Hoboken Week in Review 2/7/2010
What a week last week! From nutty town hall politics, dog attacks, and the loss of a well-respected community member, Hoboken certainly can be included as a “city that never sleeps.”
What made the most noteworthy entries for the week ending Sunday, February 7, 2010?
Hoboken411 once again breaks the top regional story of the week, as two pit bulls go bezerk uptown!
May former 4th Ward Hoboken Councilman Andrew Amato, Sr. rest in peace.
The Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day Parade and freak-fest is a month away – Police promise Armageddon for who violate the law.
Those that bought into the promised 25% tax cut, get rudely slapped in the face and laughed at.
The rookie Mayor commits a game-losing error comparing a local budget issue with the Holocaust.
City politics remains the same, regardless of who’s wearing the mask of “reformer.” Another questionable hire by the Mayor.
Landlords are pissed they’re getting called on their failure to follow rent control laws – and file a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit against the city.
Hoboken University Medical Center brings back the botch-doc who removes incorrect lungs and fibs about it.
Speaking of HUMC, they swear they’re doing swell, yet residents are still uneasy about the future fiscal health of the massive city liability…
Hoboken411 didn’t hype the blizzard that missed us by 100 miles for a reason. Look and learn, suckers! Haha!
- COMING SOON: The old Melina’s Pizza location looks like it has a heartbeat – could be a new restaurant! Hooray!
- DOOMED: Miss Sushi, the takeout fish-roll shop you barely knew anything about left town a month ago, and Itty Bitties retail location on Washington Street went poof!
- UPDATES: Augie’s Liquor Store moving around the corner; Choice Properties relocates to mid-town; M&D Chi First Massage under renovation from last Decembers fire.
See what’s happening this week on Hoboken411 event calendar!
ON THE RADAR:
- The Super Bowl is today (like you didn’t already know that) – what are your fruity plans?
- Don’t forget to buy a Raffle Ticket to support Stevens Cooperative – you could win 20 grand – good odds too!
- RENT continues this week at the Monroe Theatrespace!
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.”– Seneca