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Bayonne Theater Company offers Acting & Scene Study Classes Theater Troupe Hones Its Craft When the Stage is Dark submissions, Semanchick says. “We’re doing shorts,” Semanchick says. “The chosen play will be part of the performance of several one-act plays. We did a night of shorts last November called ‘Claustrophobic Comedies’ – three one-acts about being trapped. One play was

Bayonne Theater Company By Sally Deering On a recent Wednesday night, in the first floor meeting room of Grace Lutheran Church in Bayonne, a troupe of actors dives into scenes from plays – some famous, some not-so-famous. The actors are members of the Bayonne Theater Company’s scene study group which meets Bayonne Theater Company President twice a month to build Adam Semanchick and actor Steve London up its acting and play sharpen their play reading skills reading skills between “This is just forabout being trapped in shows. ward momentum,” a Port-O-Jon, one was The scene study Semanchick says of the about being trapped group’s next meet-up is Wednesday, Feb. 21, Wednesday night group. in an elevator and the “We have a core of acthird, being trapped in at 7 pm. Local actors, tors that have worked a library. We did six and those interested in together on diff erent performances and the seeing what acting is all plays with the Bayonne reception was great. It about, are welcome to was very engaging.” stop by, company presi- Theater Company, Because they don’t dent Adam Semanchick and they want to act year-round.” have a permanent persays. Semanchick, During the three-hour, formance space, the who prefers working Wednesday night meet- company puts on shows behind-the-scenes, runs up, the group performs at various Bayonne the scene study group scenes from plays, movvenues. Aside from with company member ies and TV, Semanchick presenting plays, BTC, and director Jennifer says. Right now, BTC is which began four years Lubach. During the gearing up for its next ago, puts on the annual Wednesday night sesshow, a series of one-act Bayonne Renaissance sions, the two keep the actors on their toes with plays. The company re- Festival. “As a non-profit comconstructive criticism to cently held an open call pany, we’ve gone on to help them improve their for local playwrights and received about 20 bigger and better acting chops.

”BTCs scene study and acting classes are an extension of the company’s mission to reach out to more people in the community. “We want to bring more people into the fold, especially those who have never acted before,” Semanchick Actor Rich Dwyer says. “We’re trying to performs a cold reading instill the passion that at a recent meet-up we have for the theater of the BTC into other people in the things,” Semanchick community. The arts says. “In addition to the movement is growing one acts in November, in Bayonne, and we’re we did a mystery play in happy to be a part of it.” December, a full-length. If you go That was called the ‘Bayonne Mystery Play’ Wed, Feb. 21, 7-10 pm Bayonne Theater Company and it was written by Scene Study and Shawn Norton. I think Acting Workshop the reception was great. Grace Lutheran Church It was a quirky comedy, 836 Ave “C” (Between 37th and a lot of fun, for & 38th Sts.) sure. Especially for the Bayonne For more info, see go to actors. When you’re doing a show that’s not the company’s Facebook page: www.facewell-known, the actors Scene don’t know how the Study Group show is going to

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Fabric Artist & SVA Prof Amy Wilson to Discuss Art’s History Tues, Feb. 20: Artist Talk at Gallery 313, JC

By Sally Deering


very former Girl-and-Boy Scout can wax poetic about the beautifully embroidered badges and patches they earned building campfires and performing good deeds. Military personnel wear patches to show rank; and you can usually find a Grateful Dead patch on the nearest ‘Dead Head’s’ denim jacket. Patches can also be political. Like the patch artist Amy Wilson embroidered in December 2017 that featured a quote by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez after he was granted a mistrial in Newark for allegedly misappropriating campaign funds. At a press conference following the mistrial, Menendez sent a scathing message to his political foes: “To those who were digging my political grave so they could jump into my seat, I know who you are and I won’t forget you.” Inspired by the gutsiness and outrageousness of that newsbyte, Wilson sat down at her sewing machine and created the patch, gold letters on a red background. She posted it on her Twitter account, it went viral, and orders poured in. Local papers and TV news shows picked up the story and Wilson made the headlines.

Artist Amy Wilson

For those who would like to know more about Amy Wilson, she will be giving an artist talk at the new show, American Dark Age at Gallery 313 on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 7 pm. The talk runs till 8 pm, so don’t be late. “I’m going to talk about art from 1900 to the present,” Wilson says. “Everything from Communist propaganda art to activist art through the AIDS epidemic and beyond.” Wilson’s artist talk is part of the week-long art exhibition American Dark Age which opens Sat, Feb. 17, (opening reception 5-9:30 pm) and which calls attention to the economic and structural violence, government corruption, and civic disengagement America seems to be experiencing these days. Allison Remy Hall of Jersey City curates the exhibition. “Amy’s an active artist,” Allison Remy Hall says. “She has a lot of perspective on politics. More generally how art and politics intersect.

Curator Allison Remy Hall with Dominic Sansone’s work “Untitled”.

It’s one thing to have a political show, it’s really helpful to talk about artists making political work.” Born in NYC, Wilson, 44, says her family moved around a lot and shared time between Montclair and New York City Twenty years ago, she and her husband moved to the Lincoln Park section of Jersey City. “We love our neighborhood,” Wilson says. We were lucky to get in early and buy an apartment. We’re pretty happy here.” Wilson works fulltime as a professor in Visual and Critical Studies, teaching art history and studio art classes at School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. She holds a BFA in Fine Arts from SVA and an MFA in Sculpture from Yale University in New Haven. She creates and exhibits her art work when she’s not in the classroom.

“At Certain Times You Could See The Edges of The Earth” lace art by Amy Wilson

“At this point, I’m doing mostly fibers,” Wilson says. “I do a lot of lace and embroidery, a combination of hand and machine. That’s my serious work. The Menendez patch was the silliest thing I did.” The art of sewing, embroidery, crochet and knitting seem to be archaic in this technological age, and yet Wilson says there’s been a new wave of interest in fabric art. “These are skills I teach at SVA and they’re very popular classes,” Wilson says. “To a certain extent, I feel its coming back. I was a painter for a while. Then I wanted to spin yarn. That got me into knitting and crochet and from that came this. I really want to get into bobbin lace. Its like tying knots, like macramé. Macramé is done with rope; chunky designs. Bobbin lace is done with thread and fine strings.” So, how did that

“The Room is Alive” made entirely with thread by Amy Wilson

Menendez patch come about? “I was volunteering on a campaign in Ward ‘D’ for City Councilman in Jersey City,” Wilson says. “I’m usually very interested in politics. It’s a hobby, but I was paying closer attention than usual and I was sort of riveted to the TV screen when it was announced it was a mistrial. When I heard Senator Menendez’s speech that he gave after, it was sort of shocking. It was one of those things that was sort of amazing, sort of awful, and sort of brilliant. I made a couple of patches on this embroidery machine. Gave a couple to my friends, and it just exploded online in the way that I never ever expected. It was like lightening striking. You had to run with it.” If you go Tues, Feb. 20, 7-8 pm Artist Talk with Amy Wilson AMERICAN DARK AGE Art Show 313 GALLERY, 313 Third St, JC.

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HobokenArts™ Presents ‘New Works 2018’ Group Show at New Gallery Garden Level Gallery Opens in JC; to Feature Work by 15 Artists

By Sally Deering It’s always a big deal when a new gallery opens and on March 2nd, Jersey City will have one more venue to feature the work of its hard-working local artists. At the new Garden Level Gallery – a basement space converted into an artists’ studio and gallery – popular local artist Theda Sandiford and 14 other artists will exhibit their art in New Works 2018 presented by HobokenArts™ Online Gallery. The show is curated by Christopher G. Coleman and the opening reception on March 2, from 7-9 pm will be part of Art House Productions’ JC Fridays.

northeastern New Jersey area is a vibrant arts hub integral to the New York City art scene.” Coleman says. “I am

The 15 artists will excited to partner with Garden Level Gallery to present brand new work showcase some of these that isn’t currently on talented artists and their the HobokenArts Cont’d on page 9 work.”

Minerva by Theda Sandiford at Garden Level Gallery in JC

meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. The group show features work by Jay Boucher, Paul Leibow, Cheryl Gross, Joe Epstein, Alex Sobolta, Janina Williams, Gloria Pacis, Ed Tadiello, Bryant Small, Sebastian McLaughlin, Britt Ford, Santiago Cohen, Bob Leibow and Elizabeth Tokoly. The show features paintings, photography, jewelry, thermographic embossings and digitally created artworks. All the art can also be seen on At the opening recep- “Hoboken, Jersey tion on March 2, galCity, and the greater lery-goers can stop by to




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Cont’d from page 8 website, Sandiford, who runs Garden Level Gallery says. The gallery/art studio used to house a small gallery area and now that will be extended to create more exhibition space, twice the size of what it was previously. Sandiford has lots of ideas on how to utilize the studio & gallery space. First of all, she plans to do 4-6 shows a year and she plans to help artists with their careers.

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“The goal is to create an opportunity for emerging artists that are regional, to show their work and develop their skills as an artist,” Sandiford says, “like how to do an artist talk, how to present your work, sell your work

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online and in the gallery, and how to price your work. These are all things that I’ve had to learn and the artists that show in the space will get to share what I learned and I’ll get to learn from them, as well.”

Pullman and Sandiford have scheduled an artist talk for March 10 and there will also be a closing party the weekend before Easter Sunday. “I want to expand the gallery’s mission to be about developing emerging artists,” Sandiford says. “It’s not just about showing in the space. It’s about learning how to present yourself as an artist so

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ARTScene February 2018 Cultural Happenings In & Around Hudson ON STAGE

JERSEY CITY THEATRE CENTER, White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave, JC. Wed, Feb. 28, 7 pm; Admission: $5 donation. JCTC’s New Play Reading Series presents: STUNNING DISPLAYS OF PROWESS. This play “drops the audience directly into an insane day of self help and empowerment led by world renowned life coach and trainer Tad Applebaum and asks the question: what happens when we put a narcissist in power and ask him to solve all our problems for us?”

MILE SQUARE THEATRE, 1400 Clinton St., HOBO. www. Runs through Feb. 25: DRIVING MISS DAISY by Aflred Uhry, directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. “Set in the South, Driving Miss Daisy explores the growing friendship between an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her AfricanAmerican chauffeur, Hoke Colburn. The play features Barbara Broughton, Count

Stovall and Matthew Lawler.” Tix: $30-$40; student/senior discount $18.


HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, 71 Sip Ave, 6th Floor, JC. Runs through Mar. 2: OUT ON BROADWAY: A VISUAL LEGACY. Curated by James E. Crochet. “On display will be costumes, sketches, and accessories from award-winning Broadway costume designers such as Gregg Barnes, James E. Crochet, Jess Goldstein, and William Ivey Long.” These artists designed costumes for LGBT characters in shows like Kinky Boots, La Cage aux Folles, Hairspray, Cabaret, Grey Gardens, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. “Explore the creations that have made a night out on Broadway a memorable experience.” (Pictured: Chrysler Building gown by William Ivey Long for Broadway’s “The Producers.”)

ART SHOWS 313 GALLERY, 313 Third St, JC. info@ Opens Sat, Feb. 17 (Opening Reception 5-9:30 pm)

and runs thru Sat, Feb. 24: AMERICAN DARK AGE. New Show at 313 Gallery addresses current political climate; artists Sam Pullin & Dominic Sansone present new works for a dark age. Amy Wilson’s Political Artist Talk: Tues, Feb. 20, 7-8 pm, at the gallery. (Pictured: Curator Allison Remy Hall and Dominic Sansone’s

JERSEY CITY THEATER CENTER (JCTC), Merseles Studios, 337 Newark Ave, JC. Now showing: TRUTH, a group show featuring the work of Luis Alves Jr., Frank Ippolito, Alex Katsenelinboigen, Zoe Sua Kay, Jackie Lima, Beatrice M. Mady, Fermin Mendoza, Stacey Fasel, Tyber Sky Lentuk Murphy, Alex Pergament, Poramit Thantapalit, and Beverly Tu. (Pictured: “Big Buddha” by Beatrice M. Mady.) 107 BOWERS GALLERY & ARTSPACE,

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107 Bowers St, JC. www.107bowersgallery. com. Show runs through Sat, Feb. 24: CARNIVAL OF DREAMS, featuring artists Johnnie Grinder and Orange Li. (Pictured: Work by Johnnie Grinder.)

BARSKY GALLERY, 49 Harrison St, HOB. www.barskygallery. com. Opening Runs through Sat, Feb 24: DESOLATED, Solo Exhibition by Valery Yershov.“Barsky Gallery is proud to announce its upcoming solo exhibition of Russian-born, NYC-based artist, Valery Yershov. DESOLATED showcases 20 new paintings from the artist’s most recent body of work

PROTO GALLERY, 66 Willow Ave, HOB. (201) 706-8337; www. Ruths through Tues, Feb. 27: FORK IN THE ROAD. A series of dreamy paintings by artist Jen Hitchings. Proto Gallery is a spacious first-floor space and features works by contemporary artists. (Pictured: “Let’s Keep Each Other in Check” by Jen Hitchings.)

MANA CONTEMPORARY, 888 Newark Ave, JC. www.manacontemporary. org. 5th Floor; through Mar. 30: IN BETWEEN (PART II): SO FAR. “The exhibition offers six installations by six women that together serve to illuminate patterns, changes, and developments in Iranian contemporary video art.”

PANEPINTO GALLERIES, 70 Hudson St, JC. www. Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 am-6 pm. Runs through May 1: THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ARTIST. This group show features 70+ works by 56 artists from Jersey City, Hoboken, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx. The works represent each artist’s perception of contemporary life.

NOVADO GALLERY, Contemporary Art, Design & Ceramics, 110 Morgan St, JC. Opens Sat. Jan. 20 and runs through Cont’d on page 13


Cont’d from page 12 Sun, Feb. 25: (OFF THE WALL! THE NEW COLLECTORS SHOW. Group exhibition featuring 15 Jersey City artists: Gianluca Bianchino, Jerome China, Mark Finne, Carlos Frias, Frank Gavere, Enrico Gomez, Lisa FicarelliHalpern, Doug Madill, Lauren Pitcher, James Pustorino, Bryan Rackleff, Fabricio Suarez, Robert Streicher, Charlee Swanson and Kati Vilim (Pictured: “Untitled” by Robert Streicher.)


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Spring is on the way, and Art House’s JC Fridays will kick off the season with 20 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out FOR THE KID IN and celebrate with this ALL OF US city-wide THE NEW VICTORY THEATRE, 209 W. 42nd festival on Friday, March 2nd, 2018. Restaurants, St, NYC. (646) 223galleries, stores, and event 3010; www.newvictory. spaces throughout Jersey org. Fri, Feb. 9 through City will showcase a Sun, Feb. 25; from the Barely Methodical Troupe variety of art-related happenings including visual in London, England: exhibitions, live music, BROMANCE. “A trio of LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER (LSC), Liberty dudes who flip, throw and performance acts, educational demonstrations, and catch each other, turning State Park, 222 Jersey more. All events are free City Blvd, JC. (201) 200- handshakes into handand open to the public. As stands and racing through 1000; Now one of the preeminent art showing: One World, One fast-paced, high-risk scenes in the tri-state area, Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure stunts featuring hand-tohand balancing tricks and Jersey City is abound with “Join Sesame Street artists of all types, musiCyr wheel skills.” friends in an out-of-thiscians, and individuals with For kids 7+. world planetarium show! unique talent; JC Fridays SEND US YOUR ARTS Explore the night sky is one of the best times for LISTINGS. If you have an with Bird Bird, Elmo, art opening or performances them to share their newest and a friend from China coming up including visual projects and works. Held named Hu Hu Zhu. In arts, performing arts and quarterly, thousands of this show, you’ll learn street arts, send an email residents pour out to expeabout the Big Dipper, the to: riverviewobserver@ rience these artists’ North Star, the Sun and and we’ll list it in the Moon. The show is ARTScene. ALL ARTScene latest works and to revel in the joy art brings to the the newest feature at the LISTINGS ARE FREE. community. JENNIFER CHALSTY WE HAVE  Some highlights include PLANETARIUM AND MOVED TO (a complete list of events LSC GIANT DOME HOBOKEN follows): THEATER at LSC, the • ART— 5pm-7pm largest and most technoPRIME GALLERY preslogically advanced planents “Wandering Motion etarium in the Western - Closing Reception & Hemisphere. Only three Artist Talk.” Wandering others in the world—two 662 Newark Ave, Motion is an explora664 Newark Ave, in Japan and one in tion of light and motion Hoboken NJ Hoboken NJ China—are bigger. through multiple mediums 201-320-3759 201-320-3759 of art. Open to multiple We create : interpretations, each piece *Fire Escapes *Railings is a reflection and reveal*Security Doors ment of self. *Specialized in Balconies 351 Palisade Ave *Windows (Franklin/Ferry), 973*Chain Links JC THEATER Portable 953-6497. Barrier-free. CENTER, Merseles *Welding Equipment Family-friendly. Tactile Studios, 337 Newark *Steel Stuctures tour. Ave, JC. www.jctcenter. Experts in Custom • EDUCATIONAL— org. Saturdays, Feb. 18 & Designed Metal Art 7pm-9pm HCCC 25, at 1 pm: Puppetworks Visit us on line @ DEPARTMENT OF www.allironworks presents PINOCCHIO. CULTURAL AFFAIRS Puppetworks adaption of

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NEW LISTING!! 3 Family Home in Bayonne, NJ 62-64 Broadway Bayonne, NJ Three family home. Great Bergen Point location. Old world charm. Built in the 1800's. Newer windows on the 2nd and 3rd floor and new awning, storm door and roof approx. 5 yrs. old. Large rooms, high ceilings, hardwood floors. Great backyard! Call today for more information!! REDUCED PRICE Single Family Home in Bayonne, NJ 181 West 25th Street Bayonne, NJ

Well kept one family home. This raised ranch home features hardwood flooring, finished basement, garage, and yard. Located midtown Bayonne. Close to schools, Veterans waterfront park, and transportation.

Won’t Last

New Listing –2 Family 169 Harrison Avenue, Jersey City


MUST SEE!!! Brick faced 2 family home with 4 car parking space renovated in 2014. Home features on 1st floor; duplex with 4 bedroom room 3 full bath, 2 master bedroom. Spacious rooms with hardwood floors and recess lighting throughout the home. Kitchen is tiled floors with marble back splash and counters cherry wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Living room on 1st floor have active stoned wood burning fire place, spiral stair lending to duplex in basement. 2nd floor features 3 bedrooms with balcony off the living area. Both duplex have full kitchen and kitchenette in duplex area. Plenty of walk-in closet space on each floor and storage in basement.


Two Family Home in Bayonne, NJ 27 East 18th Street Bayonne, NJ Lovely two family home. This home features 4/4, good size back yard, NO oil tank, gas heat, close to schools and NYC shopping. Call today for more information!! NOT A SHORT SALE!!

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Residential Rental Bayonne

"Over $200,000,000 In Successfully Closed Sales Volume"

Phenomenal, new construction sunny and expansive apartment located in the Midtown Loft District just across Street from 22nd Light rail Station. Featuring NYC Views, high ceilings, hardwood floors, terrace, stainless steel / granite kitchen with tons of closet space and a modern bath. Bright and open floor plan. Excellent location near train, Broadway and Rt 440 shopping. 1 car Parking available. Call now...won't last! $2,275

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Wichert Realtors Office 151b Lefante Way, Bayonne 201-339-8282 x 115 Direct –201-978-1110 Fax: 201-339-7745 · Website:


Bayonne Office Excellent busy corner location Store/ Professional office space for lease located in midtown area in move in condition. Historic brick building with old world charm, unit features high ceilings and kitchen set up with bathroom. High traffic and visibility area close to everything. Approx 750 sq ft total. Wont last! Rare find! $1,100 Bayonne Residential Rental Phenomenal and impeccable duplex unit with garage parking and use of yard on dead end street near Hudson Bay and County Park. Master suite features full bath and sliders to yard, garage parking, central air, finished basement and laundry room. Rare find, high quality home! Call now! $2,495

Bayonne Condo Boat Works

Immaculate & spacious Bryant Model with southern exposure and many upgrades. Unique European designer decorated unit, featuring 3 levels of living space with hardwood floors, terrace and walkout from garden level to yard. Master suite features vaulted ceilings, a walk in closet and a large charming master bath with a hot tub. Water view from terrace. A must see, call now! $385,000

Bayonne Residential Rental Beautiful & immaculate rental unit in excellent location near Bus to NYC, Light rail and NJ Turnpike. Top floor with wood flooring, beautiful views and a spacious kitchen, very large one bedroom unit with option for additional home office. This property shows owners pride. Won’t last! $1,395

Bayonne One Family

Immaculate one family home with new hardwood floors, new stainless steel appliances and 3 zone heating. This lovely home features 2BRs, 2.5 Baths, Sunroom, LR, DR, EIK with sliding door access to deck and finished basement for entertaining! Move in condition. $359,000


Email: CPiechocki@Weichert.Com

INVESTMENT PROPERTIES Bayonne Residential Rental Beautiful well maintained and sunny over-sized apartment with hardwood floors, newer bath and kitchen, laundry facility, garage parking and much more.... Located in desirable Bergen Point area.. Call now! Wont last! $1,850

Bayonne Office

Amazing new construction store/office space for lease in high volume traffic and commuter area across from light rail, restaurants and shops. Prime location in the process of major development. Beautifully constructed building with high visibility from busy street.

Bayonne Two Family Well maintained 2 family with partially finished basement very close to light rail. Featuring spacious rooms, high ceilings, hardwood floors, old world charm and separate utilities. Call now, great opportunity and rare find!

Call now, rare find! $1,200

Bayonne Investment

Prime corner location commercial condo with 2 levels, 1,750 Esq ft. of professional space. Sunny & spacious, handicapped accessible and perfect for any type of business. Featuring high ceilings, many windows, central air, tiled flooring, garage parking and much more. Call now, excellent opportunity! $179,000



*GRAND OPENING SPECIAL 1 Month free* Welcome to Hudson Flats... Bayonne's newest "NO FEE" premier elevator luxury rental building situated in the heart of town, steps to shopping, parks, Light Rail and bus to NYC. Featuring 38 one and 2 bedrooms units, some with 200 sq ft balconies with NYC skyline views, other units feature high-rise views of the streetscapes of Bayonne. This designer decorated building has an industrial modern theme with an option for parking space rental, a large lobby, storage, fitness center, coin-op laundry facility on each level and much more. Units feature ultra modern kitchens and baths, zone heat & ac, quartz/ granite kitchens, video intercoms and many other high end finishes for the discerning tenant to compliment each apartment. Many layouts and options to choose from... this building is also pet friendly.

Call now to put your deposit down today!

Starting at $1,600


NOW IS THE TIME TO SELL! Bayonne homes are in demand

Over $200,000,000 In Successfully Closed Sales Volume"

Let my years of Real Estate experience guide you through the process to a successful sale or rental of your home


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Selling Hudson County for Over 16 years Live in Bayonne In One of these Unique and Elegant Properties NEW LISTING!


Bergen Point Estates Bayonne 2 Family ONLY ONE LEFT

Exceptional Bergen Point Estate Custom Built Newer One Family

Welcome to Bergen Point Estates, nestled

into the picturesque Historic Downtown Neighborhood and located on the prestigious West 5th street in walking distance to Bergen Point Village. With only 4 homes available, this is Bayonne newest and most exciting luxury 2 family home development project. Brilliant over-sized high quality ultra modern homes with magnificently designed layouts. Featuring an owners duplex with 4 bedrooms and a master suite, a balcony, patio, hardwood floors, stainless steel granite kitchens, double garages and much more. Call now, live and invest in Bayonne. Be a part of the gold coast revival in Bayonne that everyone is talking about!

Home on oversize lot with every upgrade imaginable, featuring an open floor

plan, Finished basement, master suite with 18 foot vaulted ceilings, multi zone heat, central air, Jacuzzi tub, 2 fireplaces, tray ceiling in living room, paver driveway, custom interior and exterior lighting and landscaping, garage parking and much much more! Close to waterfront park, light rail, bus to NYC, Rt. 440 and much more! Come see it for your own eyes, this home is sensational!


$620,000 NEW LISTING!


Exceptional Fully Renovated One Family Colonial Exceptional one of a kind fully renovated colonial located in prestigious Doctors Row

area near Hudson County Park and Hudson Bay. Stunning spacious open floor plan layout with every amenity imaginable. Upgrades include, semi finished basement, wet bar, radiant heat flooring, dual shower master bath, alarm system, hardwood floors, 3 zone heating/cooling, heated pool, alarm system, laundry chute, master bedroom with walk in closet, French doors lead from kitchen to yard, skylights in attic and much more. Call now and don't miss out! This home is meticulously maintained, boasts owners pride and is ready for your family!

Stunning Corner Colonial Contemporary One Family One family with spacious sunny open floor plan close to light

rail, Horace Mann School and Hudson County Park.. This home is only 22 years old and is being sold by the original owners. A meticulously maintained gem with garage parking, central air, master suite, deck off of the kitchen and much more. Call now... you wont be disappointed!



These properties brought to you by: CHRISTOPHER PIECHOCKI Realtor Sales Associate “Over 200,000,000 in Closed Sales Volume�

NJAR Circle of Excellence, Platinum (2016) Weichert Realtors (Chairman of the Board Club, (2012-2016) Top 1% of all Associates World Wide Email: Website:

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Weichert Realtors Office 151b LeFante way, Bayonne (201)-339-8282 ext. 115

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1325 Paterson Plank Road Secaucus, NJ 07094 201-348-0881

Nancy D’Antonio Realtor Associate

Ph. 201.988.7802

Office 201-437-0411

867 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ



3 bedroom, one bath , newer kitchen open concept apartment

Presenting 305 Born St. Secaucus Web:

Huge new 5400 Sq. Ft. 3 Level 2 Family on a 60’ x 108’Ft. lot

New construction –All Large Rooms.

Finished 700 SF. Family room with full bath on ground floor level. 1st floor level 1800 sq. ft. apartment has three bedrooms with 2 full baths, hardwood oak floors, SS appliances, Granite Kitchen . Same 1800 sq. ft. apartment on 2nd floor level. Home has 2 Car Garage, Driveway, Large Yard,




Best family neighborhood. Nice quiet dead end North end street

$979,900 Call Listing Agent Jeanne Spirito 201-988-2351 (Mobile)

726 A& B Chestnut Street Secaucus “Coming Soon”

2 Units New Construction: Side By Side 3000 SF. 3 Levels of Luxury Living Space (3br-3.5 bath) Master Bedroom Suite w/ Full bath & Walk-in Closet, 2nd Full Bath, 2 Additional Bedrms, Living Rm, Dining Rm, Family Rm, Finished Bsmnt, Eat-in Kitchen No Maintenance Fee

Near schools, 3 bus lines, Light Rail Grammar School and House of Worship. Bergen Point area. Apartment comes equipped with refrigerator W/D and microwave Call Nancy D $1800. Per Month


We Have 2 and 3 Bedroom Call Jeanne Spirito 201-988-2351 (Mobile) Apartments Available... Ready to Show You Today! .

EXIT ON THE HUDSON REALTY “When you love what you do...It shows”

Presented by – Annette Rubin, 201-424-1182 & Kaitlin Byrne 347-562-3003 Office – 201-437-0411 867 Broadway, Bayonne

This Month’s Featured Listing: Luxurious One Family Home


ompletely renovated and thoughtfully designed, this beautiful home offers a stylish open floor plan with an eat-in kitchen outfitted with "soft -close" cabinetry, granite counters & Stainless steel appliances.

1st floor also features a large bedroom & full bath, a Living/Dining area, plus a large room for a Formal Dining room or a 5th bedroom!


Upstairs is a generous Master Suite with full bath plus 2 additional bedrooms and a 3rd full bath. There is a fully finished lower level with half bath. This is truly a must see for the discriminating buyer!

Offered at $525,000 See Our Ad On Page 20 Page 18-February 15-February 28, 2018 River View Observer


867 Broadway, Bayonne Visit our website at Independently Owned & Operated by Annette Rubin




Spring will be here soon!! Get started now! … Our market is heating up early this year … don’t miss out on your opportunity to sell at a great price – or get help negotiating the best price on the right new house to buy!



4BR TOWNHOME GARAGE PARKING – BAYONNE Well maintained home on a quiet dead-end block offers Central AC, large living room, King-size Master BR, and convenient location close to shopping, Light Rail and restaurants.

Asking $399,000

IMPRESSIVE 2 FAMILY PLENTY OF PARKING BAYONNE This spacious home sits on an oversized lot, offers an open layout 4BR 2 bath upper duplex, 2BR first floor unit plus finished walk-out basement w/ full bath; garage parking in front & in back – driveway for multiple cars. Asking $649,000

Asking $350,000

This 3 BR 2 bath property is in need of total renovation – so you can build equity right away! Renovation loans are available to qualified buyers – call us for details. Great location close to transportation, schools, shopping and more. Oil tank has been removed. Asking $245,000





3BR 2 ½ BATH TOWNHOUSE CITY HOMES at BAYSIDE - JC Generously sized at approx 2000 sq ft – this young home offers an impressive Master Suite with 2 walk-in closets! Fully equipped with all appliances and Central AC, you’ll move right in and enjoy this home. Garage parking a plus!



Perfectly situated on a lovely residential block, but so close to schools, transportation, dining, and more – this 3 BR 2 bath home offers a welcoming front porch, hardwood floors throughout, spacious and modern kitchen, open living and dining room layout, plus a carport in front for 2 cars. Don’t miss this one!

TRDITIONAL 2 FAMILY BAY BLOCK – BAYONNE This colonial style home offers the popular “3BR over 2BR” layout, with hardwood floors throughout the house; parking for up to 3 cars, and a convenient location for schools, parks, and public transportation. Asking $430,000


This nicely remodeled home features two 3 BR units with new kitchens and baths – plus the unfinished basement and attic offer room for expansion. Separate utilities, and 1 car garage parking. Located convenient to transportation, schools, shopping and more. Asking $419,000

Asking $449,000


Our staff of over 60 agents covers all of Northern & Central New Jersey! We have listings in Bergen, Essex, Union, & Middlesex Counties and affiliate offices throughout the state!

UPDATED BAYONNE 1 FAMILY 4 BR, 3 BATH MIDTOWN Spacious house offers an updated kitchen w/ S/S appliances and granite countertops. Finished attic features 2 additional BRs and full bathroom. Basement can be finished to provide even more living space. Nice backyard, and close to light rail and other transportation venues.

Now Asking $399,000 YES! OF COURSE WE DO RENTALS!

Our Rental agents are ready to assist you in your search for a new apartment.

Many of our listings offer part or full FEE PAID BY THE LANDLORD!

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