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EDITOR’S LETTER 07030

by Kate Rounds
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Cold Comfort Unless you’ve been living in that burrow right along with the groundhogs, you know that Feb. 2, 2014, is a lot more than Groundhog Day. That, of course, is the day that the Super Bowl ...
John Sayles
—Our Auteur Next Door
by Arlene Phalon Baldassari
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
No voice in film has been more unremittingly committed to telling intimate, character-driven stories about people than that of John Sayles . Way back, when I told a hipster friend that I was moving...
Hoboken’s hallowed ruins
by By Dean DeChiaro
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In the 20th century, before the Holland Tunnel and the PATH trains dominated trans-Hudson travel, ferries ruled, and the architectural grandeur of the Erie Lackawanna Terminal is proof. Today, larg...
Stop or Go?
Drivers and pedestrians do a dance of death on the crosswalk
by Dean DeChiaro
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The octagonal red STOP signs at intersections in the United States conform to the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals. We share the same design with a number of nations, including Argentina...
Hoboken’s Super Bowl Hero
From the Dominican Republic to Hoboken to living the dream
by Jim Hague
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To the students at P.S. 24 in Jersey City, he’s known as Mr. Perez, the strict dean of discipline. The rest of the time, he’s recognized as Pastor Perez, the ecumenical and inspirational lead minis...
The Go-to Spot for Sports Gear
It’s a family tradition and a mile-square institution
by Lana Rose Diaz
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Basketball shorts? Football helmet? Hockey stick? It’s that time of year. At the start of every new sports season, you can find kids, parents, and coaches at the go-to spot in Hudson County for all...
Not just your grandma’s bingo anymore
The classic game of chance has changed
by Lana Rose Diaz
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the rallying cry of “Blitzkrieg Bop” and the undeniable crunch of cheesy nachos, the call is made: “B9…B9.” At Black Bear Bar & Grill, patrons are enjoying a pint of their favorite brew with o...
WORKING OUT WITH 07030

Maricela Rivera
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If we have a snowy winter, chances are Maricela (Mari) Rivera will be behind the wheel of the snow plow. Rivera is fleet manager for all city vehicles and works in the Parking Utilities Department....
ARCHIVES AND ARTIFACTS 07030

Frozen Hoboken
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, Hoboken was a colder town
by Kate Rounds
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
These photographs from the Hoboken Public Library Historic Photography Collection were taken in the 1880s. If you’re thinking that things looked snowier, colder, and icier back then, you’re right. ...
WEST SIDE STORY 07030

The Volunteer Ambulance Corps to the Rescue
Those brave first responders aren’t in it for the money
by Kate Rounds
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hoboken High School’s Emergency Response Team course was disbanded at the beginning of the school year, it shed light on the work of one of Hoboken’s most important institutions: the Hoboken V...

HOW WE LIVE 07030

80 PARK STREET
by Peter Traberman

Holistic Hoboken by Lana Rose Diaz