Hoboken Week in Review: 2/6/2011

2/6/2011:

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, February 6, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Census!Hoboken’s population grew an amazing 30% in the past 10 years. All construction should stop until infrastructure problems are fixed!
  • Pay to PlayAnother marathon City Council meeting – with debates on towing, campaign financing, and more.
  • Strollers!One Hoboken411 reader was glad the snowy winter has kept sidewalk and coffee shop stroller blockage to a minimum.
  • Icy!Last week’s winter storm spared us the snow – but Hoboken became quite an ice rink.
  • RemovalSnow cleanup continued in Hoboken – but not without all-day inconveniences.
  • BuriedMany parking meters were practically inaccessible – however, the HPU still issued summonses.
  • Corner TicketA rare site: A Hertz on Demand Connect Corner Car with a ticket. Someone must have not received the memo.
  • Snow MinesThe issue re-surfaces every winter – piles of dog droppings ruining our gorgeous winter landscape.

Crime and Incidents

Business & Events

  • CHICKEN!Love fried Chicken? Rejoice as Chicken Galore is coming back to the Mile Square.
  • Perfecto!The new “Big Red” marinara sauce from Hoboken Farms will change your perception about canned sauces for good. Restoring faith in the good name of Hoboken!
  • Rubee WestPopular Washington Street ladies clothing store Rubee’s Closet moves west.
  • Sandwich loveThe Taco Truck makes an impressive sandwich worth adding to your rotation.
  • Sandwich MehRe.Juice.a.Nation, however, has mediocre sandwiches. Stick to juices (and salads – which readers rave about).
  • Action!Have no plans today? Catch a flick at Clearview Cinemas.

Other Hoboken Updates

  • Win BIG!Support a great school – and have a chance to win mad cash in the 2011 Stevens Cooperative 50/50 Raffle.
  • No HomeA chat with two well-known homeless men over at Church Square Park.
  • Idiots!The IFC Channel now has the Onion News Network. News parody at it’s best.
  • Cars!Vehicles are such a big topic in Hoboken, some residents even make snow sculptures of them!

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

– Howard Thurman

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