Hoboken Week in Review – 3/23/2008


Another week in the books.


Read the Top 10 articles published or bumped this week that had the hottest overall chat action in Hoboken!

Hottest topics of the week

  1. OK, the “W” play on Words references are getting tired
    Giant W Hotel on the water gets it’s trademark logo hoisted up.
  2. Smile!
    Creepy and voyeuristic traffic cameras like the ones Hoboken proposed make news elsewhere in the country.
  3. Walking vs. Cabs: Lose weight AND save money!
    Lazy commuters now have to pay more for.. uh.. being lazy.
  4. Say it ain’t so, Ted & Jo’s!
    Businesses come and go all the time in Hoboken, even some good ones. But you’ll survive, it’s ok.
  5. Intersections & Life: It’s a crap shoot
    2nd & Adams is considered a bit dangerous to some. City is dumbfounded about what to do, despite plenty of great suggestions.
  6. Gym woes
    Empire Fitness seems to get lots of complaints. We try to sort it out.
  7. City Council Circus
    Debate ensues about suspicious verbiage in ordinance some felt limited free speech, and empowered certain council members too much.
  8. Parking D-Day
    Not renewing your annual parking sticker in time was a costly mistake.
  9. Secret parking tickets
    Our Parking Authority ticket-issuers don’t want to get off their seat in the ticket wagon. Your $10 and your ticket is “gone with the wind.”
  10. Now Playing: Water Main Break
    Showtimes: 7:00, 9:00, 11:00. Like a movie, crumbling infrastructure happens regularly.

Other notable items of interest

  • “The Clinton” watch
    New mid-town restaurant is coming along.
  • Bikes in Hoboken
    With the warmer weather on the way, alternate transportation becomes a good topic.
  • Board of Education
    May be boring to some people, but a massive chunk of your tax-dollars are spent here. It’s really bad, trust us!

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