Help me understand the world of commuters to NYC living in New Jersey. Which towns would be best for me 'N' my fam? How do people do it? [more inside]
I'm a single, college-educated, mid-twenties male who will very likely be relocating from the West Coast to the Tri-State area in a few months for a full-time desk job in Rutherford, New Jersey. I'd love to know your recommendations for affordable rooms, apartments, studios, etc. in safe and convenient neighborhoods. [N.B. I grew up in and lived in South Brooklyn for many years, so I'm familiar with the NYC area, but I've never lived in NJ nor ever considered living there in the past.] [more inside]
One of my coworkers said that the PATH will shut down if the snow accumulates past the height of the 3rd rail. But the line is underground (except outside where there are wires above head-height handling the charge) - could that actually happen. Has the PATH ever been shut down due to snow accumulation before?
What weather and road issues should I be aware of in my drive from Birmingham to Boston next Saturday, and what sights should I see? [more inside]
My dad tells stories of New York tax collectors hanging out in the parking lots of popular New Jersey malls and Ikeas and the like, writing down NY plates and sending estimated sales tax bills or "reminders" for the voluntary portion of their bill. Is this real or apocryphal?
Which address should I give when I go to the Emergency Room? This is turning out to be a surprisingly stressful and complicated question. [more inside]
Long, long paved bike trails near NYC? [more inside]
My husband, having lived in 4 states in 4 years, is trying to get a New York State driver's license. Only problem is that apparently two out of state licenses are still active, and the DMV refuses to give him a license. [more inside]
What's the best driving route from Harrisburg, PA to Newburg, NY? [more inside]
In 1934, could you travel by rail from New York City to Paterson, NJ? What route would you have taken, with which train-lines? If you could not have traveled by rail, would there have been a bus route?
Looking for conflict-, cruelty-, blood-, ecocide-free engagement rings in central NJ. [more inside]
What should I expect if I were to commute from Brooklyn, NY to Ewing, NJ approximately twice a week? What is the suggested method (car, train, combination, etc)? [more inside]
Is it worth getting tickets for the Red Bull Air Race - New York? How's the view from the ground? I enjoy watching it on TV and YouTube, am I going to be disappointed by watching it from the ground? [more inside]
I think that I may be getting laid off soon and need some clarification about unemployment benefits in New Jersey. I'm trying to call their question line, but it is busy every time. I am concerned about my eligibility because my employer is officially in NY. [more inside]
Ohshitfilter: Temporary health insurance options in NJ? [more inside]
Online Tax help specifically for people who live in NJ and work in NY? [more inside]
Anyone know of any Vermont ski resort bus trips that leave from New Jersey? [more inside]
Traveling to NYC during Thanksgiving... [more inside]
What are the cheapest ways to get from Newark, Delaware, to New York City? [more inside]
What is the very best water park for 30ish folks to enjoy in the NY/NJ area?
My German cousin is arriving on a flight into JFK on the evening of Tuesday April 10th. I will be unable to pick him up, and he's happy to take transit to where I am in Central Jersey (where I CAN pick him up). Help me get him from JFK to Central Jersey (and help me know the subtleties of the transit options) ... [more inside]
Looking for some specifics and some general advice: broker/realtor/agency recommendations for finding a rental in Jersey City, and/or links to general resources for someone new to real estate/apartment hunting. [more inside]
We're thinking of moving to Jersey City from points west, and have some questions about it which aren't answered in this previous JC AskMe. Sincere apologies for the length! [more inside]
Where do I catch the New York bound NJTransit bus at Newark Airport? [more inside]
I live in NYC, I make $60k a year, and I take home about $750 per week, which comes to $39k. This strikes me as ridiculous. Am I not using some deduction that everyone else knows about? Would I pay fewer taxes if I kept my Manhattan job but lived in New Jersey?
Help me make a mix CD about New Jersey, New York and Texas... [more inside]
Recommendations for good Karaoke in Bergen County, New Jersey or New York City on Friday night. [more inside]
I need to get from EWR (Newark, NJ Airport) to Wall Street at noon on a weekday. While there's no rush, I can't afford to waste a lot of time. Will this work? How long will it take? Other suggestions?
I live in Northern NJ and like to stay out late in NYC. My problem is the train's latest return trip to NJ is at 137am. How can I get home later? Is there a PATH station that has ample parking at night? I'm new to the area and would appreciate the help. Thanks!
My fiancee and I want to find and buy a small property in NJ or NY, and build a house. I am clueless about how to begin the process of finding a property. [more inside]