Mechanical Bull To Be Installed in Hoboken Bar

Two bar owners got a license to install the bull in the bar that was formerly called Gaslight.


Two bar owners obtained a license to install a mechanical bull in a midtown Hoboken bar. 

The bar that was formerly known as Gaslight—located on Fourth and Adams Streets—will be completely revamped. The name of the bar will change too, but co-owners Kevin Bauman and Carlos Almanza didn't release any details about the changes. 

"It's going to be brand new," Almanza said. 

The revamped bar is scheduled to open in eight to 12 weeks, the owners said. 

The closest mechanical bull in New Jersey is in Watchung. Multiple bars in New York City also have bulls. This will be the only mechanical bull in Hoboken. 

The license to install the bull was approved by the city council on Wednesday night. First Ward Councilwoman Theresa Castellano was the only one voting against. 

Public Safety Director Jon Tooke also expressed concerns. 

"It does nothing to increase the safety and the welfare of the community," Tooke said. "I couldn't recommend it." 

Erin Babcock September 20, 2012 at 05:20 PM
Erin Babcock September 20, 2012 at 05:23 PM
#1- brandnew isn't one word #2- "It does nothing to increase the safety and the welfare of the community," Tooke said. "I couldn't recommend it." - bars in general don't increase the safety and welfare of the community and Hoboken is chock full of them. but so what? This is something different and fun. #3- Sign me up to be first in line.
Erin Babcock September 20, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Also 4th and adams isn't really uptown ;)
IPZ790 September 20, 2012 at 05:38 PM
I'd hardly call 4th and Adams uptown.
antioldguard September 20, 2012 at 06:34 PM
4th street is not uptown and Castellano wouldn't last .02 seconds on that bull, if anything she is full of bull. good luck, sounds like fun and a great addition to hoboken.
Gardiner4Freeholder September 20, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Absent at City Council for the unnecessary long and silly debate on this topic was perhaps Hoboken's per-eminent expert on bull Mike Russo. Would like to have heard what he would have had to say on the matter (for its shear amusement value) but perhaps the Dwekian lunch goer and wheeler dealer backslapper had other more pressing matters to attend to. Glad to see Timmy O. join in on the fun with a yes vote. Even Beth Mason delivered her deliverables with a yes vote probably in a vain attempt to double her political base by adding these two owners. Perhaps the Old Guard is loosening up but that would probably be wishful thinking. Yipee Kay yeah! Look forward to the Youtube videos of people being tossed off this thing.
SpellCheck1 September 20, 2012 at 09:34 PM
would love to see the great rg on this thing, doubt bull would move much but hey, its the bulls fault.
SpellCheck1 September 20, 2012 at 09:38 PM
#5 adams is capitalized, some editor you are!!
friendly fire September 20, 2012 at 11:33 PM
Ms Bob-cock, where does it say anything about uptown?
puzzledone September 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM
FF, that was pre-someone editing the story following comments, it said uptown several places. Way to show your maturity though. That goes a long way to explaining a lot of your other posts.
IPZ790 September 21, 2012 at 01:10 PM
They changed it to Midtown. but I'd say it's still very much downtown.
PeoplePlease September 21, 2012 at 01:22 PM
This article was completely re-written. In Erin's defense, it was pretty bad and did call out 4th and Adams as uptown.
Erin Babcock September 21, 2012 at 03:14 PM
friendly fire- The article used to state "uptown bar", hence why 2 other peopel commented on the same thing. SpellCheck1- I never claimed to be an editor. however, I work with editors.. and also have common knowledge that Adams street isn't uptown and brandnew isn't one word. so please forgive me if I didn't capitalize "Adams".
David Groholski September 21, 2012 at 03:14 PM
i heard its going to be called 4th an Rodeo?
Gardiner4Freeholder September 21, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Wow, yet another popup poster. However I look forward to SpellCheck1's correction of my admittedly frequent typos - something that needs "polish" perhaps.
weekendupdate September 21, 2012 at 06:12 PM
peopel? You shouldn't be antagonizing others for their spelling when you yourself can't even spell people correctly. Some senior graphic designer you are!
weekendupdate September 21, 2012 at 06:14 PM
It's pop-up Einstein.
Erin Babcock September 21, 2012 at 07:18 PM
Are you for real right now? It's clearly a typo. Was that even necessary to say? Nothing I am saying is affecting you in any way, shape, or form. I wasn't being nasty or "antagonizing others" when I noted an error in the article.. just letting the author of an already published article know about her mistakes. So please, lay off. Also calling Reformerus_Gianticus "Einstein" isn't too mature.
Erin Babcock September 21, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Also weekend update- I never ONCE said I was a senior graphic designer, did I? blew your cover, smarts.
puzzledone September 22, 2012 at 11:30 AM
1. If your sole purpose of being is insulting people for typos around here, you likely are an idiot or troll and noone cares. Given that I don't get paid, I don't spend too much of my time here checking speeling and, grammar,. 2. You have two posts in your history at patch. Both are obnoxious. Try to contribute somehow. 3. Popup is also acceptable in the general sense, although pop-up ads uses a hyphen but that wasn't the use. It referred to people who have never posted before who came on board to say stupid things. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/popup?s=t http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popup 4. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, If you are going to insult someone and call them a name, you need to add a comma before the name. It's the difference between "It's pop-up Einstein" which refers to a scientists jack-in-the-box, and "It's pop-up, Einstein" which completes the insult properly. Now go back under your bridge and hide, troll.


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