Word on the {Washington} Street: LuluLemon Coming, Helmers Going, Hoboken Girl Pizza, and More Hoboken News

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As a savvy Hoboken girl, it’s a responsibility to keep yourself updated on happenings in town. So we’re bringing the news to you, in one shot. The business openings, closings, and other important updates of the town that you need to know. If you missed the last update, click hereSo, here we go:


 NYTimes Shoutout:

– Hoboken gets a MAJ mention from the NYTimes {in the form of a lengthy article}, showcasing its popularity among young families leaving Manhattan and Brooklyn for more space and greener pastures. Read the full article here.


Fire at 918 Willow:

– A fire at 918 Willow Avenue displaced 15 residents and affected local grub shop D’s Soul Full Cafe. So glad that our emergency response teams helped keep everyone safe! Hoping for a speedy recovery to the building to get the residents back home quickly.


Helmer’s Closes:

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– Long-time business Helmers is closed its doors for good after 80 years on December 31st– originally opened in 1936. So sad.


Flower Shop at 7th & Wash:

unique flowers flower shop washington

– Unique Flowers is a new flower arrangement shop opening in place of the massage parlor near 7th and Washington.


Rumors, Rumors:

– Lululemon Athletica is set to come to Hoboken {date TBD}. It appears they are taking over the hardware store that closed downtown on Washington Street. All talk til we see some action!


Home Decor Help:

J. Patryce Design

– J. Patryce Interior Decorators just opened at the corner of 500 and Garden. Going to check it out soon…will keep you posted!


DKM Cosmetics Re-Opens:

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After some renovations, Dina’s Kiss and Make-up {now a full-service salon} has finally re-opened for business. Dina’s shop now does makeup, hair, manicures, and airbrush spray tans. One stop shop!


The Hoboken Girl Pizza Pie:

tony boloney's Hoboken Girl Pizza

After hearing that HobokenGirl.com thinks Tony Boloney’s had the best pizza of 2014, they made a pizza pie named after us! We have yet to try it, so if you swing by and order it, make sure to Instagram/Tweet us how it is! {@HobokenGirlBlog}. We’re honored!!


Have a local news tip or update? Email hobokengirlblog@gmail.com with the subject Word on Washington.

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident in 2012 to discover the amazing things happening in the area. She's a former digital editor at Conde Nast, and in a 'prior life' — was school counselor in a North Jersey elementary school. She can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.

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