• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: May 6th {2016} Edition

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    May is in full swing and this weekend’s events guide has something for everyone! From the Kentucky Derby, a very special debate, painting for paws, and where to take your Mom for Mother’s Day Brunch…we’ve got you covered. To all the Moms out there- enjoy your special day!

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    {Whether it be a margarita, mimosa, or mint-infused, we hope it’s delish!}

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    Hoboken Girl’s Upcoming Featured Event

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    The Great Love Debate: Thursday, May 12th at 8:00PM

    We are very excited to announce our editor {+founder}, Jennifer Tripucka, will be a panelist in the upcoming “Great Love Debate“!! This nationally-touring interactive debate will be held at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre on Thursday, May 12th at 8:00PM and you’re invited. You can expect an exciting, feisty, and hilarious evening from panelist’s who dish about relationships. Host, Brian Howie, will be joined by the following panel: Chris Manzo (Bravo’s Manzod with Children), Jennifer Tripucka (our girllllll!), Lynn Hazan (from ChicpeaJC), and author/comedian Jeff Kreisler (Get Rich Cheating, Showbiz Tonight). Get your tickets here before they sell out! Located at 1400 Clinton St.

    Additional Weekend Events

    bwè kafe turns 3: Friday, May 6th from 7:00AM-8:00PM

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    One of our favorite {local} coffee shops turns three this Friday! Be sure to wish bwè a happy birthday when you pick up your daily dose of caffeine. Located at 1002 Washington St. 

    Visions Exhibit at hob’ art: Friday, May 6th-Sunday, May 22nd

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    hob’ art, located at 720 Monroe Street, is currently hosting a ‘Visions’ Exhibit and you can check it out all weekend! Including work by artists: Alberte Bernier, Miriam Untoria, Katie Duffy McGeehin, and Rich Roberts! Hours for the exhibit are 1-5pm, Thursday-Sunday.

    FREE Class at Surya Yoga: Saturday, May 7th from 8:00AM-9:00AM

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    The lovely Athleta team asks that you please join them this Saturday at Surya Yoga {Downtown, 79 Hudson St.} for a FREE hot yoga class! Call 201-653-4101 to reserve your spot as space is limited. **Please bring a towel + yoga mat! 

    Hoboken Shade Tree Commission Giveaway: Saturday, May 7th from 9:00AM-12:00PM

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    This Saturday, The Hoboken Shade Tree Commission will be giving away 2,000 small trees (seedlings and saplings) to Hoboken residents! The trees are perfect for backyards and large pots but are currently too small for street trees. Types of trees include red maple, white oak, white pine, norway spruce, & more! You can pick yours up at Hoboken Public Works Garage from 9:00AM-12:00PM. Located on Willow Ave. between Observer + Newark St. 

    Brunch at Grand Vin: Saturday, May 7th from 11:00AM-3:00PM

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    Grand Vin is now serving brunch from 11:00AM-3:00PM on Saturdays + Sundays! Options include avocado toast, crab benedict, croissant french toast {omggg}, and much more! Located at 500 Grand Street.  ** Sorry, they are fully booked for Mother’s Day! 

    Free Mini-Facials at Luxe: Saturday, May 7th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

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    Join Luxe this Saturday from 12-4pm for complimentary {yesss!} mini-facials with Flo from Luxe. Treat Mom to a day of pampering she surely deserves! Spend $50 or more and receive a special gift. Call 201-222-2472 or email  jahnalyn@luxefaceandbody.com to book your appointments. Located at 158 1st Street.

    Kentucky Derby at JC’s Taphaus: Saturday, May 7th at 4:00PM 

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    “The horses won’t watch themselves” — well said, Taphaus, well said. Their patio will be open for this watch party accompanied by live music and drink specials! Located at 2 Second St, Jersey City.

    Talk Derby to Me at Battello: Saturday, May 7th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

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    You heard em’ — visit Battello this Saturday from 2:00PM-6:00PM for their Kentucky Derby viewing party! Don’t forget to wear your {biggest} hat. Located at 502 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City.

    Pilsner Haus & Hofbrau Munchen’s Maifest: Saturday, May 7th-Saturday, May 28th

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    ‘Maifest’ is one of  Germany’s biggest celebrations and Pilsner Haus is inviting you to join in! This month-long shindig will begin this Saturday at 6:00PM and will include barrel-tapping, live music each Saturday, a mug holding contest, and an authentic Austro-Hungarian menu!

    Painting for Paws: Saturday, May 7th from 5:00PM-8:00PM

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    This Saturday, you can indulge in painting {+drinking} while helping an amazing cause! From 5:00PM-8:00PM, Hotel Victor Bar & Grill will host ‘Painting for Paws‘ to support the animals in need at Happy Homes — a nonprofit charitable organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and finds homes for homeless animals throughout NY and NJ. Each $30 ticket includes step-by-step guidance, supplies, your very own painting, and drink specials! Must be 21 years of age to participate — tickets here. Located at 77 Hudson Street. 

    The 18th Annual HoHa Classic 5k: Sunday, May 8th at 10:00AM

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    Where are our runners at?? If you haven’t already, you can still sign up for the 18th annual HoHa classic 5k happening this Sunday at 10:00AM! Proceeds from this run will benefit the Jubilee Center — a community center in Hoboken that provides after school youth programsRegister here or pick up an application at Hoboken Golf {125 Grand St} or Fleet Fleet Sports {504 Washington St}

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    Five {Hoboken} Spots for Mother’s Day Brunch

    1. Court Street — 61 Sixth Street

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    From 11:00AM-3:00PM, Court Street, will serve a brunch that includes a build your own omelette, steak + eggs, pancakes and much more! Call (201) 795-4515 {any day after 4:30PM} to make your reservations!

    2. The Madison — 1316 Washington Street

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    Though their brunch buffet has sold out, The Madison still has seating available for their 3-course wine dinner beginning at 4:30PM! Call 201-386-0300 to make your reservations. 

    3. The Brass Rail — 135 Washington Street

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    From 11:00AM-3:00PM, The Brass Rail, will serve a $25 per person brunch that includes an appetizer, entree, pastry basket, and coffee/tea! Call 201-659-7074 to make your reservations! 

    4. Anthony David’s953 Bloomfield Street

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    From 9:00AM-3:00PM, Anthony David’s will offer brunch for $22.95 per person that includes a seasonal fruit, donut, entree & beverage! Sorry no reservations–their seating will be first come, first served.

    5. Pilsener Haus & Biergarten — 1422 Grand St

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    Pilsener Haus will serve brunch from 12:00PM-3:30PM–including $5 Mimosas, Bloody Marys, desserts, and live music at 1pm! While the lovely Moms enjoy their cocktails, children {at least 5 years of age} can part-take in arts & crafts! Call 201-683-5465 for additional information.

    Don’t forget to check out our {Hoboken} Mother’s Day Deals for gifting!

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    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, May 9th at 8:00PM- Harry Potter trivia at Maxwell’s.

    Tuesday, May 10th at 8:00PM-Bingo at House of ‘Que.

    Wednesday, May 11th at 6:30PM – Hoboken Shelter’s ‘Spring Fever’ at City Bistro. For more info email event@hobokenshelter.org – tickets here!

    Wednesday, May 11th from 4:00PM-6:00PM-Low Cost Wellness Clinic at Liberty Humane Society {first come, first served basis}

    What will you do this week{end}? Hope it’s a good one xo


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    Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.


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