Hoboken Arts and Musical Festival 2014
May 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
EDITOR’S LETTER BLP
Life on the Peninsula
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s the people of Bayonne who put the “community” in the Bayonne Community News . Without these civic-minded citizens, there would be no community news. We wanted to do the same with a glossy life...
A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear friends , It is my honor to be able to welcome you to the inaugural issue of “Bayonne: Life on the Peninsula” This lifestyle magazine is a project of our friends at the Hudson Reporter. They a...
The Scandals
Bayonne’s own punk rock band makes the big time
by Tara Ryazansky
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Sitting in Bayonne’s Little Food Cafe, just a few blocks from the house he grew up in, Jared Hart tells me about his punk rock band, The Scandals. He describes their sound as “Rock and roll that’s ...
From Factories to Luxury Lofts
The evolution of a town
by Kate Rounds
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Developer Doug Stern is so excited about his new project, he’s waiting in the parking lot, hardhat on head, all energy and expectation. He’s a developer of commercial and industrial real estate and...
Time-Honored Establishments
Enduring businesses call Bayonne home
by Story and Photos by Merlin Ural Rivera
May 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
There are things in Bayonne that haven’t changed and are unlikely to anytime soon: spectacular sunsets over Newark Bay, laundromats bustling on Sundays, and homes elaborately decorated for Hallowee...
WORKING OUT WITH BLP
Working Out With—Chuck Wepner
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking around Planet Fitness with Chuck Wepner, you know you’re in the company of a celeb. Lots of folks greet him and some want their pictures taken with him. He is unfailingly friendly and oblig...
PEOPLE POWER BLP
George R.R. Martin
From Bayonne to Game of Thrones—and Back
by Dean DeChiaro
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In Bayonne, things change but often not that much. Thirty-five East First St. is largely the same building it was in the early 1950s, except back then the roof was flat. A few blocks down, a corner...
HANGING OUT WITH BLP
Hanging Out With—Patty Smith
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When I tell people I’m interviewing Patty Smith, some ask, “the rock star?” Well, no, but this Patty Smith does rock. Your first impression of her is that’s she’s a lovely, down-to-earth person who...
The Sunken Ships of Bayonne
by Story and Photos by Al Sullivan
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
At the southeastern corner of Bayonne rests the wreck of the Estelle Krieger, a 1,172-ton passenger schooner built in 1899 but left to rot along the piers of the Port Johnson coal docks along with ...