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Hoboken Week in Review: 12/21/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – December 21, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review December 21 2014 Hoboken411 NJ

Happy First Day of Winter! Here’s a few noteworthy stories from Hoboken411.com to share from the week ending Sunday, December 21, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

  • Bhalla BlunderThis bonehead should just say he was wrong and quit. They’ll never admit fault. Ever.
  • Hoboken Image MakeoverOr is it “Reputation Rescue?” A million bucks spent for some very low-priority crap in town.
  • Retail OverloadDoes Hoboken just have “too many stores?”
  • Pedestrians or Cattle?Hoboken feels the need to corral pedestrians because they’re a hazard to themselves and drivers.
  • Buzzed DrivingIs drunk driving, so they say. Plus, any cop can flat out decide your fate. How does that make you feel?

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

most people can't stand spending a few minutes by themself yet they expect others to spend an hour a day or even a lifetimme with them mokokoma

Hoboken Week in Review: 12/14/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – December 14, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review December 14 2014 Hoboken411 NJ

Here’s a few noteworthy stories from Hoboken411.com to share from the week ending Sunday, December 14, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

  • Parking DifficultiesOrdinary people fumble with ridiculous “muni-meters.”
  • Secret GasThe cheapest gas is just a hop skip and a jump from Hoboken.
  • Lottery Looting?Think about it. Would we be better off without the state run lottery sham?
  • Sinatra 99!Would “Ole Blue Eyes” still be able to sing if he were alive today?
  • Flood DudAll they hype from forecasters only led to minor puddling in Hoboken.

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

ownership breeds slavery with every single thing that you acquire comes a new worry of not losing that thing mokokoma

Hoboken Week in Review: 12/7/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – December 7, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review December 7 2014 Hoboken411 NJ

Just over three weeks left in 2014! Here’s a few noteworthy stories from Hoboken411.com to share from the week ending Sunday, December 7, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

A true survivor is someone who after 12 years of being schooled remains independent in their thinking mokokoma

Hoboken Week in Review: 11/30/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – November 30, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review November 30 2014

After a relatively slow “Thanksgiving” news period, we still have a few noteworthy stories from Hoboken411.com to share from the week ending Sunday, November 30, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

  • Whoa! Snow!(psss – guys, it’s just “weather!”)
  • Major Hype!The highway “big guys” called our normal seasonal weather “MAJOR” – Maybe we need to “COMPLY!”
  • Small Business SaturdaySponsored by one of the biggest high-percentage banks on planet earth. Does that make you shake your head yet?
  • Black Friday BSHow many of you bought into “the hype?”
  • Happy Thanksgiving WeekendFrom your open-minded loving crew at Hoboken411!

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

  • Facebook RobsHow do you convince a billion people there’s a better way?
  • Neighborhood PrideMiracle! It still exists!
  • Cork SaltsGourmet Artisan Salts – now in Hoboken!
  • Kodak A-OK!Hoboken Jeweler sets up FLAGSHIP store at one of the highest end condo spots!
  • Bow Tie CinemasShoddy movies this low-income weekend. Read a book. Or even a tourism pamphlet would be better….

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

Fear usually benefits the feared seldom the fearful mokokoma

Hoboken Week in Review: 11/23/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – November 23, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review November 23 2014

Here’s a few noteworthy posts from Hoboken411.com for the week ending Sunday, November 23, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

  • Reval-plicatedDon’t you think it’s SUPER COMPLICATED by design?
  • AC Party Time!Public officials head down to Atlantic City. You paid the tab.
  • Slow DownYou think signs with empty threats are effective?
  • Hospital HazardsDrive around HUMC at your own risk! (Unless you know a good lawyer).
  • Sky HighThe transformation to “Hoboken Wind Tunnel” is about to be complete uptown.
  • HPU HypocrisyThey wish the HPU ATM was 24/7.
  • BLACK FRIDAYPlease make it go away. But we’d have to collectively band together.

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

  • MathnasiumCostly “learning centers” are now required because SCHOOLS suck. Period!
  • Pearson EducationBuilding downtown almost done. Citizens “thrilled” to have a real sidewalk again.
  • Thanksgiving HeroRock the holiday crowd with your top of the line chocolate arrangement!
  • Hot House PizzaA look at how a tasty pizza pie is made.
  • Turkey CateringMaking a stressful holiday a bit easier is sometimes a good idea.
  • No Starch!Another outsourced basic service entity sprouts up midtown.
  • MakeoversGrand Opening still going on! Save 20% on everything (today is the final day).
  • Bow Tie CinemasMaybe you should wait to see Hunger Games on DVD. It’ll make the year-long wait for the second part that much easier.

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

Before social networking platforms people needed to know you to know your name today people only need to know your name to know you mokokoma

Hoboken Week in Review: 11/16/2014

Hoboken Week in Review – November 16, 2014

Hoboken Week in Review November 16 2014

Here’s a selection of noteworthy posts on Hoboken411.com for the week ending Sunday, November 16, 2014:

City Happenings & Political Quackery

  • Celebrity DUI300,000 people drive drunk every day. All the sheeple care about is “Cake Boss.”
  • Hoboken MazeGetting around Hoboken with all the roads closed should be the next installment of the Hunger Games.
  • Nothing Sacred5k runs on Thanksgiving? Never ends.
  • No respect for neighborhoodDrunk vandals wreck everyone else’s stuff.
  • Sinatra DriveLooks fine to us. Yet they want to spend millions on bike lanes. Good lord.
  • HPU HypocrisyThere is a simple way to end it. You just need to think about it a little bit.

Business & Other Hoboken Updates

  • Hot House PizzaWow, an authentic Italian Pizza place run by a local! A miracle!
  • Mondo DogsIf peanut butter and wasabi peas on your hot dogs floats your boat…
  • Hoboken Social SandboxMeet new people while getting drunk.
  • Club BarksDoggie Day Care filling a void left behind by a business who was forced out of Hoboken.
  • MakeoversCompletes their move across the street to escape rising rents.
  • Hoboken Farmers’ Markets: Only two left! Thursdays Uptown and Saturdays Uptown. (weather permitting)
  • Bow Tie CinemasTook 20 years to make the Dumb and Dumber sequel.

Wake-up Quote of the Week:

Most people do not really want others to have freedom of speech they just want others to be given the freedom to say what they want to hear mokokoma