Tips for Throwing A Medal Worthy International Olympic Celebration

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It only happens once every four years, which is why the Olympic games is the talk of the summer when it rolls around. This year the U.S.A is expected to bring home several medals, and is the favorite to win the gold in many different sports. Here are some tips for throwing an Olympic viewing party in your Rivington apartment, making it a special event for the most exciting international sporting games!


The Olympics are so special because it is the biggest international sporting competition. There are many ways to bring the international aspect to life when throwing your Olympic viewing party.


Beers from different countries: Visit one of Hoboken’s local grocery stores and pick out a few international and imported beers to serve at your Olympic gathering. Here is a list of some of the most popular imported beers you can find at most stores.


Flag cookies: Remind guests what the games are about by serving cookies decorated to reflect all the countries represented in Rio. Here are a few different recipes that you can easily make in your Rivington kitchen! This recipe by Martha Stewart can also be used. Be creative and get some extra toppings to create flags of the other competing countries in addition to America.
Games and Decorations: Add some fun flare to your Rivington Apartment but organizing some games and decorating. Set up bets on how many medals your favorite countries will win and fill your apartment with colors from around the world. You can also set up quiz games based on past Olympic games. Their main website has a section where you can find already made quiz questions!


Make sure to look at the Olympic Schedule to see what times the games will be on through live stream and broadcast. You can also find out all the different options for watching the games.

Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day at The Rivington

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While the Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl may have passed, officially St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t start until March 17th. With that being the case, there are still many fun holiday activities you can partake in to keep up the St. Patrick’s Day spirit! Whether you’re celebrating St. Pat’s at home, at a friend’s or at your favorite Irish pub, the aim of the day is have some good “craic” (Irish for fun).

 There are all sorts of popular St. Patrick’s Day games and ideas to choose from for your St. Paddy’s Day bash. Get in the mood by decking out your apartment – add some shamrock and leprechaun cutouts, Irish flags and green streamers. Bring it up an authentic notch by making a festive centerpiece with Irish bells (to bring good luck) and white calla lilies (symbolizing beauty).

 Nothing says “Erin go Bragh” like these Irish treats! Check out this website for some ideas; there’s mint chocolate Guinness brownies, boozy shamrock milkshakes, Irish cupcake pops and corned beef and cabbage mini-sliders. All perfect food choices if you’re looking to host your own St. Paddy’s Day party in your Rivington apartment.

Invite your neighbors over this March 17th and play a few games. Try out your luck with Irish-themed Bingo. Create your own St. Patrick’s Day Pictionary with Irish themed clues written on small shamrocks or play St. Patrick’s Day Trivia. Make it interesting with a Green Beverage Contest, by seeing who can make the best green cocktail. All the losers have to drink up, of course (maybe the winners too!)