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From brownstones to high rises, beautiful parks to the Waterfront, food trucks to farm-to-table, Liberty Science Center to Mana Contemporary, however you make it, in Jersey City, you can make it yours!

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  • Oct 24, 2014

    Mayor Fulop Announces the 'Jersey City Make It Yours' Instagram Selfie Contest

    Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation are proud to announce the JC Make It Yours Instagram Selfie Contest, which will give 10 lucky winners the opportunity to win a $150 gift card to a locally owned Jersey City restaurant or store of choice, as well as a Jersey City T-shirt and tote bag, by sharing photos of themselves at Jersey City locations and landmarks. more »

  • Oct 14, 2014

    The Jersey City Art & Studio Tour (JCAST) is in its 24th year and is the largest cultural event in Jersey City.

    On Saturday, October 18th and Sunday, October 19th, JCAST serves to showcase the talents of Jersey City's diverse and burgeoning artistic community in mediums that span from paintings to performance with an event weekend packed to the brim with celebrations in every corner of Jersey City. The JCAST attracts thousands of visitors from the tri-state area that tour private studios, galleries, local businesses, and pop-up spaces. Artists are provided the opportunity to introduce their work to the community, make connections, and celebrate the arts. more »

  • Oct 6, 2014

    A New Effort From a 'New' Jersey City Urges, 'Make It Yours'

    The theme "Make it yours" is meant to suggest that "you could make your life in Jersey City," Mr. Rand says, because "it's a great city to live, to work and to play." more »

  • Sep 19, 2014

    Jersey City Fashion Week debuting fall run with 'Project Runway' stars, others

    Jersey City aims to take center stage when the spotlight hits the fourth installment of Jersey City Fashion Week with more than 30 designers showcasing their work. Started in 2012, Jersey City Fashion Week, presented by the DLJ Give to Live Foundation, aims to celebrate fashion and entertainment, highlight businesses in Jersey City and to create an opportunity to give back to the community by fund-raising for charity. more »

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  • Nov 1, 2014

    Cake Boss - Fall Flower Cake Class

    Feeling festive this fall? Join the Carlo's team in decorating our fall-themed fondant cake from "Baking with the Cake Boss!" Our experienced decorators will teach guests the tricks of the trade from rolling fondant to creating the perfect leaves to em more »

  • Nov 1, 2014

    Cake Boss - Fall Fondant Leaf Cake Class

    Feeling festive this fall? Join the Carlo's team in decorating our fall-themed fondant cake from "Baking with the Cake Boss!" Our experienced decorators will teach guests the tricks of the trade from rolling fondant to creating the perfect leaves to em more »

  • Nov 2, 2014

    Cake Boss - Piping Cake Class

    Join our top decorators for a lesson in piping, a technique that can transform a cake into something even more spectacular! Students will learn how to smooth and cover their cake with fondant before adorning it with gorgeous piped designs. more »

  • Nov 2, 2014

    Cake Boss - Bow & Dot Cake Class

    Join the Carlo’s team in decorating our classic bow and dot fondant cake! You will learn all the ins-and-outs of covering a cake in fondant. From kneading the fondant to stretching and smoothing it down over your cake, our experienced decorators wi more »

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