• Word on the {Washington} Street: Little Town Moving, Carlo’s Temporarily Closing, Hudson Art Supply Coming, PATH updates, and More Hoboken News

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    We know that time is precious and that even on a Sunday you don’t have all the time in the day to keep up with Hoboken happenings and news…so we’ve started compiling the news for you. That way, you don’t have to look all over the place for updates and can get it in one fun swoop. Here are a few of the latest things happening that you can enjoy with your breakfast:

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    Hoboken PATH Trains will not be reducing their overnight schedule

    – There was an uproar recently regarding the Port Authority’s proposed reduction in overnight weekday service after 1am between NYC and Hoboken. Luckily, the proposal was recently taken off the table due to the strong opposition by many residents and local politicians. Thank goodness!

     

     

    $550K granted to Mission 50 to triple in size

    – Mission 50 {the downtown spot for entrepreneur and start-up workspace}  in Hoboken was approved for a $556,550 loan to triple in size by expanding to a 13,000 square foot co-working facility near mass transit. It will have laptop-ready desks with Internet connectivity, virtual mailing addresses, soundproof phone booths, and more–Mission 50 has a current membership roster of over 300 businesses plus 200 more companies that can choose between daily and monthly leasing options. More on this news from the NJ Economic Development Authority.

    Little Town NJ relocating — the Ainsworth is coming in its {Sinatra Drive} place

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    Waterfront skeeball will have a new location!

    – The Manzo brothers are moving their Little Town NJ location to an undisclosed spot {we have our suspicions its the Village Pourhouse}, and re-opening the 310 Sinatra Drive location as The Ainsworth, a local gastropub chain this spring. “We are thrilled to partner with Paige Hospitality Group and bring one of the best and most established upscale steak, burger, and sports gastropub brands in the country to the waterfront space in Hoboken,” says Albie Manzo. “We look forward to announcing the next evolution of the Little Town brand in a vibrant and exciting part of town,” Chris adds.  Interested to see what the new digs is like! Good luck, boys!

     

    Gas prices currently under $2.00 in Hoboken!

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    – We know you’ve probably seen and ca$hed in on these…but can you even believe it? 

    Hudson County Art Supply Co coming soon to Hoboken

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    – Creatives rejoice! A Jersey City shop is expanding to a second location in Hoboken — location and more details coming soon. Check out their website here for the time being. Yay!

    Club Barks opens this weekend on Jefferson Street

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    – It seems like Club Barks is open for business on Jeff between 7th and 8th — yesterday they were open from 9am-4pm. Featuring grooming, daycare, supplies, and training. Pierre is excited!

    Prime Gourmet opens on 8th and Monroe

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    – This new convenience store is an upscale twist to some of the places you see around town — featuring some gluten free options {I even saw quinoa to-go cups}, quest bars, and some other yummy food and drink options. Great when you just need one or two things {and don’t feel like braving the Sunday crowds at Shoprite}.

    The Hoboken viaduct renovations are finally showing some pizazz

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    – All of the bumpy roads are finally getting fixed, and it’s looking mighty pretty back there. A few more potholes to be fixed and we are hopefully good to go!

    Carlo’s Bakery’s Hoboken shop closed for renovations

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    – Carlo’s is closed until mid-Feb for renovations. No lines for a few weeks!

    MLK March with Hoboken Charter School

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    – The Hoboken Charter School’s MLK march on Washington was a heartwarming sight to see — demonstrating the power of peaceful protest through the eyes of babes. Love. 

    Have some news you want shared with the residents of Hoboken? Email it to hobokengirlblog@gmail.com

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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.


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