This winter there is no better place to be than Hoboken! Hoboken is one of New Jersey’s most vibrant cities, with an abundance of shopping, dining, and nightlife. This exciting city combines a flourishing environment of work and play with an old-world charm. There is always something you can do in Hoboken, especially in the wintertime!
A great place to visit this winter is Lulu’s Lounge Bar in the W Hoboken Hotel. When you step in to Lulu’s you’ll be greeted with a vibrant palette of patterns and hand picked finishes that you and your friends will find aesthetically pleasing. At Lulu’s you will also find that it fuses contemporary flair and classic sophistication to create varied experiences throughout three distinct sections of the bar that local patrons and hotel guests will surely enjoy.
The main space at Lulu’s features 17-foot tall ceilings and a 20 foot-long bar flanked on one side by an outdoor terrace, and a cozy den on the other side with a vintage pool table for relaxed gaming and intimate conversation. Don’t want to miss the big game? Televisions are mounted on the wall to set the stage for game day entertainment, where guests can come early for great snacks and amazing views and then stay late as the lounge transforms into a mature nightlife destination.
Home of the hit TLC show Cake Boss and The Next Great Baker, Carlo’s Bake Shop is great place to stop by this winter for all of your favorite treats! While you’re there take a bite of their freshly filled cannolis, delectable cookies, or take a peek at their beautifully made cakes. Carlo’s also offers great classes where students can learn all of Carlo’s tips and tricks to decorating beautiful cakes, and it makes a great present for the holidays!
If you’re having a winter wedding or planning a birthday party, Carlo’s offers cake consultations as well to make you a one-of-a-kind cake for your special occasion!
Participate in Hoboken’s many cultural events this winter, such as the Sinatra Centennial Birthday Party at the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology including live performances from big bands and tribute singers! You can also attend the City Hall Holiday Crafts Fair or enjoy the annual Christmas tree lighting!
Visit Hoboken’s Monroe Center for the Arts for live music, theater, film screenings, and open studio days. You can also visit the Miles Square Theatre to watch great productions of your favorite classics or brand new plays you can have a good laugh or cry to!
Catch a show at Maxwell’s, an alternative live music venue that has hosted bands such as R.E.M., Nirvana, the Smashing Pumpkins, and the Offspring! Maxwell’s also offers trivia nights with great prizes and great drink specials on NFL game days. This is a great place to bring your friends to during the weekend!
Bundle up and take a nice walk on Washington Street, listed as one of the Top 10 Great Streets for 2010 by the American Planning Association! Explore the unique shops and world-class restaurants, delis, bakeries, and bars that this exciting street has to offer. You can also enjoy some great international cuisine while taking a stroll on Washington including Mexican, Chinese, Italian, Irish, German, and Greek to name a few!
There are so many more great places to explore in Hoboken, so while your enjoying one of these great locations take a look at your surroundings to find something else fun to do this winter like taking a walk on the pier! Although Pier 13 is closed during the wintertime, we can’t wait to see you on the pier this summer!