Hoboken Week in Review – 6/29/2008

6/29/2008:

Summer’s just getting started, so find yourself a nice pool, air-conditioned spot, or ice-cold beer and relax!

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Here are the Top 10 new, bumped or re-treaded postings this week that had the most diverse and hottest overall discussion in Hoboken!

Hottest topics of the week

  1. Many mouths to feed
    Super popular eatery The Turning Point adds outdoor seats to cater to the mobs of hungry patrons.
  2. Not a witch-hunt!
    Citizens keep city hall on their toes as they expose another “inside deal” in regards to privileged parking allowances.
  3. Can cars, bikes and pedestrians co-exist in Hoboken?
    Plans are being discussed to add bike paths, as some other cities have successfully done. Hopefully, they’ll be done right.
  4. Free food to woo new customers
    Much-maligned Lana Lounge tries hard to re-brand themselves as a legitimate restaurant.
  5. Light at the end of the tunnel
    Hoboken411 chats with a Verizon FiOS technician, readers discuss.
  6. Fiscally Embarrassing
    Hoboken’s budget woes make top-shelf headlines with the NY Times.
  7. Awww (meow), Crap!
    One 411 reader wonders what to do with cats in the wild, stinking up the yard (as well as his fecal-fancying dog).
  8. Mini Park, ribbon, ribbon, Mini Park
    Poor-excuse for a park gets introduced to the scissors and more as it finally opens.
  9. Yah, dis Bud iz for you!
    Popular national story about the potential takeover of a Beer giant Budweiser gets discussed locally.
  10. You can’t win
    Every good idea brought forward is spun into something negative. In this case, bringing in financial experts to cure the budget disease Hoboken suffers from.

Noteworthy

  • Geese can get arrested (if caught)
    Maxwell Place hires “Geese Police” to chase the crap-spewing dirt-birds from the lovely waterfront park.
  • Yep, the NY Times
    When the top paper in the country chuckles at Hoboken, perhaps they’re right!
  • R.I.P.
    Comedy Legend George Carlin is no longer with us, but lives on regardless.

This week

Summer events continue in Hoboken (you can see them listed on the calender on the bottom of the left sidebar – Let me know if I’m missing any good ones!)

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