Dining on the waterfront is a summer ritual. In this issue we highlight Blue Eyes, a perfect al fresco experience. While enjoying delicious food, guests can watch all the action on the river walk, and on the river.
Speaking of which, you’re bound to see boats from the Hoboken Sailing Club plying the Hudson. Tara and Max set sail with them for our On the Job With feature.
Here’s another outside item, or, hmmm—facility. In Hoboken’s award-winning Southwest Park stands a state-of-the-art outhouse, more decorously known at the Portland Loo. Learn all about it in these pages.
Photographer Chris Taylor captured another late-spring tradition in Hoboken—the Secret Gardens Tour. If you didn’t make it to the tour, enjoy these magical backyard gems right here.
If things go as hoped, Hoboken may have a beautiful outdoor/indoor market, known as Warrington Plaza. Modeled after ones like Chelsea Market in New York City, it could light up the Lackawanna transit center. Check out our story in the Emerging section of the mag.
And those gorgeous, adorable kids on the cover? Read all about them in our story on Rock the 21.
Meanwhile, Marilyn Baer caught up with Mayor Ravi Bhalla for a personal profile of the city’s first Sikh Chief Executive. Learn all about his Jersey roots, his family, and what makes him tick.
I want to congratulate Senor Graphic Artist Terri Saulino Bish, who won an award from the Garden State Journalists Association for her cover and cover-story layout in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of 07030. She was among many graphic artists who won awards for out three magazines, including Lisa Cuthbert and Alyssa Bredin Quiros. The New Jersey Press Association awarded Hoboken 07030 First Place for Best Niche Publication. Congratulations to all our writers, photographers, and graphic artists.
There’s more in this issue, so sit back with a cold drink on a hot day and let 07030 keep you company.—07030