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Doc Izzo Appliance Hoboken NJ 520x245 - Doc Izzo Update!

Doc Izzo Update!

1/7/2011 Update: Received a nice reader mail from Anthony Izzo – son of the original “Doc Izzo,” who ran the appliance store at the corner of 7th and Washington. A little more history of...

Retro Hoboken Fire Truck Engine Company Number 5 Five 520x245 - Retro Hoboken Fire Trucks

Retro Hoboken Fire Trucks

6/5/2010: Imagine riding one of these in the snow? I’m sure some of you caught the recent Memorial Day Parade in Hoboken. One of the props set up near the stage in front of...

Retro Videos: Free Government Money

Retro Videos: Free Government Money

12/15/2009: Couldn’t resist today’s entry – just too funny! Get ripped off – NOT FREE! Matthew Lesko’s “Guide to Free!” was a classic, he ran around in a wacky suit pointing at his book...

Retro Video: Non-Prime Time Commercials

Retro Video: Non-Prime Time Commercials

12/11/2009: [Continuing the Retro Videos & Commercials Week here on Hoboken411.com…] Off-hour commercials were cheaper! Last in this week’s series of Retro Videos, are these super-low budget commercials that usually appeared on local channels...

Retro Video: Crazy Eddie!

Retro Video: Crazy Eddie!

12/10/2009: [Continuing the Retro Videos & Commercials Week here on Hoboken411.com…] Insanely Illegal Business Practices The epitome of shady businesses – Crazy Eddie ended up being just a front to skim millions of dollars...

Retro Video: Old Department Stores

Retro Video: Old Department Stores

12/9/2009: [Continuing the Retro Videos & Commercials Week here on Hoboken411.com…] Department Store Dinosaurs! Growing up as kids – many of us remember the giant department stores that used to exist in our region....