Hoboken Week in Review 1/21/2007

hobokenyo1.gifWinter seems like it’ll stay awhile, so let’s grab a hot cup of cocoa and see what was covered in the past week!

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News, items of importance:

  • Councilman DUI – City Councilman Chris Campos was arrested for driving intoxicated in NYC.
  • Vituperative Vargas – Homeless Hoboken celebrity gets in hot water. People care more about his pup.
  • Take from the poor – How an article about a cranky NYC shop owner “suing” vagrants turned into a hot topic here.
  • Crank Cartel Caught – Heroin may be harder to get now. What are the addicts to do?

Town Government:

Events:

New or Coming Soon:

  • Coffee Cafe Coming – Whether it’s actually called “Van Houtte” still remains to be seen.

Doomed or closing soon:

  • Kick the tires to the curb – Became doomed a long while ago, but see the old rubber store magically turn to rubble. Thin-walled condos to crowd the lot soon.

Reviews:

  • Shades of Hoboken – Guest reviewer samples the long-anticipated restaurant.
  • Texas Arizona – Was hoping for more significant improvements, but was let down.

Fun, Games and Miscellaneous stuff:

  • Noise, not Nirvana – A reader shares her thunderous noise compliant regarding inconsiderate garbage haulers.
  • 10k strong – User contributions reach a milestone on Hoboken411.
  • Booze-less in Hoboken – 411’s resolution to go 33 days dry continues. 14 more to go!

Notable incidents, crimes, fires:

  • “He saw the light” – Of the Hoboken jail cell. Emerson man drives drunk. Performs magic flipping act on company Mercedes.

Recent Town Incidents:

  • Incident Map – Check the map to see what’s taken place near your home.

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