In order to help our friends in NJ small businesses who have been crushed by immoral lockdowns and bad policy that predated the COVID panic, we started "Small Business Monday" brought to us by our good friends at

Small businesses ranging from gift shops to high-end restaurants topped the calls today. Here are a few that you need to check out!

Harvest in Farmingdale

Classico Tomato Pies in West Windsor

Phoenix Acupuncture in South Orange

Yhanne's House of Cheesecake in Clayton

Pawsome University in Monmouth County

GET WET Power Washing in Forked River

Serenity Shells in Asbury Park


Distinctive Interior Design in Marlton


Soul Bowls in Scotch Plains

Jim's Jarhead Jerky in Medford

HappiNest Antiques in Whitehouse Station

Beach Tavern in Monmouth Beach

Klee's Bar and Grill in Seaside Heights


The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.

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