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SINATRA SWINGS AGAIN!   2018 Sinatra Idol Contest, June 14

14 Crooners Compete for Title at Sinatra Park, Hoboken

 By Sally Deering

Sinatra Swings Again
Dan Lauzon, Ontario Candad

For those of you who know Frank Sinatra Drive as the long and winding road on Hoboken’s waterfront, well, kids, its time you knew some Hoboken history. Let’s just say Ol’ Blue Eyes grew up in Hoboken back when almost every corner had a gin joint and if you could carry a tune, some music-lover on a barstool bought you a drink.

Those were the days when Hoboken native son Frankie Sinatra walked the Mile Square City dreaming of someday making it big. And make it he did! Superstar, legend, and boy, what a voice. It’s been said that back in the 1990s, while Sinatra was in Manhattan, he would tell the limo driver to take him to Hoboken where his black limo could be seen cruising up and down the old neighborhoods.

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Hoboken Arts and Music Festival 2013

Photos by Steve A Mack

Yesterday was another beautiful day for festivals in Hudson County and our photographer Steve Mack  headed to the 19th Hoboken Arts and  Music  Festival where thousands showed up to enjoy a day of artists,  crafts, local merchants, great food and terrific music, featuring: The Feelies, Speed the Plough,  Davey and the Train Wreck, The NERDS, The Carolina Jug Stoppers and many other acts.

 

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