Hoboken Week in Review: 11/13/2011
Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – November 13, 2011
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, November 13, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- FBI news resurfaces – We knew this was coming five months ago – no need to act shocked or surprised!
- Hoboken General Election – A snooze-fest with the typical winners. The usual political divide in the Mile Square – only this time with more brainwashed minions living their lives for others.
- City Parking Offenders – Taxpayer funded city employees break the rules that YOU typically get punished for.
- Parking Robots – Despite what city hall tells you, parking enforcement revenue is DOWN because of the inefficient parking meters. Watch out for your credit card numbers too – you really want that info in the hands of city hall? You trust them?
- Willow 14 Stinkhole – The new real estate development uptown has residents holding their noses in a bad way.
Business Updates & Events
- Calle 6 – Hoboken’s only straight Cuban / American Deli! Chicharones for everyone!
- Havana Cafe & Lounge – Another new Cuban restaurant / lounge opened recently downtown. You might soon need a passport to get into Hoboken!
- Choc-O-Pain – French bakery downtown hopes to open this month.
- Freshly Prepared Thanksgiving Dinner – Augie at Joe’s Prime Meats is ready to whip together the best tasting turkey dinner for you, your family & friends. A big time-saver.
- Thanksgiving Charity Food Drive – This week over at 10th & Willow – helping the homeless.
- Hoboken Music Awards – Set to launch this week!
- Late Night Beer – Did you know you can still bring beer home after the liquor stores close?
- Cats of the Week – Are you ready to adopt some felines?
Today in History
- 1927: After just seven years of construction, The Holland Tunnel – opens to the public. The first tunnel connecting NYC and NJ.
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“For those who would joyously march in rank and file, they have already earned my contempt, for they were given a large brain by accident when a spinal chord would have sufficed.”