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PINKOBOKEN: Hoboken Named Second Most Liberal City in the Nation

Blame it on the solar-powered trash cans, but Hoboken has been named #2 on Livability.com’s 2014 list of “Best Cities for Liberals.” Citing the city’s young demographic, progressive views on gay marriage and Mayor Dawn Zimmer‘s rather public disagreements with the Chris Christie administration, Hoboken comes in right behind Berkeley… yes, …

Black 47 at Mulligan's in Hoboken

Black 47 Plays Hoboken; Zero Arrested

(Originally published on Hoboken-Bar.net) Like a crack flying column, the Irish-American mainstay Black 47 made an almost clandestine incursion into Hoboken Thursday night—and managed to successfully execute their mission before anyone was able to notify the local constabulary Riding strong on the vanguard of the Celtic rock movement, Black 47 …

YUPPIEST. CRIME. EVER.

Hoboken’s Yuppie-on-Yuppie Street Crime

New Jersey and street crime go together like gabagool and mutz, but thankfully the cleansing tide of gentrification will do its part to bring better people to our urban neighborhoods… Right? Wrong. While we’ve seen worse, a recent act of lifestyle larceny goes beyond the garden variety. According to their …

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Gameplan: Where to Watch the NFL in Hoboken

It seems like only yesterday, we were freezing our footballs off on Hoboken’s Pier A next to the XLVIII numerals, barking “Omaha” and toasting Peyton Manning’s inevitable victory in the Meadowlands. Well a lot has happened since then, and in what has been by and large a sh!tty news cycle …

Not to be rude, but go $*

COUNTERPOINT: Why I Gotta Be So Rude…

When discussing this summer’s ad nauseam anthem “Rude,” by MAGIC!, I’ll admit that there’s a pretty strong temptation to just pile it on. Musically, there’s the saccharine impotence of the “half-assed surfer reggae/ska/punk,” as aptly labeled by Deadspin.com’s Garrett Kamps. Easier still, one could take a few swipes at the …

KNEEL BEFORE SNOB!!! (Rick Bruner/Gothamist photo)

Hoboken Annexes Brooklyn

As hipsters soil their skinny jeans over the opening of a Starbucks in Williamsburg, the entire Borough of Brooklyn has bowed down to the inevitable bleach-krieg of gentrification by officially becoming part of Hoboken. Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams said in a statement, “Some fights you simply cannot win. …