Next in the Ladies That Rock Summer Series! The Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will read the critically acclaimed memoir Just Kids by Patti Smith on Wednesday July 18 at 7 PM. New members are always welcome. Email ladymemoirbookclub AT gmail.com for more information. Presented by the Hoboken Public Library.
Eiko La Boria is a writer from Puerto Rico based in Jersey City. Through her passion for writing, Eiko worked her way to Los Angeles to pursue her dream career. While she was there, she heard accounts of the sexual exploitation and abuse in the film industry, and thus The Fame Shame Game: The Debut was created.Read more
Another weekend, another excuse to get outside and find something fun to do. The weather is warming up a bit and the events are starting to roll in! Do something with the kids, or get a babysitter while you kickoff the weekend with some drinks. Featured Events Prohibition Party April 13 @ 9:00 PM –Read more
If you don’t know, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on Dr. Seuss’ birthday as a way to encourage children across the country to be enthusiastic about reading. It’s a day to celebrate reading and, more importantly, to get children excited about reading every day of the year. I’ve always loved reading, thanks toRead more
Planning out your weekend? Consider some fun events right here in Jersey City! Featured Events LSC After Dark: 90s Night September 21 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd Grab your most 90s-esque outfits and join LSC for their 90s party edition of LSC After Dark! Event Details ThursdayRead more
Edward Carlson is a Jersey City attorney who just published his debut novel, which has been described as “Delilloan… with a Franzenian interplay of politics and class with hints of the stylistic reportage of Tom Wolfe” (Bill Kelly, Booklist). He began his writing career as a journalist who covered guns, religion and sports (or, asRead more
I spent my beautiful Wednesday morning at the new bakery/café located on Broadway in the downtown area, the Bake n’ Brew Homestyle Bakery and Café. The area is perfect for anyone to take public transportation or by walking there, like myself. This brand new café opened right after the week of 4th of July, anRead more
Jersey City Free Books certainly lives up to its name. “Free means you don’t pay,” says Anthony Olszewski, the organization’s founder and life-long Jersey City Heights resident. Located at 297 Griffith St, Jersey City Free Books has been in operation for nearly 10 years. Olszewski, an avid reader and writer (check out his other projectsRead more
We hope you’re all well-rested after this 4th of July weekend! There are still plenty of events coming up this weekend, and we have our top picks ready for you! Can’t find any events you’re interested in, or want to find some events for the rest of the week? Check out our Event Calendar! Thursday Buckcherry,Read more
Bryan Cranston, of Breaking Bad fame, released his memoir A Life in Parts, a meditation on creativity, devotion and craft. For the very first stop on his book tour, he visited the historic Loew’s Jersey Theater for a book talk hosted by TV critic Alan Sepinwall. Cranston read from his book, took questions from the audience, and opened upRead more
Hannah Papp presents The Mystical Backpacker Thursday, January 14, 7:30pm If maybe the thing you’re looking to improve in your life is taking chances join us in our chat with Hannah Papp and her book. Part memoir, part guidebook, The Mystical Backpacker invites you to explore your inner terrain and learn how to create yourRead more
Teresa Ghilarducci presents How to Retire with Enough Money Tuesday, January 12, 7:30pm Teresa Ghilarducci, a labor economist, nationally recognized expert in retirement security, and an informal economic adviser to Hillary Clinton, will provide essential advice on what you can do to plan for a secure retirement. Sharing sharp insights from her new book HowRead more
Hey parents! Looking for something to do Friday evening with the kids? While kids are enjoying the Bubble Fest, parents can enjoy a yard sale and toys and books swap.