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Yuppie Price Index: What Are the Most Expensive and Affordable U.S. Cities?

Yuppie Price Index: What Are the Most Expensive and Affordable U.S. Cities?
BY ANN MURRAY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Based on unique pricing data for one million local businesses nationwide, Locality.com created the Yuppie Price Index -- an economic indicator that tracks the annual cost of a basket of typical yuppie services in the top 30 U.S. cities.

Typical yuppie services include haircuts, blowouts, manicures, massages, eyebrow waxing, dry cleaning, dog boarding, gym memberships, yoga classes, and more.

 

UPDATE: Man Falls to Death From Newport Tower in Jersey City

UPDATE: Man Falls to Death From Newport Tower in Jersey City
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A death was reported in the Newport section of Jersey City Tuesday night.

Jersey City police responded to a call from a building on the Hudson River waterfront.

NJ.com rep...

Common Core Education Standards Take a Hit

Common Core Education Standards Take a Hit
BY DIANE LILLI
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

In New York yesterday, the Regents panel, a state board for New York education policies, officially proposed to hold off the Common Core standards - a hot...

8 Reasons Newark Police in Hot Water

8 Reasons Newark Police in Hot Water
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It looks like the American Civil Liberties Union will be getting what they want regarding Newark’s police.

The ACLU petitioned the Department of Justice in 2010 about mo...

Justin Bieber’s “Pot” Plane: Pilots had to Wear Masks to Avoid Getting High

Justin Bieber’s “Pot” Plane: Pilots had to Wear Masks to Avoid Getting High
BY DIANE LILLI
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

How can a 110 pound pop singer cause so much drama - and a major public safety hazard? Teterboro airport had a scare, when a pint-sized Canadian...

3 Reasons Bridget Anne Kelly Takes Fifth in Bridgegate Scandal

3 Reasons Bridget Anne Kelly Takes Fifth in Bridgegate Scandal
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The lady who reportedly sent the message, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee,” isn’t talking this time.

Bridget Anne Kelly, fired as Governor Chris Christie’s d...

A Victory for the Pigs ... as N.J. Steps Up to Stop Animal Cruelty

A Victory for the Pigs ... as N.J. Steps Up to Stop Animal Cruelty
BY ERIC GUNDERSEN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Raymond J. Lesniak which would prohibit the use of cruelly-confining pig crates for pregnant sows was approved by...

5 Reasons Beyoncé Goes to College at Rutgers

5 Reasons Beyoncé Goes to College at Rutgers
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A lot of people were studying Beyonce at the 2014 Grammys last week, but at Rutgers University, she has become part of the curriculum.

Rutgers University already has a c...

Google Asks ‘Why is New Jersey So Bad?’

Google Asks ‘Why is New Jersey So Bad?’
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

You hear stereotypes for everything these days. They are a quick, often inaccurate description of people, politicians, lawyers, and a whole host of others.

Last weekend ...

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