Hoboken Week in Review: 10/3/2010
Hoboken Week in Review 10/3/2010
Don’t forget – today’s Fall Arts & Music Festival starts at 11am. Get there early is always my advice!
The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, October 3, 2010:
Politics and City Happenings
- Lenz Double Standard – Appointed 4th Ward Councilman Michael Lenz is very afraid of the upcoming November election.
- Double Booked! – Cory Booker gave preference to a better political show down south – and straggled up to Hoboken for a brief cameo.
- Not so special – The City Council meeting last week was a dud, but several residents reamed certain officials.
- How convenient – NJ Gov. Christie stops in Hoboken for media coverage about his education policies.
- How political – Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the Police Layoff decision wasn’t politics. Hoboken411 shows you it so WAS.
- 4th Ward – Bookmark this link for what you need to know about the special election next month.
- Nicole was lenient – Hoboken and the “other 5 boroughs” were spared the brunt of the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole – but we still got some rain…
Crime and Incidents
- Police Blotter – Summary of a few noteworthy incidents last week in Hoboken.
- TWITTER – Many local crimes and incidents are reported *as they happen* here at Hoboken411 – but you need to follow that Twitter link to be tuned in for all of them!
- Live Action! – Tune in to Hoboken411’s live police and fire action channel any time of the day to find out what those sirens are for!
Business & Events
- Doomed to Earth – Clothing store on the “Avenue” now just an empty storefront.
- Not Sweet – Lepore’s Chocolate bidding farewell after 30 years.
- Lucky! – Lucky’s Burgers opens up downtown.
- Educational – Learn all about the Hoboken Schools this Tuesday.
Other Hoboken Updates
- Difficult – Relatively simple things like parking have become more difficult with the new administration. Just ask grandma!
- Baked! – The Cake Boss spin-off series “The Next Great Baker” films it’s season finale in front of a live audience at Stevens Institute.
Inspirational Quote of the Week:
“When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.”– Thomas Jefferson