Hoboken Week in Review: 10/23/2011

Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – October 23, 2011

Check out the Hoboken Weekend Planner for some suggestions for today – and read on to see what happened last week in town.

Hoboken Week in Review October 23 2011 - Hoboken Week in Review: 10/23/2011

A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, October 23, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Rent ControlDebate fires up again, as the public has a chance to vote on the issue on November 8th.
  • Quality of life prioritiesWhat does the city care more about – public safety, or whether your baby can sleep when you chose to live next to a popular bar?
  • Graffiti uptickVandals tag people’s homes now in Hoboken. Guess street signs aren’t good enough anymore.
  • Occupy what?Do the Wall St. “occupiers” really know what is going on? Or just glomming on a social trend?
  • 30 less parking spotsMaxwell Place nixes perfectly good parking spots.
  • City CouncilHeld the usual Wednesday meeting.
  • Parking big brotherWould electronic sensors help stop illegal parking in Hoboken?

Business Updates & Events

  • The Mighty MacsHoboken resident Margaret Anne Florence has a role in a nationally released movie!
  • Fall Basketball LeagueHoboken has a new recreational program for hoops.
  • Willow 14Mixed use Real Estate property update.
  • Cats of the WeekAre you ready to adopt some felines?
  • Lucy’sLadies clothing shop closes after many years.
  • Dentist DePaolaCloses one location, combines operations.
  • Salon RougeSet to move hair salon one block south in a couple months.

Today in History

  • 2001: Apple releases the very first iPod (we’ve come a long way in 10 years, no?)

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.”

– Mae West

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