Hoboken Week in Review: 8/7/2011
Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – August 7, 2011
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, August 7th, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Port Authority HIKES! – Fares & tolls for trains, bridges & tunnels proposed to go up BIG, leaving less money in the pockets of area residents to spend at local businesses.
- Save Hoboken Post Offices! – NJ Assemblyman Ruben Ramos urges the USPS to keep Hoboken’s post offices open.
- HUMC – The shady goings-on involving the “sale” of Hoboken University Medical Center.
- Curbing your dog – Folks get testy about our great four-legged friends!
Hoboken Crime & Incidents
- Nanny Assault – You heard about the Nanny beating a 6-month old baby here first.
- Blotter Updates – See the Hoboken Police Blotter category to get first dibs on Mile Square crimes, fires and other incidents – plus more store burglaries again this week!
Business Updates & Events
- Sammy’s Roadhouse – Hoboken’s newest bar/restaurant opens up at the SkyClub.
- Garden St. Performing Arts – New school for music, dance, and more opens up on Washington St. uptown.
- Buskers – Closing this month.
- HomeSlice – Didn’t make it in Hoboken – looking to move elsewhere.
- Tacori at W. Kodak – Hoboken’s premiere jeweler adds to the impressive lineup.
- Hoboken Dog Wash – Expands into new larger location a block away.
- UNTUCKit – New shirt line for men comes from Hoboken.
- The Hoboken Man – Adds another day of $10 haircuts, and even cleans up Artie Lange!
- Iconic Fashion Lounge – A new place for ladies to get trendy clothes is coming soon.
- Cream & Sugar – New caffeine spot coming the middle of August.
- Duet Kitchen & Bath – Opens on 14th Street soon.
- Hoboken Photographs – See the new entries for the Photo of the Day series.
- Weekend Movies – Clearview Cinemas movie times and movie preview!
Today in History
- 1990: Operation Desert Storm began in the Persian Gulf. Where has all that fighting gotten us?
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“They proclaim that every man is entitled to exist without labor and, the laws of reality to the contrary notwithstanding, is entitled to receive his “minimum sustenance” his food, his clothes, his shelter, with no effort on his part, as his due and his birthright. To receive it, from whom?”