Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Springfield Avenue Marketplace will also contain 150 apartments, retailers
Construction is scheduled to begin this fall on a ShopRite supermarket and scores of apartments at a Central Ward site, thrilling labor organizations who feared mega-retailer Walmart would build there instead. Tucker Development Corp., which also recently built a Marriot hotel on Broad Street, announced Tuesday its plans for the 11-acre Springfield Avenue Marketplace, which will boast 125,000 square feet of retail space at the corner of Springfield Avenue and Jones Street. The supermarket will take up about half that space, CEO Richard Tucker said in a statement. Construction of the supermarket should take about a year, a Tucker spokesman said Tuesday. “This is a homecoming of sorts for Wakefern, which located its first warehouse in …
Saturday, May 25, 2013
The West Orange restaurant will shut its doors June 1.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Last week, Patch shared AOL Autos list of cars 6-10 for the best May bargains. Today, we provide listings 1-5.
Last week, we listed cars 6-10 in AOL Autos May top car bargains. There was plenty of variety and lots of savings out there. Today, we close out the list so you have time to get to your local dealer and save yourself some serious money. 5). Ford F-150 - New - AOL Auto Best Deal: $19,326 - $24,890 Rugged and versatile, the F-150 is great for life on the farm or in suburbia. The latest information shows the car selling at 13% below its sticker price. Safety features include four-wheel ABS disc brakes, electronic traction and stability control, front and side airbags and the Safety Canopy side curtain airbags. The F-150 offers a 4x2 or a 4x4 drive system, three cab styles, three pickup box lengths and several useful individual options and …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Half of Bloomfield restaurant’s Friday sales will be donated to Red Cross. Donations will be accepted online and in store as well.
When Philip Byrne saw the now-famous segment on CNN of the elderly woman finding her dog in the wreckage of her home after the Oklahoma tornado, he wanted to do something to help. As heartwarming as the reunion was, his eyes were drawn to the the rubble that filled the rest of the frame. “You look in the background that the whole neighborhood was wiped out,” Byrne said. “I was thinking about home in Bloomfield and where you going to go?” The co-owner of Bloomfield’s Anthony’s Cheesecakes quickly organized a fundraiser through the Washington Street restaurant where 50 percent of sales on Friday will be donated to the American Red Cross. The shop will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering all items on their regular menu as well as lunch …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Local woman uses personal tragedy to bring attention to issues that are often kept hidden.
Chloe Malfitano’s mother Wanda took her own life the day before Chloe turned 19. Malfitano said that while in hindsight, she recognizes signs that her mother was struggling, her suicide came as a tragic surprise. Her mother, she said, always tried to be strong for her family and kept her inner conflict hidden. “She seemed like any normal person,” Malfitano said of her mother Wanda. “She suffered her own demons. She had this darkness inside her that no one knew about.” The Nutley native wants to help people let people who are feeling consumed by depression bring their feelings into the light. Working as a hairdresser at Bloomfield’s Jag Salon, Malfitona has had opportunities to hear from people working through depression. Upbeat and …
Here's bargains 6-10 from the experts at AOL Auto with an assist from Carwoo.com.
May is more than half way complete. Summer is inching closer and the time we spend outdoors will increase during the next few months. Drivers need dependable cars to get them to the office, to the Shore and to those summer barbecues on the weekend. During the next two weeks, Patch will share AOL Auto's and CarWoo.com's Best New Car Deals for May so you can save some greenbacks and arrive safely and comfortably at your summer destinations. This week, we'll present new car deals 6-10 and follow up next week with the top 5 car deals. 10). Honda Crosstour EX - New - AOL Best Deal: $23,744 - $25,689 The Honda Crosstour is a weird mixture of a wagon, crossover and sedan. While the car's look may be polarizing, most people who test drive the car…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Wednesday, May 15
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch (smallbusiness.patch.com), to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Sit back and let the experts from AOL Autos and Cars.com tell you why to buy a new or used car.
Each week, Patch provides a different set of cars reviews so readers know what features and amenities the cars have before they head into the showroom. We also provide price ranges from our partners at AOL Autos and Cars.comso readers know when they're getting a good - and not so good - price from dealers. We're changing things up this week and letting experts come into your livingrooms via video and tell you what the car can and cannot do and whether that showroom "beauty" is really a beast. Today's video reviews start with the 2013 Chevrolet Traverse, brought to you by Cars.com. The car is available locally at Konner Chevrolet, 950 Bloomfield Ave. in West Caldwell. Our second video review is for the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, brought to…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Over 20 local eateries taking part in weeklong restaurant showcase in August.
Hope you're hungry this summer. Bloomfield will hold its Second Annual Restaurant Week from Sunday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Aug. 10. More than 20 local eateries are expected to delight customers with prix-fixe menu selections. The offers include multiple-course lunches at $15 or less and dinners for $30 or less, excluding tax, tips and drinks. “If you’re a foodie, Bloomfield is the place to be during our Second Annual Bloomfield Restaurant Week,” Anthony Lauro, owner of Anthony’s Cheesecakes, and one of the Bloomfield Restaurant Week committee members, said. "You will get to see what our talented chefs have to offer Riding on the success of the first event in 2012, organizers are optimistic that the second food week event will yield an …