Saturday, July 1, 2017

Black Owned Business of Jersey City it's Time to Share Your Story



Are you a Black business owner or entrepreneur in Jersey City with a compelling story? If the answer is yes, we want to feature you.

Your profile piece will be featured here on the multimedia blog, The JC Resident as well as Black Wall Street Jersey City’s Facebook Page

BWS Jersey City and The JC Resident are working together to highlight the true stories of people who make up the inner fabric of Jersey City.

To be considered, please inbox us your answers to the following questions:


  • What was the life changing moment that inspired you to start your business?  



  • How is your business helping to reshape Jersey City?



Deadline: Please e-mail your story by 11:59 p.m. on July 7, 2017, to TheJCResident@gmail.com



Friday, June 9, 2017

Taking Care of Jersey City's Homeless



Sufia Hossain, the founder of Silly Chilly Hot Sauce, is making sure the homeless residents of Jersey City are taken care of one bar of soap at a time. 

Tune in to find out how she's bringing the community together to provide soap for the homeless through her non-profit organization, Give-A-Soap.

Take a listen ...

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Through the Lens of Real Estate with John Khellah

John Khellah
Longtime Jersey City Resident, John Khellah could have lived anywhere in the world but he decided JC is the place to be. As a commercial real estate broker, Khellah shares how he's seen the skyline of this thriving city grow from the ground up.

In this episode he takes the time to explain the property tax re-evaluation process, which is in full swing, and gives insight of what area is expected to get swept up in the Jersey City real estate boom.

Take a listen...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mr. AbiLLity Shares his Views on Gentrification



(Mr. AbiLLity: via mrabillity.com)

Jersey City artist, Mr. AbiLLity, takes his place on the mic to discuss what he's been up to since the 2016 Monopoly mural fiasco. 

The man behind the "iLL" also shares his views of the gentrification taking place throughout Jersey City and how residents can move forward in a post-Trump Administration. 

Spoiler alert! His plan involves sprinkles. 



Sunday, February 12, 2017

Get to Know Jersey City Eats

Jersey City Eats (aka JCEats) is an anonymous food blogger who is dedicated to sharing all of her dining experience she encounters throughout Jersey City. 

You can find a running list of Jersey City restaurants she's found and tasted at JerseyCityEats.blogspot.com. Keep up with her via twitter @jc_eats and Instagram under the same name @jc_eats

Only a few people in Jersey City knows the true identity of JCEats and I'm proud to say I am one of them. Unfortunately, you won't be able to get me to point her out. I'm a woman of my word and I signed an oath.

JCEats is well connected with what's taking shape in the culinary arena of Jersey City. Tune in to find out why she prefers to remain anonymous, her favorite places to dine, and what she thinks about restaurant row heading to Journal Square.