Hoboken Week(s) in Review 1/3/2010

1/3/2010:

A new year in Hoboken…

After an exciting snow storm, the Christmas holiday and New Year (fireworks) – Hoboken411 is back with the week in review!

Hoboken411 week in review 2010 first week

Here are some noteworthy entries for the past three weeks!

Hot Topics

  • BOOOOO!
    Bitter contract negotiations results in Cablevision having two less channels for the time being: The Food Network and HGTV.
  • CROWDS!
    The Cake Boss’ fame and popularity rise along with the length of the lines in front of Carlos City Hall Bake Shop.
  • STEVENS!
    In response to the recent questionable news from the State AG – Stevens Chairman Babbio issues an “explanatory” press release…
  • ELECTIONS!
    Many Hoboken residents agree that having a single unified election in November, instead of what seems like every other month would be a great idea.
  • NON-REFORMERS?
    Some residents feel that the “reform” promised each municipal election results in the exact opposite.
  • JOISEY!
    All sorts of silly drama regarding the MTV show “Jersey Shore,” and the characters they portray.
  • WINE!
    Did you know that there are some great places to get great, affordable wine outside of Hoboken?
  • LIFELINE!
    HUMC Hospital gets many millions of dollars to keep them alive. How long will it last remains to be seen.
  • ALL-NIGHTERS!
    24 hour businesses are good for many people – but come with a little risk!
  • FIRE!
    A downtown fire displaced a few families – and the Hoboken Fire Department once again did a tremendous job tackling the tricky situation.
  • PRIORITIES?
    A once gung-ho resident who was angered beyond belief about property taxes, shifts his energy to a pesky red traffic light.

Business Updates

You can see all the businesses that came and went in 2009 here – but below are some more recent Mile Square updates…

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.”

– Aeschylus

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krewedetat
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krewedetat

Does anyone know why the School Board meeting of December 15th and the City Council meeting of December 16th are not being televised?

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