Home » Blog » Page 7

Blog

Chefs on the Move

CHEFS ON THE MOVE November 2011 Donald Erickson Jr. is the executive chef at 365 Bistro, 101 New World Way, South Plainfield (908-322-6200), featuring seafood, a bakery, a tapas bar, and a lounge. Richard Lipshanic is the chef at the Blu...

Read more

Fun Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Fun Last-Minute Halloween Costumes By Lauren Sherman, Lucky Costume: Little White Lies Photo courtesy of Fairchild Archive For some, Halloween is the most anticipated holiday of the year. For others, p...

Read more

New Store in JC!

Mxyplyzyk’s New Store in Jersey City Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times By RIMA SUQI Mxyplyzyk has proved to be a survivor in a less-than-ideal retail climate: the home furnishings shop has occupied the same space in the West Village fo...

Read more

Jersey City!

Jersey City: THE NEXT GENERATION With authentic flavors old and new, Jersey City is a food lover’s adventure. BY ANTHONY GIGLIO PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRISTOPHER WEIL To begin with, Andrea Salumeria is not a woman; it’s a deli. And not...

Read more

Halloween Spooktacular!

Friday and Saturday, October 28-29 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm It’s ghostly, ghoulish, creepy Halloween fun, Liberty Science Center style! School is in Session at our Halloween Spooktacular! The daring may enroll to navigate the creepy cafeteria, m...

Read more

168 Jersey City Establishments are Turning Grease Into Green

168 Jersey City Establishments are Turning Grease Into Green. We are please to announce that over the past year Unity Fuel's Grease Lightening Program has collected 34,817 gallons of waste vegetable oil from Jersey City establishments. This is ...

Read more

NEW RESTAURANT TO OFFER BREAKFAST, LUNCH, AND DINNER

Later this year Americana Hospitality Group will open a new casual dining restaurant at 70 Town Square Place, overlooking Town Square. The new 8,000-square foot, 280-seat Skylark on the Hudson restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner ...

Read more

Time for Bratwurst, Beer and Lederhosen

OKTOBERFEST in Munich began on Sept. 17. But in Hoboken, the thirst for European beer and hankering for schnitzel preceded it. Since early August, when Pilsener Haus, a biergarten, opened in an abandoned factory building here, lines to get in ...

Read more

JC PowerHouse Short Film Festival

Join us Friday, September 30th, 2011 - Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 in Downtown Jersey City historic PowerHouse Arts district for the 1st Annual JC PowerHouse Short Film Festival. They will be featuring short films from around the world.  The...

Read more

W Hotel in Hoboken to host New Jersey Fashion Week

Hoboken will be home to the Second annual New Jersey Fashion Week, officials announced. Fashion Week will run from Oct. 9 through Oct. 13 and will be held at W Hoboken, 222 River St. Mayor Dawn Zimmer said she is excited about the event a...

Read more

Oktoberfest

2011 Oktoberfest Events in New York City Lexington Avenue Oktoberfest: October 2, 2011: On Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 from 10am to 6pm, Lexington Avenue will shut down from 42nd – 57th Street for the annual celebration of Oktoberfest. Over 500...

Read more

287 5th Street

Read more

The Taco Truck!

The Taco Truck Chefs/Owners: Jason Scott, Shachar Scott, Chris Viola, Paris Retana and Gustavo Valladares Food: All-natural, authentic Mexican street food Location:The Taco Truck bounces from Hoboken, Jersey City and Newark, NJ Lu...

Read more

Get your laugh on to help fight breast cancer at Willie McBride’s in Hoboken

Come get your funny on this Friday at Willie McBrides in Hoboken on 616 Grand Street when the Hoboken Social Sandbox and Soul Joel Productions team up for a night of laughs to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. The show will feature f...

Read more

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival presented by Mayor Dawn Zimmer and The City of Hoboken Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011  11am to 6pm takes place on Washington St. between Observer Highway to 7th St. Over 300 Artists, Crafters, Photogra...

Read more

Spaghetti Dinner Block Party

Thursday, Sept. 1st •  5:00pm to 8:00pm Walkway along Sinatra Drive bet. 1st & 2nd Streets Tickets are $15.00 in advance (deadline for discount tickets is Aug. 24th) Tickets purchased after deadline are $20.00 each To reserve a table of...

Read more

New Cafe in Hoboken

New Cafe Opens Downtown By Alan Skontra of Hoboken Patch Turkish owned La Bouche has an intimate French atmosphere. Hoboken residents who prefer sitting and sipping lattes and espressos in small, intimate cafes to the hustle and bustl...

Read more

Fitness in the Park – Hudson Athletic Club

Fitness in the Park – Hudson Athletic Club Title:Fitness in the Park – Hudson Athletic Club Date:Monday, August 1st, 2011 Time:7:00pm Location:Pier A Park Address:Pier A Park Hoboken, NJ 07030 Each week free introductory classes are offered...

Read more

Irene

As crews work around the city, county and state to clean-up in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Office of Emergency Management Officials want to remind residents who may have been affected by flooding to keep detailed records, receipts and to ...

Read more

Governor Christie Declares State of Emergency

Trenton: Governor Christie has just announced that the state has activated state emergency procedures in advance of Hurricane Irene. This puts all state and local government agencies on alert and coordinated to handle any emergencies that may a...

Read more

Real Estate Buyers Prioritize Trade-Offs

Real estate buyers prioritize trade-offs Don't hold out for the 'perfect' home By Dian Hymer Inman News™ August 22, 2011 Anecdotal evidence suggests that we're moving into a summer slowdown. It's not unusual for the home-sale market to begi...

Read more

162 Jersey City Establishments are Turning Grease Into Green

We are please to announce that over the past 6 months Grease Lightning has collected and recycled 19,000 gallons of used cooking oil, or kitchen grease from Jersey City food service establishments. Every single drop of these collections has be...

Read more

Liberty House Restaurant named state finalist for the Good Neighbor Award

Liberty House Restaurant is celebrating its 10thanniversary on August 1, 2011. Over the years, it has been a pleasure to serve the local community, not only in terms of memorable meals and celebrations, but also with community service and our i...

Read more

Touches of the Mediterranean

The tiny cafe Two Aprons, in Jersey City, draws a laid-back neighborhood crowd for breakfast and lunch. The croissants ($1.75 for plain), baked on the premises, are especially popular, and so are the Turkish cheese panini ($7), made with i...

Read more

Top 25 Restaurants 2011

AVENUE Long Branch There are few perches more pleasant than the outdoor tables overlooking the ocean at Avenue. And thanks to high ceilings, tall windows, French doors and a tiled floor the color of oyster shells, the restaurant’s interior ...

Read more

DIY Guru Gets Broker Help

By JOSH BARBANEL A founder of a website dedicated to direct sales of homes by their owners has sold his two-bedroom apartment in Chelsea for $2.15 million—with the help of a real-estate broker and a standard 6% commission. Colby Sambrott...

Read more

Do Yoga On The Pier

Join instructor Michelle Timek for an invigorating practice of vinyasa flow yoga. Take in the beauty of NYC's skyline while breathing in and out your downward dog. Come yoga outside with us every Tuesday evening (weather permitting) @ 8-9pm. CO...

Read more

The Pier Sessions

Where: Shipyard Marina, 1301 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Date: August 4, 2011 Time: 7:00pm–10:00pm Come on out to the Pier Sessions this Thursday and grab a cold drink after a long hot day and cool down with some great...

Read more

Hoboken Named No.1 Public Transportation City in the Country

Taken from article in Hoboken Patch Forbes Magazine compiled the list and named Hoboken the winner. By Claire Moses August 2, 2011 Forbes Magazine named Hoboken the top public transportation city in the nati...

Read more

Hudson County rated slightly below average in ‘Quality of Life’ poll

Hudson County residents gave their municipalities high marks for mass transportation and the pace of redevelopment, and a failing grade for open space and local municipal leaders, a Monmouth University poll revealed. Overall, Hudson County ran...

Read more

Art Opening: Kayt Hester “CARIBOU”

"Caribou" offers guests a voyeuristic glance into Kayt Hester's imagination as she recreates her favorite songs by The Pixies, weaving vibrant imagery with hand torn black masking tape spilled across white canvas. Hester's interpretations will ...

Read more

Do Hatha Yoga Beginners Class

Free Yoga classes for beginners! Every Monday at the Five Corner's Branch Library. Space is limited. Please arrive at class promptly. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours. FREE! Instructor: Julie Castner 6:15- 7:30pm The Five Corners Br...

Read more

Bands, BBQ & Bowling at the Barrow Mansion

Please join us on Sunday July 31st for a Sunday Afternoon : BBQ, Bands and Bowling Benefit. Seven Bands | 10 Pins | Live Music by: Thomas Francis Takes His Chances Bad Cop [Nashville] The Audiobodies Leaf Pile The Milwaukees Ladell Mclin pl...

Read more

Hudson Restaurant Week

Celebrate food! 35 local establishments will offer prix-fixe meals at discounted prices! July 25, 2011 Monday - August 5, 2011 Friday 11am-11pm Amiya Harborside Plaza V (160 Greene St), Jersey City 201-433-8000 $13-M T W...

Read more

Kayaking in Liberty State Park

Tours will embark from the canoe/kayak launch located at the south side of Liberty State Park near the Park Office and will highlight the local wildlife and habitats of Caven Point. All trips will be from approximately 10 a.m. to noon (we reque...

Read more

New Hoboken Office!

Stop by our new office located in Hoboken on 537 Garden!!

Read more

Real Estate Tips for Good Feng Shui

10 Real-Estate Secrets For Good Feng Shui From article written by Ann Bingley Gallops from Open Spaces Real-estate sales offer valuable insights into the way we treat our homes, even when we’re not buying or selling. For instance, af...

Read more

Taste of Iberia Wine Tasting

Explore the wines of Portugal and Spain!! Four Course dinner and wine pairing. Includes guest speaker from Iberia brands. $45 per person. Location: Porto Lounge, 286 First Street, Jersey City, NJ Date: July 20, 2011 Wednesday, 7pm...

Read more

Do Cooking Class: Sushi & Sashimi

Welcome to the award-winning Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) of Hudson County Community College! The CAI of Hudson County Community College has provided quality education in the culinary arts for over 20 years. Take a cooking class in one of our...

Read more

REAL ESTATE Q & A

YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?    WE HAVE ANSWERS. BOUTIQUE REALTY     Q & A JULY 13     5 - 7 537 Garden Street, Hoboken Everyone is welcome.  Come by for a drink and meet your neighbors. Our agents along with a mortgage broker will be answeri...

Read more

Financing for Foreign Buyers

SELLING to foreign buyers was not the original idea behind the marketing of 77 Hudson, a glass-walled condominium tower a block from the waterfront here, just north of the Statue of Liberty. It may come close to describing the approach now, tho...

Read more

Jersey City Real Estate – Boutique Realty

Jersey City Real Estate - Boutique Realty

Read more

Hoboken Gourmet Company

A great place for breakfast is The Hoboken Gourmet Company, located at 423 Washington Street. Breakfast is served all day and many of their specialty dishes have a Spanish flair. Their baked items are so appetizing and the service is exceptiona...

Read more

Hoboken Restaurant Suggestions

Finding great restaurants where you live or work is always a great topic for discussion. We recently polled our staff and clients for their favorite Hoboken spots. Under the category of dinner and cocktails, the favorites were The Elysian Caf...

Read more

Gourmet Kitchen at the New Hudson Tea !

The gourmet kitchen at 1450 Washington, the new Hudson Tea Building: Other features of the prestigious Hudson Tea community includes 9 foot ceilings, european style cabinetry, elegant master baths, washer/dryer, balconies and terraces in select...

Read more

2011 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

Macy’s Fireworks Celebrate Statue of Liberty’s 125th Birthday “Freedom will ring, thunder and boom this summer as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks®, the nation’s largest display of patriotic firepower returns to celebrate Independence D...

Read more

ART HOUSE SUMMER BLOWOUT!

Celebrating the Close of Art House's 10th Season of Arts Programming in Jersey City!! FRIDAY, JUNE 24TH * 8PM-MIDNIGHT * $5 Karaoke, Twister, Summer Fashion and Reverie Baked Goods for Sale by MADE WITH LOVE ORGANIC BAKERY! June 24, 2011 Fr...

Read more

Hoboken Farmers Market

The Hoboken Farmers Market, located on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway is open every Thursday from 3 pm to 7:30 pm, now through October. Shop for organic fruits, vegetables and fresh bakery items. Jersey Fresh!

Read more