One spring evening, I was riding on the 126 going up Washington Street during the rush hour. In front of me was an Indian woman with her two little kids—a boy and girl—who asked her, “Mommy, what are Girl Scout cookies?”
I thought it was a great question for kids embarking on the multicultural journey that is Hoboken. Their mother’s response was more wonderful still: “Magic biscuits.”
What makes Hoboken magical is the wide range of people who raise kids here, find homes, work, shop, and take part in all the town has to offer.
In summer, no matter how old we are, we still get that school-vacation feel. Summer’s fleeting days are filled with the nostalgic song of the ice cream truck and the briny scent of the Hudson.
Check out our calendar, and you’ll see so many events that take place outside, on the waterfront—concerts, plays, festivals, and much more.
In this issue, we tell you about kayaking and stand-up paddling sponsored by the Hoboken Community Boat House.
This is the perfect season for just walking up and down our tree-lined streets—and looking up. That’s right, have you ever looked at the cornices that grace some of our historic brownstones? Read about them in this issue.
Arlene Phalon Baldassari covers the gallery scene and talks to the many Hobokenites who have been on reality shows. Lana Rose Diaz looks into the revitalizing world of holistic health, and Stefanie Jackowitz talks to hairdressers about the close and confidential bonds they have with clients.
This issue of 07030 is as diverse as the town it covers.—07030