Hoboken Week in Review: 7/31/2011
Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – July 31, 2011
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, July 31, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Will Hoboken Post Offices close? – The USPS is considering closing thousands of post offices, including nine in Hudson County.
- Garden Street Mews – A new outdoor pedestrian mall is coming to uptown Hoboken.
- Manchester United in Hoboken – Famous soccer team stays at W Hotel for MLS All-Star Game in New Jersey.
- Louis Picardo – Hudson County Judge tells former tax-collector to tear down his illegal construction. Expect long-term appeals and so on…
- City violates own recycling rules – They tell YOU “no plastic bags,” then go ahead and use plastic bags themselves.
- Acid-washed sidewalks – Some residents are concerned with chemicals used to beautify our city.
Hoboken Crime & Incidents
- Blotter Updates – See the Hoboken Police Blotter category to get first dibs on Mile Square crimes, fires and other incidents – like the growing trend of store burglaries at night!
Business Updates & Events
- Trader Joe’s? – Rumors that a fan-favorite supermarket might be coming to the Mile Square!
- Basile’s Pizza – The latest pizza place downtown set to open soon.
- Arthur’s still Arthur’s – A multi-million dollar Real Estate deal falls through.
- Jonathan Marx – A new optician set to start a business in town…
- Crepe Grill – Read their story of how bad it was to do business in Hoboken.
- St. Ann’s Italian Festival – Is complete (that is the statue in the photo above!)
- 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:
“Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.”
Today in History
- 1792: The cornerstone for the first U.S. Government building laid: Philadelphia Mint