Hoboken Week in Review: 2/27/2011
Some of the most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, February 27, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Follow the HUMC Ball… – One bidder goes public with a bid much better than what the city decided to work exclusively with. What’s up with that? So much for transparency!
- UPDATE: Zimmer Violates Public Contracting Law – The NJ State Comptroller looks deeper into Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s Public Contracts, including corporation counsel.
- State of the Candy Shop – The Mayor reads a speech to her campaign supporters.
Crime and Incidents
- Lincoln Tunnel Hell – A big crash in the tube injures many – and traps everyone else inside for hours.
- Kitty Cats Gone Wild – One resident lost his cat named “Zach.” [411 Note: And another grey & white kitty cat is milling around near 11th and Washington without a home. Is that yours?
- Blotter Updates – See the Hoboken Police Blotter category to peruse some of the noteworthy incidents in the Mile Square.
Business & Events
- Hello Balbo’s! – Hoboken’s Pizza worries now officially put to rest!
- Dino’s Departing – Stiff rents was just too much for one struggling entrepreneur.
- Mamoun’s Meanders in… – The Famous Mamoun’s Falafel to open a Hoboken location this spring.
- La Isla Cuban Sandwich – Good food – but have we uncovered a great secret?
- Republicans Speak – The Republican Speakers Series continues in March – with guests Christopher Whalen and John Fund.
- Take a break – Have no plans today? Catch a flick at Clearview Cinemas.
Other Hoboken Updates
- St. Patrick’s Human Prop – One Hoboken resident took to Craigslist to give a dwarf a job on St. Patty’s Day here in the Mile Square.
- New Feature – A random “Morning question of the Day” will appear on 411 from time to time.
- Kardashian – Kim Kardashian will be making regular appearances in the Mile Square.
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“Since there are only a few original people in the world, there is more uniformity than one might expect, in view of the large number who think they have something to say”– Leo Stein