Hoboken Week in Review – 12/16/2007


“On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me….”

“Welcum” again, to the all the new readers that have signed up since the last Hoboken Week in Review, and Happy Holidays to all!

Utilizing 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

  1. Aren’t parks supposed to make people happy?
    Not in Hoboken. Instead we get open space battles and political posturing.
  2. New pub on Hudson Street
    Folks chit-chat about the welcome new addition to Hoboken, Hudson Tavern.
  3. Kyrstalized
    A band that was once a phenomenon in Hoboken, dusts of their instruments and applies ben-gay to their joints. Next weekend at Maxwell’s.
  4. The economy may be tanking
    Hoboken411 Financial Advisor churns up conversation about interest rates, etc..
  5. High-rises= +1
    The City Council finally approved the muni-garage resolution. As always, people go back and forth about what transpired.
  6. 411 Drink-a-thon
    I decide to give a “holiday gathering” a try. This Thursday at Carpe Diem, starting at 7pm or sooner.
  7. Metro Homes halts RE project
    Local developer has issues with a big project in Asbury Park, NJ.
  8. Heyyyyy Abbott!
    The NY Times publishes an article about how Hoboken is at the center of Abbott school funding.
  9. Successful Elks Club fundraiser
    People come out to support sick child Ariana Rene Nisler.
  10. Beautifying Lackawanna
    More meetings about what to do with the train station downtown. Hopefully they don’t muck it up!

Other items of interest

  • It’s ALIVE!
    The city plugs in the Christmas tree lights. Check out the fun video of our great kids performing for the citizens.
  • Yo Yo Yo!
    Yo La Tengo burns it up at Maxwell’s for 8 nights!
  • Beep Beep Beep!
    A reader gripes about crazy car alarms.

Coming this week

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