Hoboken Week in Review: 8/15/2010
The Mile Square Recap
Back with another weekly installment of what Hoboken stories had the most “buzz!”
The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, August 15, 2010:
Politics and City Happenings
- Squandered! – It’s a shame that the city mismanaged the Municipal Garage in the way they did.
- Your tax increase – Didn’t pay for essential city services – it padded the budget so the administration had “fun money” to toss around. Trickery at City Hall!
- Layoffs and City Safety – The Hoboken Police Unions stand by their analysis that the city used inaccurate data to cut the PD force down – suggesting the safety in town may be jeopardized.
- Rent Control Talk – A Hoboken attorney expresses why Rent Control should remain.
- Hours to kill for cake – Hoboken411 has fun delving into the logic behind enduring a three hour wait for Carlo’s Bakery.
Crime and Incidents
- Foley Fraud – Ex-council candidate Tom Foley gets arrested by the FBI for various flavors of financial fraud.
- Weed and Beer – A few noteworthy incidents from the Hoboken Police Blotter.
- Live Action! – Tune in to Hoboken411’s live police and fire action channel any time of the day to get the pulse of the city. Great content for crime-novel or comedy writers around the world!
Business & Events
- Taco War! – A new taco restaurant Flacoz Tacoz opens up to rave reviews – keeping the other taco places in Hoboken on their toes.
- Get out of Hoboken! – We discover The Hamilton Inn – a fantastic bar / restaurant a stone’s throw from the ‘Boken.
- Brick oven pizza – Grimaldi’s set to open up a new restaurant on the Avenue.
- And MUCH MORE! – Hoboken411 back with another weekly site update at what has changed! (Ongoing New Feature)
Other Hoboken Updates
- Upscale Dorms? – Some residents wonder how life will change once some Stevens students move into a popular uptown apartment complex.
- Stop Bugging Me! – Par for the course with city living: Bugs and critters. What’s your advice?
- Now taking bets! – What’s the next part of the Hoboken waterfront to collapse?
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.”– Ayn Rand