New Shining Nails

8/20/2009:

Yes we get it – you’re open

woman-squeezing-lemon-in-eye-shining-nails-hair-salon-hoboken-nj-301-jackson-streetIf you own a car or were just about anywhere in Hoboken yesterday – you noticed about 6.5 million “New Shining Nails” fliers spread throughout the entire city. Cars, on the curb, in the trash – pretty much everywhere you looked. Amazingly, I found one under the pizza I ordered for dinner too! (how’d that happen?)

What that means is that the old Shining Nails location on Washington Street (which became a Koa Koa self-serve Frozen Yogurt shop) – has moved to the old “Hoboken Nails” location at 301 Jackson Street.

You still with me camera man?

Anyway – not sure why they put fliers (even on Hudson an 14th!) so far away. Because if you walked from 14th to 3rd and Jackson – you’d probably run into about 15 nail salons on the way there. Perhaps they were just trying to get my attention, who knows.

One thing that DID catch my attention on the front of the flier was this photo of a woman squeezing a lemon in her eye. What kind of treatment is that? “Teary Eyed Relaxation Technique?” I thought it was funny.

Oh – here’s their price list for your review.

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Description: “Full service” nail salon
Address: 301 Jackson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: 201-418-8882

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6 Comments on "New Shining Nails"

jc5201
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jc5201

These folks hit the cars on 1st St this morning, and there were flyers all over the sidewalks between Jackson & Harrison. It’s extremely annoying. I don’t think I’ve ever shopped at a place that left something on my car. Orsini left a sticky note on my car when he was running (remember the stereo car). I think there’s a correlation between sh**ty businesses/candidates and obnoxious advertising.

Some shore town recently banned stickers on street signs, etc. and the business on the sticker gets fined.

freewheelin
Member

Biffy, I agree. 99.9% of them end up in someone’s trash or on the street. I thought the city already had an ordinance against flyers, but like so much else here they dropped the ball on doing anything about it. In one of the few times I ever saw Roberts on my block, he happened to be walking past my house with a few other people just as I was picking menus up from the sidewalk. He saw me and said “I hate these things.” I said, “So can’t you dop anything about it?” and he said “Not really” and kept walking. I was told several years ago that if you turn these in to the city sanitation dept and tell them exactly where and when they were left, they will fine the store or company, but again I doubt it actually ever happens. Hence we have a city that’s even dirtier than NYC. As for leaving them on cars, that’s even more annoying because if it rains the paper gets stuck to your windshield after it dries out and you end up having to scrape it off. I once did that and went storming into the hair salon place that had done it and screamed about suing them for damaging my car. Never saw one of their flyers again.

Biffy B For Mayor
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Biffy B For Mayor

The handing out of tickets for this, would be the perfect side job for our meter maids and meter dudes.

In response to freewheelin who said:
Biffy, I agree. 99.9% of them end up in someone’s trash or on the street. I thought the city already had an ordinance against flyers, but like so much else here they dropped the ball on doing anything about it. In one of the few times I ever saw Roberts on my block, he happened to be walking past my house with a few other people just as I was picking menus up from the sidewalk. He saw me and said “I hate these things.” I said, “So can’t you dop anything about it?” and he said “Not really” and kept walking. I was told several years ago that if you turn these in to the city sanitation dept and tell them exactly where and when they were left, they will fine the store or company, but again I doubt it actually ever happens. Hence we have a city that’s even dirtier than NYC. As for leaving them on cars, that’s even more annoying because if it rains the paper gets stuck to your windshield after it dries out and you end up having to scrape it off. I once did that and went storming into the hair salon place that had done it and screamed about suing them for damaging my car. Never saw one of their flyers again.

Hellboken
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Hellboken

If I catch anyone putting crap on my car be prepared to receive a nasty letter.

Stitch333
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Stitch333

I’ve been considering writing a letter more than once, maybe I’ll start. I got a flier for the Mile Square Theater’s show a few weeks ago, on my car at Monroe Center (where I work). They don’t need to advertise to me, I see the posters all over the building. Well it rained that day, and I worked late, which means I had their stupid flier (for a production that was already shoved down my throat) just about glued to my windshield. Ridiculous.

In response to Hellboken who said:
If I catch anyone putting crap on my car be prepared to receive a nasty letter.

Biffy B For Mayor
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Biffy B For Mayor

There should be an ordinance against this type of marketing. This should also reach to menus.

Person to Person hand outs should still be allowed (perhaps only in front of said establishment) but this “blind marketing” – I just coined that term – should not be allowed.

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