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About the Neighborhood


Weehawken proves the best views of New York happen in New Jersey. Picturesque parks, renowned waterfront restaurants and an award-winning school system have attracted many to the city, but the beauty of this area is what keeps them.

Weehawken has long been desirable for its close proximity to New York City. During the Revolutionary War, George Washington sent some of his men to Weehawken (Weehawk at the time) to watch over British soldiers stationed in New York. After the war, the wealthy set their sights on the “peak of the Palisades” in order to escape the industrial atmosphere of developing New York City. Around that time, the same engineer who built the Eiffel Tower came to Weehawken where he designed wagon lifts, stairs and an elevator to assist rich families in reaching the wildly popular ferry stations.

Transportation


Weehawken boasts a variety of efficient routes into the city. You can travel under the Hudson via NJ transit buses or privately operated minivans (for an extremely low cost), or use a network of ferries and water taxis to travel by sea. Weehawken offers a free (yes free!) waterfront shuttle that transports residents between upper-Weehawken and the waterfront during rush hours. A variety of access points to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail provide transport around Weehawken as well as to Hoboken, Bayonne, or Jersey City.

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Restaurants


Hugging the waterfront and providing spectacular city views, each restaurant on “restaurant row” claims the best cuisine and the biggest windows (or patios during the summer) overlooking the Hudson. No matter what venue you choose, Weehawken’s lineup of charming coastal eateries is sure to satisfy.

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Chart House 1700 Harbor Blvd,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.348.6628
http://www.chart-house.com
Molos Waterfront Estiatorio 1 Pershing Rd,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.223.1200
http://www.molosrestaurant.com
Ruth’s Chris SteakHouse 1000 Harbor Blvd,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.863.5100
http://www.ruthschris.com
Charrito’s 974 J F Kennedy Blvd E,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.330.1130
http://www.loscharritos.com
Hudson Blue Bar & View 4800 Imperial Blvd,
Weehawken NJ 07086
201.348.3200
http://www.hudsonbluebarandview.com
HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant & Bar 2 Main St,
Edgewater NJ 07020
201.943.1900
http://www.havenedgewater.com/menu-brunch/

Nightlife


Weehawken is better known for quaint and quiet tree-lined streets than bumping clubs. If you’re looking for a big night out on the town, you’re in luck—Weehawken shares a border with Hoboken, a city known for its bustling nightlife and bars.

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Maria Mentiras Bar & Grill 328 32nd St,
Union City, NJ 07087
201.348.0178
http://www.mariamentirasbarandgrill.com
Maxwell's 1036 Washington St,
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201.653.7777
http://www.maxwellsnj.com
Room 84 84 Washington St,
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201.832.2266
http://www.room84hoboken.com
Teak On The Hudson 16 Hudson Pl,
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201.653.6888
http://www.teakonthehudson.com
Pier 115 Bar & Grill 115 River Rd,
Edgewater, NJ 07020
201.313.2155
http://www.pier115barandgrill.com/

Entertainment


Whether you’re looking to practice sports in a community field, take in beautiful river views of the city or laze about the park with your pooch, there’s a place for you in Weehawken.

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Spirit of New Jersey 1500 Harbor Blvd,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
866.483.3866
http://www.spiritcruises.com/new-york-metro
Hamilton Park Blvd East at Hudson Pl,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.319.6061
http://www.weehawken-nj.us/parks.html
Lincoln Harbor Dog Park 1600 Harbor Blvd,
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.319.6097
http://www.weehawken-nj.us/parks.html
The Atrium 1500 Harbor Blvd, Lincoln Harbor
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.430.6881
http://www.hrpac.org
Weehawken Waterfront Park and Recreation Center 1 Port Imperial Blvd
Weehawken, NJ 07086
201.319.6061
http://www.weehawken-nj.us/parks.html
Stevens Institute Lap Pool and Gym (Weehawken Residents Only) 1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201.216.5000
http://www.stevensducks.com/index.aspx?path=aqua

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