statue of La Madonna
CARLO'S BAKE SHOP
Carlo's Bakery or CARLO'S BAKE SHOP was founded in 1910, by Carlo Guastaferro. In 1964 it was purchased by Bartalo "Buddy" Valastro Sr. Bartalo "Buddy" Valastro Jr. currently runs the bakery with help from his La Famiglia - his four older sisters, three brothers-in-law, and...
Free Classical Music Concert!!!
Acclaimed 90-voice “New York City Master Chorale” to Perform Mozart’s Requiem at a “Community Gathering for Peace” in HobokenSpecial Gathering of Local Civic Groups, Schools, and Charities to Offer Readings on PeaceHoboken, NJ (October 17, 2006) – Our Lady of Grace Church in...
BLACK BEAR BAR & GRILL: TWO BARS ON TWO FLOORS
Located at 205 Washington Street, in the heart of Hoboken, BLACK BEAR BAR & GRILL offers two bars on two floors, a full menu and full selection of micro and imported beers. Daily Specials.Hours of Operation:Bar: Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Friday - Saturday...
JOHNNY ROCKETS: CLASSIC AMERICAN EATS
A chain restaurant JOHNNY ROCKETS offers classic American Eats. Shakes and floats - Hamburgers - Rocket Melts - Philly Cheese Steak - Chicken sandwiches - Hot Dogs - Salads - French Fries - Onion Rings - Rocket Kids Meals - Desserts and Beverages.
Mediterranean Grill & Pizza: Pizza and Mediterranean Takeout
It looks like a regular pizza place, but the menu includes humus, stuffed grapeleaves, baked pasta dishes, and a variety of kebabs besides really good pizza. Plenty of vegetarian options. It's open very late, too - Thursday-Saturday until 4am.
Leo's Grandevous: Great Italian Food
You come here for the food and the atmosphere--you're haunted by Frank SInatra music and pics---I love it. Good Italian food, reasonably priced, pasta dishes less than $10. Check out the menu on-line, especially the list of bar pies. When my friends from Japan are in town,...
Bangkok City: Great Thai Food
They said this is the best Thai restaurant in Hoboken and I must say that it has to be. The interiors are relaxing and the food is really, really great! Must pick-up the Pad Thai and Tom Yum Goong if you drop by.
Precious: Nothing Precious about it.
This is one of Hoboken's many Asian "fusion" restaurants that combine Chinese, Japanes, and Thai cuisines and unfortunately do not specialize in any. As such, the food is adequate. It is a popular take out place, but the restaurant is usually rather empty. I have eaten from...
Karma Kafe: Wonderfully Indian on Washington
Personally, one of my favorite Indian Restaurants in Hoboken. There food is absolutely delicious and my many experiences have been grand. My wife finds there food a bit greasy, but I firmly disagree. I think it makes the food tastier. Unfortuantely, the restaurant is very...
Sushi House (downtown location): Great Sushi, Terrible Service
Just came back from a dinner at sushi house. Would recommend it for take out maybe, not sure if even that would be ok because that would require still some amount of customer service. Anyway the quality of what they are serving is excellent but the service that we...
Mulligans is one of the many pubs in Hoboken. A lively place where you can play darts, pool or watch live sport. You have plenty of options in the area for drinking and Mulligans is worth a visit. Check the website for up to date information
Bus, Subway, Ferry
The best ways to get to Hoboken from Manhattan are the PATH train, the bus from Port Authority bus station, or the ferry from the Finanacial District or the World Trade Center. All let you off at the old Lakawanna train station. From there it is an easy walk around the...
Bus, Subway, Ferry
The best ways to get to Hoboken from Manhattan are the PATH train, the bus from Port Authority bus station, or the ferry from the Financial District or the World Trade Center. All let you off at the old Lakawanna train station. From there it is an easy walk around the center...
Tunes: Tunes Extraordinaire
Used and new CDs, DVDs, and some vinyl. Deceptively small for the actual selection available. I love this place, always walk out with a stack of CDs at a fraction of the usual cost. Staff is knowledgeable, nice, and has great suggestions if you ask. Trade-ins are fairly...
Procession of the Madonna dei Martiri
Among the marchers in the procession are the boys who carry the canopy. The canopy has been used to protect the statue of the Madonna when it rains. My brother Alex is on the right, helping to carry the canopy.
Madonna dei Martiri Feast
The festival of the Madonna dei Martiri, is held in early September. This is held on the waterfront, where the saint is placed on the boat in the Hudson River with many devotees, simulating the tradition from Molfetta, Italy, where it originated.
Do Not Drive into Hoboken
Do not drive into Hoboken, because chances are you will not find a parking space. If you do find a spot , you need to closely observe the signs, which will state which side of the street is for residents, and which side visitors can park. In addition, there are times you...
Pretty Safe Place
Hoboken is a pretty safe place. Just use common sense and you will not have any problems. The only dangerous part of town is in the western part of town and even this is only dangerous at night due to it being cleaned up a bit.
Designated as one of 10 Great Streets for 2010, WASHINGTON STREET , the main commercial corridor, has preserved its historic character and is Hoboken's historic hub of community activity, with its unique shops, outdoor cafe's , restaurants and street fairs. 19th -century...
HOBOKEN CITY HALL
Located at 94 Washington Street between First & Newark, the HOBOKEN CITY HALL was designed by Francis George Himpler and was built in 1883. Added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 1, 1976. The building is a second empire structure, modified to a Beaux...
Explore Deeper into Hoboken
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