Zaklama causing trouble in Hoboken again

7/9/2010:

Nardines Restaurant once again bothering Hoboken residents

Dr. Esmat Zaklama has seen his share of contentious moments in Hoboken.

From accusations for a Garden St. property he owns (see council video from 2007 after the jump), to complaints about Nardine’s Restaurant at 1st and Jackson (known as 609-615 First Street) back in 2004. See petition noting many “bad neighbor” complaints signed by over 40 area residents back in 2004 HERE.

Well, Dr. Zaklama is back in the news again. Seems that clean-up activity & roof construction work has been taking place at the Nardine’s location that has many residents wondering if a new bar / restaurant will be opening up. Apparently, Zaklama may be trying to renew the expired liquor license at this location, but no authorization from the NJ State ABC board has been given yet.

However…

Police issue summonses for unauthorized operation

Back in late June, Hoboken police received complaints that the restaurant was indeed open, and operating illegally.

When police responded to the 1st & Jackson location (formerly known a long time ago as “Casella’s Restaurant”), they found the establishment open, but with an empty bar and several individuals inside – including a DJ, and person behind the bar. Dr. Zaklama was also on the premises, and was told by the A.B.C. Enforcement Officer that an inspection to ensure compliance with regulations would take place.

Dr. Zaklama could not present any valid licenses or permits, and provided vague and indirect responses to the officers inquiries. He did, however, present a copy of a “resolution” that supposedly granted an A.B.C. Retail Plenary License renewal valid until June 30, 2010 – but could produce no physical license.

He also added that he had “court ordered” authorization to operate his business – but once again couldn’t provide said court order. Police also noted that there were practically no alcoholic beverages in the building (other than a handful unopened beers in a bucket under the bar), and the refrigeration units were unplugged.

The Hoboken Construction Code Official, Al Arezzo also told police that Zaklama didn’t have a certificate of occupancy yet.

After receiving summonses for hindering an A.B.C. Investigation, Unlawful sale of alcohol and failure to maintain A.B.C. records, Dr. Zaklama agreed to close operation of the premises as he had no licensed personnel to operate same, however, he indicated that he would re-open once he had the properly licensed personnel. More to come on this…

But Zaklama hates other buildings

Ironically, Dr. Zaklama was seen recently near Ground Zero in Manhattan. On June 6th – SOIA (Stop the Islamization of America) held a rally to protest the building of a mosque less than 1,000 feet from the site of the 9/11 catastrophe at the World Trade Center.

See City Council video from 2007 after the break

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16 Comments on "Zaklama causing trouble in Hoboken again"

HomeTeam
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HomeTeam

Strange thing with this guys property on Jackson that burnt to the ground last year, signs went up for asbestos remediation a few months after the fire, which apparently consisted of draping tarps across the open roof and hanging “For Rent” signs.

Now, when you walk past this burnt out shell of a building, the smell of mold/mildew is overpowering.

I wonder what he’s charging for rent on a burnt out mold farm?

geronimoskull
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geronimoskull
Seems international diplomacy is another qualifying skill. Either Hoboken has the worst lawyers on earth, or Zaklama is just so nice that Hoboken taxpayers and their municipal representatives just want to pay for everything he refuses to do. The scum does not even care if he sets fire to a middle east war. If charities are being watched whether funding terrorism, why not some slumlord? The Webb 11:15 am on Friday, September 28, 2012 “The Innocence of Zaklama” – End Times Cinema – 3 Thumbs Down & Out Hey, what’s left to burn down after World War III anyway? What about endangering the lives of innocent Americans, a US ambassador, and endangering innocent lives all around the world with a hate speech video supposedly motivating mass violence in the middle east, gulf regions and Afghanistan resulting in more killed US Troops, a US ambassador and embassy staff? Did this former Congressional candidate irresponsibly forcing his adopted USA into World War III OK by him to grind his own ethnic axe??? Is That Dangerous??? REALLY??? A World Leader “President” of a non-existent state, haphazardly attempting to influence American policy in an EXTREMELY delicate time??? Say it isn’t so! NOT our dear Dr Esmat Zaklama! YOU be the judge: PRESS RELEASE: Copt leader, Dr Zaklama, Joins Terry Jones June 9th Protest at the White House standupamericanow.org/press-release...terry-jones-june-9th-protest-at-the Stand Up America Twitter Page: Copt leader, Dr Zaklama, Dave Gaubatz “Muslim Mafia” Join @DrTerryDJones June 9 Protest at White House Copt leader, Dr Zaklama, Dave… Read more »
HomeTeam
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HomeTeam

Well, this place burnt to the ground in minutes this morning. Raging fire.

whineanddineinhob
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whineanddineinhob

You and your neighbors should look into the opening an escrow account to show your good faith in paying your rent, and then having your landlord collect the money AFTER he tends to your complaints and repairs.

TD930
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TD930

Zaklama is my land lord and I am not surprised at what is going on. He has been neglegent to our livivng grounds from day 1. Things he promised to fix things in the apartment from before I even moved in, well, 6 months later NOTHING is done. He even ignored an ant infestation! He said that he was unable to tend to our issues because all of his time has been devoted to a new restaurant he is opening in Hoboken. I thought to myself, “how in the world is this man allowed to open his own restaurant when he cannot even properly manage his own buidlings?” I am just baffled how this town is allowing him to get away with all that he has done, or more appropriately, NOT done. 👿

SRM
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Your are one unlucky son of a gun. What an elite club, Zaklama tenant. You will never get any service from him and you will not get your security deposit back. He has many liens from tenants. You are probably living in an unsafe and unhealthy apartment. If you are in Hoboken a trip to the rent control office might be revelatory. I would consult the city and/or an attorney before butting heads with this man. He is a pro. Incidentally, your neighbors probably don’t think much of you; seeing you as an agent of Zaklama. They have been dealing with him longer than you and will have to deal with him after you are gone.[quote comment=”196203″]Zaklama is my land lord and I am not surprised at what is going on. He has been neglegent to our livivng grounds from day 1. Things he promised to fix things in the apartment from before I even moved in, well, 6 months later NOTHING is done. He even ignored an ant infestation! He said that he was unable to tend to our issues because all of his time has been devoted to a new restaurant he is opening in Hoboken. I thought to myself, “how in the world is this man allowed to open his own restaurant when he cannot even properly manage his own buidlings?” I am just baffled how this town is allowing him to get away with all that he has done, or more appropriately, NOT done. [/quote]
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