There’s a lot to do, but no place to go—this may be the worst-kept secret of the urban experience. You’re planning a day in the Mile Square. It’s summer. Lots of outdoor activities are on tap, kayaking on the Hudson and beer on the pier with long lines for the can, maybe some tennis, and a stroll through the park.
Just about every eating and drinking establishment in town has a sign that says, “Restrooms for customers only.”
So, what’s the civilized solution to public peeing?
Well, Hoboken discovered it when they installed the Portland Loo at Southwest Park in 2017.