Hoboken Week in Review 1/10/2010

1/10/2010:

What year is it again?

As much as things change – the more they seem to stay the same. Businesses come and go, residents come and go – and political clowns come and go. Like groundhog day!

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So what made the most noteworthy entries for the week ending Sunday, January 10, 2010?

Hot Topics

  • NOT!
    I guess that 25% tax cut you were all promised fell 24.9% short! Sorry about that!
  • SELF-STABBING!
    Howard Stern Sidekick Artie Lange stabs himself in the gut nine times with a 13 inch kitchen knife. How sad!
  • UN-OPTIMIZED!
    Many residents still having mega issues with Cablevision across the board – from dropped channels to sluggish internet access!
  • TICKETED!
    Can you beat a Hoboken parking ticket? Is it worth the hassle?
  • SHIVERING?
    Is it your landlords fault? Find out what many renters wonder each winter!
  • RUINED!
    An interesting video about how the City of Detroit was essentially ruined. Some readers think it was just political. What’s your idea of why?
  • WHAT’S NEXT?
    A week long series about what businesses should occupy vacant spots in Hoboken, such as:

Other Updates

Event Calendar

See what’s happening this week on Hoboken411 event calendar!

ON THE RADAR:

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to”

– Malcolm Muggeridge

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plywood
plywood
Sunday, January 10, 2010 6:59 pm

Correction to post 6: “where Detroit is on that ‘map'”

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Sunday, January 10, 2010 5:58 pm

Ugh.

mooshu
mooshu
Sunday, January 10, 2010 3:15 pm

Why do Michiganders, but especially Detroit folks, do that… lame hand gesture?

plywood
plywood
Reply to  mooshu
Sunday, January 10, 2010 3:42 pm

I guess what’s good for the Michigeese……..

In response to mooshu who said:

Why do Michiganders, but especially Detroit folks, do that… lame hand gesture?

plywood
plywood
Reply to  mooshu
Sunday, January 10, 2010 6:58 pm

I believe the gesture you are referring to is one hand is to represent the state of Michigan and the other hand is pointing to where Michigan is on that “map”. Sorry about the pun, can’t help myself sometimes.

In response to mooshu who said:

Why do Michiganders, but especially Detroit folks, do that… lame hand gesture?

KenOn10
KenOn10
Reply to  plywood
Monday, January 11, 2010 12:32 pm

correct. every year i head up to the tip of the ring finger for a family vacation. yes, it is a weird hand gesture… but no more weird than the “state bird of NJ” (no, not the goldfinch).

In response to plywood who said:

I believe the gesture you are referring to is one hand is to represent the state of Michigan and the other hand is pointing to where Michigan is on that “map”. Sorry about the pun, can’t help myself sometimes.

Redstorm
Redstorm
Sunday, January 10, 2010 1:27 pm

Gillyyyyyy!!!!

realstuff
realstuff
Sunday, January 10, 2010 10:28 am

“Half the Truth is often a great lie”. – Ben Franklin, 1758

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