Hoboken Week in Review: 10/30/2011

Weekly Recap for Hoboken, NJ – October 30, 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 30 2011 Hoboken411 NJ

A selection of noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, October 30, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Parking BlitzkriegMassive property tax increases were NOT enough – now the city of Hoboken wants everyone’s money – especially drivers. Who’s running this municipality?
  • Rent ControlDebate fires up again, as the public has a chance to vote on the issue on November 8th.
  • HUMC HellPeople notice what happened after the supposed “sale” of Hoboken’s hospital.
  • Council HellOur city has never been more divided, especially since entitled politicians forget they work for the citizens of Hoboken.
  • Pedestrian PlazaThe uptown area is beginning to look better.
  • More trafficA new light at 13th & Hudson.

Business Updates & Events

Today in History

  • 1938: Orson Welles broadcasted The War of the Worlds on the Radio – scaring the bejesus out of everyone.
  • Born 1735: The 2nd President of the United States: John Adams.
  • Died 2000: Comedian Steve Allen.

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”

– George Carlin

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