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Frank Sinatra’s night out drinking in a Jersey City restaurant

by Early one morning, Frank Sinatra and some other members of the Rat Pack were drinking in Bruno’s, a restaurant then located by the old Medical Center. A high-ranking Jersey City police officer had joined the carousing little crowd. One … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra’s Jersey City Connections

by Loews Theatre, Journal Square After seeing Bing Crosby perform here during the summer of 1935, Frank Sinatra realized that, “After seeing him that night, I knew I had to be a singer.” Frank Sinatra might have been born in … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra’s Dickinson High School days

by Frank Sinatra attended Dickinson during the renovation of Hoboken’s Demarest high school – and that might be why the singer’s career DID NOT start in Jersey City. At Dickinson, Sinatra became friendly with the Ilventos, whose father owned a … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan campaigned in Hudson County

by When running for President in 1980, Ronald Reagan spoke at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. He appeared with the father of Lech Walesa, Poland’s Solidarity leader. The older Walesa was a resident of Jersey City at the time. … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra lived in Jersey City

by Frank Sinatra might have been born in Hoboken, but as soon as he was old enough to know better, he moved to Jersey City! by

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