Hoboken Week in Review: 9/18/2011
Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – September 18, 2011
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, September 18, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Tragic Pedestrian Death – A well-loved waitress at Malibu Diner is suddenly killed by an ambulance that lost control of their vehicle early Saturday morning.
- HUMC Debacle rages on – Fraud, secrecy and doom! Hey, that’s what “REFORM” is all about in Hoboken!
- Psycho – ‘Nuff said.
- Zoning variance debacle rages on – Illegal construction or not – this is “democracy” here in the Mile Square.
- Mayoral disrespect? – Dawn Zimmer dissed the first responders here in Hoboken.
- PATH fare increases – Getting air time with graffiti vandals.
- Muddy Hudson – Waterfront looks a lot like chocolate milk (or worse!)
- Hoboken has less trees – Another 100+ year old tree bids farewell.
Business Updates & Events
- USTA Tennis League – Starts in Hoboken and Hudson County.
- Sunday Pizza! – Makes a comeback at Delfino’s.
- Seoul Food Lunch Truck – The current champ of mobile munchies!
- Oktoberfest – In full swing at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten uptown!
- Weehawken Water Tower – A rare sight in Hoboken!
- Indian Grill Lunch Truck – Makes regular stops here – with a questionable history too!
- Hoboken Photographs – See the new entries for the Photo of the Day series.
Today in History
- 1978: The Camp David Accords were signed between Egypt and Israel. Take a look at the Middle East now – yikes!
- Born 1971: Lance Armstrong turns the big “4-0” today.
- Died 1970: One of the most influential guitar legends Jimi Hendrix.
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.”