Hoboken News

Food, art, and festivities

The 24th spring Hoboken Arts & Music Festival will move back to its original downtown location on Washington Street from Observer Highway to Seventh Street on Sunday, May 6, rain or shine. Last year the...

Extraordinary extracurriculars

Hoboken High School junior Amanda Hichez has big goals for where she wants to go to college. “Princeton is my dream school, and I’ve been looking into other Ivy League schools, but Princeton is definitely...


Gender-neutral restroom proposal expands to businesses, could result in fines Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced a proposed ordinance at a press conference on Wednesday requiring all public and private single-occupancy restrooms in the city to be...

Will city go to pot?

Ever since Gov. Phil Murphy said on the campaign trail last year that he wanted to legalize recreational marijuana and expand medical marijuana access, Hoboken officials and residents have wondered whether the Garden State...

Baseball is back!

Hoboken is famous as the location for the first organized game of modern baseball. Last weekend, the city welcomed back its favorite pastime with the official opening of the Little League season. Local residents and...

Some landlords will get to keep their garden apartments

At the Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, the council revised the city’s flood ordinance (which regulates development in low-lying areas) so that some property owners who would have been forced to do away...

Police beat

Birch bouncers charged after victim of alleged assault comes forward Union City resident Matthew Garcia, age 27, was charged with aggravated assault and Jersey City resident Dashon Brown, age 27, was charged with hindering apprehension...


Affordable Housing working group meeting to take place Monday April 30 Councilwoman Vanessa Falco, chair of the affordable housing subcommittee, and Mayor Ravi Bhalla will host the first meeting of a new affordable housing working...

Towing troubles

Hoboken towed more cars from its streets during the first quarter of 2018 than the same time in 2017, Hoboken Parking Director Ryan Sharp said this month. He believes it’s most likely due to...

Proposal floated for northwest park

On Monday, residents met in the cafeteria of the Wallace Elementary School for the unveiling of the new Northwest Resiliency Park’s final concept design. To the disappointment of many, the design included no court...
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