May 17, 2013 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
It was go big or go home at the latest hMAG mixer on Thursday, May 16 at Biggie’s on Newark Street! The party kicked off early with a hundred or so friends of the magazine in attendance…
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…
May 7, 2013 h Mouth Chris Halleron
It has long been maintained that there are two main groups in Hoboken—the Bn’Rs (Born n’ Raised) and the Yuppies (young urban professionals). The classifications have..
May 6, 2013 h Now Diana Schwaeble
The second annual Casino Night at the Hoboken Elks Lodge was a win for the hundreds of well-dressed Hobokenites who attended the latest hMAG event for charity on..
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…
April 24, 2013 h Now Joe Mindak
Hoboken once again came together on Sunday as it has many times over the past year. This time it was to help the Hoboken Shelter, but also teach the kids in town what it means to..
April 17, 2013 h Mouth Chris Halleron
The New York/Boston rivalry will never fade away, nor should it. But it has certainly taken a backseat… In fact, it’s almost surreal that it is even being discussed at..
April 16, 2013 h Now Diana Schwaeble
This Saturday, April 20 is the “Stride For the Cure” event at the Meadowlands Racetrack. All the proceeds raised from the event will go to the American Cancer Society…
April 11, 2013 h Now kimberly ammiano
You know love at first sight? Well for nerdy English majors like myself, there’s this little thing called love at first read; and that’s what it was for..
April 1, 2013 Heritage Tricia Tirella
The city of Hoboken embraces the lore of baseball. It lives on through games, history, and the annual theater production, the 7th Inning Stretch…
April 1, 2013 Feature Diana Schwaeble
Chris Bray and David Miller sit at the same table every day. Against the wall, removed from the constant chatter at the bar, but still in sight of it. Their view takes in the expanse of River Street and parts of lower Manhattan…
April 1, 2013 h Life Jessica Rosero
A life-long resident of Hoboken, Anthony Romano has dedicated his life to serving the people. First as a police officer and now as County Freeholder..
April 1, 2013 h Mouth Ignatius J. Reilly
Citing a need to mitigate flooding and water issues, compounded by increasing concerns over quality of life and public safety issues, the City of Hoboken met with engineers..
March 28, 2013 Raves kimberly ammiano
Looking for a mini-vacation during your lunch break? Indulge in something fruity and frothy! Carry out a little taste of the Caribbean like the Pina Colada as you head back to the office…
March 22, 2013 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
The blustery weather did nothing to deter crowds from attending the latest hMAG mixer at the Melting Pot. This bar and restaurant at 100 Sinatra Drive offers great views of Pier A Park and lower Manhattan…
March 21, 2013 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
But beyond the cocktail list or the menu is the friendly staff, who will happily chat with you while pouring you a drink. One of the friendly bartenders is the charming Molly, who always has a smile on her face.
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…
March 20, 2013 h Now Diana Schwaeble
There is a new horse in town, or should I say, bull. The Stewed Cow, 400 Adams Street, opened last week to crowds of appreciative locals. The bar, which is at the..
February 4, 2013 h Now Jessica Rosero
It was a night of glitz and glamour for guests of The Gala to Rebuild Hoboken this past Saturday, Feb. 2 at the W-Hoboken, as community leaders and..
January 21, 2013 h Life Joe Mindak
We’ve all read the stories about Sandy and the devastation she left. In Hoboken, we really don’t need to read about it as most of us lived it. We were there to see a river running down our street…
January 21, 2013 Welcome Letter Diana Schwaeble
While Hoboken slowly recovers, we thought it would be fitting to tell some of the stories that Sandy wrought. You’ve no doubt shared stories with your neighbors and favorite business owners, but that only is part of the whole…
January 21, 2013 Feature Diana Schwaeble
Artie Lange. Comedian, radio host, author and larger than life personality. For him, life has taken some crazy turns, but he’s back doing what he was made to do – entertain thousands of people with his..
January 21, 2013 Raves Diana Schwaeble
Perhaps the cold weather has you day dreaming about skiing in the Alps or visiting the cathedrals in France. Hoboken may not be Heathrow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a taste of something different…
January 21, 2013 Raves Diana Schwaeble
And the action doesn’t stop when the bars close – visit your favorite pizza joint after midnight to get a look at a different sort of a dinner crowd…
January 21, 2013 Raves Tricia Tirella
Frank Sinatra’s shadow continues to cast its light on Hoboken, through a star that marks his birthplace, restaurants that host shrines to the singing legend, a waterfront park renamed in his honor, and the street that bears his name…
January 21, 2013 Raves Jessica Figlar
There is perhaps no better view in the world than of New York City! Lucky for Hobokenites, we have access to this spectacular view anytime we want…
January 17, 2013 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
Whether you want a taste of something or an entire meal, the atmosphere is festive, the service is friendly, and the food is fantastic. One of the friendly staff..
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…
January 2, 2013 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
Here at hMAG, we make it our mission to get to know you and all that this town has to offer. So it should be no surprise that we support Rebuild Hoboken..
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…
November 29, 2012 h Life Diana Schwaeble
It is a town surging with life. Though small in scale, it is a bustling town that attracts many artists who live in the shadow of the city, hoping for a long harbored dream to become a reality. ..
November 29, 2012 Raves Diana Schwaeble
Sparkling gold, red, and green balls are a few reasons to get excited about the holiday season. Whether you are looking to add a little color to your tree…
November 29, 2012 Raves Jessica Figlar
Small things can have big personalities! That’s how I feel about Hoboken – one square mile jam packed with so many unique and creative spaces that are a reflection of those who create them…
November 29, 2012 Raves Jesse Weeks
I looked out of place as I strolled cautiously into the office space, and a man in coveralls asked if I needed help. I asked about the plaque that can be seen..
October 19, 2012 h Now Alexandria Tava
Bass – Drums – Guitars- Action! HelloRadio is more than just a fabulous band, they are fabulous guys. With music as approachable as their personalities…
October 12, 2012 h Now Diana Schwaeble
But for funny man Dan Frigolette, comedy is a way of life. And perhaps that is the best way, finding humor in the ordinary day or things gone horribly wrong…
October 9, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
Family owned and operated, they aim to give Hobokenites great food in a comfortable atmosphere. Open for lunch, brunch, and dinner, they offer food around the clock…
September 24, 2012 Raves Krista Kelly
I’m a fan of good cooking, but not always inclined to cook. One night, as I ventured down Washington Street, the usual suspects of pizza, sushi, or burgers didn’t catch my eye…
September 11, 2012 h Now kimberly ammiano
Hobokenites, ever imagine what life was like on this side of the river almost a century ago? Holly Metz takes you back to experience history in the making…
September 11, 2012 h Fit Jessica Rosero
Through his work as a health coach DeSanti has been touching the lives of not only his neighbors in the mile square city, but throughout the country…
September 7, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
It is a good place to unwind after work. One of the friendly staff members bound to make your visit special is the charming Rolando, who has bartended at the Café since it opened…
August 14, 2012 Feature Tricia Tirella
This Aug. 18 you won’t have to fork over money for a high-priced concert ticket or travel very far to see some of the greatest indie rock acts around and be a part of something big.
August 14, 2012 Heritage Melissa Abernathy
Hoboken was well-situated as a hub for water contests, with a popular rowing course stretching up the shoreline from Hoboken to Guttenberg. The wide-open New York Harbor, protected from heavy tides…
August 14, 2012 h Life Diana Schwaeble
The music industry is a close community with far reaching ties. Where to play, who to work with, and where to record is valuable information that is traded like currency. ..
August 14, 2012 Raves Jessica Rosero
Okay so they may not exactly chime, but Hoboken’s beautiful 19th century style street clocks along Washington Street do inspire the nostalgia of an era gone by. ..
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…
August 3, 2012 h Now Victoria Hinojosa
The centerpiece of the market, Chef Pino’s burger stand On the FlipSide, is Pino’s way of bringing an exciting and flavorful menu to this Saturday destination. Why should hot dogs have all the fun?!
July 18, 2012 h Fit kimberly ammiano
While some Hoboken fitness buffs may know Sonny Guzman for his golden-glove worthy boxing, this LA Boxing General Manager appears to have been born just..
July 3, 2012 h Now kimberly ammiano
No longer subject to weekend riders – people of all ages are embracing what was once a childhood activity. I’m talking about bikes, you know, the two-wheeled, not a care in the world flying action!
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 25, 2012 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
It was a sure sign of summer at the latest mixer at Cooper’s Union, 104 Hudson Street, on Thursday June 21. The mood matched the weather – it was the hottest place to be in Hoboken last night…
June 20, 2012 h Now Victoria Hinojosa
On nights when it’s too nice to stay indoors, a trip to the park is what you need! You’ll see why “all the world’s a stage” as the Hudson Shakespeare Company presents the best of the Bard for free this summer in Hoboken…
June 19, 2012 h Now Diana Schwaeble
Some say the best is often brought to light in the face of human tragedy. That couldn’t be more true for the friends and family of the Cristian Rivera Foundation…
June 19, 2012 h Fit Jessica Rosero
Hoboken trainer Rob Fletcher has spent a lifetime being a proactive advocate for health and fitness, and with his latest endeavor America’s Next Great Trainer…
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…
June 4, 2012 h Now Diana Schwaeble
It was a night of ice cream, music and fun at Ben & Jerry’s Sidewalk Carnival this past Thursday. Kids of all ages lined up to take part in the festivities…
May 31, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
Their slogan on their coasters is “We were here before you were born!” The historic sign on the outside of the building brings a little of Hoboken’s storied past into the bustling bar and restaurant scene…
May 30, 2012 h Now kimberly ammiano
When hunger calls and you have 10 minutes left for lunch, it’s hard to stick to a healthy diet. For many working 9 to 5, grabbing lunch often means forsaking healthy for fast…
May 25, 2012 Raves Kelly Rainey
Alexia Crawford Sample Sale (331 Washington Street) is the ideal spot to stop in and find the latest accessories (plus it doesn’t come with a headache the next morning). The store boasts an eclectic mix..
May 25, 2012 Raves Jessica Figlar
In the midst of all the hustle and bustle was a random totem pole. I felt like I had been placed in a secluded reservation. My mind began to wander so I had to take a closer look..
May 25, 2012 Raves Jesse Weeks
The Boathouse itself is a replica of the original clubhouse built by John Cox Stevens, the founder and first Commodore of the New York Yacht Club, begun in 1844. The kayakers started small in 2003…
May 25, 2012 Raves Krista Kelly
But cream cheese and butter are not one’s only options. There is no better cure for that hangover than a bacon, egg and cheese bagel smash or their very popular pizza bagel smash!
May 25, 2012 Welcome Letter Diana Schwaeble
I hope this issue reconnects you with the truly important things in life – one’s health and the value of helping others. And as the long summer nights provide a great reason for relaxing outside..
May 25, 2012 Feature Diana Schwaeble
Luckily for all of us living in the Mile Square, there are plenty of fitness options out there. There is everything from specialty gyms, to dance studios, to kick boxing that can help even the most unmotivated..
May 25, 2012 h Life Joe Mindak
Luckily a lot of people consider Hoboken home, so what popped in my mind wound up coming together quite nicely. When we stared hMAG three years ago, we decided one main priority..
May 22, 2012 h Now Rory Chadwick
The first time I laid eyes on my dog Louis, it was friends at first site. It was just under a year ago, Corner Stone Pets was having a doggy adoption in conjunction with the Liberty Humane..
May 18, 2012 h Now Rory Chadwick
Having been found in a remote part of Alabama a few months ago, The half Australian Cattle dog half Australian Shepard was new to the world as a puppy. She had no idea what..
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 15, 2012 h Now Rory Chadwick
If you have lived in Hoboken within the last 29 years there is a good chance you’ve bought some delicious ice cream from Hoboken’s only official Mr. Softee, Tony Santomauro. Tony..
May 11, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
It caters to the sports and trivia fans, people looking for a good meal, or looking to unwind after work. Their specialty is Italian food and guests can enjoy pasta dishes as well as one of their..
May 11, 2012 h Now Jessica Rosero
The shelter has been providing the Hoboken community, as well as the surrounding North Hudson area, with food, shelter, and programs such as job training and education. This has made..
May 1, 2012 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
This neighborhood bar is one of the oldest bars in Hoboken and is a favorite among locals. Regulars know Louise and Jerry’s as L&J’s. Known for its fantastic jukebox, pool table, and friendly and colorful..
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..
May 1, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
Many of the staff members have worked at Court Street for a long time, making any trip here feel more like a visit to a friend’s house. One such staff member is Jeff, who tends bar with an equal mix of wit, charm, and efficiency…
April 26, 2012 h Now Rory Chadwick
Hoboken is home to 84 bars in total, not to shabby for a city just a mile square. However nestled within these bars is a select few that for the longest time have been deemed “Dog Friendly”…
April 23, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
They serve everything from IPA’s to ales, to stouts – not to mention seasonal brews. This is a great place to kick back with friends. It has a cozy, intimate environment that attracts locals and dart enthusiasts alike…
April 23, 2012 h Now Jessica Rosero
“This is the way the universe begins” is the opening line for the Pulitzer-nominated play “The Pavilion” by Craig Wright – the Mile Square Theatre Company’s latest production for its 10th running season.
April 23, 2012 h Fit Diana Schwaeble
Is your summer body hidden beneath a layer of fat? We are going to award two free fitness memberships to two lucky readers courtesy of two local gyms! The fitness challenge is a..
April 13, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
The Bear serves high quality comfort food at reasonable prices – all with a smile as the staff prides itself on good service. One such friendly staff member is the saucy Beverly, who treats her regulars as friends…
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 30, 2012 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
Since opening in 2006, Carpe Diem has gained steady support from the neighborhood, providing delicious comfort food and traditional Irish fare for guests…
March 30, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
There are several long time staff members at Maxwell’s who do more than promote good shows – they promote good feelings by providing guests with friendly service. One such staff member is the manager Rob…
March 22, 2012 h Life Diana Schwaeble
“The Pig Roast with Otto and George” features the talents of comedian Otto Petersen and his sidekick George. George, incidentally, is a puppet. A very life-like puppet which..
March 22, 2012 Raves Diana Schwaeble
Growing up, one of my uncles would cut my hair in my grandfather’s basement, all while carrying on various colorful conversations around me. I am reminded of those times when..
March 22, 2012 Raves stefaniejackowitz
A smile spread across my face when I spoke to Susi Tully, Executive Director of Hoboken’s TRUE Mentors, who shared a story about a boy who swelled with pride when recalling the experience..
March 22, 2012 Raves Jessica Figlar
Now, every time I pass by the City Hall Clock, it reminds me to slow down and take the time to notice the many jewels of the “’Mile” and even the little things in life. If you don’t – time will pass you by…
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 19, 2012 h Now Diana Schwaeble
A new solo show by Robert Wagner opened at the Right Angle shop, 1108 Washington St. in Hoboken, featuring stunning images of the Mile Square and more which promise to..
March 14, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
You’ll find one bartender who actually likes making complicated drinks well – the lovely Veronica, who not only works in Hoboken, but also finds time to help her..
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..
March 6, 2012 h Mixers Diana Schwaeble
The Irish Pub, at 110 First Street, provided a good setting for the hMAG’s latest mixer, which got packed as crowds celebrated throughout the night…
February 24, 2012 h Now Diana Schwaeble
When one thinks of their mother, most would probably admit that mom provides a safe place to discuss hopes and dreams, and provide answers for even..
February 23, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
This is a good place to share a pint with a friend and the staff has an easy camaraderie with guests. One such staff member is Emily, whose friendly smile provides a warm welcome…
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 8, 2012 h Now Chris Halleron
Hats off to Eli and the Giants for their victory in Super Bowl XLVI. But two years from now, when the Super Bowl is played in the Meadowlands, the game could..
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.
February 6, 2012 Bokenology Diana Schwaeble
One such staff member is the friendly Kyria. While her Greek name may be hard to pronounce for some, her engaging smile and wicked sense of humor are easy to take..
January 27, 2012 Raves sjallocca
I purchased a dark blue t-shirt with the slogan “Nature, get into it!” above a picture of a mountain, evergreen trees and a setting sun.
January 27, 2012 Raves Jessica Rosero
Looking for a way to fight that winter chill, but can’t afford the plane fare? Come enjoy a touch of South Beach at Havana Cafe on Hoboken’s Newark Avenue.
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 25, 2011 h Now Rory Chadwick
Being known from time to time to write about those that work in the bar and restaurant business for my Bokenology column, I found it fitting to acknowledge..
November 18, 2011 h Now Rory Chadwick
In the mile square city we know as home there are so many people doing great things for others. From those that do great things when no one else is looking to Batman and Robin..
November 13, 2011 h Now Jessica Rosero
Prices on products range, but Dina’s Kiss & Makeup offers more affordable lines than department store cosmetic counters and more quality than everyday..
August 11, 2011 h Now Rory Chadwick
On August 5th, 2011 local bar / restaurant The Turtle Club in conjunction with Buy Rite Liquors held their 1st ever golf tournament at Black Bear Golf Club located in Franklin, NJ..
August 4, 2011 h Now Marissa Cortese
Lose the Training Wheels is an organization dedicated to teaching individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle and become..
July 29, 2011 h Now Rory Chadwick
On Thursday July 28th, Hoboken’s newest bar “Cooper’s Union” opened its doors for the first time to a packed crowd and it appears Hoboken now has..
July 27, 2011 Raves Sharon Henry
What could be more adorable than a basket of kittens? How about giving a furry bundle of joy a permanent home! Started in 1987 with a focus on Hoboken and the rest…
July 27, 2011 Raves Chris Halleron
As Hoboken’s “Arab Spring” moves into summer, the massive uprising of falafel joints in the geographic middle eastern portion of town has sparked…
July 27, 2011 Raves Melissa Napoleon
Ever been left window-shopping outside a boutique? Perhaps you walked in, eager to try on that adorable dress in the window, but found only a rack full…
May 18, 2011 Feature Sharon Henry
Parlez-vous football? Habla usted futbol? Call it what you will – football, soccer, fuutball – it’s not just the world’s sport, it’s an international language capable..
May 18, 2011 Heritage Dennis Q. Miguel
In the National Register of Historic Places, Hoboken is home to nearly twenty listed as preserved cultural resources. For those not in the know, the National Register..
May 2, 2011 h Now Sharon Henry
It was a glorious day – warm in the sun and cool in the shade. Maybe it was the weather or maybe it was something more, but..
January 4, 2011 h Now Melissa Melms
Tonight’s the night… the Mega Millions drawing for $330 million! By now you’ve probably bought your ticket (wait, you haven’t? what..
November 12, 2010 Feature Maria Ritchey
Hoboken has long been known for being the birthplace of Frank Sinatra and the first official baseball game. But based upon all the strollers showing..