Hoboken Week in Review – 12/9/2007
Welcome to the dozens of new readers that have signed up since the last Hoboken Week in Review, and Happy Holidays to all!
Continuing the new “most commented” format, see the Top 10 bumped or newly published articles this week that had the most overall action. Additionally, a few other noteworthy posts as well as some upcoming events in the next week.
Hottest topics of the week
- Toll reports slumping sales (149 comments)
People on both sides of the “bubble” continue the circle-chat.
- Frozen Chimp (148)
I dust off the Frozen Monkey post to report it’s for sale. Ugh, some readers gripes about the place also get dusted off.
- We “talk” with our hands on the internet (144)
Councilwoman Terry Labruno wishes we all went back to pen, paper and whispering.
- Now Showing: “Not For a While” (130)
Ground broken on the building next to the coming Clearview Cinemas.
- Bi-weekly mudslinging fest (120)
Our local reality TV show did not suffer from Hollywood’s Writers Guild Strike.
- Merry Christmaukkah (92)
A simple Holiday “freedom of expression” ritual sparks debate.
Mo’Less Money? (64)
A simple inquiry by Councilman Russo makes us wonder about parking meter revenue and more (IF he’s even close to being right).
- Hudson County has very few Republicans (56)
Fired up local political peeps want to show props to ‘Bama over at Texas Arizona.
- Key in car = Car very far (47)
Lazy Chinese delivery man = In hot water with boss.
- Uptown Residents Rejoice! (42)
After years of waiting, the replacement to Lady Jane’s finally arrives. Congratulations, Hudson Tavern!
Other items of interest
- Weak political posturing
Councilman Cammarano “leads” a lame “fight” to “stop” the PATH fare increase.
- Hoboken Mugger
Twice in two days a short Hispanic male tries to rob people in the SW quadrant of town.
- Pooches get some respect, finally
Deteriorating dog runs might be getting a little refresher in the upcoming weeks.
Coming this week
- Nisler Fundraiser
A Monday Night Football / Hold ‘Em poker event at the Elks Club to help a girl in need. Monday Night.
- Flip the Switch!
Monday at 6pm, City officials will make boiler-plate proclamations about holiday spirit and plug in some light bulbs.
- Bloated Budget talks continue. Pass the Mylanta.
The last of the “workshops” to review our over-spending takes place on Thursday, after the “special” council meeting.
- Yule have a good time?
A Christmas show next weekend, if you’d like!