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Jennifer’s guidebook

Jennifer

Jennifer’s guidebook

Neighborhoods
Hoboken is a New Jersey city on the Hudson River. Its former industrial port now features parks such as Pier A Park, with Manhattan skyline views. The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway links several green spaces. Global eateries, bistros and bars cluster on Washington Street and riverside Frank Sinatra Drive, named after the locally born singer. The Hoboken Historical Museum has local art and history exhibits.
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Hoboken
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Hoboken is a New Jersey city on the Hudson River. Its former industrial port now features parks such as Pier A Park, with Manhattan skyline views. The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway links several green spaces. Global eateries, bistros and bars cluster on Washington Street and riverside Frank Sinatra Drive, named after the locally born singer. The Hoboken Historical Museum has local art and history exhibits.
Midtown Manhattan is the central portion of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Midtown is home to some of the city's most iconic buildings, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project, the headquarters of the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, and Rockefeller Center, as well as Broadway and Times Square.
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Midtown
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Midtown Manhattan is the central portion of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Midtown is home to some of the city's most iconic buildings, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project, the headquarters of the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, and Rockefeller Center, as well as Broadway and Times Square.
Jersey City is in northeastern New Jersey. Its eastern waterfront faces the Hudson River where it meets Upper New York Bay. Liberty State Park has panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the former immigrant gateway. The park’s Liberty Science Center features interactive exhibits, live animals and an IMAX Dome theater. Bars and ethnic eateries line downtown’s Grove Street.
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Jersey City
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Jersey City is in northeastern New Jersey. Its eastern waterfront faces the Hudson River where it meets Upper New York Bay. Liberty State Park has panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the former immigrant gateway. The park’s Liberty Science Center features interactive exhibits, live animals and an IMAX Dome theater. Bars and ethnic eateries line downtown’s Grove Street.
A redeveloped industrial area along the East River in Queens, Long Island City is known for its gleaming high-rises with sweeping views of Manhattan. Innovative art galleries and performance spaces, as well as pockets of trendy bars and restaurants, appeal to local artists and young professionals. MoMA PS1 showcases cutting-edge art and hosts seasonal dance parties. Locals enjoy the quiet riverfront park.
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Long Island City
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A redeveloped industrial area along the East River in Queens, Long Island City is known for its gleaming high-rises with sweeping views of Manhattan. Innovative art galleries and performance spaces, as well as pockets of trendy bars and restaurants, appeal to local artists and young professionals. MoMA PS1 showcases cutting-edge art and hosts seasonal dance parties. Locals enjoy the quiet riverfront park.
Staten Island is the southernmost of New York City's 5 boroughs. It is connected to Lower Manhattan via the Staten Island Ferry, which runs across New York Harbor. Staten Island Zoo is home to kangaroos, birds of prey and snakes. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden features flower beds, Greek revival buildings and art galleries. Its grounds also include the Staten Island Children’s Museum.
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Staten Island
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Staten Island is the southernmost of New York City's 5 boroughs. It is connected to Lower Manhattan via the Staten Island Ferry, which runs across New York Harbor. Staten Island Zoo is home to kangaroos, birds of prey and snakes. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden features flower beds, Greek revival buildings and art galleries. Its grounds also include the Staten Island Children’s Museum.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe", "the heart of The Great White Way", and "the heart of the world". One of the world's busiest pedestrian areas, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.
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Theater District
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Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe", "the heart of The Great White Way", and "the heart of the world". One of the world's busiest pedestrian areas, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.
Food scene
Great pizza & wings; just a 2 minute walk inside of the apartment complex. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
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Pier 115 Bar & Grill
115 River Road
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Great pizza & wings; just a 2 minute walk inside of the apartment complex. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
Romantic dinner, excellent food. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
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Chart House
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Romantic dinner, excellent food. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
Great Latin cuisine. Music & dancing available on the top floor during the weekends.
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Sabor Latin Bistro
8809 River Road
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Great Latin cuisine. Music & dancing available on the top floor during the weekends.
Cave-like interior and beautiful garden. A great experience. This is a top pick for dessert in the neighborhood.
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Cafe Archetypus
266 Old River Road
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Cave-like interior and beautiful garden. A great experience. This is a top pick for dessert in the neighborhood.
Beautiful views; outdoor seating. Music & dancing scene from Thurs - Sunday.
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Waterside Restaurant and Catering
7800 River Road
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Beautiful views; outdoor seating. Music & dancing scene from Thurs - Sunday.
1 minute walk; inside of the apartment complex. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
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Haven
2 Main Street
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1 minute walk; inside of the apartment complex. Beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating; walking distance.
Viva Margarita
163 Old River Rd
Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating; walking distance.
Spa & Relaxation
As one of the best day spas in NY / NJ area, SoJo Spa Club offers an unparalleled wellness experience with over 140,000 square feet of pools, specialty baths, saunas, treatment rooms, lounging and dining areas 365 days a year. Our expansive state-of-the-art facility has been thoughtfully designed as a fully immersive holistic health experience.
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SoJo Spa Club
660 River Rd
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As one of the best day spas in NY / NJ area, SoJo Spa Club offers an unparalleled wellness experience with over 140,000 square feet of pools, specialty baths, saunas, treatment rooms, lounging and dining areas 365 days a year. Our expansive state-of-the-art facility has been thoughtfully designed as a fully immersive holistic health experience.
Famous 24 hour spa.
King Spa & Sauna
321 Commercial Ave
Famous 24 hour spa.
Shopping
Great shopping mall with many store and restaurant options.
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Westfield Garden State Plaza
Garden State Plaza
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Great shopping mall with many store and restaurant options.
Great shopping mall with many store and restaurant options.
Riverside Square Mall
Great shopping mall with many store and restaurant options.
Outlet mall with many stores, a Target, Whole Foods, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze and other restaurant options.
Bergen Town Center
Outlet mall with many stores, a Target, Whole Foods, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze and other restaurant options.
Multi-level mall with dining and shops.
The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards
20 Hudson Yards
Multi-level mall with dining and shops.
Sightseeing
Vessel is a structure and landmark which was built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project in Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is just an 8 min. Ferry ride from Edgewater (via Port Imperial Ferry).
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Vessel
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Vessel is a structure and landmark which was built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project in Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is just an 8 min. Ferry ride from Edgewater (via Port Imperial Ferry).
Visit the Observation deck at the top of the Empire State Building for the best view of New York City.
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Empire State Building
20 W 34th St
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Visit the Observation deck at the top of the Empire State Building for the best view of New York City.
Link for tour tickets: https://www.statueoflibertytickets.com/Statue-Of-Liberty-Tours/
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Frihedsgudinden
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Link for tour tickets: https://www.statueoflibertytickets.com/Statue-Of-Liberty-Tours/
Standing as a shining beacon for the new Downtown, and a bold addition to the skyline, One World Trade Center is safe, sustainable, and artistically dynamic. Soaring to a symbolic 1,776 feet — it is the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building, and already an iconic New York landmark. Link for tickets: https://www.wtc.com/about/buildings/1-world-trade-center
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Freedom Tower
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Standing as a shining beacon for the new Downtown, and a bold addition to the skyline, One World Trade Center is safe, sustainable, and artistically dynamic. Soaring to a symbolic 1,776 feet — it is the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building, and already an iconic New York landmark. Link for tickets: https://www.wtc.com/about/buildings/1-world-trade-center
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a memorial and museum in New York City commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 people, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which killed six. Link to website: https://www.911memorial.org/
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World Trade Center Memorial
180 Greenwich St
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The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a memorial and museum in New York City commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 people, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which killed six. Link to website: https://www.911memorial.org/
The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. The High Line's design is a collaboration between James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf.
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High Line
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The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. The High Line's design is a collaboration between James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is located between the Upper West Side and Upper East Side, roughly bounded by Fifth Avenue on the east, Central Park West on the west, Central Park South on the south, and Central Park North on the north.
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Central Park
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Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is located between the Upper West Side and Upper East Side, roughly bounded by Fifth Avenue on the east, Central Park West on the west, Central Park South on the south, and Central Park North on the north.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, spanning the East River. The Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595.5 feet and a height of 133 ft. above Mean High Water.
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Brooklyn Bridge
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The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, spanning the East River. The Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595.5 feet and a height of 133 ft. above Mean High Water.
Strolling & shopping in a cluster of restored wharfside buildings, many from the early 1800s. Great place in the summer!
Seaport
Strolling & shopping in a cluster of restored wharfside buildings, many from the early 1800s. Great place in the summer!
Museums
Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey.
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Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
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Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey.
American Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the world.
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American Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the world.
Transportation
8 minute ride to NYC.
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Port Imperial Ferry Terminal
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8 minute ride to NYC.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter rail terminal located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Grand Central is the southern terminus of the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines, serving the northern parts of the New York metropolitan area. It also contains a connection to the New York City Subway at Grand Central–42nd Street station. The terminal is the third-busiest train station in North America, after New York Penn Station and Toronto Union Station.
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Grand Central Terminal
89 East 42nd Street
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Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter rail terminal located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Grand Central is the southern terminus of the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines, serving the northern parts of the New York metropolitan area. It also contains a connection to the New York City Subway at Grand Central–42nd Street station. The terminal is the third-busiest train station in North America, after New York Penn Station and Toronto Union Station.