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Cafe Vista, A Hoboken Coffee Shop You Must Try

I love trying new coffee shops especially when they offer food! I’m a huge foodie and I’m always willing to try new things. Cafe Vista recently opened up in Hoboken, New Jersey and I documented my experience. Keep reading to learn more about why you need to stop by this coffee shop! About Cafe Vista

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Adopt Sundae from Wise Animal Rescue

About Sundae Craving something sweet? Like the classic dessert, Sundae will certainly add some sweetness into your life! This 2-year-old Pit Bull mix is an absolute angel and who can play all day. Sundae is a gentle and loving soul – the ideal family companion. She does great with kids of any age and loves

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Small Business Highlight: Andrea Maiolano of Love, Amarie

If you’ve been following me since the beginning of my website, you know that I do my best to highlight and showcase other small businesses in the area. I decided to start a Business Highlight series featuring local small business owners in the area. Small businesses have been hit hard and as a small business

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Adopt Mac From Wise Animal Rescue

About Mac Mac is this beautiful 2-year-old American Bulldog/Pit mix is an absolute love and will be your favorite dog ever! He loves to cuddle, give kisses, and go for walks. He’s a total mush just like his name! Due to Mac’s hard past, he currently struggles with some fear issues. New people scare him,

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Restaurant Review: Leo’s Grandevous

*All opinions are my own. Photos included in this post were taken by the author. If you’d like a review of your restaurant, please send an email to kimberleybuenoschonig@gmail.com. When it comes to Italian food, Leo’s Grandevous does not disappoint. What makes this restaurant special is that it is one of the oldest family-owned restaurants

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Hoboken Businesses That Openly Support The Black Lives Matter Movement

It is never my intention to miss a business, the list below is crowdsourced. To add a business to the list below, please email kimberleybuenoschonig@gmail.com The following businesses below are openly supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more about why you should support the Black Lives Matter movement and how here. To support

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Why It’s Important To Support The Black Lives Matter Movement

This article is intended to help explain what is Black Lives Matter, why it is important, and how you can get involved. If you do not know what is going on in the world, there are protests happening for justice for George Floyd – and, more broadly, victims of racial violence everywhere. Take some time

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Dog Runs in Hoboken Re-Open This Saturday, May 30

City of Hoboken announced last night that dog runs will officially be opening up this Saturday on May 30th at 8AM. I know for many dog owners, it’s been a tough time to not have the dog runs open, but now they can go to the dog parks! There are guidelines that the City of

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Adopt Lily From Wise Animal Rescue

Meet Lily This gorgeous cowgirl is ready to find her forever home after birthing and weaning her pups! Lily was rescued from a local, municipal shelter where she came in in very, very bad shape. Lily was part of a neglect case and they soon realized she was pregnant and reached out to us.While Lily

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Health Heroes Across The World

We all may know someone or know a friend of a friend who is on the front lines helping our communities. If you’re like me, you may have family throughout the US that are working the front lines. I wanted to create a series thanking health heroes across the US. Even though I’m based in

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Dog Moms Share Their General Cleaning Tips

Let’s be real – having a pet at home means that you may have to do some extra cleaning around the house. While you are home living the #quarantinelife and maybe with your furry family member, I thought it would be fun to reach out to dog moms and ask them for their cleaning tips.

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Local Professionals From Blo-It-Out Lounge Share Hair Tips

Disclaimer: All thoughts and opinions are my own. This post is not sponsored. With local non-essential small businesses being closed, you may not have the opportunity to go to your local hair stylist to make your look good – or even receive those valuable tips that help salvage your hair’s beauty at home. Pre-COVID, I

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10 Favorite Shows To Binge Watch

If this quarantine period got you looking for new shows to watch, keep reading to find out some of my favorite shows to binge watch. I’m telling you that these shows are super hard to stop watching. You may just find yourself going through my list in one night! The Boys The Boys is set

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Local Businesses With An Employee Relief Fundraiser

All small local businesses are getting a hit from COVID-19 and the efforts to slow its spread. People have been left without jobs, but some local businesses have started to create fundraising links to help support their staff. Check out all the businesses below and consider donating to a few to help them out. You

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Ways To Boost Your Immune System While Supporting Small Businesses

With everything that is going on, you may feel heightened anxiety, fear, and unhappy feelings. As much as I’d like to write about how you can prevent the spread of the new virus COVID-19 – information on this is pretty much everywhere. I recommend following the CDC and the World Health Organization along with your

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Ways To Support Women-Owned Businesses

With today being International Women’s Day, I thought of various ways to show my support. I could share a list of businesses that I know are women-owned, but I got worried that I would end up missing a business. Believe me – I would feel really bad about it if I missed a business. Instead,

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Check Out New Location For Hoboken Chiropractic + Wellness

*All photos credit goes to the author* Prioritizing self-care is one of my goals for 2020, and something I’ve been trying to do is seeing a Chiropractor every week. I suffer from neck and back pain and I decided to see a Chiropractor to help relieve my pain. I see Dr. Brayton and Dr. Alvarez

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Top Happy Hour Deals for Every Day of the Week – Hoboken

I’m always looking for some nice happy hour deals for every single day of the week. I’m the type of person that likes to eat… A LOT…. and if I can get some nice drink specials and also enjoy a nice meal, please count me in! Are you looking for some nice happy hour deals

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People Making Positive Impacts In Our Community – Kirsten Corley

If you would like to recommend someone that should be featured, please email me at Kimberleybuenoschonig@gmail.com A new series I’m doing is featuring people who are making positive impacts in our community. We are the ones living and breathing in our community, and of course it makes sense for everyone to work towards improving our

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5 Fun Activities To Do With Your Partner In Hudson County

Let’s be real – sometimes you may feel like you need to spice date night up with some fun activities. Check out a few things that you can do with your partner below! Ballroom Dancing If you and your partner are open minded, try out their group dance classes! It can be super casual, beginners

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Restaurant Review: The Boil

*All opinions are my own. Photos included in this post was taken by the author. If you’d like a review of your restaurant, please send an email to kimberleybuenoschonig@gmail.com. About The Boil Cajun Style Fresh Seafood Boil in a friendly environment.  Our food speaks for itself. Seafood is ordered by the lb with your choice

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Business Spotlight: SW3AT Sauna Studio in Jersey City

A personal favorite spot for self care is this amazing sauna in Jersey City called SW3AT Sauna Studio! Prior to ever using a sauna, my knowledge of all the benefits that come with sauna usage was pretty close to none. But after our first session here, Tom and I have been obsessed! Read more to

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Restaurant Review: Lokal Eatery & Bar

*All opinions are my own. Photos included in this post was taken by the author. If you’d like a review of your restaurant, please send an email to kimberleybuenoschonig@gmail.com. About Lokal Eatery & Bar Lokal is a culinary hub for Jersey City’s global culture. Communal in nature, Lokal showcases locally sourced ingredients transformed into worldwide

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