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November 11, 2012

Video – Eli Manning And Mayor Zimmer Assess Damage from Hurricane Sandy

Filed under: Hoboken,Hurricane Sandy — Tags: , , , — TheBoken @ 12:55 PM

The NFL.com website has a video of Eli Manning and Mayor Dawn Zimmer that was shot this Friday November 9th that shows Eli Manning and the Mayor walking around Hoboken to get an idea of how much damage there was as well as cheer up for NY Giants fans a bit. The link to the video is below

Link: http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/0ap2000000092461/Manning-lends-hand-in-Superstorm-Sandy-recovery

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October 24, 2012

Hoboken’s Chandelier Room Football Sundays Starting Sunday October 28th

The Chandelier Room is now hosting an NFL  football party every Sunday, starting this week. They have the Direct TV Sunday Ticket and they will  be showing all the games. Games start at 1pm!
They will have the following specials:
  • $4 Beers
  • $5 Mixed Drink Specials
  • Food Specials all day

Chandelier Room
Address: 225 River Street Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-253-2520
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October 4, 2012

Tasteful Tailgating Tips from Chef Anthony Pino

Here are some tasteful tailgating tips for Hoboken Football fans from Chef Anthony Pino of AD Catering | Events, Anthony Davids, Bin 14, and the Kolo Klub…..

Tailgaters

Tailgaters have always taken their pre-game drinking seriously, but are now equally serious about their pre-game eats. “You don’t just see the standard burgers and hot dogs at sporting events anymore,” stated Chef Anthony Pino of AD Catering|Events. “As you stroll through the crowds gathered at sporting events these days you will find a wide range of tailgating fare, from specialty cheeses to elaborate lobster and steak dinners.” Chef Pino knows a thing or two about pre-game entertaining; his company AD Catering|Events provides gourmet prepared food for those headed to the local Giants and Jets games at MetLife Stadium, or to those cheering on their teams with friends at home.

A tip Chef Pino offers to those planning to entertain: nothing makes a party better for host and guest alike, than to offer guests delicious items that require minimal hands-on assistance. He also gives a word of advice when prepping for pre-game entertaining. “Know your limits. If you want to have fun and enjoy your guests’ company, plan your menu using food items that can be prepared ahead of time, so all you will need to do is warm and display.”

A smorgasbord of AD Catering Events food

In addition, he and his team based in Hoboken, regularly put together a wide range of options for the local crowd who are off to outdoor events such as The Hunt in Far Hills, NJ, or are simply inspired to enjoy the fall weather and scenery with private picnics and wine tastings. Chef Pino continued, “Customers are ordering take-away platters ranging from the high end – lamb chops, filet, seafood, to the basic – sausage and peppers, sandwiches and cheese, as they head off to their fall festivities.” He smiles as he says, “What goes together better than fresh autumn air and foliage paired with good food and wine?”

For more information about AD Catering | Events call 201.222.8399. Their address is 953 Bloomfield Street Hoboken, NJ 07030.

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September 29, 2012

Sunday Fundays at Wicked Wolf Tavern–Live DJ and Specials for Hoboken NFL Fans

Sunday Fundays are back at the Wicked Wolf. They have been anxiously awaiting this day since February 5th when the Giants won the Super Bowl. This year it only gets better with the following deals…

Sunday Funday Wicked Wolf Hoboken 2012 flierSpecials:

  • $Bud Light Drafts
  • $15 Bud Light Towers
  • $15 Bud Light Buckets
  • 50 Cent Wings

Sound will be on for big games and they will have a DJ during commercial breaks all day long.  The Wicked Wolf of Hoboken is located at 120 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, NJ. Get there early as there can be a wait in line due to the bar’s popularity for sporting events.

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September 20, 2012

Hoboken Social Sandbox NY Giants Game Watch Tonight at Tilted Kilt at 7:30pm

Hoboken Social Sandbox Giants Game Watch Tonight at Tilted Kilt

What: NY Giants vs. Panthers NFL Game Watch Party with Hoboken Social Sandbox
When: Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Where: Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery 800 Jackson Street, Hoboken, NJ
Price: $2.00 with RSVP and $5 without

Description: If you are new to town or looking to expand your network this is the group for you! This event is targeted to our members that are looking to meet new people in the area. Please join The Hoboken Social Sandboxcheer on the Giants. Even though, the Panthers may not appear to be a challenge for the Giants, it will be a great time to support them; while meeting new people.

You will find this group easy going and in a comfortable environment to connect with your neighbors. The HSS will also be introducing people to each other and there will be food and drink specials.

Please note that in order to receive the drink and food specials you will need a wrist band. The cost of the wrist band is $2 with RSVP and $5 without RSVP. Once you arrive you will be able to get a wrist band from the event organizer. The money goes towards paying the cost of running to group.

Please RSVP by Wednesday Sept 19th. Please update your RSVP should something come up and you are no longer able to attend.

When you walk into Tilted Kilt we will be immediately to your left of the hostess stand. There will be servers; yes, more than 1; to take your order.

(Tilted Kilt is located within a few blocks from the Light Rail and parking are also located within a few blocks. If you are coming from Hoboken Terminal; NJ Train, Path, Light Rail or Bus; there is a taxi stand that will take you there for approx. $5.)

Drink Specials:

  • $2 .50 Miller Light, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra, Bud, Bud Light
  • $3 ALL Drafts
  • $3.50 Heineken, Corona, Corona Light, Sierra Nevada
  • $3.50 House wine by the glass
  • $4 Well Drinks
  • $5 Jameson, Jack Daniels, Double Cross Vodka, and Patron shots

Food Specials:

  • $5 Irish Nachos, Potato skins, Mozzarella sticks. Or 1 lb of wings
  • $10 Burger with Blue Moon (please note you can substitute the meat for a veggie patty)

Event Link (to RSVP): http://www.hobokensocialsandbox.com/events/81001472/

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April 16, 2012

Eli Manning to Host Saturday Night Live May 5th – Set Your DVRs!

Filed under: Eli Manning,Hoboken,NY Giants — Tags: , , , , , — TheBoken @ 3:20 PM

According to the NY Post Eli Manning will hosting an upcoming show on Saturday Night Live May 5th. The special musical guest will be Rhianna. His brother Peyton Manning had previously been on the show in 2007 and had a couple of funny skits.

Winning a Superbowl is usually a good way for an NFL QB to get on the show. Here is another case of Eli following in big brother’s foot steps. The Boken is curious to see what skits are written for Eli. His brother Peyton is a natural in front of the camera and has all those commercials as well. But in the most important stat Eli has his brother beat with two Superbowl rings to one.

Link to NY Post article: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/eli_manning_to_host_snl_ap6dOWuKqz71lc7pw65n5L

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February 7, 2012

Photo of The Day- Cake Boss NY Giants Celebration Cake from Super Bowl XLVI

Giants Indy Cake - Cake Boss

This photo was sent in from Carlo’s Bakery (Cake Boss) and is the cake that was presented at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis for the NY Giants exciting win 21-17 over the New England Patriots. Hometown hero Eli Manning and solid team play brought the Giants their 4th Super Bowl Victory. Perhaps you can have your cake and eat it too. At 11 am today in NYC will be the Canton of Heroes Parade followed up at 3pm at Giants Stadium for a celebration there.

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Carlo’s Bakery to Present Cake at Rally at NY Giants Stadium Today at 3pm

Here is the latest update from Carlo’s bakery on their commemorative cake for the NY Giants victory celebration at Giants Stadium today…

CARLO’S BAKERY TO IMMORTALIZE GIANT’S SUPERBOWL XLVI WIN IN CAKE, CAST TO ATTEND RALLY AT STADIUM

Crowds gathering at Giant’s Stadium for today’s rally at 3pm will be treated to a sweet surprise. Carlo’s Bakery will be supplying heir final “victory cake” to celebrate the Giant’s newly minted title Super Bowl Champions of he National Football League. Carlo’s Bakery, the Hoboken bakery featured on TLC’s hit show “Cake Boss,” has made a cake for each milestone the team has achieved this season. “Cake Boss” cast members Joey Faugno, Mary Sciarrone and Mauro Castano even delivered some of their hand-crafted  creations to Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI festivities, including Taste of the NFL. Owner and “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro was not present for the big win due to a prior engagement in Australia. “I’m sad that I wasn’t at the Super Bowl this year with the rest of my team. It was an amazing game,”  said  Valastro.  Frank Amato and Mauro Castano will be presenting the Giants with the final cake of the season tomorrow at 3pm at the NY Giants new stadium which is in the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Below is a teaser shot of today’s cake that will be presented at the celebration as well as Carlo’s Cake they made for the Super Bowl at Indy…

Carlo's NY Giants Super Bowl TuesdayTeaser

Teaser of today’s cake to be presented at Giants Stadium rally

Giants Indy Cake - Cake Boss

Cake from Indy Super Bowl XLVI

About Carlo’s Bakery: Opened in 1910, Carlo’s Bakery is renowned for their delicious creations, hardworking staff, and family atmosphere. Carlo’s has spearheaded the recent custom cake  craze and has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Good Morning America, [and of course TheBoken.com]. Most recently, Carlo’s been showcased as the setting for TLC’s hit shows “Cake Boss” and “Next Great Baker.”

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NY Waterway Travel Advisory for NY Giants “Canyon of Heroes” Parade at 11am Today

NY Waterway sent out this travel advisory about today’s NY Giants Super Bowl XLVI celebration and parade. Over 1 million people are expected for this event in downtown NYC that starts at 11am.Parade route and travel advisory are below:

NY Giants Parade Route 2-4-2012

Parade Route Click Here

TRAVEL ADVISORY-Tuesday, February 7th (Super Bowl Parade)

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Congratulations the NY Giants, Super Bowl XLVI champions. Everyone is excited to celebrate with our home town heroes at the ticker tape parade tomorrow, so we’d like to offer a couple of suggestions for guaranteeing it’s a fun and memorable day for everyone:

  1. Take the ferry to the parade downtown, avoid the traffic, and arrive relaxed and ready to yell and wave as Big Blue makes their way up the "Canyon of Heroes."
  2. If you plan on parking at one of our terminals and taking the ferry across, please arrive early enough to get a spot.
  3. If you aren’t going to the parade and instead will be stuck at work (like us), please note that the expected ridership will be larger than normal, so please plan accordingly. Let’s make it a day to remember, but let’s also stay safe and be respectful of everyone we encounter along the way.

Added Service for Parade:

  • Pier 11 to Weehawken – added additional trips, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.
  • Pier 11 to Belford – Added a 2:30pm trip home.
  • East River will have extra boat standing by beginning at 1:00pm.
  • Additional vessels on standby ready to dispatch where needed.

Please continue to follow us on our website (http://www.nywaterway.com) and social media for service updates and advisories. If you have any questions about this or anything else please feel free to contact our Customer Service department at 800-53FERRY.

Thank you.

- NY Waterway

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February 6, 2012

Video- Hoboken Celebrates NY Giants Super Bowl XLVI Win!

Hoboken Celebrates NY Giants Super Bowl XLVI Win!

Last night the New York Giants led by hometown hero Eli Manning bested the New England Patriots in a close game by the score of 21-17. Once again Eli Manning drove down the field in the 4th quarter to lead the Giants to the game winning drive in an eerily similar fashion to Super Bowl XLII just 4 years ago when they last won the big game. Hoboken’s bars, especially the downtown ones were jammed for the big game. Washington Street was a sign of jubilation and some of the bars such as 1Republik and Black Bear still has lines outside even after the game had ended.

Once again congratulations to the New York Giants and their improbable run to another NFL Championship. Do you think this second Super Bowl win makes Eli Manning a Hall of Fame quarterback? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Hoboken Celebrates NY Giants Super Bowl XLVI Win!

Below is some video footage TheBoken.com took last of the spontaneous celebration in Hoboken on Washington Street. Football fans were pumped. Hopefully not too many people were counting on an early night’s rest last night. Anyone living on Washington Street or 1st Street probably heard pretty well the joyful commotion.

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