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The Real Scandal of the Hoboken Train Crash

David B. Black | Posted 10.11.2016 | Technology
David B. Black

The real scandal of the recent train crash in Hoboken is not being discussed: the super-expensive PTC technology that was supposed to prevent it is ob...

Commuters Brace For Grueling Journeys After Deadly Hoboken Train Crash

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.30.2016 | Crime

• A New Jersey Transit train slammed into Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour.• The crash injured 108 people.• Officials do not yet know w...

The Downsides of Gentrification: Displacement, Cultural Dismemberment, Death

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images Sinatra's Hoboken is gone. The working-class port city where the blue-eyed Jersey crooner was born is now a costly exam...

Pedestrian Penny-Pinching Pays Off: The Case in Hoboken

Eric McAfee | Posted 12.29.2016 | Travel
Eric McAfee

If you don't have the money to make it aesthetic, at least you can make it functional. This seems to be mentality that Hoboken, New Jersey, America's most walkable city, endorses in some of its streetscape improvements.

Sinatra for Introverts: How to Channel Ol' Blue Eyes in Your Everyday Life

Sharon Glassman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Frank Sinatra as a role model for modern introverts? The idea sounds nuts. But trust me, friends of innie-useful info. I've been reading and lis...

10 Most Expensive Cities in the U.S. to Rent

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.24.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A rental market report was released for the third quarter of 2014. San Francisco has the second highest median rent in the country but Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley ranks as number one. The San Francisco Bay Area has seven of the top 10 highest rents in the nation.

Room With a View: 11 Hotels With Incredible Vistas

Oyster | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel

We've trekked from coast to coast seeking out the best views this country has to offer (tough work, but someone's got to do it).

Doll Rescued From Hot Car

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Weird News

Overzealous or perhaps visually impaired emergency responders broke into a hot car on Thursday to rescue a doll that resembled a real baby in Hoboken,...

A Few Questions for My British Friends

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Fox hunting. Why is that fun? I don't get it. The hounds do all the work. Why do they need you?

Funneling Funding in to Resilience

Shalini Vajjhala | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green
Shalini Vajjhala

On Friday, May 16th, I was in Washington, D.C., during a torrential downpour. Flash flood warnings stretched from Virginia, across Washington and out ...

Life as an Uber Driver: It's Just Not Fare

David Fagin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
David Fagin

These solutions may not be Uber-perfect, but they would definitely make it more of a sustainable job for a driver than the current situation. Uber needs to treat the N.Y./N.J. area as a separate beast, otherwise they'll find themselves with a massive driver exodus.

What Wildstein Fleeing a Sinking S.S. Christie Means for GOP

Ryan Campbell | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

The scandal has gotten too much press time, and Christie has gone too far out on a limb saying he's innocent to politically survive being proven false.

Christie Allies Accused Of Pressuring Hoboken Mayor

The New York Times | PATRICK McGEEHAN and CHARLES V BAGLI | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Last May 8, a severe rainstorm left the streets of this city flooded once again, causing the mayor, Dawn Zimmer, to recall the inundation from Hurrica...

Stewart Goes After GOP Governors

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Two Republican governors continue to see major scandals surround their leadership, and Jon Stewart took on Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie and their,...

Christie's Bully Pulpit and the "Lady Mayor"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One thing's certain in the latest allegation against New Jersey Gov. Christie Christie: either Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is blatantly lying through her partisan teeth or the Trenton Bully Brigade has struck again.

The Significance of Baseball for People Who Don't Care about Baseball

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Tom Alderman

It's October and the boys of summer are heading for the World Series Fall Classic. So it's fitting to ask, what is it about this ball-and-stick game that is so deeply embedded in our culture -- with influence well beyond the actual sport of baseball?

Six Teens Arrested After Alleged Train Rampage

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

Six teenagers were arrested and charged with gang assault and robbery early Sunday morning after taking part in an alleged rampage through a Hoboken-b...

Eli Manning Helping Out In Mayor's Race

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is jumping into New Jersey politics, hosting an expensive football watching fundraiser for Hoboken Mayor Dawn ...

Hoboken's Dirty Little Secret: A Friendly Warning to Those Thinking of Buying/Renting in Sinatra's Backyard

David Fagin | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
David Fagin

For you prospective buyers and renters out there thinking of abandoning big city life for a quieter existence in the 'suburbs' just across the pond, make sure you understand, Hoboken is now just as urban as New York, if not more so.

New Jersey Democrat Flirts With Endorsing Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Democrat raising funds to run for a New Jersey state Assembly seat has not ruled out endorsing the reelection of Republican Gov. Chris Christie. ...

Mistletoe and Holly: Sinatra's Paen to Parasitism and Gender Issues?

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 02.18.2013 | Green
Dr. Chris Martine

"Mistletoe and Holly" is a holiday masterpiece. But I know the biology of those two plants that Mr. Sinatra croons about... and that makes me wonder: Is there more to this song than standard Christmas cheer?

The Internet, Journalism and the Newtown Tragedy

Timothy Karr | Posted 02.15.2013 | Media
Timothy Karr

While it's unfortunate that Ryan Lanza should have been cast into the spotlight in such a way (one of many tragic things to befall him on Friday), it's not the Internet that's to blame, but Internet-era journalism.

Hurricane Sandy In Retrospect

Damon Dahlen | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Damon Dahlen

2012-11-12-sandyphotopullTwo weeks ago, I found myself in a little over three feet of rising water, fighting off the current's attempts to tug me under, all for a photo.

Frankenstorm Forced Us To Be Extended House Guests... Indefinitely

Shana Ecker | Posted 01.05.2013 | HuffPost Home
Shana Ecker

Without power or heat, we jumped at the chance to sleep on their sofa.

A Prayer From Hoboken

Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Unger, Ph.D.

On Wednesday afternoon, the day after the full ravage of Hurricane Sandy became quickly evident, my almost 6-year-old twin sons each clutched one of my hands as we walked more than half a mile toward the one remaining functioning pier in Hoboken.