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Welcome from Team Moving is never easy especially with kids It s easy to see how newcomers to the downtown Jersey City or Hamilton Park neighborhoods could get a bit overwhelmed with the bustle of the area Here s a starter guide to get started but be aware that Jersey City is a buzzing and growing city that continues to evolve before our eyes so it s by no means comprehensive Feel free to add your own ideas to our Facebook page or in the comments section And also WELCOME All of us at JCFamilies were new in town once too we know and completely understand the mix of excitement trepidation and confusion that can come with a big move We hope you ll introduce yourself to us at our next event
Welcome from Team  Moving is never easy, especially with kids. It   s easy to see how newcomers to the downtown Jersey Cit...
gnippohS While it might be less daunting to order everything online there s real value to getting outside and seeing what you see Every time you step out you will feel a little bit more confident and more comfortable in your new neighborhood
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There are several grocery and foodstuff stores within walking distance but all of the following listed below also have parking lots except Key Foods so you don t have to walk if you don t want to Key Foods however is the only one nestled right inside the neighborhood meaning you won t have to cross any multi lane superbusy streets with your stroller Key Foods 574 Jersey Avenue Shop Rite 400 Marin Boulevard Acme 125 18th Street Target 100 14th Street Morton Williams 105 River Dr S Jersey City BJ s Members only 396 Marin Boulevard right next to Shop Rite Having a housewarming party We would be remiss if we didn t mention that there s a giant booze warehouse open until pmifdaily Having a housewarming party We would be 10 remiss we except Sunday which also has a parking didn t mention that there s a giant booze warehouse openlot a create your own six which pack craft beer section until 10 pm daily except Sunday also has a parking lot a create your own six pack craft beerand section a massiveon a massive wine selection discounts wine selection and discounts quantity on quantity Buy Rite 575 Manila Avenue Buy Rite 575 Manila Avenue
There are several grocery and foodstuff stores within walking distance, but all of the following listed below also have pa...
In addition to the stores already mentioned don t forget that one of the biggest benefits of living in a major metropolitan area is that we don t have to go to big box stores if we don t want to There are bodegas corner stores wine shops and food trucks all around you The Jersey City consumer is so selective and has so many options that you can be confident that any and all of those corner stores will be stocked up on the necessities and will operate in a clean and professional environment We are proud of our ability to shop local it s great to have milk and eggs at the end of the block
In addition to the stores already mentioned, don   t forget that one of the biggest benefits of living in a major metropol...
Click the image to learn about Farmers in town
Click the image to learn about Farmers in town
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Do yourself a huge favor and have a date night in the nearby bars and restaurants without your kids There are hip and trendy options that are trying hard and succeeding to keep your dollars in Jersey City That said there are also lots of options for days and evenings with the kiddos The Liberty Science Center has four floors of entertainment Get a membership When the winter arrives you re going to need a place where the kids can run and feel the freedom that they feel outside without the wind whipping into their little faces The science center is that place There are always at least two exhibits rooms for little ones one which changes and one that stays the same Right now the rotating exhibit is Curious George There s also a section with animals the Eat and Be Eaten exhibit and another area where there are giant fish tanks Explore You won t regret it
Do yourself a huge favor and have a date night in the nearby bars and restaurants without your kids. There are hip and tre...
Hamilon Park Van Vorst Park and Newport Green These parks with lots of outdoor space to run around playground equipment to climb slide and swing on and programming including farmer s markets and movies in the park Both are beautiful any time of year ok maybe not in the snow and are always full of friends Friends are everywhere in Jersey City chat someone up today
Hamilon Park, Van Vorst Park and Newport Green. These parks with lots of outdoor space to run around, playground equipment...
Click in the image Check out some of these fantastic indoor play spaces in Jersey City and Hoboken Grab your energetic little ones and get them playing singing reading crafting or exploring And you don t even have to travel that far
Click in the image  Check out some of these fantastic indoor play spaces in Jersey City and Hoboken. Grab your energetic l...
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There are many ways to get around downtown Jersey City and so many of us are grateful for the walk able design of the neighborhood For those times we can t walk to where we need to be there are lots of options that are oftentimes easier than driving your own car PATH has stations at Grove Street Newport and Exchange Place All of these will take you into lower Manhattan and midtown in minutes and operate around the clock There are 2 ferries options NY Waterway and Liberty Landing Ferry Service The Light Rail takes you around New Jersey above ground We know you re not the only parentwho gets on the Light Rail to go no where in particular but just ride the train wherever with yourlittle ones Kids LOVE the Light Rail They don t need tickets but you do Be sure to STAMP your ticket after purchasing it so you don t get fined if they check tickets
There are many ways to get around downtown Jersey City, and so many of us are grateful for the walk-able design of the nei...
CitiBike doesn t have child seats but it is a fun and easy way to get around if you re on your own Ridesharing companies like uber and lyft have gotten really popular in the past few years Jersey City has seen a huge increase in their use because many times it s easier to get a car service than to figure out where you re going to park
CitiBike doesn   t have child seats but it is a fun and easy way to get around if you   re on your own. Ridesharing compan...
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There are so many options for day cares and schools in Jersey City that we couldn t possibly list them all here Some things to know and or think about when starting your school search Click the image to check the Guide
There are so many options for day cares and schools in Jersey City that we couldn   t possibly list them all here. Some th...
Jersey City provides a free public school option beginning at age 3 Since there is limited space in the local schools JC outsources their pre k program to contracted child care centers All of these contracted child care centers use the High Scope curriculum In addition many downtown and Hamilton Park families choose private Montessori religious or cooperative education options for their young children because they allow parents more flexibility and can be closer to home than the public option Nannys and au pairs are also very common for parents who choose in home care for their babies JCFamilies organizes the JC Education Fair every year Check our webpage for updates
Jersey City provides a free public school option beginning at age 3. Since there is limited space in the local schools, JC...
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Being active is essential for both physical and mental health Check out our list of local fitness and wellness clubs to find the one that works best for your needs location and budget Click the image to review the guide
Being active is essential for both physical and mental health. Check out our list of local fitness and wellness clubs to f...
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It s comforting to know that you and your family are well taken care of with a great group of health care providers in the neighborhood Our list here is a helpful guide for newbies in the neighborhood Looking for a pediatrician Click in the image
It   s comforting to know that you and your family are well taken care of with a great group of health care providers in t...
Are you a woman Are you an expectant mom Are you planning to have a baby Do you have kids Click link in the image to learn about this facility
Are you a woman  Are you an expectant mom  Are you planning to have a baby  Do you have kids   Click link in the image to ...
Adult and Pediatric ER Hoboken University Medical Center Carepoint 308 Willow Ave Hoboken NJ 07030 Christ Hospital Carepoint 176 Palisade Ave Jersey City NJ 07306 Jersey City Medical Center 355 Grand St Jersey City
Adult and Pediatric ER Hoboken University Medical Center Carepoint   308 Willow Ave, Hoboken, NJ 07030  Christ Hospital Ca...
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Newport Pharmacy 165 Erie St Downtown Pharmacy 52 Essex Street 18 Park Palace Drugs and Liquors 172 Newark Ave 2 CVS at Target 100 14th St Duane Reade 110 Newark Ave 52 River Dr S 1 Path Plaza 24 hour Pharmacies CVS Pharmacy 59 Washington Street Hoboken Rite Aid 2859 61 John F Kennedy Blvd Jersey City NJ 07306
Newport Pharmacy  165 Erie St Downtown Pharmacy  52 Essex Street   18 Park Palace Drugs and Liquors  172 Newark Ave  2 CVS...
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Urban living brings its challenges of space especially when you are planning your kids big day We ve made finding a birthday party space easy with our list of venues here Click the image to check all the venues
Urban living brings its challenges of space, especially when you are planning your kids    big day  We   ve made finding a...