By Mel Fabrikant Monday, July 14, 2008, 09:03 PM EDT
Aurora over the Hudson
— Pinnacle Downtown Community Featured at World Renowned Design Firm’s New Broker Offices in Europe and Asia —
Aurora Over the Hudson, Pinnacle Downtown’s luxury high-rise community in Cliffside Park, N.J., has been chosen by its internationally acclaimed design firm, YOO by Starck, to be a part of a new international sales program. YOO by Starck — featuring the world-renowned interior designer Philippe Starck — designed Aurora Over the Hudson’s signature elements including an outdoor plaza, world-class fitness center, resident club and lobby, home layouts and interior décor including kitchens and baths.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, July 14, 2008, 04:37 PM EDT
Park 80 West
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently completed a 26,777-square-foot office lease renewal at Park 80 West in Saddle Brook. CB Richard Ellis' First Vice President Cheryl Hardt represented the landlord, L&L Park 80 LLC, in this transaction. Michael Maroon of The Acclaim Group represented the tenant, JBA Associates, in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, July 14, 2008, 04:27 PM EDT
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living recently hosted its annual Strawberry Festival & Raffle. Residents and guests of the supportive independent living senior residence came dressed in bright red outfits to celebrate the delicious summer fruit, and dined on strawberry desserts as they enjoyed musical entertainment by Donna Stalker. Atrium resident Learle Van Emburg, at right, really got into the strawberry swing in full costume, shown here with fellow resident Grace Carlson.
By lsikora Monday, July 14, 2008, 01:59 PM EDT
FIRST REPORTED RETAIL BUILDING SALE/PURCHASE ON ROUTE 17 & ROUTE 4 IN PARAMUS IN OVER TWO YEARS
Cofinance, Inc., the United States subsidiary of Cofinance Group, a French-owned real estate investment company (Collectively “Cofinance”), has completed the purchase of 556 Route 17 North (“Property”) located on the eastern side of Route 17 immediately proceeding the northern most feeder road (A&S Drive) to the Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, New Jersey. More formerly known as Sprout Brook Shopping Center, the Property, built in 1986, is a multi-tenant retail building totaling 21,899 square feet occupied by national tenants including Vitamin Shoppe, Verizon and Jenny Craig. Cofinance purchased the site with the intent of upgrading the Property’s signage and releasing the former Harvey Electronics’ store, recently closed due to a bankruptcy, at market rents.
By Donna Perkosky Monday, July 14, 2008, 12:30 PM EDT
On Thursday, July 17th at 7:30pm a concert featuring the Paramus Community Orchestra and Paramus High School groups will take place at the Paramus Bandshell, located behind the Main Library, 116 E. Century Rd. In case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to the Eastbrook Middle School auditorium, 190 Spring Valley Rd. For directions, go to www.paramuslibrary.org. Please call 201.599-ARTS (2787) for weather information.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, July 14, 2008, 10:43 AM EDT
The Paramus Board of Health, in cooperation with Accumed Diagnostic Laboratory, will conduct its annual Blood Chemistry Program on Saturday, September 20, 2008. “The purpose of the program” according to John Hopper, Borough Health Officer, “is to identify individuals at risk for coronary heart disease and diabetes, and to prevent the associated premature death and disability associated with these diseases.”
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 13, 2008, 07:16 PM EDT
Little Sunshine Day Camp
The Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel “Little Sunshine Day Camp” is off to a "funderful" start as the 2 – 5 year olds are enjoy such activities as yoga with Miss Mona.
By ERIN GLASS Sunday, July 13, 2008, 12:03 PM EDT
"Image is nothing, thirst is everything" — or so the beverage industry wants us to believe. Whip out a bottle of recently legalized absinthe at a party, as I did a few weeks ago, and the lore and the arguments flow.
Suddenly, everyone's an expert.
"It makes you trip, huh?" one guy asked while watching the louche, a cloud that forms when cold water bonds with absinthe's oils. The result looks like a pearl dissolving in the pale green liquid.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 11, 2008, 07:42 PM EDT
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Thomas Sullivan,Thomas Walker, and Kevin Marion
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 has named three members to executive-level positions at its Paramus, N.J., headquarters, announced Richard Dressel, business manager. Thomas Sullivan of Montvale and Thomas Walker of Ringwood were appointed as business representatives while Kevin Marion of West Orange was named an organizer.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 11, 2008, 02:41 PM EDT
Events Are Open to the Public
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living will be hosting several events during the month of August that are open to the public. All events are free, unless otherwise noted.
By Donna Perkosky Friday, July 11, 2008, 12:21 PM EDT
Starting in July, Paramus residents will be able to borrow a pass to the American Museum of Natural History from the Paramus Public Library. Available to anyone over the age of 18 with an adult Paramus library card, this pass is good for one family of two adults and up to four children and grants the following benefits: complimentary general admission and special exhibition tickets; discounts on the Space Show and IMAX, discounts at the museum shops and restaurants purchases, parking validation for the museum parking lot.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 11, 2008, 06:09 AM EDT
Bergen Celebrates Grand Opening
On Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Bergen Community College will celebrate the grand opening of Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands with a ceremony and open house from noon to 6:00 p.m. at 1280 Wall Street West, Lyndhurst. The event marks the first phase of the College's plan to expand its educational resources to the southern part of Bergen County and support state and local economic development initiatives.
By drummer40 Friday, July 11, 2008, 05:10 AM EDT
Neil Peart's Progressive Percussion Proves Itself Again; Nominated “Drummer Of The Year” For A Second Time in DRUM! Magazine's Drummies 2008: Selected “Best Live Performer” As Well
San Jose, Calif – He's done it again: Neil Peart has been selected “Drummer Of The Year” in DRUM! Magazine's Drummies 2008, a prestigious reader survey contest comprised of 42 categories, conducted by Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip/drum percussion magazines worldwide. More than 5000 drummers nominated Peart; the runners-up were Stanton Moore, Mike Portnoy and Jimmy Sullivan.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 10, 2008, 07:57 AM EDT
Bergen Community College officials announce the creation of the Nonprofit Institute on Philanthropy and Leadership, which will reside at Bergen’s Paramus main campus. Based on the idea of the power of service, the Institute will play a major role in helping students and the public at large develop knowledge regarding philanthropy, leadership and the nonprofit sector. A kickoff symposium, a seminar series and a non-credit certificate program will be available at the College as part of the Institute as well.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 10, 2008, 07:51 AM EDT
— Pinnacle Community Outperforms Marketplace with Top Name Architect, Cutting-Edge Design and Unparalleled Value —
Pinnacle Downtown, a division of leading real estate developer The Pinnacle Companies, has announced the company has once again bucked the industry trend with their most recent smashing success; Aurora Over the Hudson.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, July 10, 2008, 07:42 AM EDT
For the fourth consecutive year, Black Enterprise (BE) magazine has named MGM MIRAGE one of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in the U.S. MGM MIRAGE is the only company in the gaming industry named to the list.