Lackadaisical Maintenance

Lackadaisical Maintenance in Hoboken (or non-existent)

We recently detailed how “shit is just falling apart” in Hoboken (or just plain shoddily maintained).

But did you know the “fancy” rail-mounted LED lighting over at Pier C Park has been “on the fritz” since last year? So much so that Hoboken resident Nick wrote in with a funny anecdote:

Hoboken WTF File Pier C Park flickering lights - Lackadaisical Maintenance“I have a question that has been bugging me for months. At night, the lights around the island park on the Hudson River and 3rd/4th Sts. have been flickering in some bizarre, seizure-inducing manner. This has prompted a vigorous debate with friends about whether this is part of some Hoboken-sponsored “light show,” or just a giant waste of electricity coupled with lackadaisical maintenance.”

We don’t even need to investigate the reason. It’s obviously poor city oversight for a park with too much maintenance required to continue working sufficiently. So it falls to shambles. Like most other “amenities” in town.

Don’t you long for simpler times?

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:06 pm

confuses passerby on purpose?

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