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November 15, 2013

Catching Fire Trivia at Hoboken Village Pourhouse November 19th 8pm

Here is another Trivia Night event from the fine folks at Trivia AD. The popular sequel book to the Hunger Games “Catching Fire”  will the trivia topic and be hosted at the Village Pourhouse in Hoboken on Tuesday November 19th at 8pm. The Village Pourhouse, site of  Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Team’s re-election party is located at 205 1st Street in Hoboken. More details below….

Village Pour House Trivia Hoboken 11-19-2013 Hunger Games Catching Fire Calling all Tributes to test their skills in back in the arena at Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Literary) Trivia on Tuesday, November 19 at Village Pourhouse Hoboken! Please for reservations with, “Hunger Games Trivia” as the subject.

Remember who the enemy is…

Facebook Event Link:

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Hudson Taven to Host Special “Guest” DJ – DJ Kurt This Friday and Saturday and Next Weekend as well – November 15,16, 22 and 23

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Hudson Tavern, located at the corner of 14th and Hudson in Hoboken will be hosting special “Guest” DJ – DJ Kurt This Friday and Saturday and next weekend as well – November 15,16, 22 and 23. As editor of I will shed my behind the scenes persona and lead the music at the Hudson Tavern while the bartenders focus on making the drinks. As a DJ in his 40s I have an both a popular and eclectic range of musical possibilities from rock, pop, good hip hop (the danceable kind), dance classics, new dance, and even some country thrown in to keep you guessing. I try to read the crowd and switch things up quite frequently to keep em’ guessing.

Spread the word and let the party begin. I will start approximately at 10:30-11pm all nights and play till close. I have had positive feedback with my guest gigs and enjoy doing this as yet another one of my hobbies. The nice thing about the Hudson Tavern is the wide range of ages that frequent the bar. It makes for a challenge to keep most people interested in the music. Leave your requests in the comments and I will do my best to accommodate.

For my gigs I plug into the house sound system from the corner part of the bar on 14th street with my iPad and the app DJay 2 shown below…..



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September 3, 2013

Pier 13 Boating Club Hosting Liberty Humane Society’s Dog Adoption Event and Fundraiser Saturday September 7 3-8pm

Here is another fundraising event at Hoboken’s Pier 13 bar coming up this weekend….

Pier 13 Boating Club and Liberty Humane Society’s

Dog Adoption Event and Fundraiser

Pier 13 Boating Club ( and Liberty Humane Society ( are teaming up for a fun-filled adoption event and fundraiser on Saturday, September 7th from 3-8PM.

Liberty Humane will have lots of cute doggies on-hand that afternoon looking for forever homes. All of Liberty Humane’s dogs are up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and spayed or neutered so they are ready to jump right into your arms. Can’t adopt right now? Guests can still help the animals by making a donation at the bar. Generous donations are put towards preparing the animals for adoption and the housing and care they require until their forever family comes along.

Pier 13, located at 1301 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, is Hoboken’s destination for the Shipyard Marina, Sailing School, as well as the best craft food and beer purveyors in New Jersey. Besides getting the chance to meet Liberty’s amazing pups, guests can also spend the day enjoying local food trucks, craft beers, and cocktails all while sitting right underneath the beautiful New York City skyline.

Liberty Humane Event at Pier 13 Hoboken 9-7-2013

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August 22, 2013

Pier 13 in Hoboken to Host CASA Fundraiser Wednesday August 28th from 4-11pm

On Wednesday August 28th from 4-11pm, Pier 13 in Hoboken will be hosting a fundraising event for Hudson County CASA. For those who might not know CASA’s mission is to train volunteers to advocate on behalf of these displaced children, who have been abused and neglected, with the goal of finding each child a safe and permanent home.

Since 2003, Hudson County CASA has trained 149 volunteer advocates who have helped to place more than 150 children into permanent homes. CASA volunteers complete a comprehensive training program before being assigned to a case. Along the way, they work closely with a full-time CASA staff member whose job is to ensure our volunteers are successful in their advocacy.

So there you have it; great views with Pier 13 for a great cause Hudson County CASA.  A percentage of sales from Pier 13 and the food trucks will go towards this organization. Should there be rain the rain date is Thursday August 29th.

Hudson County CASA Event at Pier 13 Hoboken August 28 2013

For more information on Hudson County CASA go to their website at

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April 10, 2013

Trinity Customer Appreciation Night in Hoboken – Thursday April 11 7pm till close – Owner Stands up To Hoboken411 Misinformation

Tinity Customer Appreciation Night 4-11-2013

Trinity Restaurant Bar and Lounge, located at 306 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken wants to thank their loyal customers with a Customer Appreciation Night this Thursday April 11 from 7pm to 2am. Despite rumors fabricated by the slipshod journalism of Perry Klaussen who erroneously stated they were closing on March 22nd on his rapidly declining smear blog Hoboken411, the owners of  Trinity are indeed in business and wanted to take a positive spin on this.  The result is a customer appreciation night. Here is their statement below:

“Trinity wants to thank you for your continued support by hosting Customer Appreciation Night on 4/11. From 7pm to close there will be 2-for-1 on all drinks, free appetizers from 7-8pm, and raffles to win a NY Yankees jersey and Yankees tickets.  Check out to join our mailing list and receive exclusive discounts, and stay tuned to our Facebook page for more updates.

Looking forward to seeing you there! Slainte!”

There will be a DJ, DJ Wilchildex from Iconic Media ( and food and drink specials as well as raffle so the night promises to be fun. Show Hoboken411 who little credibility he has left by showing up and supporting a local business that is finally standing up to his tyranny of misinformation.

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March 25, 2013

Arrested Development Trivia at The Shannon Hoboken Wednesday April 24, 2013 at 8pm

Arrested Development Trivia - The Shannon Hoboken 4-24-2013

"There’s unlimited juice? This party is gonna be off the hook."

Baby, Trivia AD has got a stew goin’ with Arrested Development Trivia at The Shannon in Hoboken on Wednesday, April 24 at 8pm. Five challenging rounds of questions that will leave you wondering plate or platter, where did the lighter fluid come from, and… her?

Be sure to make your reservations early at Swallows because if you don’t, you might be standing while Tobias breaks down the salad bar and sets up the leather pony. Email Carl Weathers at with, "AD Trivia" in the subject line. And say what you want about America, thirteen bucks still gets you a hell of a lot of mice!

Miss it… and you will have made a HUGE mistake.

Coo coo ca cha!

The Shannon is located at 106 1st Street in Hoboken, NJ well within walking distance of the Hoboken PATH Station.
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March 4, 2013

Coming Soon to Hoboken – Boa Another Night Club – Open Call 3/14 and 3/15 for Jobs

Filed under: Bars,bars and nightlife,Hoboken — Tags: , , , — TheBoken @ 10:30 AM

Boa Hoboken Club

On the corner of Newark Street and River Street (92 River Street) is a new night club/bar/lounge coming soon to Hoboken. At the site of the former club Lana, this new club will try to make a go of it. They are having Open Call Wednesday March 13th and Thursday March 14th to fill all sorts of positions. This place should give clubs like Room 84 and 200 Lounge a bit of competition given its proximity to the PATH and parking garages..

On their Facebook page the ownership states: “Thank you for your patience! Looking forward to the biggest grand opening in Hoboken history.”

Boa Hoboken Open Call

Boa Hoboken

Business Type: Night Club
Address: 92 River Street Hoboken
Facebook: www.facebook/boahoboken

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March 2, 2013

Hoboken Leprecon 2013 Photo and Video Highlights

Hoboken Leprecon 2013

Here are some photos and a short video of goings on in downtown Hoboken today for Hoboken’s second annual Lepre-con or Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day. The guys in the above photo were great sports and I found the crowd generally to be better behaved (relatively speaking) and smaller than last year. There are some drunk people for sure but nowhere near as bad as two years ago when there was a parade. Of course there still is plenty of time for more incidents but my gut reaction is this will be even calmer than last year. That is not a bad thing for Hoboken. Parents were out doing bake sales with their kids so that is usually a pretty good indicator. Here is hoping for a safe conclusion of events tonight. would like to thanks the many nice revelers who asked to have their photo taken. Thanks for your support in making this a fun event so far.

Hoboken Leprecon Photo Highlights: Hoboken Leprecon Video Highlights:

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March 1, 2013

More on Hoboken’s 2nd Annual Lepre-con 2013

Sullivans Leprecon 2013

Here is another round of Bars in Hoboken and what they are doing for Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day or Lepre-con 2013 tomorrow Saturday March 2, 2013. Sullivan’s at 6th and Washington Street is opening at 10am and always attracts its share of Irish revelers on the first Saturday of March in Hoboken, parade or no parade.

Sullivans Leprecon 2013 sign

Important Note: is aware that there are two competing Lepre-con organizers each claiming to be the official Lepre-con this year as well as last year.There has been an exchange over who is the copycat and it is none too pretty. We at the Boken state this so as to let the buyer beware until these organizers can come to a mutual understanding. The bars downtown will likely fill up early so we think the best bet is to either get to your downtown destination early or head uptown for a more low key celebration where you are likely to find a place to each and drink in Hoboken responsibly.

For reference the two competing Leprecon’s or Lepre-con’s on Facebook are:



Here is the exchange one of the organizers had with Hoboken Girl Blog (

Leprecon Twitter War 2013

The bottom line is that there is no official Lepre-con until these two parties can get together and consolidate. Best bet is to go to your favorite bar and get there very early if you must celebrate there.

The Turtle Club located at 936 Park Avenue will open their doors at 11am. The first 100 people will get in free with no cover. DJ Ralph Monte will provide the music to keep the party going.

Turtle Club Leprecon 2013 in Hoboken St. Patrick's Day

The Shannon at 106 1st Street  in Hoboken will open at  Saturday 11 am.  Correction: had originally posted 8am on their Facebook page but they have confirmed they are opening at 11am. They posted this message on Facebook:

“Help Hoboken Heal! Super Storm Sandy hit Hoboken residents and businesses very hard and many are still feeling the effects. Hoboken is still the great city we all love. Let’s invite our friends and family to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and show everyone what a great place Hoboken is! Shop, dine and drink in Hoboken to support local businesses!

Please remember to be respectful of everyone and their property. If you drink, please drink responsibly!”

The Shannon St. Patrick's Day 2013 Lepreon Hoboken

Ash Fine Cigars located at 203 Washington Street will be selling the limited release Filthy Hooligan Cigar made by Alec Bradley in a non-alcoholic offering that has Irish flair. Is it just me or is something labeled Black Market intrinsically cooler than other products?

Ash Cigars Hoboken Filthy Hooligan St. Patrick's Day 2013

And the Elsyian Café at 10th and Washington Street is open under normal hours but not in anyway participating in Lepre-con. Some restaurants are simply opting out to reward their loyal customers.

Great Outdoors6

Elysian Cafe No Leprecon 2013

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February 20, 2013

hMag hMixer at Lousie and Jerry’s Thursday February 21st, 2013 7pm-11pm

Here are the latest hMag hMIXER Details coming up this Thursday in Hoboken…..

hMag Mixer 2-21-2013

Presented by: hMAG, Louise & Jerry’s and Saint Mary Advocates. Live music by Nipsy. Drink specials: Jameson, Jack Daniels, and Heineken.

Date: Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Time: 7PM – 11PM
Place: Louise & Jerry’s
Address: 329 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ.

Live Music: Nipsy

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