By Nina Garin Thursday, December 03, 2009, 06:41 AM EST
Every once in a while, a movie comes along that's so good, you find yourself wishing you could jump into the screen and become best friends with the characters, even if they are a pack of wild animals.
At least that is what's likely to happen while watching Wes Anderson's"Fantastic Mr. Fox,"
the director's first try at animation, which was inspired by Roald Dahl's 1970s children's book of the same name.
By Rose Bennett Gilbert Thursday, December 03, 2009, 06:33 AM EST
Q: We want to put something stimulating on the walls of our twins' bedroom. My husband is in favor of a magazine clippings collage, mostly nature scenes and animals, which would be fun and colorful. I'm not quite sold. Maybe you have a better idea? P.S: We don't want cartoon characters.
By Mark Maynard Wednesday, December 02, 2009, 06:48 AM EST
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
The Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback is a hot hatch with a fierce, pavement-eating face and a performance option to back it up.
It is a step-up model from the Lancer sedan and is sold in two trim levels -- the front-wheel-drive GTS and the all-wheel-drive Ralliart, today's test car.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 09:14 PM EST
Meet many friends at our Holiday event and have good time
Location: Mikado Japanese Seafood Restaurant
29 Rt. 23 South,
Wayne, NJ 07470
Date: Sunday 12/20/2009
11:30am – 3:00pm
Lunch will be served
Line dancing after lunch
Speaker: Dawn Zhu – Financial Advisor of Merrill Lynch
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:57 PM EST
Advance Realty Engages Jones Lang LaSalle to Provide Property Management Services For Select Properties Within Company’s Portfolio
Outsourcing Contract Enables Advance to Focus on Asset Management for its Properties, Including Leasing, Financing and Ongoing Reinvestment Strategies . Advance Realty, a leading Northeast U.S. owner and developer of Class A office and mixed-use properties, has announced the appointment of Jones Lang LaSalle as property manager for select properties within the company’s multi-million square-foot portfolio.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:55 PM EST
A century after the brand’s first bottling in Edinburgh, DRAMBUIE Liqueur announced the introduction of a brand new bottle design, created to showcase the storied spirit and signal another development in its long and fabled history. Originally created in 1745 for Scotland’s rebel Prince Charles Edward Stuart, DRAMBUIE has spent the last hundred years in a dark bottle hiding the secret recipe within – until today. With its striking new clear bottle design, this golden elixir will now be revealed for the first time.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:53 PM EST
The economic downturn inspires people to utilize online shopping mall and search engine – GoodShop.com and GoodSearch.com – to both save money and help their favorite causes generate funds. As a result of the economy and because of a national drop in donations, individuals are looking for innovative and free ways to help their favorite charities. More than 85,000 nonprofits have partnered with the online shopping mall, GoodShop.com, and Yahoo! powered search engine, GoodSearch.com, to enable their supporters to generate funds simply by shopping online and searching the Internet. What makes the system so compelling is that it doesn’t cost the users (or the organizations) a thing. It’s a form of philanthropy that works for everyone in this tough economy!
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:50 PM EST
History teaches us that WWI was started because of an assassination. Holger H. Herwig adds new and enlightening information regarding the beginnings of WW I and the Battle of the Marne in 1914. He shows the decisions of the Germans, Austrians, French and Great Britain. The Marne, according to Herwig was one of the most deadly battles ever fought.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:48 PM EST
Max & Ruby
A Theatreworks USA Musical Production Based on the Popular Nick Jr. & Noggin TV Programs
Saturday, January 30th- 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM - $25, $15
Rosemary Well’s beloved bunny siblings come to life in this Theatreworks musical production based on the popular Nick Jr. and Noggin television programs. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Performed by TheatreworksUSA.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:40 PM EST
Colliers Houston & Co., a full-service commercial real estate firm providing strategic corporate real estate solutions to clients on a local and national level, is pleased to announce the recent completion of five industrial transactions, which are located within the Montville Business Center in Pine Brook, New Jersey and totaled 31,849 square feet. Colliers Houston's Howard Weinberg, senior vice president, SIOR, and Matthew Turse, senior associate, and Austin Godfrey, associate, have been spearheading the marketing efforts of these properties on behalf of the owner of the buildings, First Industrial Realty Trust.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:36 PM EST
The creator and proprietor of SPACE ODYSSEY USA – Family Entertainment Center in Englewood, New Jersey and the newly launched SPACE PORT in Paterson, New Jersey, Grau has not only created the “The Hottest Entertainment Venues in New Jersey” but she’s now on the small screen. Grau’s many talents are displayed in 6 upcoming episodes of the popular show The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She is featured as the event producer for Housewife Theresa’s Giudice child’s 5th birthday party as the first Birthday party at Grau's newly launched space, Space Port in Paterson, NJ. Grau was also the event planner for Giudice’s house warming party at their private home with over one hundred guests!
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:34 PM EST
The murder of 4 fellow officers is a tragic reminder that the field of law enforcement is a dangerous one. Every day, thousands of the men and women who protect our communities say farewell to those they love. For those 4 officers, Sunday was their final goodbye. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Griswold, Owens, Renninger and Richards families. I hope they find the solace they seek during this difficult hour.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:31 PM EST
First 100 Guests in Line on Opening Day will Receive Free Pizza
December 1, 2009 (Coppell, Texas)… CiCi’s Pizza, the national restaurant chain that’s home of the endless pizza buffet, announces the opening of its first restaurant in the New Jersey market. The 4,612 square foot store, located at 85 Route, 17 S. in East Rutherford will begin serving its 18 different pizzas, pastas, salad and desserts to guests Wednesday, December 2. As part of CiCi's Pizza opening the first 100 guests in line prior to doors opening at 11:00 will be able to eat free that day. This is the first CiCi’s to be opened by SFK Enterprises, Inc. which plans to open additional locations.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:27 PM EST
The Academy for Leadership and Development Provides Coursework in Organizational Leadership
Three Bergen Community College administrators have taken steps to enhance their organizational leadership abilities by completing the Academy for Leadership and Development program. Bergen’s Diane Mandrafina (of Washington Township), Tonia McKoy (of Linden) and Paul Ragusa (of Fair Lawn) successfully completed the 12-month program. All were nominated by Bergen officials to participate in the Academy.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:24 PM EST
- Vacant retail property to be redeveloped into a mixed-use, multi-family and retail facility -
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, continues to complete sale transactions in New Jersey, announcing today the recent sale of a 2,100-square-foot retail building, located at 246 South Avenue in Fanwood, New Jersey. CB Richard Ellis' Dean Marchi, Gehane Triarsi and Charles Berger represented the seller, Sovereign Bank, in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 08:14 PM EST
The Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI-NNJ) announces the winners of its 2009 Land Use Awards. "The award winners exemplify ULI's mission to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities. Each of the award winners has taken steps beyond industry norms to advance goals of smart and sustainable development. The winners show a commitment to successful development in New Jersey that is also mindful of societal goals," says Lawrence Jacobs, Esq., chair of the ULI-NNJ.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 06:35 AM EST
It's time to lighten up and do some partying, guys. So, put your best blazer on and get back into the swing of dressing up again. You know you're tired of that same old navy blazer and khaki routine. But first, you might need to do some holiday shopping — and buy a few things for yourself at the same time.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 30, 2009, 06:25 PM EST
Why wait for the New Year to tackle weighty issues? Small, simple changes to the way you eat during the holiday season can lead to a healthier new you in 2010. “Developing an action plan prior to your holiday gathering is a smart defense against packing on excess holiday pounds,” says Joanne Lewandoski, MA, RD, CDE, Chief Clinical Dietitian at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com).
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 30, 2009, 06:11 PM EST
3-D BIM Software Aids Design, Communication and Visualization of Construction Documents and Completed Projects
Whitman, New Jersey’s leading environmental and engineering firm, is among the first engineering companies in the state to implement Autodesk Revit software, training design staff and upgrading computers to remain at the forefront of developing design models and contract documents.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, November 30, 2009, 06:08 PM EST
Westy Self Storage and Got Entertainment invite the community to attend its Art Show and Silent Auction being held on Wednesday, December 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Grand Lobby at Westy Self Storage, 200 Route 17 North, in Upper Saddle River. The event will benefit the Child Life/Creative Arts Therapy Services at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC).