Hoboken Week in Review – 11/23/2008
Let the Holiday Music begin!
With Thanksgiving coming up this week – get ready for a month of non-stop holiday commercialism!
So without the Christmas Jingles, what made the most discussed entries for the week ending Sunday November 23, 2008?
Hottest topics of the week
- Picardo Debacle
More lunacy in the case of Tax-collector vs. Tax-payers in Hoboken – and the most popular zoning variance of the year!
- Is your 401(k) safe?
A simple question about the possible changes in how your retirement money is handled turns into a hot-button topic.
- Sidewalks provide sweet dreams for the inebriated
A Hoboken411 reader sends in some candid shots of a man who had too much to drink.
- Is the U.S. Auto Industry Safe?
Another reader shares an interesting video of what might happen if the big three auto-makers go away.
- Drunks leave a mess behind in Hoboken
You should try walking around at 6am on a Sunday – some surprising artifacts you’ll see on your journey.
- 411 is obsessed with a new spa
For some odd reason – I like providing random updates about a new nail salon/spa coming to town.
- Tens of millions of dollars – for what?
Many residents are scratching their heads until they bleed – mystified by the circus called the Hoboken Board of Education.
- No Nonsense Judy
State-appointed fiscal monitor Judy Tripodi ain’t taking any prisoners in Hoboken.
- Debt Consolidation – a smart move?
The Hoboken411 Financial Guru makes his sophomore appearance.
The Monroe Center bankruptcy story makes news again….
- Smoke ’em if you got ’em!
Smokers one again are allowed to light up in Atlantic City.
- Uptown Brunch
Dino & Harry’s, the new name for the old Frankie & Johnnie’s – has a new brunch menu.
- Will there be local fireworks this New Years?
Hoboken411 wonders if the famous Bloomfield Street Fireworks will happen this year.
Don’t forget to check the Hoboken411 event calendar!
As of “press time,” not much entered into the event calendar – especially with Thanksgiving this week:
- Council Meeting is MONDAY, November 24th.
- Do you smell turkey?
The famous Macy*s Thanksgiving Parade is this week! Happy days off for everyone!