Week in Review 10/22/2006
Happy Sunday. Today we’ll be a bit occupied with the Hoboken House Tour, and then NFL football for most of the day, but here’s a quick recap of what happened in last week:
News, items of importance:
- Pier Collapse – Stevens parking lot
Hoboken411 broke the news as it happened. Stay tuned to hear more about the deteriorating Hoboken.
- Dead body spotted off the shorelines of Hoboken
18 year old Union City resident Jiting Xiao commits suicide for unknown reasons.
- SW Parks Coalition Victory!
A zoning board hearing didn’t go the developers way, and they withdrew. Our open spaces still have a chance!
- City Council Meeting
We talked about the topics, but couldn’t attend the meeting.
- Damn pesky Automated Garage
Poor operations + bad attitudes = The Hoboken Automated Parking Garage.
- Hoboken House Tour
That is TODAY! Go check out what goes on behind the scenes in many fabulous Hoboken homes.
- Hoboken Artists Studio Tour
Get a brief glimpse at what a day milling around town and seeing local artists is all about.
New or Coming Soon:
- Solid Threads
A new “trendy” but “vintage” t-shirt store makes it’s debut on First Street.
- Teak Sushi
More updates on this behemoth of a restaurant scheduled to open on Tuesday, October 24th.
- Shades of Hoboken
They’ve been quiet, but they’re hoping to open VERY soon!
- New Brick Oven Pizza
A quick snapshot of the progress they’re making on interior construction.
- Velocity Condos
May not be “officially” doomed, but when a project is stuck in the mud for over six months, you begin to worry.
- Mesh Spa
A female perspective on one of the newest spas in Hoboken.
- NY Milkshake Company
A quick snack to see how they’re doing in their first week of operation.
- Texas Arizona
A recent glowing review in the Hoboken Reporter had us scratching our heads.
- Elysian Cafe
A quick follow-up regarding their good valued Monday 2 for 1 special.
- Mikie Squared
A local Hoboken blogger expresses himself about their brunch selections.
Our second meal review in six months confirms that they have consistently delicious food.
Fun, Games and Random Observations:
- Homeless people gathering at Lackawanna Plaza
And this stirs up debates about yuppies and suburbia.
- Woman irate about note left on her bicycle
I’m telling you, they’re out to get us all! Curtains for us!
- Poor lady gets her mums nicked off her front steps
Heartless bastards just take things that don’t belong to them
- Recent Real Estate Data
What have condos in your neighborhood sold for in the past few months?
- Where is this? Round 3
The latest installment of this photo quiz that tests your visual memory of Hoboken.
- Dart players in Hoboken
Our version of a bowling league.
Recent Town Incidents:
- Check the Incident Map
As usual, wacky things happen and you can’t read about most of them anywhere else.