Fighting Irish
Brian Neary plays defense
by Kate Rounds
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
H e stands out in a crowd. He’s the one who, at a lunch counter on a summer afternoon, is wearing a bowtie and baby-blue seersucker suit. He’s what used to be called a “natty dresser.” That’s on th...
HOW WE WORK
JCM
by Kate Rounds
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
9 Bar Café 18 Erie St. (201) 432-2000 cafeninebar.com The Beatles have nothing on Stefania Cocozza when it comes to long winding roads. She landed in Jersey City by way of Rome, Seattle, southern C...
ON THE JOB WITHJCM
Kicking At
Former Rockettes reinvent themselves as fitness divas
by Tara Ryazansky
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
J acey Lambros and Danielle “Dani” DeAngelo climb the stairs at their Newark Avenue boutique fitness studio, Jane Do.  “Fitness is one of the only businesses that really thrives on a floor that’s h...
HOW WE LIVE JCM
CAST IRON LOFTS 2
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
L ike many of you, no doubt, I watched Cast Iron Lofts go up. I’d be riding the light rail, and soon there it was rising impressively on the Jersey City-Hoboken line. It seemed to suit its name. It...
HANGING OUT WITH 07030
Dr. Lyles’ World and Welcome to It
Schools superintendent has seen it all
by Al Sullivan
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
T he office of Dr. Marcia Lyles is not for show; it’s for work. Which is why this “Hanging Out With” feature doesn’t take place in the customary café or watering hole. Lyles is pretty busy. The ope...
ARTS AND FITNESS JCM
Beyond the Stacks
There’s more to the library than the written word.
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
M ost of us know the resources of the Jersey City Free Public Library. The historic main branch has undergone a stunning restoration. And there are branches all over town with their own collections...
Old Rookie
Boxer bobs and weaves his way to a pro debut at age 35
by Jim Hague
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
N icoy Zilla-Clarke didn’t take the most conventional route to professional boxing. The traditional saga would be one of a young boy becoming infatuated with boxing, working his way up from towel b...
ON THE WATERFRONT JCM
Yacht Race
Vessels from around the world sail to JC
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to be in Liberty State Park on June 11, you might have seen a yacht or two taking part in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Race, which started in July, 2015, in Southampton, Englan...
ARCHIVES AND ARTIFACTS JCM
Who Said You Can’t Take It With You?
JC cemetery keeps history alive
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
O n a sunny summer afternoon, grab your lawn chair, pack your picnic lunch, and head for… the graveyard? That’s right, back in the day, Holy Name Cemetery on West Side Avenue provided 63 acres of s...
DINING OUT JCM
Carvao BBQ
Oct 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
T he three partners who own Carvao BBQ are perfectly matched for the diverse Bergen Avenue locale on the edge of McGinley Square. Steve Papathanasiou is a Greek-American whose family owned the buil...