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Uber Office in Hoboken

Non-event – An Uber office in Hoboken, NJ


Uber Office Hoboken NJ

Is an app-company office reason for excitement?

Some folks got “excited” because the (app company) Uber opened up an office on Washington Street in Hoboken, NJ. I don’t seem to know why.

Uber Hoboken NJIt’s just an app company!

Apparently this “office space” is some kind of “support center” for Uber drivers.

Like if they have problems with their apps – or “have questions.” Huh? Isn’t that what email and phones are for? Why have a physical office to support what is an online venture anyway? Sounds stupid – and they’re probably blowing through “startup cash” because of it.

Yeah, it sounds a bit critical – but we’re not against the app-company, really. (Although I really think “apps” may be the eventual downfall of society.)

What we don’t favor these days are “regulations,” and such which are the focal point of the “controversy” surrounding these for-hire drivers (including taxis.)

It’s too bad both sides of this polarizing debate don’t realize that, as they argue fruitlessly while “TPTB” laugh on their way to the bank. Oh well again!

Truth in Graffiti?

Hoboken truth in graffiti?

What do you think of this simple (and fairly harmless) graffiti “tag” near the Metro Stop building in Hoboken?

It reads: “This town does not define you.”

While I’m an independent thinker – and know that nothing defines me but me – I can understand where the writer of this graffiti is coming from.

Many people are in fact “defined” by their locales. They need to “fit in” to have comfort. I mean, have you seen how many overweight women are carrying yoga mats around with them? Holy shit!

The main reason I like what this person wrote on the fence – is that it may hopefully inspire some people to think a bit deeper. It’s not about things, stuff or “statuses.” Your life is short. You should be doing things that are more important than narcissistic endeavors that pad your Fakebook timeline. What about reading a book? Or staying home and doing “nothing” on a Friday night without apologies?

Hoboken may only define those narcissists I rank on about!

This town does not define you hoboken nj graffiti

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Big Bad Bomb Squad

Jeepers! The Big Bad Bomb Squad comes to Hoboken!

Much to the amusement of kids who live near Park Avenue and 7th Streets – the Jersey City Bomb Squad made an appearance today!

What’s the “error rate” with these calls for the big bad bomb squads anyway in America? Like 99.99999% of the time it’s NOT a bomb or improvised explosive?

And I wonder how much money is spent on these almost military-like vehicles? In total for the whole country? I bet it’s in the billions – and that money could have been used to feed some hungry people or lower quarterly ransom payments for property owners all over the map.

I bet if people didn’t watch action movies – none of this so-called “fear” would exist. Oh well.

Big Bad Bomb Squad from Jersey City comes to Hoboken

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Will it ever rent?

Old Legal Beans location – will it ever rent?

Most of you know that the location of Newark and Garden street is essentially one of the many “bulls eyes” of flooding in Hoboken. That’s pretty much the reason Legal Beans hightailed it out of Hoboken. With that being known, will it ever rent again?

legal beans will it ever rent in hoboken nj

What an honest Real Estate listing might look like

For rent – a restaurant space perfect for those who love water! Corner location is the ideal spot to watch thousands of non-customers walk by every day with their heads down on their phones! Who wouldn’t love that?

The right tenant needs to believe the “flood pumps save the world” fairy tale to the max, and enjoy the smell of mold. Boat owners a plus.

Bring your checkbook and leave your insurance policy at home. Hoboken, giving new meaning to ebb and tide one shop owner at a time!

Maybe the Hoboken Dive Center can re-locate. At least they’d be prepared!

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Hoboken Week in Review: 5/17/2015

Hoboken Week in Review – May 17, 2015

Hoboken Week in Review May 17 2015 Hoboken411 NJ

Below are a some posts that crossed Hoboken411′s desk during the week ending Sunday, May 17, 2015:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being

Hoboken Photo Leftovers for May 16th

Hoboken photo remains of the week: May 16, 2015

Wow, Memorial Day weekend is creeping up fast this year!

Hoboken Photo Leftovers May 16 2015

In the Hoboken Photo Leftovers gallery below:

  • Photo 1: Hmm. Those pesky “lines in the sky” again…
  • Photo 2: Who just loses a jacket on the sidewalk?
  • Photo 3: Cruise ships pass by Hoboken all the time. Who enjoys excursions like those? You’re essentially trapped!
  • Photo 4: Parking lunacy. Entire blocks with no parking signs, yet no work being done to justify!
  • Photo 5: Marina Deli at 6th & Park seems to be hanging on (for the moment). History shows stuff doesn’t last long in this spot.
  • Photo 6: They should cut back street cleaning to once a month for side streets. Quality of life would go up.

Use the weekend to “rest up” before the big holiday!

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