Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken brought back the annual Waterfront Arts Gala, benefiting the city’s Cultural Affairs Trust and Arts community in Hoboken. The event was held on Tuesday evening at the 12th Street Pier on Sinatra Drive North, with a tremendous skyline view. Local galleries and artists were present to showcase and discuss their work with anyone in attendance. Participating restaurants and chefs for the event included Halifax, Il Tavolio, Olivia’s, Empanada’s Café, The Madison, Leo’s Grandevous, Carpe Diem, 80 River Street, Dino & Harry’s, Cannoli by Tom Foley and Cosmo Sancilio, and many more.
All funds from the ticket sales will be donated to to the City’s Cultural Affairs Trust and public art initiatives. According to Hoboken Mayor Bhalla, this gala was brought to support the local arts community, which really contributes to the vibrancy of the city. The event ran from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and tickets to the Gala were available to purchase at $65.00. It was a great evening for the city of Hoboken, showing the importance the art community has within.