• 10 Things $5 Can Buy You {in Hoboken}

    Written by:

    We get it — life is expensive. But here’s a challenge for you. You have $5 in your pocket, and you can spend it anywhere you want in Hoboken. Where do you go? What do you do?

    5 dollars

    We recently polled the HG Facebook and Twitter followers about what $5.00 can buy you in Hoboken, and got some great ideas. Plus, we added some of our own:

     

     For $5 in Hoboken, you can…

    1. A wheatgrass or ginger shot from ReJuice A Nation. $2.50 for a boost from these superfoods.

    2. Participate in some FREE Kayaking and then make a trip to Amanda Bananas on Pier 13 – their gluten free/vegan banana ice cream is always $5!

    hoboken-best-place-to-live-amanda-bananas

    3. Participate in Wine Down Wednesday at ONieals — $5 all wines!

    Long Island Wine 3

    4. All you can eat wings for $5 at 10th and Willow or McSwiggans. However, at 10th & Willow you will have a two drink minimum. Click here for the BEST wings in Hoboken.

    black-bear-bar-and-grill-wings

    5. Enjoy happy hour at House of ‘Que. From Monday to Friday, House of ‘Que’s entire Happy Hour menu is $5 and under.

    6. Eat a chocolate or vanilla cannoli at Giorgio’s Bakery uptown. We’re partial to Carlos as well.

    cannoli from carlos bakery hoboken valentine's day

    7. Eat a meatball from Lisa’s Italian Deli. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed {but may end up spending a little more than $5 on seconds}.

    lisas italian deli hoboken superbowl meatballs

    8. A slice at Benny’s. Grab a slice {basically two} at Benny Tudino’s for $3.50. You’ll even have some left over for a drink.

    9. Play five games of Skee Ball at Finnegans {upstairs, $1.00 per game}

    skee ball little town

    They also have it at Little Town NJ {above}, and it’s free on Fridays!

    10. Put a few songs on the Juke Box playlist at the Ale House. Whether it’s Backstreet Boys or Akon that strikes your fancy, the choice is yours. You’ll be able to play some shuffleboard and pool while you’re at it.

    So there you have it — 10 ways to spend $5 in Hoboken. What would you put on your list of things you can get for $5 or under? Weigh in in the comments!

     

    …To be continued…

     


    Written by:

    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.