Hoboken Week in Review: 10/30/2011
Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – October 30, 2011
Check out the Hoboken Weekend Planner for some suggestions for today – and read on to see what happened last week in town.
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, October 30, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- Parking Blitzkrieg – Massive property tax increases were NOT enough – now the city of Hoboken wants everyone’s money – especially drivers. Who’s running this municipality?
- Rent Control – Debate fires up again, as the public has a chance to vote on the issue on November 8th.
- HUMC Hell – People notice what happened after the supposed “sale” of Hoboken’s hospital.
- Council Hell – Our city has never been more divided, especially since entitled politicians forget they work for the citizens of Hoboken.
- Pedestrian Plaza – The uptown area is beginning to look better.
- More traffic – A new light at 13th & Hudson.
Business Updates & Events
- Cream & Sugar – A new coffee shop that is NOT Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts.
- Hummus Bar – The first Hoboken Falafel War casualty?
- Jonathan Marx – New uptown optician finally opens.
- Hoboken Orthodontics – Dentists set to move uptown.
- Cats of the Week – Are you ready to adopt some felines?
- Matt & Meera – Replacing Anika’s Kati Roll Grill Indian Restaurant.
Today in History
- 1938: Orson Welles broadcasted The War of the Worlds on the Radio – scaring the bejesus out of everyone.
- Born 1735: The 2nd President of the United States: John Adams.
- Died 2000: Comedian Steve Allen.
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”