Hoboken Week in Review: 8/15/2010


The Mile Square Recap

Back with another weekly installment of what Hoboken stories had the most “buzz!”

Also – don’t forget the downtown and uptown farmers’ markets! Fresh, delicious and Jersey local!

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, August 15, 2010:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Squandered!It’s a shame that the city mismanaged the Municipal Garage in the way they did.
  • Your tax increaseDidn’t pay for essential city services – it padded the budget so the administration had “fun money” to toss around. Trickery at City Hall!
  • Layoffs and City SafetyThe Hoboken Police Unions stand by their analysis that the city used inaccurate data to cut the PD force down – suggesting the safety in town may be jeopardized.
  • Rent Control TalkA Hoboken attorney expresses why Rent Control should remain.
  • Hours to kill for cakeHoboken411 has fun delving into the logic behind enduring a three hour wait for Carlo’s Bakery.

Crime and Incidents

  • Foley FraudEx-council candidate Tom Foley gets arrested by the FBI for various flavors of financial fraud.
  • Weed and BeerA few noteworthy incidents from the Hoboken Police Blotter.
  • Live Action!Tune in to Hoboken411’s live police and fire action channel any time of the day to get the pulse of the city. Great content for crime-novel or comedy writers around the world!

Business & Events

  • Taco War!A new taco restaurant Flacoz Tacoz opens up to rave reviews – keeping the other taco places in Hoboken on their toes.
  • Get out of Hoboken!We discover The Hamilton Inn – a fantastic bar / restaurant a stone’s throw from the ‘Boken.
  • Brick oven pizzaGrimaldi’s set to open up a new restaurant on the Avenue.
  • And MUCH MORE!Hoboken411 back with another weekly site update at what has changed! (Ongoing New Feature)

Other Hoboken Updates

  • Upscale Dorms?Some residents wonder how life will change once some Stevens students move into a popular uptown apartment complex.
  • Stop Bugging Me!Par for the course with city living: Bugs and critters. What’s your advice?
  • Now taking bets!What’s the next part of the Hoboken waterfront to collapse?

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.”

– Ayn Rand

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This Quote of the Week by Ayn Rand is actually the Motto of the majority of Hoboken City Council
“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.”