Scores of artists find a place in ‘NoHu’

Local artists are currently thriving in Union City and the neighboring immigrant towns on this side of the river – buoyed both by a need to preserve their native culture, and a realization that housing prices are slightly lower here than in nearby arts havens like Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manhattan.

Northern Hudson County’s waterfront towns like West New York, North Bergen, and Weehawken were once the center of the American embroidery industry, largely due to German and Swiss immigrants who brought their lace-making machines here after 1870 – but now the towns burgeon with a new wave of Latino residents who have brought parades, festivals, and a variety of musicians and painters.

Read more: Hudson Reporter – Scores of artists find a place in N Hudson WNY Union City Weehawken and North Bergen becoming NoHu

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