Author: NikkiOnTheDaily

The Hoboken Boathouse: Anchored in Community

Community can be hard to find, and amid a pandemic it can be nearly impossible. I moved to Hoboken in October of 2020 without a social circle in place. I arrived to the area at the tail end of outdoor events season, just in time for winter weather to set in, which meant buckling down

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5 Lessons From COVID-19 to Take With You

March 2021 marks a full calendar year since COVID-19 entered our lives and unleashed a world of uncertainty. Like the morning of 9/11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy, we will all likely remember exactly what it felt like, and where we were, when a virus forced us into our homes indefinitely. The events

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Instagram vs Reality: Which One Are We Living In?

Instagram versus reality. It started as a trendy movement but poses a very real question: what world do the majority of us live, or think we live, in?  You don’t have to be a 20-something influencer to fall victim to the arising mistruths of social media. Politics are peddling agendas on platforms for their own

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Book Talk: Paulo Coelho’s The Archer

Book reviews have never been my niche. To be frank, before recently I didn’t enjoy reading at all. Into adulthood, books reminded me of the summer reading assignments that I was required to complete in private school. I’m not sure who’s in charge of picking the titles for children’s educational learning, but the three titles

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5 Unexpected Food Resolutions For 2021

New year, new you? Unlikely. Despite what multifarious wellness websites say, life will never magically transform in Cinderella-esque fashion the moment the clock strikes midnight on January 1st, all because of a few New Years resolutions. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t make your life better in the new year. Resolution simply means “a firm

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Gregory’s Coffee + Coffee Waves Explained

“Gregulars” is the new term buzzing about Hoboken this weekend as Gregory’s Coffee opened its first location on Downtown River Street in mile square city on Friday, January 15. With two others in Jersey City, this marks the company’s third location in the Garden State, and its 33rd overall since first opening in Manhattan back

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Bistro La Source and a History of French Cuisine

Dining out, or ordering in, has become second nature in modern day society. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2018 44% of all food spending was done away from home, with an annual average of $3,459, and Statista predicts online ordering will steadily increase at a rate of 4.3% through 2024. But

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