demmellash

With unemployment high and growing fears of a double dip recession, the role of small businesses in job creation is more important than ever in this year's presidential race.

John Celock

Dem Called 'Un-American', 'One-Percenter' | John Celock | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

A New Jersey Democrat is fighting back after a political rival described his recent comments against party officials as "un-American," compared him to...

Baby Dies After Falling Three Stories During Jersey City Attack

Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

Damien Bruno-- the three-month old baby who fell with his mother from a third story window Friday, after an alleged attack by the baby's father-- died...

Tasting Table's Top Five Restaurants For June

Posted 07.02.2012 | New York

This article comes to us courtesy of Tasting Table New York. Each month, HuffPost NYC joins's New York editor, Tressa Eaton, to hi...

Jersey Shore Decor: Go Inside Snooki & JWOWW's Jersey City Digs With Me!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.22.2012 | TV
Courtney Cachet

After Seaside Heights, Miami and Italy, I thought I had seen it all. But, then along came the home on Snooki & JWOWW. It feels like the Bronx Zoo threw up on a Forever 21.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Martha Stewart's Family Tree

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 07.08.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Martha's grandfather, Frank Kostyra, owned a tavern in Jersey City. On the 4th of July 1929, two boys stuck a piece of dynamite in the foundation of the tavern, causing an explosion. It's somewhat remarkable that the building is still a tavern today.

Me(c)ca Is Actually in Jersey City

Shai Baitel | Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts
Shai Baitel

Because of the unparalleled cultural phenomenon of the millions of pilgrims Mecca receives every year, the city's name turned into a popular synonym that often times describe places of importance and the with power to attract groups of often like-minded people.

Bloodshed and Sleeping Beauty -- Scottish Artist Darren Jones Exhibits at the Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

Translating mythology into minimalism, and using motifs such as age, the undeniable passing of time, and the fading of a once passionate love, Darren Jones is showing at The Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City.

Snooki & JWoww Spinoff Heads To Jersey City

AP | Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Jersey City taxpayers won't be footing the bill for police assigned to security for the women of "Jersey Shore" and all the ...

Is The 'Jersey Shore' Spinoff Heading To Hoboken?

Posted 01.17.2012 | TV

Snooki and JWoww are getting ready to launch their "Jersey Shore" spinoff. Though rumor has it they're leaving Seaside Heights, the new show could sti...