Monday, May 20, 2013
As thousands plan to flock to Sussex County Fairgrounds, idea behind Louisiana-themed fish fest was born locally.
An unusual animal will make its way to Sussex County next week in truckloads as more than 10,000 pounds of crawfish will be cooked up at the Fairgrounds in Augusta. The claw-crackin' is all part of Michael Arnone's 24th Annual Crawfish Fest, an event that drew more than 12,000 attendees last year and promises to bring even more guests out beginning May 31 to enjoy the flavors of the bayou, according to NJ Monthly magazine. But before the Creole-themed three-day festival made its way to Sussex County, the inaugural event was held at a Butler picnic spot. After Arnone came to New Jersey in the 1980s to work as an electrician, he grew homesick and missed the flavors of his native Louisiana. So, he asked 70 friends to join him at a Butler …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
What real estate sold last week
Four homes, two in Butler and two in Kinnelon, came off the market last week in the Tri-Boro. Here is what sold, and for what, this past week. Listings from Garden State MLS. Address: 47 Hamburg Turnpike, Butler List Price: $205,000 Sold Price: $190,000 Beds/Baths: 1 bedrooms/2 baths Details: Multi-Floor Unit Address: 139 Decker Rd Unit 10, Butler List Price: $278,500 Sold Price: $271,500 Beds/Baths: 2 bedroom/2.5 baths Details: Townhouse-End Unit Address: 30 Gravel Hill Road, Kinnelon List Price: $441,219 Sold Price: $446,474 Beds/Baths: 4 bedrooms/4 baths Details: Custom Home Address: 6 Hemlock Lane, Kinnelon List Price: $899,000 Sold Price: $850,000 Beds/Baths: 2 bedrooms/1 bath Details: Custom Colonial Looking to buy your own home in …
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Saturday, May 18
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 …
Picture yourself behind the wheel of one of these five upper-class conveyances.
Every now and again, 5 Cars likes to delve within the realm of imagination, and this week is one of those times. Fresh off of Mother's Day, we're thinking about being pampered and picturing ourselves in a sleek ride. For this installment, we're featuring five previously owned low-mile luxury cars now available for sale in Morris County, in order to offer two things: For normal-folks readers it's a great exercise for the mind, and for certain readers with the inclination and the means, these mindblowing vehicles could really end up their property. Who knows, one day that person might be you or me. Listings and photos come from the individual sellers, Cars.com and AOL Autos. 1. 2012 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed - Used - $151,009 …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Bow Tie Cinemas opted not to acquire Clearview properties on month-to-month leases, as the Kinnelon 3 is.
May 27 is the swan song for Butler's Kinnelon Cinema 3. Cablevision, owner of Clearview Cinemas, is selling 21 of its New Jersey properties to Connecticut-based Bow Tie Cinemas. The Kinnelon 3, formerly a one-screen movie house known alternately as the Kinnelon Arts Center and Meadtown Theater, and has been in the Clearview roster since the early 1970s, is among the handful of theaters not included in the deal. "Clearview Cinemas is honored to have served moviegoers at the Kinnelon Cinema 3 in Butler for many years," said company spokesperson Beth Simpson Crimmins. "Unfortunately, our last day of operation at this location will be Monday, May 27, however, our main Kinnelon theatre location will remain open. "We thank our customers for …
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Patch's Tri-Boro Real Estate Listing of the Week
Looking to buy real estate in the Tri-Boro? Be sure to check out Patch's New Homes for Sale on Thursdays and Saturdays to see available fresh real estate and open houses each week. And check out Sold! on Sundays to see what homes are now off the market. This week's Real Estate Listing of the Week is 28 Breckenridge Terrace in Butler and comes from Keith Dickman of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty. This condominium townhome is brightly painted and has one bedroom and one bath, an eat-in kitchen and separate dining room and more. The list price is $189,900. To get more info on this property, contact Dickman at 973-760-3242.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bloomingdale concern is a traditional pharmacy that offers compounding, a method for customizing medications.
Hometown Pharmacy wants to bring back the good old days of drug stores, where friendly, family-focused pharmacists dispensed medicines, wisdom and personal attention to customers. The decades-old establishment, owned by Sumeet Datwani and family, is all about giving quality service at good prices, he said. One of the unique services offered by Hometown Pharmacy is what's known as "compounding," customizing medications for patients. It also offers additional services such as rentals and sales of medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, hospitals beds and more. And Datwani said it's all about giving Tri-Boro residents the care they need and deserve and "making pharmacies the way they used to be." 1. Tell me about how the business …
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
Four homes come off the market
There were four houses sold in the tri-boro last week, according to Garden State MLS. Here's a look at what came off the market: