Hoboken Week in Review: 10/10/2010

10/10/2010:

Happy 10-10-10 Hoboken!

Have any special 10/10/10 event planned for today?

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, October 10, 2010:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Waterfront Doomed!Hoboken411 gave fair warning to city officials that the waterfront is in danger of imminent collapse. Guess what? It collapsed again!
  • Hertz!More parking blunders for Hertz “community cars” both uptown and downtown.
  • Lenz violates own pledgesAppointed 4th Ward Councilman Michael Lenz wants you to ignore his mistakes.
  • Parks, SchmarksThe sad state of affairs when it comes to open space in Hoboken.
  • Offensive & DangerousCity Vehicles cause treacherous conditions at area intersections.
  • StagedThe City Council Carnival.
  • 4th WardBookmark this link for what you need to know about the special election next month.

Crime and Incidents

  • Hoboken CanyonA giant hole from a water main break at 9th and Washington.
  • Police BlotterSummary of a few noteworthy incidents last week in Hoboken.
  • TWITTERMany local crimes and incidents are reported *as they happen* here at Hoboken411 – but you need to follow that Twitter link to be tuned in for all of them!
  • Live Action!Tune in to Hoboken411’s live police and fire action channel any time of the day to find out what those sirens are for!

Business & Events

  • Baseball PlayoffsWhere are you watching your favorite team win or lose?
  • SweetHalloween is in three weeks! Where to get your outfits – plus options for doggies!
  • Woof!A gorgeous day to head to Jersey City for the annual Bark in the Park event!
  • Then and NowHow the old Orange Kitchen site looked back in the day (before over-priced condos).
  • UmmmmmmNew Yoga class begins at Hoboken Elks Club on Wednesdays.

Other Hoboken Updates

  • Jackpot!?Would moving casinos up north help save the State of New Jersey?
  • Scam Artists?Have you heard of shady Real Estate Agents skimming commissions from their Brokers?

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. “

– Thomas Paine

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