The Thursday {3}: Root Beer Floats, Viola Vita, and 39 Steps

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Today’s Thursday Three consists of shopping, eating, and entertaining. The perfect triple threat for a weekend:

1. Root Beer Floats at Schnackenbergs

root beer float schnackenbergs

Brunch at Schnackenberg’s is my new favorite go-to. Featuring gluten-free pancakes, milkshakes, delicious doughnuts, and of course — ever-popular root beer floats, it’s an ace in the hole of breakfast spots. Plus, it’s BYO-champagne! So fun!

2. Viola Vita’s Leather


If you frequent uptown Hoboken, you’ve definitely seen this beautiful leather goods shoppe. Started by Mario from Firenze, each Italian piece is hand-picked and brought to Hoboken — he makes his journeys to Italy twice a year to bring back the most luxurious imports. From bags to sandals to boots and beyond, it’s a fun shopping experience in a boutique setting. Loving his yellow window display!

3. 39 Steps {Broadway Show}

39 steps broadway show

Went to see this fabulous off-Broadway play several weeks ago and had to share! It’s a Hitchcock spoof with only 4 actors playing over 150 roles!! Amazing show, and funny {captivating} storyline. A must-see, right in Union Square.

Til next Thursday, Hoboken!

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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.