By Tovin Lapan Saturday, January 30, 2010, 06:27 AM EST
The first 10 years of the millennium have been a boon for the restaurant industry. More celebrity chefs are household names than ever before. The Food Network and shows like "Top Chef" and "Hell's Kitchen" have increased the public's culinary vocabulary.
San Diego saw an exponential growth of dining options and an expansion of the region's palate, as new ingredients and styles were steadily introduced.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 06:41 PM EST
Juggler and comedian Greg Kennedy will bring his one man show to Bergen Community College on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 3 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children (17 and under). Original trained as an engineer, Mr. Kennedy uses the principles of geometry and physics to create a truly unique performance. His show combines innovative juggling techniques, rapid-paced wit and the beauty of motion. Mr. Kennedy has traveled throughout the world and is a two-time International Juggling Champion.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 03:25 PM EST
Heart-Healthy Tips at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck
A special program on chocolate will be presented in celebration of February being Chocolate Lovers’ Month
“Our new heart-healthy menu items will incorporate more whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and fish.”
– Donna Zayat, Heritage Pointe of Teaneck’s executive director
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 03:21 PM EST
Paramus Surgical Center
Paramus Surgical Center Recognized for Providing an Outstanding Outpatient Experience For a Fourth Consecutive Year
Paramus Surgical Center, located in Paramus, N.J., has been recognized for service excellence for a fourth consecutive year under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program.SM This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by Paramus Surgical Center to provide “An Outstanding Outpatient Experience.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 03:16 PM EST
At its annual reorganization meeting held on January 25th , the Paramus Board of Health elected Dr. Eric Nazziola President and Dr. Holly Driscoll, Vice President.
Dr. Nazziola is a practicing physician, currently serving as Director and Chair of the Emergency Department at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. He also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine and Tour College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition, Dr. Nazziola holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 02:56 PM EST
“Home on the Range” gala
Children’s Aid and Family Services gala event committee is getting ready for a party, one with some country-western flair. And you still have time to don your Stetson, jeans and bandana and join them at the agency’s seventh annual gala, “Home on the Range,” on Friday, March 26, 2010, at The Hackensack Golf Club in Oradell, NJ. The event will benefit vulnerable children and families in our community.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 02:51 PM EST
--Largest Residential Property Manager in U.S.--
The New Jersey office of FirstService Williams has arranged a long term, 15,500-square-foot lease for Wentworth Group at 17-21 Christopher Way in Eatontown, N.J. The Donato Group is the landlord. FirstService Williams is becoming Colliers International, the New York - New Jersey - Connecticut hub of the world’s third largest commercial real estate services firm.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:59 AM EST
AIA-NJ Announces the 2009 Award Winners at its Annual Design Conference
Donald T. Fram, AIA, chief architect, and Robert I. Davidson, FAIA, chief architect retired, both of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's engineering department's design division, were recently named as winners in the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA-NJ) 2009 Design Awards.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:49 AM EST
The Cracker Factory
The Cracker Factory's Affordable Luxury Residences Allow First-Time Homebuyers To Purchase Piece of History
HHG Development Associates, a Trenton-based development firm specializing in adaptive reuse of historic structures, today announced that only two units are left at their Cracker Factory development in Trenton. The historic loft condominium homes are historic restorations of the Exton Cracker Bakery, founded by English immigrants Adam and John Exton in 1847, where oyster crackers were first baked.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:46 AM EST
After bringing together selected retailers for a private holiday shopping event, Englewood resident and Natobie Jewels founder, Natalie McKenzie donates proceeds from the Holiday Boutique to benefit the Woman’s Club of Englewood scholarship program.
About NATOBIE Jewels
NATOBIE Jewels offers the best replicas in fine jewelry for today’s sophisticated and successful woman. The jewelry is hand crafted and designed by some of the finest Italian artisans, using sterling silver, semi-precious stones and Swarovski crystals-all at an affordable price point.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:43 AM EST
- CBRE's 4th Quarter 2009 New Jersey MarketView Report signals a market that appears to have reached bottom -
The New Jersey economy appears to be stabilizing ahead of the national average, and the industrial real estate sector is playing its part in that recovery, finds CB Richard Ellis' Fourth Quarter 2009 New Jersey Industrial MarketView report. Among its findings are that both sales and leasing velocity rose, closing out 2009 with a strong finish, totaling 7.1 million square feet, despite the fact that large blocks of space have made their entrance onto the market, leaving the availability rate at a static 11.7 percent. Still, the newfound steadiness signals the onset of market stability.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:38 AM EST
Dr. Jerald Friedman
“All The Medicine You Need To Know To Be A Dentist” to be held at Holy Name Hospital - An Evening Seminar Wednesday February 10, 2010 5:30pm – 9:00pm - Guest Speaker: Zev Schulhof, DMD, MD
Includes a Light Dinner of Sandwiches, Salads, Fruit & Dessert Plus A $50.00 Henry Schein Gift Certificate
3 CE Credits - $49.00 for Doctors / $25.00 for Staff Member
Holy Name Hospital
718 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666-4281
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:11 AM EST
From War Brides to a Newer Romance, Love Shines Bright for These Three Couples
Three special couples at Heritage Pointe of Teaneck have moved from Florida to be near their children and are finding new things to share at the full-service rental retirement community. They are enjoying each other’s company and making new friends in their elegant surroundings in Teaneck, N.J., while being able to spend quality time with their families.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 11:05 AM EST
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 recently celebrated 108 years of electrical excellence by honoring 32 members for their combined 1,810 years of distinguished service to the construction industry. Headquartered in Paramus, Local 164’s membership is comprised of more than 3,900 members, including electricians from Bergen, Hudson and Essex counties as well as telecommunications workers contracted throughout the state.
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Friday, January 29, 2010, 06:05 AM EST
Q: We're spending the winter renovating the little beach house we bought (a foreclosure) last fall, and I'm stockpiling ideas about colors and furniture. This is a shoestring rehab. We're keeping the kitchen appliances, sisal bedroom rugs and the old plumbing -- and I mean old: we have a claw-foot bathtub! Ideas appreciated. A: Lucky you, a claw-foot tub is a real keeper.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 29, 2010, 04:42 AM EST
A Mano and Ridgewood High School
Ridgewood’s Authentic Neapolitan Trattoria Hosts Pizza-Making and Lunch for Teacher-Selected Students and Principal Each Month
Since October 2009, A Mano, Ridgewood’s authentic Neapolitan Pizzeria has provided more than delicious pies to its customers. Each month, Ridgewood High School Principal Jack Lorenz participates in a hands-on Neapolitan pizza making workshop and lunch with seven teacher-selected students in the joint Hand-in-Hand program.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, January 28, 2010, 06:51 PM EST
Bob Jones, Laura Sulborsky, and Dennis McSherry
TD Bank, through its charitable giving arm the TD Charitable Foundation, has given a $9,500 grant to Children’s Aid and Family Services to help provide funding for the agency’s Life Skills Youth Development Program. This program teaches the foster children in the agency’s care critical skills -- such as doing laundry and cooking dinner, opening a bank account, paying bills and managing money, getting a driver’s license, and applying for a job or to college -- helping them to attain self-sufficiency and successfully transition to independent living when they become young adults.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, January 28, 2010, 06:48 PM EST
Newmark Associates, Inc., one of New Jersey's preeminent brokerage firms, has announced success in the area of Carlstadt, N.J. The boutique brokerage has successfully sold two buildings in Carlstadt and is poised to make a larger impact on the market. Most recently, Newmark facilitated the sale of an industrial building at 354 13th St., which includes 7,000 square feet of warehouse space and 1,075 square feet of office space. The single-story masonry building is located just one block off of Route 17 and features 15-foot ceilings. Newmark Associates Senior Associate Yosef Muskin was instrumental in marketing the property.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, January 28, 2010, 06:46 PM EST
SJP Properties recently celebrated a 12-year philanthropic commitment to Somerset County by donating $102,000 to the Somerset County United Way. The funds will be distributed to six local non-profits.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, January 28, 2010, 04:51 PM EST
After reading about the Paramus Board of Health offering H1N1 flu shots again
http://www.paramuspost.com/article.php/20100128030532328 , I called the phone number and left a message. Sure enough, I received a call back offering me an appointment time. I took it the same day.