By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:30 AM EDT
Legislation Assemblyman John Burzichelli sponsored to keep thoroughbred racing viable in New Jersey for 2010 by scheduling fewer races but with increased purses was approved 77-0 Thursday by the Assembly. The bill (A-2507) authorizes a reduction only for calendar year 2010 in the minimum number of thoroughbred racing dates required by law to be scheduled by Monmouth Park Racetrack and Meadowlands Racetrack.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:18 AM EDT
Request a 2010 Official Santa Monica Visitors Guide and be entered to win a two night stay at Hotel California!
Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) has released the 2010 Official Santa Monica Visitors Guide - a complete round up of things to do, places to eat, where to stay, and more, giving guests of Santa Monica an easy way to plan and enjoy their trip. Beginning 5/20/2010, the first 600 people who request an Official Santa Monica Visitors Guide at SantaMonica.com will receive a Santa Monica Frisbee and be entered to win a two-night stay at Hotel California in Santa Monica! To request a copy of the guide or for more information, please call (800) 544-5319 or visit SantaMonica.com.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:16 AM EDT
Heller Industrial Parks, one of the country's largest and most highly respected privately held owners and developers of industrial real estate, today announced that Woodstream Corporation has renewed its 203,892-square-foot lease at Heller's warehouse space in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
As a result of its lease extension, Woodstream Corporation, a distributor of garden, pest and rodent products, will continue to occupy a significant portion of Heller's 333,075 square-foot warehouse building.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:14 AM EDT
24th Annual Golf Tournament Will Raise Money For Next Year's Student Design Award and Scholarship Winners
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Jersey Section, a local component of the New Jersey Chapter (AIA-NJ), has announced that it presented four local architecture students with scholarships and design awards at its annual Student Design Competition held recently at the Haddon Fortnightly in Haddonfield, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:12 AM EDT
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) Foundation’s 13th Annual Invitational Golf Outing will be held at Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, on Monday, June 7. This year, we are pleased to honor the leadership of the New York Football Giants organization, John K. Mara, president and chief executive officer, and Steve Tisch, chairman and executive vice president. The proceeds from the outing have been designated for the medical center’s Touchdown Fund: Score for Kids, Cardiac and Cancer at HUMC’s Foundation.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:09 AM EDT
Free Demonstration and Tasting, Monday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m.
Wine Tasting Dinner, Tuesday, June 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Continuing its series of educational food demonstrations and events, A Mano Neapolitan trattoria in Ridgewood, NJ will be hosting two events in June and will be incorporating New Jersey’s Alba Vineyards wines into both events.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:08 AM EDT
Covanta Energy’s’ Relocation to Advance@Southgate in Morris Township Wins Coveted Award
Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office, mixed-use and flex-space properties, announced today that its lease with Covanta Energy Corporation to relocate to Advance@Southgate in Morris Township, N.J., has earned the highly coveted “Deal of the Year” award from The New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:06 AM EDT
Honeywell and the New Jersey Audubon Society Partner to Inspire Educators, Providing Hands-On Lessons Through Exploration in the Hackensack Watershed
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and New Jersey Audubon (NJA) announced that scholarships are available for the third annual Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education for Hudson and Bergen County middle and high school science and social studies teachers. The Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education is a one-week (August 16 - 20) summer institute, which combines classroom instruction with diverse outdoor experiences at sites throughout the Hackensack watershed.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:03 AM EDT
One Performance Only at bergenPAC Friday October 8, 2010 8:00PM
Tickets $89, $64, $54, $39, $29
bergenPAC is pleased to present Pat Metheny: The Orchestrion Tour on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the bergenPAC. Pat Metheny, the seventeen time Grammy Award-winning jazz vanguard, makes his only area appearance at bergenPAC.
Pat Metheny, whom The New York Times calls "easily one of the most enterprising jazz musicians of his generation," has played to SOLD OUT audiences in some of Europe's best-known halls including the Barbican in London, l'Olympia in Paris, and the Konzerthaus in Vienna. London's Telegraph calls his performance "a triumph," while All About Jazz's review of a Holland performance proclaims it "a galaxy of greatness." The Orchestrion album, which came out in Jaunary on Nonesuch Records, has received critical praise from The New York Times, Associated Press, Village Voice, and Billboard, among many other publications.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 11:00 AM EDT
Alonso will focus on providing quality designs on-time and on-budget as well as client relations.
Whitman is pleased to announce that Edward Alonso, P.E., LEED A.P. of Bridgewater, New Jersey, has joined the East Brunswick-based engineering firm as Senior Project Manager. Whitman is one of New Jersey’s leading Mechanical Engineering firms.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:57 AM EDT
Viera at Hanover
On the heels of a successful spring season that saw buyer interest at an all-time high, Sterling Properties has announced that it has opened Building 9 at Viera at Hanover Township, marking the final phase of sales at the exclusive Morris County, N.J. enclave for buyers 55 and older.
With only homes in Building 9, and the majority of the community’s 40 townhomes already sold, opportunities for potential buyers to purchase a residence at Viera are running out.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:51 AM EDT
Historic Condominium Conversion to be Honored During May 27 Ceremony
The Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that works to preserve, promote and protect the city's irreplaceable historic resources, has announced that it has selected The Residences at Dixon Mills, a landmark condominium conversion in downtown Jersey City, to receive an Excellence in Preservation award at the Conservancy's 2010 Annual Preservation Awards Ceremony.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:48 AM EDT
Local landscape firm offers tips on saving money while helping the environment through efficient water management
With the hot and dry summer weather rapidly approaching, now is the ideal time for Bergen County property owners to take a good, hard look at their outdoor water usage. As water rates rise and people pay closer attention to a “greener” way of living, there are several steps homeowners can take to benefit both themselves and the environment. First among these steps, according to the landscape professionals at Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction, whose headquarters and Design Center are located in Midland Park, is to evaluate how and where water is being used on a property with an eye on finding significant ways to save on water usage.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:43 AM EDT
Heller Industrial Parks, one of the country's largest and most highly respected privately held owners and developers of industrial real estate, today announced that E.S. Freight, L.L.C., has signed a 34,715-square-foot new lease at 15 Jensen Drive in Somerset, NJ. A trucking and logistics provider, E.S. Freight was represented by Steven Beyda of Jones Lang LaSalle in the transaction. Vice President of Special Projects David Paster provided in-house representation for Heller.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:39 AM EDT
Iconic Performer Re-invents Herself on New Album featuring B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Allen Toussaint and many others
Memphis Blues out June 22nd on Downtown Records and Performance at bergenPAC Sunday June 27, 2010, 8pm
Tickets: $99, $69, $69, $39, $29
Iconic performer and musical chameleon Cyndi Lauper will release Memphis Blues on June 22nd on Downtown Records. The collection of blues cover songs, recorded this March at Electraphonic Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, features appearances by blues greats B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Allen Toussaint and many others. Upon the release of Lauper’s new CD, she will perform at bergenPAC Sunday June 27, 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:13 AM EDT
Program Saves Seniors Time and Money During Transition to Independent Living
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck has introduced a three-prong program to help seniors interested in moving to the full-service rental retirement community to take immediate occupancy and sell their homes. The program features a deferred payment plan, which allows seniors to move to Heritage Pointe while their homes are still on the market. Under the arrangement, new residents can pay half of their rent each month and defer the remaining 50 percent until they sell their houses.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:09 AM EDT
Bergen Held its 41st Commencement Exercises at the IZOD Center, May 20, 2010
Known as “Mr. Dinosaur” by his friends in grade school, Deaho Moon has always had an interest in science and the universe. Originally from Korea, Mr. Moon immigrated to the United States in 2007 and enrolled at Bergen Community College. His love of science prompted him to pursue a degree in engineering science. As an international student, Mr. Moon was eager to take on the challenges that a new country and culture would offer him in his quest to pursue his dreams. On Thursday, May 20, Mr. Moon will take an important step toward his future goals when he is honored as the Class of 2010 valedictorian and awarded an associate in science degree at Bergen Community College’s Commencement.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:07 AM EDT
- Office building for sale in highly visible location -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, has been named the exclusive sales agent for a 5,000-square-foot office property at 433 Essex St., in Hackensack, N.J. NAI Hanson Associate Vice President Dominic Fittizzi is marketing the property on behalf of the owner, Quest Title.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:02 AM EDT
Atun con Costra de Amaranto / Seared Amaranth Crusted Tuna
Seared tuna crusted in amaranth, sliced and served over organic tangerine, avocado and jicama with organic quinoa and tangerine salsa
Sopa de Habas con Hierba Buena / Fava Bean and Mint soup
Fresh local fava beans and mint soup garnished with organic tomato salsa and hoja santa
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 24 2010 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Denholtz Associates, a New Jersey-based real estate investment and development company, is pleased to announce the completion of two lease agreements at its 140 Ethel Road West flex property, located in Piscataway, New Jersey. Sigma Impex, Inc., a major wholesale supplier, recently signed a 9,800-square-foot lease extension, and Eshopic, Inc., an electronic retail company, signed an 11,200-square-foot lease expansion, bringing their square footage in the building to 22,400 square feet.