Category: City Stuff

R.I.P. Helen Hirsch of Hoboken

R.I.P. Helen Hirsch of Hoboken We learned the sad news today, that longtime city watchdog Helen Hirsch had passed into eternity. Her consistent scrutiny of the waste at city hall will be missed. Below...

Hoboken State of the City

Ho-Hum Hoboken State of the City

Zimmer #Fail – another ho-hum Hoboken state of the City! Earlier this month, Hoboken “mayor” don Zimmer issued the worst “state of the city” address in her depressing history. This “mayor” is likely going...

stupid people stupid crimes

Reports of stupidity on the rise

bombing news, low-lives, street scenes, ho hum I’m sure a couple of you notice the incessant local “crime reports” that the bird-cage-liner media push out. Generally, people doing stupid things. Or getting caught up...

irritable blotter syndrome

Irritable Blotter Syndrome

Irritable Blotter Syndrome for Hudson County! Back in the day – we used to monitor the police airwaves to get a “pulse” on what was going on around these parts. Heck, it was interesting...

How safe is the Hoboken waterfront?

City pays engineers millions to do what anyone can do for free Around three years ago – we documented here on Hoboken411 that the area on Sinatra Drive between 14th & 15th was indeed...

Hoboken Green Business Pledge is dumb

Hoboken Green Business Pledge

DUMB: Hoboken Green Business Pledge I think if any place in town signs up for this hokey “Hoboken Green Business Pledge” – they should receive a sticker that says “I’m a sucker” as well....

marketing overkill in hoboken NJ

Marketing overkill in Hoboken

Marketing overkill in Hoboken Earlier this month we talked about the sham that the “historical preservation” arm of the hokey amateur local government is all about. But the marketing overkill in Hoboken is just...