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Chris Halleron — Writer/Editor

BIO

Full name: Christopher Martin Stephen Halleron

Nickname: Hal

Birthday: November 2, 1974

Hair Color: Gone

Eye Color: Brown

Height: 5’ 9”

Where do I live?: Hoboken, New Jersey

Where did I grow up?: Baldwinsville, NY (suburb of Syracuse)

Siblings: Sister

Relationship status: Married

Kids: Son

Pets: Dog

Education: Norwich University-Military College of Vermont

Major: History, English Minor

Background: Former Columnist for The Hudson Reporter, Contributing Editor for hMAG. Retired Bartender. Full-time Writer/Editor.

Favorite thing about Hoboken: I like the fact that Hoboken looks directly at the island of Manhattan but still remains connected to the mainland United States. That’s what gives Hoboken a unique sense of self—it’s not NYC, it’s not “Jersey”—it’s just Hoboken.

Least favorite thing about Hoboken: Politics—not just City Hall politics, but bogusly rigid business politics, social politics, barroom politics, playground politics. It’s pervasive and its ugly—and I really wish people could take it down a notch and not take themselves so seriously.

FAVORITES

Place to vacation: West Cork, Ireland

Movie: Too many

Food: Free

Drink: Free

Color: I’m not racist

Smell: Autumn

Band: Too many

TV Show: Nature

Sport/s: Lacrosse, Hurling, Rugby

Team/s: B’ville

Restaurant in Hoboken: Too many

Bar in Hoboken: Too many

What makes me happy?: Very little

Any hobbies?: Wish I had the time

Where would I like to visit?: Greenland

Where do I see myself in 5 years?: In a good pair of boots

What is your ultimate goal?: Comfort

Where do I want to live in the future?: Wherever my family will be happiest

Who is my hero?: I know too much about human nature to have “heroes,” but those I admire are those who have endured and accomplished without falling victim to their own shortcomings.

Three words to describe myself: Not THAT bad.

What is the best advice I’ve ever received? “To thine own self be true…”

If I won $20 million in the lottery, what would I do with the money? As little as possible

If I was a superhero, what would I want my power to be? Flight—I hate traffic.