Local Chocolate Shops for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there’s no better gift to give your sweetheart than a box of homemade chocolates. In order to get some quality sweets, Rivington residents don’t have to go far as there are tons of top-ranked chocolate shops located right around the corner from your apartment.

Lepore’s Homemade Chocolates, located at 105 4th Street in Hoboken which is about a mile and a half from your Rivington apartment, has been Hoboken’s landmark chocolate shop for the past 30 years. They specialize in custom made chocolates, gift baskets, towers and occasion favors. Plus, the Sinatra family, Peggy Lee, Rita Moreno, Ruta Lee and many more Hollywood stars have been known to be customers.

Lee Sims Chocolates, located at 743 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City which is about four miles from your Rivington apartment, is owned and managed by the fourth generation of the same family. They have thousands of customers which are both individuals and corporations from all over the USA and beyond. They keep going back to Lee Sims for their high quality chocolates at reasonable prices.

L’atelier du chocolat, located at 321 Marin Blvd Suite #8, Jersey City which is about two and a half miles from your Rivington apartment, creates chocolates that are haute couture with a timeless style that feels classic yet contemporary. Master Chocolatier Eric Girerd combines the finest selected ingredients and artisan techniques to bring the most delectable chocolate treats to his customers.


Lepore’s Homemade Chocolates

105 4th St, Hoboken

(201) 659-4783



Lee Sims Chocolates

743 Bergen Ave, Jersey City

(201) 433-1090



L’atelier du chocolat

321 Marin Boulevard, Suite #8 Jersey City



Love is on the Menu in Hoboken

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we know how exhausting it can be to scour the local bar scene and Tinder profiles, for that perfect Valentine’s date. Hoboken has a fun singles alternative this year that is sure to be a hit with some of our city’s local foodies!

 Hosted at Hudson Table, Sizzling in the Kitchen; Young Singles Cooking Class and Mixer will debut this February. This laid-back evening is a great way to work on your kitchen skills and add some extra spice to your love life. Limited to only 24 participants, 12 single ladies and men will rotate and mingle through the night, while working together to prepare a decadent meal.

 Hosted a few days before Valentine’s Day, get your tickets ASAP as they will go quickly. Tickets will include light welcome snacks, a hands-on cooking experience under the direction of the in-house culinary instructor, a delicious meal, and the opportunity to whip up some romance.