Hoboken Week in Review: 7/3/2011
Patriotic Hoboken Summer!
Just because it’s a slow summer, doesn’t mean you have to be bored! We got the Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular (and you can even take a cruise!), Uptown Farmers Markets and Downtown Farmers Markets, and even a Pupie Party! This summer rocks!
A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, July 3, 2011:
Politics and City Happenings
- HUMC Mystery – Critics of how Hoboken is handling the “sale” of the hospital say everything has been done under the veil of secrecy.
- Board of Hate-ucation – Vile, angry people are dismantling what is good about the Hoboken School system.
- SWAT-BUCKS – The city shells out $2 million smackeroos to settle the police discrimination case.
- City Thievery – Hoboken doesn’t seem to want to sustain visitors in this town with the nonsensical parking regulations. Cut off the nose to spite…
- Emergency Lunch – Should police be able to park anywhere in order to have a quick meal?
- Intersecting – What are the worst driving crossroads in Hoboken?
- God Bless America (sans ripped flag) – City allows tattered flag to ungracefully fly for the world to see.
- Stop. Go. Stop. Stop. Stop. – City traffic lights blow in some areas. It’s about time someone does their job and makes amends.
- Bollards! – Many residents feel those wacky orange sticks are placed in the absolute wrong locations, making it even less safe for everyone.
Business Updates & Events
- Hertz on Demand – A new name for the same car rental program.
- St. Joseph’s Pediatric Center – A new place for moms and babies coming soon! HUMC is no doubt nervous about this!
- 1 Republik – da best! – You want a rockin’ grilled cheese in Hoboken? You found your place.
- Park & Sixth GONE! – Why must the good shops in Hoboken close down?
- Hoboken Cigars – Opens up a new shop on the west side of town…
- Pita Grill – Renovates again to maintain competitiveness…
- Hoboken Photographs – See the new entries for the Photo of the Day series.
- Weekend Movies – Clearview movie times plus a “double feature” movie preview!