Hoboken Week in Review 1/21/2007
Winter 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?
- Getting high (off rent payments) – Local council members try to help the plundered tenants of 77 Park.
- No Parking – … in the automated parking garage.
- Clamorous Council meeting – An overview of this weeks topics.
- New Hoboken Charity Organization – A fun way to help those less fortunate.
- More help on the way – Even a local high school student is lending a hand for the Jackson St. fire victims!
- That is SO 70’s.. – More on the latest Historical Museum exhibit.
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.
- 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.