Hoboken Week in Review – 7/6/2008
A wash-out July 4th weekend made Hoboken even more tolerable than ever!
Whether you stayed here or went elsewhere, hope all of you enjoyed your extended weekend at least!
As usual, here are the Top 10 new, bumped or updated postings this week that had the best, most diverse and hottest overall discussion in Hoboken!
Hottest topics of the week
- Stan the (no ticket) Man
More than one Hoboken resident noticed the lack of parking enforcement for the Stan’s Sports van.
- Not 13, and not 15
But it’s Bin 14, the new “trattoria and wine bar” opening up at the old Kelly’s Pub location next to Madison Bar and Grill.
- Resolution postponed
“As the Southwest Turns” is Hoboken’s latest soap opera. Read all the updates about the SW6 park plan, Block 11 and more…
- Taxpayers are lucky… For now
The Council voted to approve the under-funded FY2008 budget, possibly postponing an imminent tax increase. Whether “magic money” appears for FY2009 remains to be seen!
- Random crimes stimulate conversation
Hoboken411 tries to get the recent incident-map back up to speed, many readers discuss the latest crime…
- Political “ink-slinging”
Hoboken Mayor David Roberts and Councilwoman Beth Mason trade full-page attack ads in the month of June.
- The is really not enough parking.. most of the time
The first summer holiday weekend resulted in double-parking running rampant in the usual spots.
- Anything Pizza-related must be a good business decision
Hoboken’s Scott Weiner grows his Pizza Tours empire by expanding the offerings to the joy of hungry customers.
- Name change; same food, decor and clients
Hoboken landmark Frankie & Johnnie’s switches to Dino & Harry’s. Find out why.
- 4th of July sale!!
Classic Hoboken retail store “Spreading the news” (Life is good) has a good holiday sale. Ends TODAY!
- Float on the Hudson for free!
Free Kayaking TODAY starting at 10am (at Maxwell Place).
- Mayor and super-wealthy Hoboken developer coincidence?
One reader finds irony with the close proximity between Hoboken’s top politico and a preferred real estate icon.
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!)