Hoboken Week in Review: 6/26/2011

A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, June 26, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Dawn Zimmer BooedAt High School Graduation. Bet she’s thinking hard about next year!
  • Hoboken Hates VisitorsDraconian parking regulations will likely pare down the spending power of visitors who would normally help the local economy. Just for pay raises for Zimmer’s crony staff? Really?
  • Uptown Arts Festival?What is stopping the city from showing some love for uptown businesses to enjoy the fruits of the semi-annual street festivals?
  • HUMC PetitionNJ Appleseed starts an online petition to stop the sale of Hoboken’s Hospital due to a long list of questionable facts.
  • 9/11 Memorial DisasterHoboken’s September 11th Memorial has been an embarrassment for quite a while. Now it’s completely destroyed.
  • Handicap Privileges?Several reserved “handicap” parking spots remain 100% unused in Hoboken, angering residents who struggle with parking.
  • Expanding Hoboken? – They did it in Battery Park – why not Hoboken?

Business Updates & Events

  • Johnny PepperoniHoboken’s newest Italian Restaurant opens in a prime location.
  • La Bouche CafeA new coffee shop opens soon downtown to try their luck at making money in Hoboken.
  • July 4th River CruiseNY Waterway offers a unique way to celebrate your American Patriotism.
  • SquidJobLocal Hoboken startup tries to make finding reliable service companies easier.
  • McCarthy’s DoomedA casualty in the Hoboken Bar and Pub world.
  • Crepe Grill DoomedBad luck, and a myriad of other city nonsense doomed a waterfront business.
  • Hoboken PhotographsSee the new entries for the Photo of the Day series.
  • Weekend MoviesClearview movie times plus a preview of the “Bad Teacher” flick.

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“I understand people who boo us. It’s like going to Broadway show, you pay for your tickets and expect to be entertained. When you’re not, you have a right to complain. “

– Sparky Anderson

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