Hoboken Week in Review: 7/10/2011
“Rounding 2nd” in 2011
It may be hot & steamy out these days, but we’re well into the 2nd half of 2011. That means the days get shorter and the cold blustery winter inches ever so closer by the moment. So seize the days ahead!
Don’t forget, the latest Hoboken Deal of the Day ends soon: Madison Bar & Grill 50% off coupon – $25 for $50 worth of food & drink!
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, July 10, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Hoboken Property Taxes – Not only are they very high, some folks pay gobs more than others for similar properties!
- Parking woes forever – The frustration residents have with “privileged parking” in Hoboken lives on…
- Mini-Sinkhole – A growing sinkhole on Washington St. goes essentially unattended for weeks.
- Had enough of Batman? – Some residents feel the novelty of the honking Batman wheeling around town has worn off.
- Feral Cats – Roam around and multiply – some try to help – others feel it’s a lost cause. But we have a lady in town that walks her cat on a leash!
Hoboken Crime & Incidents
- Stolen Picasso! – A Hoboken resident swipes an expensive piece of art in San Fran, and is quickly arrested.
- Jack Bauer Drama; Comedic Ending – Emergency personnel were out in full force last week to investigate a suspicious briefcase on the 126 bus. You wouldn’t believe what they found.
- Credit Card Theft – Some Hoboken residents have their credit card numbers stolen, and wonder if there is a Mile Square connection.
- Blotter Updates – See the Hoboken Police Blotter category to get first dibs on Mile Square crimes, fires and other incidents.
Business Updates & Events
- Happy Birthday Taco Truck! – Hoboken’s favorite & freshest Mexican eatery turns a whopping one year old.
- El Cheapo haircuts at Hoboken Man – $10 Haircuts every Friday!
- Checking in at Harvest Cuisine – The food is pretty good, how come their restaurant isn’t packed?
- Brummeling Idiot – A sign blunder gives birth to the latest Hoboken catch-phrase.
- Hoboken Photographs – See the new entries for the Photo of the Day series.
- Weekend Movies – Clearview Cinemas movie times and movie preview!
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.”