Author: NikkiOnTheDaily

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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Hoboken’s Historic Cobblestone Court Street

The city of Hoboken, NJ is historic in nature, which was a weighted factor in my decision to move (that, and the sweeping city skyline view). So, it came as no surprise to find cobblestone streets, industrial brick buildings, and various charming structures riddled throughout the now modernized mile square city. One street in particular

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UNJUMBOLD: Travel Local

With the new year comes new discoveries. So, while many of us are unable to travel due to the pandemic, taking flight only in our minds, one Hoboken storefront invites customers to explore products from all over the world. UNJUMBOLD, located at 257 1st Street, has an eye for detail and a heart for the

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Winter Storm Gail Photos

Pictures taken in Hoboken, NJ on the night of December 16, 2020, the night Winter Storm Gail arrived. All photos are subject to copyright and may not be used without permission.

The Spirit of Small Business: Riverview Wine and Spirits

The Heights of Jersey City is a burgeoning community atop the New Jersey Palisades. Once regarded as merely the cheaper residential neighbor to Hoboken, The Heights is now a destination of its own but with a distant familiarity. It has the culture of NYC, the positive energy of LA, and ‘all the grit, salt, and

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