Hoboken Week in Review – 9/7/2008
What flooding? National politics was again the big topic of discussion in Hoboken last week. With less than 60 days left before the Presidential Election, have you made your mind up for who you’re voting for?
Besides Palin, McCain, Obama, Hanna and (soon) Ike, what other subjects made the Top 10 most discussed Hoboken411 entries for the week ending Sunday September 7th, 2008?
Hottest topics of the week
Even though McCain’s VP selection of Sarah Palin was published over a week ago, it was by far the most discussed entry on Hoboken411 this week, with well over 600 user comments. What made the top 10 list otherwise?
- Is an Empire falling?
I just don’t get why health clubs get people so dang angry.
- Dickhead NYPD cop
The “charges” filed against a Hoboken resident in the viral YouTube video of the week are dropped.
- Hoboken sees the light
Verizon FiOS services finally begin rolling out in town.
- Jets Hottie from Hoboken gets interviewed by 411
NY Jets Gameday host Jenn Sterger chats with Hoboken411.
- New Orleans spared
Lots of hype and preparation for last week’s hurricane Gustav.
- We Want 2 Cut Ribbons
411 looks at the long-delayed WWII memorial.
Hoboken411 details the trail of mismanagement with the 9/11 memorial project off Pier A.
- That’s Amore!
The Annual Hoboken Italian Festival wraps up today. Don’t miss the fireworks!
NFL football is back! Will our local teams make it to the post-season?
- Republicans gather at a local bar
To drink alcohol and watch John McCain accept his nomination for President.
- The cool flooding photo map from yesterday!
- New watering hole
McCarthy’s Pub is set to open near the Hoboken Police station later this year.
- 2008 Hoboken Raspberry Awards
A Hoboken411 reader whips together a list of dubious awards for Hoboken public officials.
- Went for swim, causes ruckus
A depressed guy goes for a dip in the Hudson. Helicopters and emergency vehicles cause a scene near Pier C.
Some upcoming events in Hoboken:
- Neumann Leathers fundraiser Maxwell’s
- Also, don’t forget about the Heaven, Hell or Hoboken exhibit opens on the 7th
- And the famous Hoboken Italian Festival Fireworks TONIGHT!
- Get Jersey Fresh produce at the Hoboken Farmers Market (Tuesday’s through October)