WATERING HOLE JCM
Belly Up to the Bar
For some homegrown brew
by Tara Ryazansky
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At the entrance to the New Jersey Beer Company are large metal tanks and machinery in a section called the brew house. Further on is the tasting area with repurposed wine-barrel tables and a wooden...
Sweet Swings
Hoboken brothers team up to build better ballplayers
by Story and photos by Jim Hague
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They were one of the most athletic families ever to pass through Hoboken High School. The name was synonymous with Red Wing royalty. The Eusebio brothers—Eddie, Ralph, Tony, and Michael—were the Wi...
EDUCATION 07030
All Saints Episcopal Day School
Preparing kids for an unknowable future
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In 1609, Galileo conjectured that the surface of the moon might be walked upon. But he never envisioned toddlers firing up Peppa Pig on their mothers’ smartphones. That’s the dilemma facing 21st ce...
HELPING HANDS 07030
HOPES
Hitting poverty where it hurts
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Ora Welch will be the first to tell you that things have changed in Hoboken. She’s not talking about the glass-and-steel high-rises that soar from our waterfront but about the humanity struggling t...
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 07030
Derrick Alston
by Jim Hague
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If you were an athletic kid growing up in Hoboken in the 1980s, you had to play the trifecta: baseball, basketball, and football. Derrick Alston had gotten a taste of Little League baseball. But in...
ENTERTAINMENT 07030
Pop Psychology
The show-biz life of a Hoboken dad
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Joseph Gallo has been living in Hoboken since he graduated from Rowan University in the late 1980s. He and his roommate chose Hoboken over New York City because they were Jersey boys with cars. “Th...
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You Could Look it Up
A milestone for the Hoboken Public Library
by Kate Rounds
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The Hoboken Public Library has been serving the needs of bibliophiles and folks who just want to know stuff for 125 years. Or, as habitués of libraries might say, it’s celebrating its quasquicenten...
HOW WE WORK JCM
by Kate Rounds
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Flowers by Diane 109 Second St. (877) 293-4263 (201) 795-2504 flowersbydiane.net Diane Alonso went from working as a supervisor for a global health insurer to opening her own flower shop. You could...
HOW WE LIVE 07030
WEST OF WASHINGTON
by Kate Rounds
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It’s not often that we get to highlight a “How We Live” home that also has a strong, community-service component, but the Tennaro family’s certainly qualifies. Michael Tennaro, who has cerebral pal...
In the pocket
No miscues in Hoboken as pool tables and taverns team up
by Tara Ryazansky
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The clack of pool balls is a familiar sound in many Hoboken watering holes. It’s commonly heard on Monday and Wednesday nights when the American Poolplayers Association holds league matches in bars...