Sunday, March 4, 2012

Hoboken pub crawl



The St. Patrick's Day parade canceled because of unruly (and that's putting it nicely) behavior last year, a pub crawl instead this year.

Numerous arrests, again. Cops had a no tolerance policy toward public drinking, urination, etc. The fine: $2,000.

I came across one young lady, crying and abandoned by her friends. No money. No cellphone. No ID.

I let her use my phone to call for help - but who abandons one's friend like that? And leaves her with no means to even call or take a train back home?

Another couple literally walked into a wrought iron fence. I was on the phone when it happened with a friend who asked me if they were alright. I answered, "if they're not, they don't know it!"

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