113 years of Hoboken booze problems
Man, you’re gonna get a kick out of this!
Hoboken411 reader and local attorney Frank Marciano found this gem of an article while researching a case: from an 1896 edition of the NY Times!
Because of the “Raines Law” enacted in New York back in March of 1896, which prohibited alcohol consumptions on Sundays – tens of thousands of New Yorkers flocked to the Mile Square:
Hoboken overrun by beer lovers in 1896
Read the rest of the article after the jump!
(Hoboken overwhelmed by NY Beer lovers in 1896, continued…)