Tourists Get Cake Blocked

Just days after a Huboken Reporter article on the midwestern tourists flocking to the ally behind Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, barricades have been installed blocking the Cake Boss fans from harassing “cast” members, also known as bakers and cake decorators. For anyone living under a rock or in more civilized parts of the world, Carlo’s […]

Bus Strikes Car at Hoboken Terminal

Around 9AM a NJ Transit bus struck a car just outside of the Hoboken Terminal.

Patch Invades Hoboken, Promises Better Coverage of Beer Specials, Beer Pong Scores

Patch, the hyper local news startup turned corporate arm of AOL has launchedHoboken Patch, a Hoboken version of the site meant to compete with local newspapers and blogs while turning a profit. Patch launched in suburban New Jersey markets in February of last year and has spread faster than the virus in the Dustin Hoffman […]

Hoboken Now Gets Facelift, Gets More Internety

Jersey Journal blogs Hoboken Now and Hudson County Now recently received a facelift. The previously cumbersome design has been replaced with a more modern look and feel, and the biggest change has been converting the byline’s into links, allowing users to find pots by particular reporters, just like a real blog. Also more prominent are […]

Waterfront Walkway Opens, Scissors Not Required

The Long Slip Pedestrian bridge and connecting segment of the waterfront walkway in front of Newport opened to foot traffic, at least unofficially. The bridge links Hoboken to Jersey City. Surprisingly, no red ribbons were injured in the opening of the bridge.

Corzine’s Scissors Only Obstacle to Pedestrian Bridge

The Long Slip Pedestrian Bridge is ready to go except for one thing: a ceremonial ribbon cutting including Governor and candidate for re-election Jon Corzine. The much delayed connection between Jersey City and Hoboken was suppose to open in the in the Spring of this year; unexplained delays then pushed the opening date to August. […]

Hoboken, Downtown Foreclosures on Par with Manhattan

The New York Times has mapped foreclosures in the region with all sorts of pretty colors. Downtown Jersey City and Hoboken are fairing well, particularly compared to the outer boroughs. A high rate of foreclosures lowers home values in neighborhoods by flooding saturated housing markets with additional stock. The real lesson gleaned from the Time’s […]

NJ Transit Bridge Nearing Completion

The footbridge connecting Jersey City’s waterfront with Hoboken is nearly complete. The bridge will create an important link in the waterfront walkway and connect the Newport development in Jersey City directly to the Hoboken Terminal. The project was long talked about and much delayed by the transit agency. A small, unused canal separates Jersey City […]

Healy Wins Mayor’s Race Spending $185 per Vote

Mayor Healy avoided a runoff election yesterday by garnering 53 percent of the vote, or 16,231 votes. Healy spent more than $3 million on the campaign, costing him $185 a vote and besting Mike Bloomberg’s $92 a vote and surpassing Corzine’s 2000 Senate race cost per vote. Don’t worry though, Healy contributors, you’ll earn that […]

Vote Today, 6AM to 8PM

Today is election day in Jersey City and in Hoboken, the one day in four years to replace local politicians without indictments. We’ve endorsed Dan Levin for Mayor and Steve Fulop for Ward E. The Jersey Journal endorsed Lou Manzo for Mayor and Steve Fulop for Ward E. If that’s not enough information for you, […]

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