Hoboken Girl’s Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

It’s been a heck of a year here at Hoboken Girl. We’ve reported all of the local COVID-19 happenings, started a jobs platform, an online shop, debuted a Hoboken Girl seltzer, and also launched our bridal directory — as well as of course reported on local news {both good + bad} and even more on local businesses and events in Hudson County. Here’s a look back on the top articles of 2020 {thanks to our readers}. Read on to discover Hoboken Girl’s top ten performing articles from 2020.

#1. Latest Jersey City + Hoboken COVID-19 Updates

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Reporting on all of the statewide, Hudson County, and local announcements in regard to COVID-19 including closures, openings, statewide curfews, and more. Read the article here.

#2. The Coolest Outdoor Dining Setups in Hoboken + Jersey City Right Now

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This summer restaurants debut some of the most beautiful and creative outdoor dining setups the city has ever seen, so we rounded up some of our favorites. Read the article here.

#3. A List of Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Hoboken + Jersey City

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It’s vital to support all communities every single day and it was important to shine a light on amazing Black-owned businesses in Hoboken and Jersey City for locals to support. Read the article here.

#4. Those Sunken Boats in Hoboken? Here’s What We Know

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Our readers DM’d and emailed us pictures, inquiring about the suspicious half-sunken boats floating in the Hudson River within Hoboken’s piers, so naturally, we did some digging and found out what the sitch was. Read more here.

#5. A Guide to Drive-In Movie Theaters in New Jersey + Beyond

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Drive-in movie theaters took 2020 by storm. They are outdoors, the cars are spread out making it easy to social distance, and you don’t even have to get out of the car if you don’t want to. It was a no brainer to roundup drive-ins in the area! Read the article here.

#6. Daily Coronavirus Tracker for Hoboken + Jersey City

Keeping track of the daily Covid-19 numbers in Hoboken and Jersey City makes it easy for readers to check-in to see what the current state of the towns are in amidst the pandemic. Read the article here.

#7. To-Go Cocktails in Hoboken + Jersey City: The Ultimate Guide

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We hope to-go cocktails are here to stay! These drinks came in handy when indoor dining was temporarily shut down, but it turns out that to-go cocktails are fun, tasty, and super convenient. Read the article here.

#8. 10 Fun Fall Activities to Do in New Jersey

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Ahh, there’s nothing like a beautiful fall season. Pumpkin spiced lattes, sweater weather, and endless adventurous things to do in the area to get you into the spirit. We rounded up ten things to do to maximize the fall season — and it was a hit. Read the article here.

#9. Cocina Candela: Authentic Puerto Rican Food in Montclair

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There’s nothing like Latin food, and this Puerto Rican restaurant located in Montclair serves up nothing but authentic cuisine with an overall authentic experience. Enjoy classics while listening to the best of salsa music. Read the article here.

#10. COVID Testing Sites in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Luckily, Hoboken and Jersey City were/are able to offer several testing sites for residents across the cities to get tested for Covid-19. To make it easier for locals, we created a guide to the testing sites in the two towns. Read the article here.

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Victoria is HG's Editorial Assistant. She is a fourth-generation Hoboken native, BNR in the Mile Square, and Jersey City. Through playing softball in town for fourteen years, playing the trumpet for the Hoboken High School Redwings Band, and graduating from New Jersey City University, these two cities have a special place in her heart. When she isn’t Style Assisting or volunteering at Symposia Bookstore, Hoboken Fire Museum/Hoboken Historical Museum, she’s exploring everything the Concrete Jungle has to offer. You can catch her at art exhibitions, local festivities, traveling, diving into a new book, thrifting, or indulging in some form of arts and crafts.