Finally, Southwest Park set to open by June 2017
But city and Academy Bus butt heads on property that would extend park
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
One chapter of the long saga to open the city’s first flood resiliency park was accomplished this past week when the City Council awarded a contract to build roughly 1 acre of the Southwest Park ne...
Everything is grand about this marshal
Veteran with peculiar connection to Mark Twain to lead Memorial Day Parade
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
When Francis A. Przygoda was told he would lead the 118th annual Hoboken Memorial Day Parade, he thought it was a joke. “I said ‘You’re kidding, right? This is April Fools’?” he said between laughs...
Sinatra Drive walkway closer to reality
Also: City council extends café hours, adds person to housing board
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council approved two pilot programs at its meeting on Wednesday – one to extend the hours of operation for outdoor cafes until midnight on certain June dates, and another to complete a gap...
Hudson Place realty opens second Hoboken office
Uptown location continues ‘client-centric’ tradition
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Jon Sisti, president of Hudson Place Realty, has announced the opening of a second location at 150 14th Street in Hoboken in early June. “The new office space has a fresh feel unlike any other in t...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken woman allegedly threw boyfriend’s pit bull out window An argument between a Hoboken couple this past Wednesday, May 18 escalated to the point where the girlfriend allegedly threw her boyfri...
A tech Mecca
Thousands of innovators to come to Pier A for Propeller Innovation Festival
May 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Hoboken be the heart of innovation in the northeast? Silicon Valley certainly has the other side of the continent covered in California. Aaron Price, who launched “NJ Tech Meetup” (the monthly ...
Hoboken students to perform Beauty and the Beast musical
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken school musical director Danielle Miller is not endeavoring for the new “Beauty and the Beast” musical to twist audience expectations or offer a startling new rendition. Instead, she’s simpl...
Just for laughs
Hoboken standup comic takes his act around the county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Alex Csedrik, one-time professor and sometime copy writer and editor -- but a comic all the time -- doesn’t believe in attack comedy or humiliating people who are out to be entertained. “I like poi...
$111.8M city budget adopted
Municipal tax rate up 2 percent; All Saints students talk composting
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
In a rare unanimous vote, the City Council approved a $111.8 million budget with a 2.8 percent tax rate increase for the 2016 calendar year at a public meeting on Wednesday, May 4. The total budget...