May 17, 2013 Faces Diana Schwaeble
Sometimes it just takes a nudge to do something selfless. For David Fagin, it was a phone call from his mother that prompted him to write the song “Boston Strong” after the Boston Marathon incident…
April 25, 2013 Faces Diana Schwaeble
Artists often struggle for years, but painter Ocean Clark believes that one painting a day will allow any artist to make a living. And he should know. For years, he paid his bills by doing just that as a street artist…
March 20, 2013 Faces kimberly ammiano
Singer/songwriter Adam McDonough doesn’t need an introduction in Hoboken. This musician has built a following playing local venues and well-known clubs in the city…
January 9, 2013 Faces Diana Schwaeble
What does it take to turn a passion into a career? For Steve Berrebi, it was desire to capture the moment and his brother’s camera equipment that first got him on his way…
December 15, 2012 Faces Diana Schwaeble
There is new sound coming out of Hoboken, in the fresh face of Tyler Reid. Yes, I said fresh. This 17 year-old may not be seasoned as a musician, but he brings energy to his music…
August 3, 2012 Faces kimberly ammiano
Chris is a poet, musician, painter, artist, and retired gymnast disguised in everyday business-casual attire and brown rectangular frames. His road to the gallery took unexpected turns…
July 3, 2012 Faces Victoria Hinojosa
Now a resident of Hoboken, Mahru still spends her time counseling people in Iran via Oovoo, an online video chat tool that enables her to connect with people across the globe…
June 20, 2012 Faces kimberly ammiano
Dave is a well-known musician in town, having played the likes of Maxwell’s, the Goldhawk, and the Whiskey Bar, to name a few. But he is also know in certain circles in town – namely, the serious original music scene…
June 11, 2012 Faces kimberly ammiano
Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and member of a local New Jersey band, Catch Wild, Jessica Rose, explains that a band requires chemistry, getting along, and courting each other…
May 16, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Hoboken musician Ronald Ramos has a special love for the visual arts, and it’s that passion that helped launch and develop Hoboken’s annual Digableee
May 1, 2012 Faces Kelly Rainey
Samantha Sherwin and Sasha Bertran, founders of Hoboken-based United Scents of America, LLC, are more than just business partners. Having met years ago while both working at the same perfume..
April 18, 2012 Faces Chris Halleron
Lawlor, a composer and musician who teaches at the Garden Street School of Performing Arts, seemingly isn’t shy about crossing over to express himself via the medium of dance. ..
April 13, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Sister Grace has been with the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor for 64 years and has dedicated years of service to the Hoboken community. Sister Grace arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital in January of 1971…
March 19, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Hoboken resident and entrepreneur Anastasios Filactou wants to help you look and feel your best. An active health and wellness enthusiast, Filactou knows that part..
March 13, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Daly is continuing work on a dozen other drawings and paintings. He has a large mural series called “Three Weeks in September” hangs permanently in the south mezzanine of NJ Transit’s..
March 6, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
I recently tried Severino’s Zumba class, and was astounded by the intensity and fast pace energy she gives to the room that keeps you moving and grooving..
February 22, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
While you may not know him by name, you’ve surely spotted him out and about on Irish Row. Tall, dark haired, and frequently sporting a Newsboy cap, Ritter is known by face to many and by reputation to locals…
February 9, 2012 Faces Kelly Rainey
New Jersey native Dave first came to Hoboken last February to be closer Kara, who is now his wife. Kara, who is originally from upstate..
February 6, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Music has long motivated Ahl, who in addition to painting and drawing, he happens to be a terrific singer as well. He tries to capture a particular sound of an artist in the visual presentation of the work.
January 25, 2012 Faces Jessica Rosero
Over the last 4 years, Figlar has flourished in her new career and making a home for herself in Hoboken. On any given day you can see her walking..
December 12, 2011 Faces Diana Schwaeble
What does it take to find the love of your life? Or maybe even just a great date? For some, it takes a little luck, timing and patience. And others, well – they need a little help.
November 2, 2011 Faces Rory Chadwick
Photographers are just like snow flakes right? I mean they must be since one never sees the same picture twice and with all the scenery in..
October 21, 2011 Faces Tricia Tirella
It’s likely that one may be greeted with coffee, waffles, even a pork roast, and the warmth of a wood burning stove when stopping in at the Frayed Knot, a vintage..
October 13, 2011 Faces Stephanie
For Julie Peters, 28, her attraction to move to Hoboken was the social life. After graduating from Syracuse University, she wanted to start her life in a place where..
September 7, 2011 Faces Alan Skontra
Twenty-nine year old realtor Kristin Ehrgott loves traveling and fast cars, two pursuits that have taken her across America and around the world..
August 25, 2011 Faces Victoria Hinojosa
For many Hoboken residents, Ricardo Roig is probably a familiar face. With his enthusiastic personality and original paintings throughout town, this outgoing artist is leaving..
August 19, 2011 Faces Marissa Cortese
Whether Hoboken is a permanent home or a temporary residence, the town has something to offer all of it’s residents during their stay, no matter how long..
August 11, 2011 Faces Marissa Cortese
In recent years, Hoboken has blossomed and grown to attract many young, hardworking professionals. Just across the Hudson River from New York City..
August 3, 2011 Faces Maria Locicero
Born and raised in the 70s and 80s right here in the Mile Square, the Raia sisters used to know Hoboken like the back of their hands. For them, Hoboken was..
July 28, 2011 Faces Victoria Hinojosa
What would bring someone from Canada all the way to Hoboken? For Kirsten Schmidt, it took the NYU College of Dentistry. Kirsten moved to Hoboken..
July 21, 2011 Faces Marissa Cortese
From the bars and nightclubs to the parks and piers, there is no doubt that many would describe life in Hoboken as nothing less than eventful, and for Media…
July 14, 2011 Faces Victoria Hinojosa
Before the recent influx of singles and families, Hidelisa Mateo knew Hoboken had a lot to offer 40 years ago, when she moved into town to raise her..
July 11, 2011 Faces Maria Locicero
Sometimes all it takes is work to bring people to the great town of Hoboken. For Mr. Scott Jeffe, a smart, opinionated, and talkative soul, his work at..
June 30, 2011 Faces Victoria Hinojosa
Hoboken attracts people from all over the country, like recent college graduate Lachelle Trout. Lachelle, who just moved to Hoboken a couple..
June 23, 2011 Faces Maria Locicero
Have you ever heard of Georgia Luch? Maybe you’ve seen her sitting outside at one of her favorite outdoor restaurants? Or maybe you..
June 16, 2011 Faces Andrew Brown
How you adequately describe someone who has lived in every ward in town, served her community in some capacity for over four decades and now lives high..
June 2, 2011 Faces Maria Locicero
Out of Hoboken’s estimated population of about 50,000 people, Nicole Palladino may be just one resident, yet she seems to coyly let on that there is much more to..
May 12, 2011 Faces Kelly Rainey
From the edge of Hoboken, most people look out onto the Hudson River and stare into the bustle of the Big Apple, regarding it as a barrier. Donna Antonucci..
May 5, 2011 Faces Krista Kelly
Independent filmmaker Phil Botti, a Hoboken resident for the past 15 years, recently had his comedic short film “Loose Change..
April 28, 2011 Faces Melissa Melms
Does the name Jeff Miles sound familiar? That’s because Jeff is Hoboken’s very own local celebrity and the midday personality..
April 12, 2011 Faces Lois Dilivio
Have you ever heard live, original music in Hoboken? Do you have any recordings of local musicians? Very possibly, this week’s “Face” has been involved..
April 8, 2011 Faces Melissa Melms
Only the best waitress in town at McSwiggans Pub Okay, so Elise has been working at McSwiggans for over a year, but she’s got more than that on her plate..
April 1, 2011 Faces Alexandria Tava
In a sea of suits and ties, a rusted diamond weaves in and out of the crowd, leaving little specks of shimmer wherever he walks. This..
March 25, 2011 Faces Melissa Melms
“Coming from Ohio I had never heard of it until I got to college,” said Ryan Orabone, an eager entrepreneur, about our lovely Hoboken. “One of my best friends..
March 11, 2011 Faces Kelly Rainey
For over ten years, artist Robert Policastro has had his studio in the Monroe Center for the Arts. The building, located..
March 4, 2011 Faces Melissa Melms
Speech-language pathologist by day and event organizer by night, Alexis Karlene Walling makes an impact on peoples’ lives from morning to night..
February 16, 2011 Faces Kelly Rainey
If you are at The Village Pourhouse (205 1st Street), you might have the pleasure of meeting resident bartender Janine Loffredo. Also a former bartender at O’Donoghues, she joined..
February 9, 2011 Faces Kelly Rainey
Peppermint hot chocolate, a Sexy Arnold Palmer, the smell of fresh coffee beans roasting — where am I? Talking with Domenic Salvemini as he and a co-worker were staying warm and gearing up for the next morning’s..
January 12, 2011 Faces Sharon Henry
Let’s face it, we’re all perfectionists when it comes to our hair – not just us ladies, but a lot of you guys, too. Still, it’s rare to find a professional..
December 3, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
The night was filled with dancing, laughter, music, and the sights around the room were nothing short of stunning. Ten ladies, with hair and makeup that was taken to and surpassed the next..
October 27, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Dodging some rain drops, with a smile on her face and a duck in the stroller, Kristin Mon was able to spare some time to share her story. I bet you’re..
October 20, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Originating from The Point (Point Pleasant, NJ), this sk8r boy does more than just board. Matt Daniels, manager of NJ Skate Shop, was able to take a few minutes from..
October 13, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Spotted: Hoboken couple enjoying lunch at Energy Kitchen while browsing the latest issue of hMAG. They are reading our stories, but what are Courtney and..
October 6, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Walking down Newark Street during your busy commute, I bet you wouldn’t expect to see the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself!! But low and behold, seated just outside..
August 30, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Chasing her daughter around Pier A Park, you wouldn’t imagine that Bethany was an Assistant Principal! Lucky for us, she was able to catch her breath..
August 26, 2010 Faces Danielle Maginnis
Have you ever thought about being a taxi cab driver? According to Jose Prince, a taxi cab driver for Mile Square City, it can be a very demanding, yet..