Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day in Hoboken

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Hoboken foodies will be happy to hear that January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day.  Lucky for you, there are plenty of places around your Rivington apartment to treat yourself to a nice cheese platter and glass of wine.  If you prefer making your own cheese platter at home, there’s wonderful local shops where you can pick up delicious cheeses.

Cheese + Wine – Whether you are hosting an event or going to one, nothing will impress your guest like this shops array of the finest handcrafted cheeses and charcuterie from around the world. Cheese + Wine loves when their customers come in to sample their cheeses because it allows you to make your dream platter! The Platters feed 10-15 people and they also sell gift baskets, which is the perfect gift for that cheese lover in your life.

Sorellina Kitchen & Wine Bar – Just a 6 minute walk from the Rivington is Sorellina, a go-to spot for cheese, meat and wine pairings. They offer lunch, dinner and an aperitivo menu which is served Tuesday-Friday from 4:30pm-7pm and includes favorites such as fried stuffed olives, eggplant parm, a whole wheat pizza, mussels, an Italian style sloppy joe and more.

Bin 14 – When Bin 14 opened in November 2008, it established Hoboken’s first and only wine bar. The restaurant features a contemporary blend of Italian tapas in an industrial chic space with exposed brick walls, tin molded ceilings and a marble top bar. Their menu has something for every appetite and has earned raves from the press and customers.  They have over 75 wines by the glass and are well-known for their chef’s cheese and meat plate.  Bin14 is also included in Hudson Restaurant Week!


Cheese + Wine

1314 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 963-9463


Sorellina Kitchen & Wine Bar

1036 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 963-3333


Bin 14

1314 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 963-9463



Pizza Meets Bagel in Hoboken

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What would happen if your favorite pizza and bagel spot close to your Rivington apartment teamed together to create the ultimate jumbo pizza bagel? Tony Boloney’s and O’Bagel in Hoboken just announced their newest item, a massive pizza bagel, which includes an everything bagel, vodka sauce, smoked pepperoni and fresh mozzarella (vegetarian option is available too).  The pizza bagel will only be available on Fridays and to get the full bagel, you’ll have to order it 24 hours in advance.


Tony Boloney’s was all over social media in 2017 because of their taco pizza and rainbow mozzarella sticks which have been featured internationally on sites like Inside Edition and Thrillist.  They also have an enticing menu filled with seasonal pizzas, white pies, red pies, vegan pies and you can even build your own pizza.  If you love sweets, then you’ll want to check out their Carney Balls which are homemade mini bite-size zeppoles tossed in brown sugar then covered in melted hazelnut chocolate sauce and peanut butter cream and topped with crushed honey roasted peanuts.


O’ Bagel also made headlines with their 30-pound jumbo bagel and pop-up taco shop on 6th ave in Hoboken.  They are a family-owned and operated business with four New Jersey locations. It started as the vision of Sam, the owner, who wanted to put his expertise of hand rolling bagels into a suburban community that respects and appreciates fresh quality bread made from hand-selected ingredients. Their products are always created fresh daily.


Tony Boloney’s

263 1st St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 222-8669



600 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07310

(201) 683-8600

Upgrade Your Ski Gear at These Sports Stores Near Hoboken

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For everyone that loves skiing and snowboarding, the time is finally upon us to get back on those slopes – and with Christmas around the corner, it’s also a good time to get a little gift for yourself and update your outdoor apparel!

If you’re in need of some new skiing or snowboarding gear or are just ready for a new warm and cozy winter coat, then make sure you head to these stores in Hoboken and grab some of the amazing holiday deals they are currently sporting.

Athleta, located at 316 Washington St, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Rivington apartment, is a chain retailer for trendy sportswear and accessories for women, offering gear and more.

Athleta also has a “give it a workout guarantee” – if you’re not satisfied with your purchase, you can return it for a 100 percent refund, so there’s no reason not to stop in here to get everything you need for the outdoors!

Modell’s Sporting Goods, located at 611 Washington Blvd, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Rivington apartment, is a family-operated chain supplying athletic equipment, footwear and apparel, plus replica jerseys.

This level of commitment to excellence has been the cornerstone by which Modell’s Sporting Goods was founded and has grown. Modells.com delivers to you the convenience of online shopping, combined with the reputation, support and tradition of over 120 years of retail experience.



316 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 653-4101



Modell’s Sporting Goods

611 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310

(201) 420-8800


These Bakeries Have Amazing Cookies for the Holidays

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Don’t worry about hitting the gym this month – December is the time to enjoy big holiday meals, scrumptious desserts and fine wines! And, of course, one of the favorites on everyone’s list is cookies of every shape, size and color.

If you’re not much of a baker, don’t fret – there’s no need to open your Rivington oven when there are so many wonderful bakeries in Hoboken! If you’re looking for the spot to pick up your  cookies, then look no further:

Carlo’s Bakery, located at 95 Washington St, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Rivington apartment, is known for a variety of cookies, cannoli and elaborate cakes and of course, the popular TV show ‘Cake Boss.’

Because of the Valastro family’s dedication to quality and excellence, Carlo’s has received national recognition. Master Baker Bartolo Jr. “Buddy” has been featured in numerous publications, such as Modern Bride, and The Knot.

Giorgio’s Italian & French Shop, located at 1112 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 10-minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a local fixture baking traditional Italian and French pastries, including cannoli, eclairs and cookies.

Since they are able to take custom orders, this is a great shop to stop by when prepping for your big holiday meal with tons of scrumptious desserts! Come by to see what they have been cooking up.


Carlo’s Bakery

95 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 659-3671


Giorgio’s Italian & French Shop

1112 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 792-3535


Check Out These Local Stores for Holiday Shopping in Hoboken

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It’s time to get cracking, Rivington residents – the holidays are right around the corner and time is running out to get the gifts you need for your family and friends!

Here in a bustling city like Hoboken, we have tons of shops – both local and national – that are sure to provide everything you need to get your holiday shopping done. Read on to find out what stores you need to check out this weekend!

Tunes, located at 225 Washington St, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Rivington apartment, is a music store carrying a wide variety of new and used LPs and CDs, plus DVDs and games for sale or trade.

The story of Tunes began in a tiny shop on the Ocean City boardwalk in the summer of 1989. Tunes has won several awards along the way: Best of Philly Magazine and Best of South Jersey Magazine to name a few. Stop by and check them out!

Fleet Feet Sports, located at 604 Washington St, Hoboken which is seven minutes from your Rivington apartment, is a retail chain stocking athletic shoes, apparel and accessories geared toward runners.

Fleet Feet provides only the very best in customer service and knowledge for all your running, walking and fitness needs! They are committed to providing each customer who runs or walks through their doors with the ultimate customer service experience.



225 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 653-3355



Fleet Feet Sports

604 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 533-1200


Book Your Holiday Party at These Local Restaurants

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There’s no better way to celebrate the holidays with your friends, family or coworkers than by hosting an amazing holiday party – everyone loves fine food, fine drinks and time with their loved ones!

We have lots of upscale restaurants here in Hoboken that can make for a perfect evening out for your holiday party, featuring cuisine from every corner of the world. If you’re wondering where you should book your gathering, then read on below.

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington St A, Hoboken which is a 10 minute walk from your Rivngton apartment, is an American eatery serving early-bird dinner, Sunday brunch and more in a circa-1895 brownstone.

Amanda’s has been delighting customers for over 25 years. Guests enter their elegantly restored brownstones and are warmly welcomed by an accommodating staff. Highly rated by the Zagat Guide for food, service and decor, they are proud to have been named on their short list of the state’s Most Popular Restaurants.

Halifax, located at 225 River St, Hoboken which is a 10 minute drive from your Rivington apartment, is a sleek destination inside the W Hotel offering New American eats made with farm-fresh ingredients.

Chef Seadon Shouse further puts his personal touch on their offerings by creating house smoked meats and seafood, authentic vermouth, as well as sea salt, made from water straight out of Montauk. Their beverage program also includes a selection of spirits, wines, and beers from local, reputable producers.



908 Washington St A, Hoboken, NJ 07030





225 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030


Where To Find a Real Tree Near Your Rivington Apartment

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The holidays are finally on its way and everyone is excited to get decorating to set the mood for holiday spirit. And, as we all know, there’s no better way to get in that mindset than by getting a real tree to adorn your Rivington apartment.

Here in Hoboken, we have tons of options of where to find that perfect Christmas tree which you and your family can enjoy on Christmas morning as you open your gifts. If you’re ready to head out to pick out your own tree, then check out these local Christmas tree stores.

Tree Barn, located at 528 Willow Ave, Hoboken which is a 15-minute walk from your Rivington apartment, brings you the largest selection of Balsam and Fraser firs in Hudson county ranging from two to 14 feet and displaying over 100 trees.

Established in 1972, The Hoboken Tree Barn is here once again as your one stop shop for all of your holiday needs. Besides trees, the store also sells other holiday décor items, including wreaths, handmade bows, tree skirts and more.

Christmas Tree Lot at The Home Depot, located at 180 12th St, Jersey City which is a 10-minute drive from your Rivington apartment, has everything you need to outfit your home with a perfect Christmas tree.

Making it so you don’t have to head to the countryside to find a tree, this lot has a huge selection of trees and is also conveniently located near your Rivington apartment. Plus, they host tons of Christmas activities for kids.


Tree Barn

528 Willow Ave, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 216-1180


Christmas Tree Lot at The Home Depot

180 12th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310

(201) 963-6513


Shop Small for Small Business Saturday in Hoboken

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Everyone in Hoboken is currently gearing up for another exciting Black Friday full of deals, which will come around once again on Friday, Nov. 24. However, it’s important to not forget about what other shops will be showcasing their best deals on Small Business Saturday, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 25.

If you’re looking for some great electronics, home décor for your Rivington apartment, new clothes or more, then check out these small businesses in Hoboken and support your neighbors while getting some amazing savings!

AaRaa Accessories, located at 408 Sixth St, Hoboken which is a 10 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a stylish boutique providing fashionable jewelry imported from India, accessories and home decor items.

Aaraa translates to embellish or adorn and that is exactly what happens when one enters the store or shops the site. The pieces carried are carefully chosen to bring a special feeling to the wearer and there is nowhere too far to source them.

Cheap Maggie’s, located at 216 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 20 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a men’s & women’s shop for an eclectic array of casual clothes, shoes and accessories in popular brands.

Founded in Hoboken, Cheap Maggie’s was started by two partners with over 40 accumulated years of experience in the off-price business.  Their experience of cultivating relationships with hundreds of vendors, showrooms, manufacturers, and importers allows them to offer great brands of clothing, shoes, and accessories and real off-price values.


AaRaa Accessories

408 Sixth St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 386-0101



Cheap Maggie’s

216 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 222-1121


Where To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Hoboken

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner on Thursday, Nov. 23, and for many of us that means one thing – a long day of slaving around a hot stove to make a meal that is devoured only moments later. However, this doesn’t have to be the case for Rivington residents – there are tons of restaurants near your apartment that will make Thanksgiving dinner for you!

If you don’t feel like cooking this November, regardless of how beautiful your Rivington kitchen is, then make reservations at one of these restaurants for a meal that you won’t forget.

Amanda’s, located at 908 Washington St A, Hoboken which is a 10 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is an American eatery serving early-bird dinner, Sunday brunch and more in a circa-1895 brownstone.

Highly rated by the Zagat Guide for food, service and decor, Amanda’s is proud to have been named on their short list of the state’s Most Popular Restaurants. Although very culinary sophisticated, Amanda’s isn’t afraid to slow down to smile and truly aim to please each guest.

The Brass Rail, located at 135 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 20 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is a lively bar scene on the street level and a New American menu served in an upstairs dining room.

This landmark restaurant has been restored to its original early 1900’s elegance and is the perfect setting for a fine dining experience in the heart of historic downtown Hoboken. They offer an extensive wine program as well as a premium-only bar featuring the world’s best spirits and cordials.



908 Washington St A, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 798-0101



The Brass Rail

135 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 659-7074


Check Out These Local Pizzerias for National Pizza Day

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As the temperatures drop, all of us are craving some comfort food that we can hole up with in our Rivington apartments, and luckily for Bozzuto residents, National Pizza Day – in which we celebrate all that’s cheesy, saucy and delicious – is right around the corner on Nov. 12!

If you need a little precursor to your big Thanksgiving meal, then check out one of these pizza shops in Hoboken to get your fix of the comfort food staple that everyone can appreciate, whether it be topped with pepperoni, anchovies or just some melted cheese.

Benny Tudino’s, located at 622 Washington St, Hoboken which is a 15 minute walk from your Rivington apartment, is known for its plus-size slices, which are the calling card of this bustling, no-frills pizzeria with a full Italian menu.

Some of their signature pies include Benny’s Vegetable Pizza, with mushrooms, spinach, olives, broccoli, onions, peppers, and tomatoes as well as the five-cheese pizza with provolone cheese, American cheese, fresh mozzarella cheese, feta cheese, and mozzarella cheese with no sauce.

Napoli’s Pizza, located at 1118 Washington St, Hoboken which is eight minutes from your Rivington apartment, is a cozy BYOB outfit dishing up brick-oven Neapolitan pies plus classic Italian pastas, heroes and panini.

Using only the freshest ingredients, Napoli’s takes special pride in ensuring that their customers’ receive only the best. Customer service is tops, and you’ll never be rushed. You may have to wait a few extra minutes for your pizza – but it’s worth it!


Benny Tudino’s

622 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 792-4132



Napoli’s Pizza

1118 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 216-0900