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NJ1015 Salutes Small Businesses

NJ1015 Salutes Small Business
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New Jersey has many amazing small businesses across the great Garden State. From the corner pizzeria to the local florist, they all key role in NJ’s financial success. We’ve partnered with PNC Bank to salute and highlight many of NJ’s amazing small businesses. Each weekday, we’ll be highlighting 2 unique small NJ businesses.


 

September 3rd

Violante’s Meat Market

When was the last time you were in a REAL butcher shop? It’s worth the trip to Violante’s Meat Market in Bloomfield. You’ll take home hand cut, prime, steaks and chops, and fresh ground meat for the best hamburgers you’ve ever served. Every customer is treated like family at Violante’s. Taste the difference a real butcher shop can make! Learn more about Violante’s by visiting their website: http://www.violantes.com/

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September 2nd

Challie’s Market

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Challie’s Farmer’s Market (sic) in Sicklerville showcases locally grown, Jersey Fresh, produce the whole family will love. From Jersey corn…to super sweet tomatoes…to some of the more exotic choices from local farms, Challie’s Market is open ‘year round to give you family what they hunger for. For more information on Challie’s Market, you can visit their website: http://cfarmmarket.com/about_us

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August 30th

Confectionately Yours

Confectionately Yours is not just dessert, anymore!  For 32-years, their location in Franklin Park has produced some of the finest chocolates and cream in New Jersey.  Now, they do dinner!  From burgers to prime rib, it’s the perfect family atmosphere.  Wednesday nite is Family Nite at Confectionately Yours, with a magician entertaining tableside.

Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://www.myconfects.com/

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August 29th

Quality Concrete

Whether you’re putting in a new patio, driveway, or sidewalk, pay only for the concrete you use with delivery from Quality Concrete in Perth Amboy.  This locally owned small business brings the materials to you, and mixes it right on site, so it’s fresh and workable every time.  Quality Concrete Specializes in small deliveries perfect for the do-it-yourself homeowner. Learn more about Quality Concrete by visiting their website: http://www.concretenewjersey.com/

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August 28th

Party Pleasing Rentals

Planning a party?  Party Pleasing Rentals in East Hanover can take care of everything.  From tents to dinnerware, it doesn’t matter how big your event is.  From weddings to corporate events.  Backyard BBQ’s to birthday parties.  Party Pleasing Rentals will create a space you will be proud to show your guests. Learn more about their services by visiting their website: http://www.apartypleasing.com/

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August 27th

Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club

Why not try a different kind of comedy club down the shore. Uncle Vinnie’s is a unique BYOB club, featuring top headliners in an intimate setting. On Arnold Avenue in Pt Pleasant Beach, you can bring a bottle of wine, enjoy a great Italian meal, and see some of the best comics on the circuit today. For more information and to see their entire schedule, visit their website: http://www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com/

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August 26th

Rochester Formal Wear

For more than 100 years, Rochester Formal Wear has been helping you look your best for any special occasion.  Serving Camden and Burlington Counties from their location in Maple Shade, Rochester Formal Wear has been open since 1906.  From sales to last minute rentals, Rochester will make sure you look great! See all their formal wear on their website: http://www.rochesterformalwear.com/

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August 23rd

Cheese Etc.

Say “thank you” with style, with a gift basket from the artists at Cheese Etc in Collingswood.  For 25-years, this family owned business has been helping people meet all their gift giving needs with unique creations that are sure to be loved.  Cheese Etc: Voted Best Gift Baskets by SJ Magazine. See their variety of gift baskets on their website: http://www.cheeseetc.com/

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August 22nd

JMP Fitness

Train smarter, not harder.  JMP Fitness in Brielle helps people improve their quality of life through healthy and smart training.  See how their programs can get you on your way to a healthy, pain-free, life. Visit their website to learn more: http://www.jmp-fitness.com/contact/index.html

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August 21st

Power Monkey

Put a Monkey on your back…with Power Monkey!  Chris and Tim will print anything on almost anything you can think of.  Power Monkey Screen printing and embroidery is in Wall, and is a full service printing and graphics company.  Stop in, and see how they can bring your ideas to life! Learn about all their printing services by visiting their website: http://www.pwrmonkey.com/

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August 20th

Jesse

It’s simply known as Jesse. This unique jewelry and craft gallery is a true jewel on main street on Manasquan. A Sandy Survivor, Jesse welcomes each customer like family, and keeps them coming back for unique crafts items and custom jewelry. Find out more about Jesse by visiting their website: http://www.jessegallery.com/contact-us.html

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August 19th

Jersey Shore Pirates

Arrrrg! Avast ye scurvy dogs, and keep your eyes out for Pirate Pete! Take your kids on a REAL Pirate Adventures…with Jersey Shore Pirates. You’ll dress like a real pirate, and board a genuine pirate ship in Brick. Sail with Jersey Shore Pirates, and you might just find the buried treasure.Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://www.jerseyshorepirates.com/

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August 16th

Bird House
Add a feathered friend to your family. Take a trip to the Bird House on route 18 in East Brunswick, and see the wonders of these unique pets. Their baby birds are hand fed and well adjusted to life with humans. From parakeets to exotic parrots, they may be the perfect addition to your family. Check out the wide variety of birds they have available on their website: http://www.thebirdhousenj.com/

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August 15th

Yofresh Yogurt Café
The best frozen yogurt is the one you make yourself! The Yofresh Yogurt Café in Monroe Township invites you to get creative and fix your own flavor. Start with premium fresh frozen yogurt, then go to town with your favorite toppings. For a flavor as unique as you are. Check out their flavor menu on their website: http://www.yofreshmonroenj.com/

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August 14th

Freehold Yoga Center
Flex your mind and body at the Freehold Yoga Center. For beginners and the advanced, their expert teachers can help you find moments of peace in your busy world. Learn more on their website: http://www.freeholdyogacenter.com/

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August 13th

Harry’s Lobster House
Since 1933, Harry’s Lobster House in Sea Bright has been making memories at the Jersey Shore. From their famous Lobster Bisque, to the freshest jersey seafood…the Lobster House is local landmark. Dive into their menu on their website: http://www.harryslobsterhouse.com/

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August 12th

Cyber Knight
If you’re having trouble with your computer, Knight it! From general maintenance to a complete overhaul, the experts at Cyber Knight’s in Highland Park can have your system running like new. Learn more about all of their services by visiting their website: http://www.cyberknightcomputers.com/

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August 9th

Michelle’s Salon

Michelle’s Salon in Green Brook can paper you like no other, but you’ll feel like you’re relaxing at home with friends.  From hair styling to massages and manicures…Michelle treats you like family. Learn more about all of their services by visiting their website: http://www.michelles-salon.com/

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August 8th

Real Wood Products

Give that old table or dresser new life with a complete refinish from the experts at Real Wood Products in New Brunswick.  They bring out the inner beauty in all your wood furniture. See all their special wood products by visiting their website: http://realwoodnj.net/

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August 7th

The Lizard Guys

Have you ever held a live snake?  Or perched a lizard on your shoulder?  Call The Lizard Guys in Raritan!  For almost 20-years, they’ve been entertaining New Jersey with fun and educational shows featuring snakes, lizards, turtles, and bugs. To learn more about them, visit their website: http://www.thelizardguys.com/

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August 6th

Bob and Marilyn in Ocean City

Stop in and see Bob and Marylin for a little Sun and Fun in Ocean City.  This Unique Shop has something for everyone to enjoy a day at the beach.  And their selection of Hermit Crabs and accessories can’t be beat!

Russ Ayres

Sometimes, you just need a hotdog, so why not have the best!  Russ Ayres Hot Dogs in Bordentown has been a local legend for generations. Check them out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Russ-Ayres-Famous-Hotdogs/176527258456

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August 5th

Northeast Tree Experts

For 30-years, Northeast Tree Experts in Flemington have been not only been trimming trees, but keeping our homes and families safe.  Regular maintenance is the best defense against trees falling on your home…or worse. Get more information on their website: http://www.manta.com/c/mmzkc42/northeast-tree-expert-co-inc

Hillsborough Massage

Hillsborough Massage Therapy can help you get the kinks out.  Their therapists offer a wide range of services and modalities to get you back in the game, or just feeling good. Learn more about them or schedule a visit by visiting their website: http://www.hillsboroughmassage.com/

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August 2nd

Zone 7

You can taste the difference all natural foods can make.  Zone 7 in Hopewell unites organic farmers with New Jersey chefs to provide the best ingredients.  Ask your restaurant if they use it. See what’s fresh this week by visiting their website: http://www.freshfromzone7.com/

Venti Tile

It’s the jewelry of your home.  Make it fabulous.  Venti Tile in Fords is a full service design showroom for your kitchen and bath.  See the difference the right tile can make. To view all their different tiles, visit their website: http://www.ventitile.com/

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August 1st

Wild Bikers

Rebuilding an old Harley?  Get the custom parts you need from the USA and around the world with the help of Wild Bikers.  They have unique parts…with an attitude. Visit their website to see all the parts: http://www.wildbikers.com/en/

The Glass Gallery

A passion for connecting people to original art.  The Glass Gallery in Nutley has been crafting custom stained glass for homes and businesses for 25 years. Visit their website for more information: http://www.glassgallerynj.com/

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July 31st

Kitchen Witch

Karyn Jarmer is a sweetheart…even though she’s known as the Kitchen Witch in Monmouth Beach.  Come relax in a true home-like atmosphere and enjoy a great meal. Visit Karyn’s website to learn more: http://www.mykitchenwitch.com/

Pride Fishing Tackle

Two Hurricanes in two years…but Pride Fishing Tackle is still reeling them in.  A family owned bait and tackle shop in Red bank, Owner Max Berry has what you need…and can teach you how to use it. Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://pridefishingtackle.com/

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July 30th

A Stroke of Creativity

After suffering a stroke, and unable to continue as a teacher…Patty and her husband bob had a stroke of genius…opening A Stroke of Creativity in Monroe. There you can paint your own pottery, make your own jewelry..and unleash your inner creativity. To learn more about their creativity, visit their website: http://www.astrokeofcreativity.com/

 

Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters

Taste the world…and Sample small batch coffees from around the globe at Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters in Atlantic Highlands. Learn more about all their amazing coffee on their website: http://www.fairmountaincoffee.com/

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July 29th

Gracie and the Dude

You’ve never tasted ice cream like this before! Taste what Gracie and the Dude have churned on Ocean Ave in West Long Branch.  All natural…no chemicals…just great ice cream and Italian ice. Visit their website: http://www.gracieandthedudes.com/Pages/default.aspx
Somerset Physical Therapy

Sometimes the best therapy is laughter.  Somerset Physical Therapy has been blending both for years.  Superb physical therapy, with a touch of daily comedy. Visit their website: http://somersetfamilypt.com/

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July 26th

The Westwood

For half a century, the Westwood in Garwood has been THE destination for all your special occasions.  On-site catering and custom event planning for everything from weddings to school functions, they can make any event spectacular. For more information visit their website: http://www.thewestwood.com/

The Sun and Moon Boutique

You’ll find an eclectic collection of vintage fashions gathered from around the world, you’ll find the funky and formal at the Sun and Moon Boutique in Red Bank.  Featuring top designers from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. To see all their fashion, visit their website: http://www.sunandmoonboutique.com/About-Us.html

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July 25th

Winning Teams

Whatever your sport, Winning Teams in Flemington can make you look like a pro.  Serving Clubs, schools, and towns for more than a decade, it’s your start to a winning season. To find out more, visit their website http://www.winningteamsbynissel.com/

Ken’s Hardware

Ken’s Hardware in Tom’s River has everything from hard to match nuts nd bolts, to the right tools to make your lawn the envy of the neighborhood.  Stop in and say hi, and tell Ken what you need. To learn more about Ken’s visit their website: http://kens.doitbest.com/home.aspx

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July 24th

Chocolate Lounge

Feed your chocolate craving with the custom creations at the Chocolate Lounge in Long Branch.  From gourmet chocolate to chocolate fondue, the Chocolate Lounge can satisfy your sweet tooth! Visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thechocolateloungenj

Drew’s Bayshore Bistro

Inspired by the native cuisine of the Gulf Coast, Drew’s Bayshore Bistro brings the Bayou to New Jersey.  Located in Keyport, let Drew serve up his famous Voodoo Shrimp and softshell crabs! Visit Dave’s website to see more of their menu and information: http://www.bayshorebistro.com/

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July 23rd

Camp Taylor

For more than 45 years, Camp Taylor has been helping families get away from it all.  Nestled near the Delaware Water Gap Mountains in Warren County, they will treat your family to a genuine outdoor experience. Visit their website: http://www.camptaylor.com/

Paint a Tee

Let your kids express themselves for all to see, with a custom tee!  Paint a Tee in Red Bank lets your kids create their own design, and wear it home!  Perfect for a family fun day…or a birthday party. Learn more about Paint a Tee on their website: http://www.paintatee.com/home.html

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July 22nd

Hillsborough Massage Therapy

Get the healing touch of a relaxing massage at Hillsborough Massage Therapy in Hillsborough.  For the weekend athlete or the stay at home mom, they have the right therapy to make you feel good again. Visit their website: http://www.hillsboroughmassage.com/

Big Woods Garden

From patio blocks to ponds and all the garden plants to make your home the envy of the neighborhood, stop by Big Woods Garden Center in New Egypt.  Owners Herb and Janet treat everyone like family. Visit their website: http://www.bigwoodsnursery.com/

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July 19th

The Berry Patch

Let the Berry Patch be your child’s home away from home.  A unique daycare center in Flemington featuring learning enrichment and interactions with a variety of animals. Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://berrypatchearlylearningcenter.com/

Expressions and Reflections

You’ve got the music in you, and the folks at Expressions and Reflections in Howell can help let it out.  From piano, to guitar, to your own voice, they can help you make beautiful music for the rest of your life. Call them to receive more information at (732) 901-5964.

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July 18th

Smithville Inn

Take the cobblestone path to a new experience at the Smithville Inn, in Smithville.  From their famous Chicken Pot Pie, to comfy old country rooms, the Smithville Inn is the perfect getaway for a day or a week. Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://smithvilleinn.com/

Burrinis Olde World Market

Celebrating food and family, Burrinis Olde World Market in Randolph brings the very best to your table.  Family owned for 47 years, Burrinis offers the best area meat and seafood as well as cuisine from around the world. Learn more about all there is for sale at Burrinis by visiting their website: http://www.burrinismarket.com/

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July 17th

Bob’s Square Deal

There is nothing quite like an old fashioned hardware store.  For more than 20-years, Bob’s Square Deal in Forked River has been providing personal service for whatever you are looking for. Visit their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/BobsSquareDeal

Mirko’s in Voorhees

Take your taste buds on a trip to Europe.  Featuring a different European Menu each week, Mirko’s in Voorhees is like a vacation for your mouth. Discover all the food on their delicious menu by visiting their website: http://www.mirkostasteofeurope.com/

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July 16th

The Center for Enhancing Abilities

The Center for Enhancing Abilities in Cedar Knolls lets teens and young adults with disabilities try everything from cooking to computers.  Everyone can try new things, because you never know what your good at until you try it. Learn more about their programs by clicking here: http://www.progressivecomprehensiveservicesllc.com/
Candle Factory

For 45 years, the Candle Factory in Beachwood has been shinning a little light in your home.  With unique gifts and decorations for any home and any budget. To learn more about them visit their website: http://candles.us.com/


July 12th

Trenton Engineering

Whether you are planning a new addition for your home or building a new business, Trenton engineering can make sure it’s done right.  For over a century they’ve been making sure it done right the first time. Find out more by visiting their website http://www.trentoneng.com/
Marvin Hill Designs
If you want the kind of home they feature in a magazine, the experts at Marvin Hill Designs in Tewksbury can make it happen for you.  Whatever your budget, Rich can make any home showroom perfect! If you’d like to see more designs, visit their website http://www.mavinhilldesigns.com/

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July 11th

Third Parent Consulting

Do you worry about what your kids are doing on-line?  The experts at Third Parent consulting in Princeton can help you track all of your child’s internet activity…

Nicola Pizzeria

Nicola Pizzeria in Lambertville has been a town fixture for 45 years…with Good food, Great Service, and a commitment to their community.  Stop in on Franklin Street for lunch or dinner. To see what’s on the menu, visit their website: http://www.nicolapizzeria.com/

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July 10th

Petal Street Flower Company

Find unique flowers and plants from around the world at the Petal Street Flower Company on Bridge Avenue in Point Pleasant. For special occasions or just to brighten your day, you’ll find something special at Petal Street. See all their beautiful arrangements on their website, http://www.petalstreet.com/

 

The Cherry Hill Clinic

For 18 years, The Cherry Hill Clinic has been helping New Jersey stay healthy…with a unique approach to holistic wellness. See what your body might be missing with a custom consultation. Visit their website: http://www.cherryhillclinic.com/

 

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July 9th

Williams Nursery

For five generations, Williams Nursery in Westfield has been growing beautiful things for your home and garden.  This award winning garden center can show you how to beautify your home, while being sensitive to the environment. Visit their website http://www.williamsnursery.com/
Good Dog Obedience School

Let Sarah train your perfect pooch at Good Dog Obedience School in Barrington.  Sarah has spend a lifetime training rescue dogs, and now brings her talents to your home. Visit their website to find out all the different ways they can help you train your dog by visiting http://www.gooddognewjersey.com/index.html

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July 8th

Scrappers Cove

Feed your inner artist with the latest craft supplies and free classes taught by international artists!  You”ll find that and more at Scrappers Cove on Main Street in Milltown. You can learn more about them by visiting their website http://scrapperscove.com/

Derling Dance Arts

Experience something new and exciting, through the beauty of interpretive dance!  Derling Dance Arts in Red Bank produces a variety of shows designed to expose Jersey residents to the wonder of the theatre arts. Make sure you ‘LIKE’ them and learn more about Derling Dance Arts on their Facebook page.

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July 5th

Speed Auto Care

It’s hard to find a mechanic you trust, but at Speed Auto Care in Freehold, they always go the extra mile and they won’t sell you things you don’t need. You can learn more all their car care services by visiting their website: http://speedautocare.com/

Harmony Day Spa

Treat yourself to a little pampering at Harmony Day Spa in Caldwell.  From personalized skin care to a relaxing massage, it’s a mini-vacation with every visit. To see all the relaxing services on their menu, visit their webstie: http://harmonydayspa.com/

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July 4th

True North Sailing School

Learn the joys of sailing at True North Sailing School in Jersey City!  For 22 years, their expert instructors have been making memories that last a lifetime. Learn more about how to sail away with them by visiting their website: http://www.sailtruenorth.com/

Anthony Travel

For a quarter century, Anthony Travel in Howell has been helping you make a dream vacation on any budget.  Don’t forget to ask Samantha about her “pigs from around the world” collection. Get your dream vacation underway by visiting their website, http://www.samsanthonytravel.com/

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July 3rd

Classics Book Store in Trenton

Own one of the Classics, from Classics Book Store in Trenton.  Enjoy a game of scrabble, after you browse their extensive collection of rare and unique books. Learn more about them by reading their blog  by visiting http://www.classicsusedbooks.com/

David Bradley Chocolate

For 25 years, David Bradley in Windsor has been hand crafting fine chocolate in their own factory.  Enjoy a free sample, while you try and decide which is your favorite! Visit David Bradley’s website http://www.dbchocolate.com/

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July 2nd

Dog Spaw

Treat your dog to a day at the spa.  With a holistic approach designed just for fido, Dog Spaw in Little Silver provides holistic healing, acupuncture, and reki treatments just for pets. Find out about all their products and services for your pooch by visiting their website http://www.thedog-spaw.com/

The Glass Gallery

The Glass Gallery in Nutley makes everything with love…and that’s the secret to their success.  From stained glass to custom glass art, see the difference a little love makes. To view more of their amazing creations, http://www.glassgallerynj.com/

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July 1st

JD Gourmet

Put a little gourmet in your kitchen.  Jeffery and Danny Elkins make hand crafted artisan olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and dressings at JD Gourmet in Hightstown.  Learn more about them by visiting their website: http://www.jdgourmet.com/

Artworks by Marcine

Brighten any room with a hand painted mural or a new faux finish.  Artworks by Marcine in Piscataway can custom design just the right touch for your home. You can see some of their amazing work by visiting their website: http://www.artworksbymarcine.com/

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June 28th

Things That Make Scents

Bring warmth and aromatherapy into your home with Things That Make Scents.  Located in Manasquan, they build a better candle…using only clean burning all natural soy. Learn more about their amazing candles by visiting their website http://www.thingsthatmakescents.com/

Green Goddess Grange

From healing crystals to essential oils, Green Goddess Grange in Jackson is a magical store, featuring natural and healing goods made by local craftspeople. Lean more about their hand-crafted goods by visiting their website http://greengoddessgrange.com/

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June 27th

Jersey Java and Tea

Why have a simple cup of coffee, when you can have a work of art at Jersey Java and Tea in Haddonfield. Jersey Java and Tea opened its doors in October of 2009 as a comfortable, classy spot in Haddonfield to relax, work, and enjoy high quality beverage and food offerings to the local community. Coffee, tea, and baked goods from old family recipes complete the total coffee experience. Learn more about them by going to their website: http://www.jerseyjavaandtea.com/Jersey_Java/Home.html

Body N Balance

Bring your body into balance with alternative health options at Body N Balance in Flemington.  From reflexology to body detox, they are experts in all natural wellness. Learn more about their services on their website: http://www.bodynbalancemassagetherapy.com/

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June 26th

Boulevard Beginnings

Boulevard Beginnings is a family owned small-town throwback located on Front Street in Keyport.  You never know what you’ll find, but you’ll know you want it once you find it.

Ryan’s Windows

Dress your windows in style.  If you can dream it, Ryan’s Windows in Ship Bottom can make it.  For 18 years Donna Ryan has been creating custom blinds and window treatments to compliment any home.

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June 25th

Don’s Burgers and Fries

Why do the little burger joints seem to have the best burgers?  Ask Don at Don’s Burgers and Fries in Morristown.  You can view everything on their menu by visiting their website http://donsburgers.com/

My Little Heaven

Want to dress your kids like a million bucks, but spend very little?  My Little Haven in Spotswood features gently worn designer clothes for kids. Find out more about this great consignment shop by logging on to their website http://www.mylittlehaven.net/

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June 24th

 Allaire Engraving

Custom Wine Bottles, with your own personal engraving.  That’s just one of the many specialties you’ll find at Allaire Engraving on Main Street in Manasquan. You can visit their website http://www.allaireengraving.com/

Stahl-Delduca

They started growing sweet peas 120 years ago, but today, Stahl-Delduca in Summit is known for flowers.   They’ve been growing beautiful things since 1893. You can see their beautiful array of flowers by visiting their website, http://www.stahldelducaflorist.com/

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June 21st

Hole in the Wall Bagels

It may be a little Hole in the Wall, but for more than 20-years Hole in the Wall Bagels has served up breakfast to New Brunswick.  Owner Nick Pallai always has a smile and a shmear.

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Randy’s Man Cave

Need a poster of Marilyn Monroe for your Man Cave?  Randy Now’s Man Cave in Bordentown has just what you need to complete your space.  From vinyl records to chocolate covered bacon…Randy has it all! See all the amazing items Randy’s cave has on their website http://www.mancavenj.com/

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June 20th

Stamna Taverna

Stamna Taverna in Little Falls is a mini-vacation for your senses.  Home cooked Greek Cuisine and authentic décor give you a taste of traveling to Greece, without traveling half a world away.

You can find out what’s on the menu by logging on to their website http://www.stamnataverna.com/

Fragile Earth

From vintage toys to local art, let Helen and Mary Beth help you find the perfect gift at Fragile Earth.  Located in Red Bank, Fragile Earth proudly sells Made in the USA toys that run on imagination.

You can see all their amazing gifts on their website, http://www.feplush.com/

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June 19th

Picillo Opticians

“See” what you’ve been missing without the right optician.  Bill Picillo has been helping people see better for 35 years.  Picillo Opticians in North Arlington give you such personal service that they will even deliver your new glasses right to your door.

Music Notes Academy

Let your music grow at Music Notes Academy in East Brunswick.  Kids and grownups can learn to play almost any instrument with expert personal instruction. Learn more about the Academy by visiting their website http://musicnotesacademy.com/

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June 18th

Paperfolio

Say it with style, whatever your style is!  Paperfolio in Summit has been helping customers craft wedding invitations and everyday communications with a paper that is just right for any occasion. Learn more about Paperfolio by visiting their website, http://www.paperfolioinc.com/

Pennington Apothecary

It’s the kind of hometown service that’s hard to find these days at Pennington Apothecary.  A local, family owned, pharmacy with unrivaled one-on-one customer service.

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June 17th

Meli Melo

From custom furniture to last minute gifts,  Meli Melo in Bernardsville is a little of this, and a little of that.  They have something for everyone looking for furniture, home accents and fine gifts. This family owned retail shop is your one stop for all your home needs. Get more information on them by visiting their website, http://www.melimelohome.com/

Caffery’s Restaurant

Caffery’s Restaurant is full of friends you just haven’t met yet.  A landmark in Forked River for 20 years, Caffery’s is a family owned local restaurant that your whole family can enjoy. Check out what’s on the menu by going to their website http://www.caffreystavern.com/

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June 14th

 

Lavallette Hardware

There are few things more enjoyable than an old fashioned hardware store. Lavallette Hardware was able to weather Sandy and is back helping residents find whatever they need to rebuild.  Family owned for generations, Lavallette Hardware, where they are known to have EVERYTHING in stock. Learn more about Lavallette Hardware by going to their website, http://www.lavallettehardware.com/

The Lusty Lobster

Where can you get a Live Maine Lobster in New Jersey?  The Lusty Lobster in the Highlands, of course!  Open after Sandy, they still import the freshest seafood from around the world and they will even bring the food to you with a custom clambake for your next barbeque! You can see what else is on the menu by going to their website http://www.bestlobster.com/

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June 13th

Washington Theatre

You’ll think you stepped back in time when you walk into the Washington Theatre!  The original projector, antique seats, and a real old fashioned popcorn maker have helped families enjoy a night out in front of the big screen since 1929. Learn more about the Washington Theatre by going to their website http://thewashingtontheatre.com/

Chitches in Bound Brook

The name Kurkowski may not sound Italian, but these polish immigrants know pizza!  Chitches in Bound Brook has been tossing thin crust pizza for 40 years.  Children and Grand Children of the original owners now run this little pizza shop. View their amazing menu by going to their website http://www.stanschitchspizzeria.com/

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