Hoboken Week in Review: 1/30/2011

1/30/2011:

If you’re parked on 4th Street today – read this notice!

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, January 30, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • All snowed out!Mother Nature is really turning up the snow machine on the northeast this year. Perhaps a slap in the face for the global warming zealots? Plus:
  • Traffic Relief?4th Ward Councilman Occhipinti makes an effort to improve traffic congestion issues downtown.
  • City Desperate?The genius prescription drug savings program recently announced by the city sounds like they’re grasping at straws these days.
  • Acting MayorDawn Zimmer finds time to critique Cake Boss Reality Show cakes – in the middle of the day!

Crime and Incidents

  • Sparky FireAn electrical fire damaged the building at 901 Willow. HFD did a great job once again.
  • Blotter UpdatesMany headaches due to the storm made it to the Hoboken Police Blotter category.
  • TWITTERSome local crimes and incidents are reported *as they happen* here on Hoboken411 – 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! 99.9% of the time you’ll be let down – but that’s a good thing!

Business & Events

  • Chop! Block! Kick Ass!Are you a lady in need of self-defense skills? Today’s your chance at Renzo Gracie Jujitsu – only $25.
  • Harvest Time!Wild Ginger gone. Harvest Cuisine en route. Will the new eatery crack the code that has plagued 518 Washington for years?
  • Mediocrity getting old?Initial impressions of the (new) Old German Bakery are luke-warm.
  • Bummer!LUA closed indefinitely due to the shoddy roadway they’re next to.
  • FREE!An order of Fresh Pommes Frites is on the house. Click to print the coupon!
  • Strumming!The second Guitar Bar location opened up this year.
  • Coming…Black Tea Optional has been forever “coming soon.”
  • UpdatesA few minor updates to the Hoboken411 Directory.
  • Third Time’s a Charm!Same exact five movies playing AGAIN this weekend at Clearview Cinemas. Today’s a perfect day to suffer from 3D glasses-induced headaches and seizures!

Other Hoboken Updates

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.”

– Ronald Reagan

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