Hoboken Week in Review: 7/10/2011

“Rounding 2nd” in 2011

It may be hot & steamy out these days, but we’re well into the 2nd half of 2011. That means the days get shorter and the cold blustery winter inches ever so closer by the moment. So seize the days ahead!

Don’t forget, the latest Hoboken Deal of the Day ends soon: Madison Bar & Grill 50% off coupon – $25 for $50 worth of food & drink!

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A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, July 10, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Hoboken Property TaxesNot only are they very high, some folks pay gobs more than others for similar properties!
  • Parking woes foreverThe frustration residents have with “privileged parking” in Hoboken lives on…
  • Mini-SinkholeA growing sinkhole on Washington St. goes essentially unattended for weeks.
  • Had enough of Batman?Some residents feel the novelty of the honking Batman wheeling around town has worn off.
  • Feral CatsRoam around and multiply – some try to help – others feel it’s a lost cause. But we have a lady in town that walks her cat on a leash!

Hoboken Crime & Incidents

  • Stolen Picasso!A Hoboken resident swipes an expensive piece of art in San Fran, and is quickly arrested.
  • Jack Bauer Drama; Comedic EndingEmergency personnel were out in full force last week to investigate a suspicious briefcase on the 126 bus. You wouldn’t believe what they found.
  • Credit Card TheftSome Hoboken residents have their credit card numbers stolen, and wonder if there is a Mile Square connection.
  • Blotter UpdatesSee the Hoboken Police Blotter category to get first dibs on Mile Square crimes, fires and other incidents.

Business Updates & Events

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.”

– Richard Holloway

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