By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 06:14 PM EDT
Brooklyn Chef Wins Culinary Competition for Best Appetizer at Show Event
There was Jack’s chipotle sausages, Mirin sauce, vanilla flavored parve vodka, fig cabernet preserves, parmigiano reggiano, vegetarian hot dogs in a blanket, pad thai noodles in a microwaveable box, and biltongs from Johannesburg, among the hundreds of new products debuting at the 22nd annual trade show known as Kosherfest. More than three hundreds booths and a record number of attendees filled the Meadowlands Expo Center for the two-day kosher food, wine & spirits show Oct 26-27.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 06:12 PM EDT
- CBRE's Third Quarter 2010 New Jersey Office MarketView reports the highest leasing velocity on record for 2010, closing out the quarter at 1.98 million SF, a 52 % increase over 2009 -
- Leasing velocity in 2010 within New Jersey's office market reached its highest point since 2007 in the third quarter of 2010, totaling 1.98 million sq. ft. for the quarter and 4.84 million sq. ft. year-to-date, finds CB Richard Ellis' Third Quarter 2010 New Jersey Office MarketView report. According to the report's findings, availability rates improved for the second consecutive quarter and net absorption closed the quarter at positive 185,606 sq. ft.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 06:05 PM EDT
Luxury Condominium Offers Incredible Lifestyle At Outstanding Value
A lifestyle that is unmatched in luxury awaits prospective homeowners who take advantage of recently announced incentives for the "Sunset Collection," a collection of one-bedroom homes at Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 05:55 PM EDT
CANCOpark Will Officially Open With Veterans Memorial Dedication On Nov. 11
CANCOlofts condominium in Jersey City, N.J., will be hosting a veterans memorial dedication and official opening ceremony on Nov. 11 for CANCOpark, a public park located across the street from the luxury residential property.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 05:52 PM EDT
Euro Lounge's Superstar Saturdays hand picked global pop sensation Sylvia Tosun to dazzle the crowd this week. She will perform current Billboard Dance Club Play Top 5 track, "Above All," as well as her previous hit, "Underlying Feeling," replete with backing dancers and wardrobe created by The Blonds. Sylvia's current single is climbing the charts so quickly that it was recently labeled a "Power Pick" by Billboard magazine and can be heard on Sirius XM's BPM station. "Above All" is also featured in Tiësto's Club Life and is in rotation on Music Choice, Pulse 87, B91, DMX, KNHC, Energy 98, Fusion Radio Chicago, Electric FM, 1Dance.FM, and more.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 05:47 PM EDT
The New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) was recently honored by hunger-relief organization Share Our Strength for their participation in the Great American Dine Out during the organization’s recent New Jersey Statewide Restaurant Week. The NJRA was honored for recruiting more restaurants to create partnerships with the program than any other state. The announcement was made by National Restaurant Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney, who recognized the winners Share Our Strength's Conference of Leaders recently. The New Jersey Restaurant Association recruited 44 member restaurants through mail, fax and email, as well as print and radio advertising. NJRA President Deborah Dowdell accepted the award for the association. Follow the NJRA's path to the award.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 05:42 PM EDT
By Katie O'Connell Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 05:37 PM EDT
Riveting documentaries, thought-provoking independents, Q&A sessions with writers, directors, documentary subjects and actors: this isn’t Tribeca, this is Teaneck.
The fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival (www.teaneckfilmfestival.com
) starts November 19 and will run through November 21. Jeremy Lentz, executive director of the festival’s organizing committee, says this year’s movies are “timely, in some ways controversial, and really intended to spark debate and bring about a greater sense of awareness.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:24 PM EDT
The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (“HBCSF”) announces that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term. The HBCSF, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has a mission to advance the educational aspirations of Hispanic students to become professionals, leaders and valued citizens of the community. Open to all New Jersey residents of Hispanic heritage, the current application can be accessed through www.hbcsf.org. Applications and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, February 28, 2011. Scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be disbursed directly to the college or university of the student's choice during the 2011-2012 school term
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:21 PM EDT
As the fall 2010 college semester gets underway, collegiate anglers throughout the country are looking forward to the opportunity to represent their schools as they compete in bass tournaments. Many college fishing clubs will hold intra-club events this fall before the competition heats up during the spring of 2011.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:12 PM EDT
Five Lucky Families Will Win a Trip Home to Celebrate this Holiday Season
Today, Folgers® announces the launch of the second annual “Home for the Holidays” Essay Contest. This year, five more lucky families will have the chance celebrate the holidays at home with their families. Entries are now being accepted through November 30, 2010, and America can visit www.Folgers.com for a chance to win a trip home to celebrate the holiday season with family. Five winners will receive a seven day, six night trip in December, 2010 for themselves and up to three other guests to travel to their hometown destination within the 48 contiguous United States.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:04 PM EDT
The Fifth Annual Steps for Survival Fundraiser took place at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey. The event was well attended and featured guest speaker Englewood OB/GYN, Dr. Marina Jacobson.
Steps for Survival has become a landmark event for cancer survivors, their families and their healthcare providers. The annual gala during Breast Cancer Awareness Month raised funds for The Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and perhaps more importantly, provides an opportunity for everyone to spend a high-spirited evening together celebrating life – and one another.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:01 PM EDT
The New Jersey Press Foundation has recognized The Torch, the student newspaper of Bergen Community College, with six awards in the Foundation’s 2009-2010 Better College Newspaper contest.The Torch won first place in Enterprise/Investigative Reporting as well as first and second Place in Editorial Cartoon/Story Illustration. For the second year in a row, the press foundation awarded The Torch first place in Layout and Design. The paper also picked up two third-place awards. “These awards recognize the students’ hard work and dedication to covering the college community. The award-winners are part of a team of talented, energetic, diverse, creative and motivated young journalists,” said Lew Wheaton, assistant professor of journalism and advisor for The Torch.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:47 PM EDT
The fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, November 19-21 and, according to executive director Jeremy Lentz, “The theme is Activism: Making Change, and the stories being told are designed to provoke discussion, stimulate debate, and bring about a greater sense of awareness.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:37 PM EDT
The Holiday Inn will once again usher in its holiday season with many magical sounds of the harmonica. Players converge from all ends of the earth for their annual pilgrimage to the Garden State Harmonica Club’s 38th Music Festival from November 18-20 that includes seminars, workshops, blues and jazz jams, evening performances, Saturday Matinee with Beginning Childrens Class, open mic, cocktail party with cash bar, gala Sat. evening dinner and show, harmonicas and equipment for sale and of course hanging out in the halls and playing day and night!
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:04 PM EDT
Garbagnate Monastero (Lc) - Italy – October 29, 2010 – Cama Group, a leading global supplier of high-technology packaging systems to the food and beverage, personal care, household products and other consumer industries, today announced the establishment of its U.S. operations with the opening of a new branch office in Paramus, New Jersey. The U.S. office is part of a network of Cama facilities located in Europe and Asia serving customers worldwide.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 02:58 PM EDT
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Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, the leading provider of Mac® and PC performance upgrades, storage drives and accessories, announced today the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit, the easiest and lowest-cost way to upgrade your laptop hard drive at home, school, or office to a faster (to 7200RPM!), larger (to 1TB!) hard drive or high performance SSD without sending the laptop out for repairs or buying a new laptop. The OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit provides everything you need to increase space and performance for your MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini storage, or PC laptop and be “green” by re-using your “old” hard drive as a new portable external drive.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 07:22 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 02 2010 @ 10:10 PM EDT
Rich LaBarbiera won the mayoral election in Paramus defeating Sam Casiello. His two running mates, Rich Conte and Pat Verile did not fare as well. Although there were still absentee ballots to be counted and accounted for, the Democrats went with the count that they had and conceded defeat to Ralph Amato and Eric Nazziola.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 02 2010 @ 03:23 PM EDT
SCORE Bergen offers free, in person, business counseling to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up a small business or have the need to grow their existing business. It is a part of SCORE National which is a non-profit business counseling organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE Bergen has 47 experienced business executives who volunteer their time to help small businesses form and grow. Their backgrounds encompass Accounting, Financing, Marketing, Manufacturing, Operations, Legal, Sales and General Management. Score counselors can help solve business problems or direct clients to outside resources.