Comedy Festival

The 3rd Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival Running 6 nights at 5 locations in Secaucus and Hoboken. Saturday April 29th and Sunday April 30th at the Dubliner 96 RIver Street Hoboken NJ. 8pm comedy show with a rooftop after party each night. Tickets are $20 and are available online at


Sights, Bites & Sips

Sights, Bites and Sips: Hoboken is a unique event bringing together a sight-seeing running tour, wine tasting and fundraiser. It will be held on Saturday, April 29, and is presented by Grapeful, City Running Tours and Antique Bar & Bakery.

Led by City Running Tours, the 4-mile guided running tour in and around Hoboken will start/finish at the acclaimed Antique Bar & Bakery and include stops and information at such historical sites as Fiore’s Deli, the birthplaces of both Frank Sinatra and Baseball, Willow Terrace, Sybill’s Cave and scene locations from the Academy Award-winning movie, “On the Waterfront.”

At the conclusion of the run, all participants will enjoy a wine tasting provided by Grapeful and special bites from Antique Bar & Bakery’s Chef Paul Gerard. Proceeds from the event will be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Tickets are $50 per person and only 25 spaces are available. All participants must be 21+ (ID is required). Runners will meet at Antique Bar & Bakery (122 Willow St.) at 10am and the tour leaves at 10:15am. Bag drop is available.

For more information, contact or

Register at

About Grapeful
Grapeful provides a fun and unique way to raise money through the sale of wine. Every cause benefits by receiving 20% of the retail cost of every bottle of wine ordered in support of its effort. Through Grapeful, friends and followers can support a chosen cause while enjoying great wine. Featuring partnerships with top wineries from the preeminent wine regions in the United States, Grapeful has helped raise thousands of dollars for its partner causes. Grapeful is based in Hoboken, NJ.


The City of Hoboken Green Team has partnered with the Hoboken Public Library to host Wellness Wednesdays.  This educational series will provide free community workshops one evening per month featuring local Hoboken practitioners discussing a variety of health and wellness issues.  The first workshop featuring Devotion Yoga and Shop Rite will be this Wednesday, January 11.

January 11, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
(snow date: 1/25)
Meditation & Mindfulness for the New Year
Liza Bertini, Devotion Yoga Founder and Studio Director
plus an introduction from Elisabeth Holtzer, RD of Shop Rite Hoboken to give an overview of nutrition and wellness programs at the store
February 8, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
(snow date: 2/22)
Beat the Winter Blues: Easy Ways to Improve Your Mood
Dr. Brian Chang, Acupuncturist, Sports Acupuncture and Family Wellness
March 8, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
(snow date: 3/22)
Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy
Dr. Dina Sgambati, Chiropractor, Priority Chiropractic & Wellness
April 26, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Pain, Pain, Go Away: Manage and Eliminate Neck and Low Back Pain
Dr. Anthony Orlando, Physical Therapist, Orlando Physical Therapy
May 10, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks
Kayla Kirschner, RD, Retail Registered Dietitian, Inserra Supermarkets Inc.
June 14, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Summer Safety
Laura Shapiro of CarePoint Health’s Concierge Service and Dr. John Rimmer, Director of CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medical Center ED
July 26, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Writing Workshop: Find Your Voice Through Journaling
Laurel Lederman, Certified Holistic Health Coach

The Wellness Wednesdays series was developed by Hoboken Green Team member Lauren Zucker. To learn more about Wellness Wednesdays or the Hoboken Green Team, please visit and