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via NJ.com – When Melissa Capo and her husband Mark decided to relocate from Maryland to the New York City area, their search for a new home took them to Jersey City. They were particularly captivated by The Beacon, the collection of historic Art Deco buildings reborn as modern residential properties with incomparable indoor and outdoor amenities.
Impressed by the spacious residences, stunning views and warmth of the staff, the Capos decided The Beacon was the ideal place to live.
“The people we came across at The Beacon were pleasant and welcoming,” Melissa said. “My husband and I loved the diversity of both the staff and the tenants, as well as the breathtaking views and luxurious amenities. Everything we experienced convinced us that we wanted to be a part of The Beacon community.”
The couple signed a lease, moved in and discovered their first impressions were accurate. They met so many friendly neighbors that they decided to invite them to a wine-tasting party.
The tasting quickly became a monthly affair with a growing guest list. As a result, “Wine Wednesdays” is a touring event, so to speak, hosted by a different Beacon resident on the first Wednesday evening of every month.
“We began hosting the monthly wine tasting to build a rapport with our neighbors, network and meet fellow tenants,” Melissa said. “Now Wine Wednesdays is featured in a different building every month. Through this event and other community happenings, residents are more united than ever and seem to enjoy meeting people and making new friends.”
For Melissa, the comfort, luxury and camaraderie she and Mark have experienced since moving to The Beacon have helped them lead the lifestyle they were looking for when they relocated. In fact, her fondness of the community and her neighbors has grown so strong that she recently took on an official position with the property management team.
“It’s been six wonderful months of great service and meeting new people,” Melissa said. Continue reading