Meet the Neighbors


Energy and creativity are woven into the fabric of Hudson County, and we have our talented network of neighbors to thank. From artisans and chefs to creatives and family businesses, our neighbors are daring, imaginative, and inspiring. To celebrate our brilliant minds and bold thinkers, we’ve launched the Meet the Neighbors mini-series. Tune in to learn the stories behind our brilliant neighbors, and be ready to leave with some newfound inspiration of your own!

Jersey City Mural Arts Promo 30sec

From local to international artists, Jersey City’s mural arts program is one of the most expansive and diverse in the nation.

Jersey City Mural Arts

Since 2013, the Jersey City Mural Arts program has recruited artists from 18 different countries to create a visual treat for locals to enjoy; learn why so many artists want to be a part of this project today.

Mana Community Celebration

This program offers visitors a chance to celebrate art, create their own work and enjoy the thoughtful work of local artists.

Mana Public Arts

MANA Contemporary hosts exhibitions, performing arts shows, offers studio art space and makes art accessible to anyone who wants to participate in the urban art community.

Doug Depice

Local Secaucus artist and long-time Hudson County resident, Doug Depice, talks about how Hudson County inspires him as an artist.

Giselle Bellas

See why singer Giselle Bellas chose to move to Jersey City from Miami, Florida — hint: it’s not just because of the proximity to Manhattan.

Nupur Nishith

Nupur Nishith came to Jersey City from India seven years ago. See where her favorite places are in Hudson County and why she feels she connects with the people of Jersey City.

Joe Waks

Painter, urban mural artist and printmaker Joe lives in Bayonne.  Learn what he loves about living in Hudson County and what inspires him.

Melida Rodas

Melida is an artist who utilizes various materials and mediums to tell interconnected stories. See why she thinks there are no other places in the U.S. like Hudson County, and why that’s important.

Four Hudson County Family Owned Businesses

Hudson County continues to welcome people from all over the world, but there are some families who have been here for generations. Learn about the legacy of these family-owned businesses.

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