Fifty Shades of… Well, Shades
Window treatments make reality-show magic
by Amanda Palasciano
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
We’ve all seen him in the movies: the handsome, wealthy bachelor who clicks a button to control the blinds in his modern penthouse. Admit it. You’ve wondered how you could be that cool with motoriz...
City Critters
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite all the development going on in Hoboken—high rises along the waterfront, and new condos on the west side—you can still find vestiges of our rural past in ragged lots left vacant by demolish...
Signs and the city
by Caren Lissner
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Throughout my time in Hoboken, both as a newspaper reporter and a resident, I’ve enjoyed watching how neighbors communicate. And even with the advent of social media, sometimes there’s no better wa...
Fantasy Fences
Chain links get whimsical facelifts
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Folks wandering around Hudson County have probably noticed them—a curious kind of artwork on fences around our towns. “Is that toilet paper?” asked one incredulous onlooker. Hardly. That métier wou...
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The Gorgeous Hoarder
Issa Sow’s composed chaos
by Kate Rounds
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t turn down an invitation to visit Issa Sow’s work space. You may think you’ve seen studios or galleries or artists’ lofts or museums, but you haven’t seen anything until you’ve experienced the...
Working Out With—Dawn Zimmer 07030
by Carlo Davis
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You don’t have to ask Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer how she stays active in Hoboken—just follow her on Twitter or Facebook. Zimmer’s social media feed is a virtual smorgasbord of athletic activities. O...
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Belly Up to the Bar
For some homegrown brew
by Tara Ryazansky
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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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...
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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...