Hoboken Week in Review 11/19/2006
For the new readers and regulars that forgot to pay their internet bill, here’s a cheat sheet for the last week.
Again, please feel free to send tips, pics, and comments to: Hoboken411@gmail.com. Go light on lunch all week, we have some turkey on the horizon.
News, items of importance:
- Otteau Report – 3rd Quarter real estate stats
A graph and chart of numbers still has amazing power these days.
- Over a billion spent in Hoboken
And it wasn’t by the local government or a hospital! Wowsers. It was J. Wiley buying another company.
- 800 days late, 8% short
Is what this similarly numbered Monroe Street project will probably be once it finally gets done.
- It can take a toll
If lawmakers decide to attach a fee to now free highways.
- Unitronics gone
This parking garage makes this fruity review once again.
- City Council
The same routine, but will a few extra helpings of Hospital Gravy.
- Hospital Hoopla
Read all about how this massive undertaking may hurt taxpayers down the road.
- Precarious Pedestrian Predicaments
This hotly discussed topic is just another example of needed improvements in this town.
- Intersection Ideas
Hoboken411 and it’s readers provide FREE advice to the local government to make citywide enhancements. Where’s our cut?
- Keep the kids occupied
Every Tuesday this winter. The Hoboken Family Alliance provides a weekly play group.
- Watered down Hoboken
Well, not really. A local artist displays his soft water-color art at the Historical Museum.
- Babies are the new Black
Lounge 11 follows the baby trend and offers weekly events involving booze and babies.
New or Coming Soon:
- Don’t eat the crayons
But at least they’re safe and non-toxic. Creative Little Monsters, a brilliant new coloring book store opens uptown for the parents and kids on December 2nd.
- New York Sports Club
Finally let us in to see what it’s all about. Slated to open at the end of the year.
- Rubee’s Closet
Check out this local apparel and accessory shop.
- Da Nal
They’re closing, but frankly we didn’t find out why.
- First Street Bar & Grill
Maybe not “doomed” but they’re going through their second renovation since the Puck debacle. And Puck may be coming back in the W Hotel building (according to the Toll Brothers website).
- Holiday Grand Tasting
No Hoboken places were reviewed this week, but a reader kindly sent in her observations of this Jersey City gala sponsored by Sparrow Wine.
- Joey’s BBQ
Hoboken411 hasn’t posted a full review yet, but many others have kindly provided the experiences so far. Mmmm. Ribs.
Fun, Games and Random Observations:
- Autumn Photo Gallery
That fall-like look and feel only lasts so long. Hoboken411 captured that permanently.
- Artie Lange
Local radio personality may be on TV soon.
Recent Town Incidents:
- Check the Incident Map
Watch the map get peppered with nonsensical happenings in Hoboken.