By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 11 2009 @ 08:06 AM EST
Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Greg Allman
Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman is both a founding member of one of the biggest and most important American bands of all time, the still-active and thriving Allman Brothers Band, and a critically acclaimed solo talent. A natural artist gifted with a beautifully soulful and distinctive voice as well as brilliant keyboard and guitar expertise, Allman is a legendary performer who, more than 30 years down the road, still loves making music as much as ever.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 11 2009 @ 08:03 AM EST
— Small Number of Residences Remain at Monmouth County’s Premier Townhome Community —
Pulte Homes’ Metropolitan New York/New Jersey Division has announced that at The Village at Chapel Hill, its impressive townhome community in Middletown, N.J. — acquired during the company’s recent merger with Centex — only a limited number of the community’s 120 luxury residences remain for sale.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 11 2009 @ 07:59 AM EST
The Sudler Companies, one of New Jersey's oldest real estate developers recently marking its 100th year, is pleased to announce the completion of two new office lease transactions at 150 Brick Boulevard in Brick, New Jersey, which total 19,398 square feet, bringing the building to full occupancy. The two new tenants include Career Academy, a vocational training company, signing a long-term lease for 12,728 square feet, and Sarcom, Inc., a high tech company that leased the remaining 6,670 square feet.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 11 2009 @ 07:56 AM EST
Lighting Upgrades Create Safe, Welcoming Environment
The task of being environmentally responsible is challenging not-for-profit organizations like Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey in Hackensack to really be creative – and cost conscious. Fortunately, the club’s long-time “friends” at IBEW Local 164 are both. Despite the recessionary environment, a corps of volunteers from the local recently donated their time and materials to upgrade the club’s lighting and fixtures to more energy-efficient, green models.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 11 2009 @ 07:48 AM EST
Borst Landscape and Design Offers Decorating Tips to Area Homeowners
As the leaves fall and the air chills, Borst Landscape and Design in Allendale, N.J., recommends some home decorating tips that add warmth to any property this season. Gail Tunis, head of Borst’s Garden Maintenance division, explains that adding greenery and lighting to a home’s exterior is a great way to highlight a special landscape feature or to create a more inviting entrance for guests.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 06:53 PM EST
Warren, N.J.-Based Firm Specializes in Environmental Remediation, General Construction and Structural Modifications
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced the acquisition of LJS Construction LLC, a full-service environmental remediation and construction company with a proven track record in building decontamination and demolition. Whitman has worked with the Warren, N.J.-based construction firm extensively over the past three years.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:57 PM EST
Richard “Buzz” Dressel
By Richard Dressel, Business Manager - IBEW Local 164
As renewable energy gains an even stronger foothold as the “power source of choice” in our homes, office buildings, schools and retail centers, industry professionals are pooling their knowledge and resources to respond to an influx of end-user needs. These multi-disciplinary partnerships are now being aggressively sought by municipalities and commercial/industrial/retail owners seeking to convert the sun’s rays into the most efficient alternative power supply and significant cost-savings.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:54 PM EST
— Heavy Sales Have Left Limited Opportunity at the Passaic County Active-Adult Community —
Due to an unparalleled sales pace, Del Webb has announced that only 10 homes remain in Building 3 at Wanaque Reserve, its active-adult community in Passaic County, N.J. community of 755 turnkey condominium homes, Wanaque Reserve is made up of 10 buildings, eight of which are already built and occupied by satisfied homeowners. ith only 10 of the 74 impressive residences in Building 3 remaining for sale, prospective buyers are running out of time to secure a place in this highly coveted community. For those individuals who miss out on Building 3, two more buildings — each consisting of 74 units — will be coming online in the future.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:51 PM EST
Bell Labs in Holmdel, N.J.
Goal Is Preservation of Architecturally Significant Modernist Building in Holmdel, N.J.
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), in concert with Preservation New Jersey, a historic preservation organization, recently presented their vision for the preservation of Bell Labs in Holmdel, N.J., at a community open house attended by approximately 1,500 guests.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:42 PM EST
Direct from London’s West End and the long running “Rat Pack” musical, this brand new production, based on Dean Martin’s hugely successful TV show of the 1960’s sees Mark Adams perfectly capture the style, the looks, the charm, the voice and the magnetic appeal of Dean Martin. Adams spent three years in London starring as Dean Martin in “The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas.” Together with The Barry Robinson Orchestra they masterfully perform countless old-time favorites such as “Memories Are Made of This,” “Volare,” “Little Old Wine Drinker Me,” “Mambo Italiano,” “Cha-Cha-Cha D’Amour,” “Gentle on my Mind,” “South of the Border,” and “That’s Amore.”
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:32 PM EST
Space Port in Paterson, NJ
Space Port located in Center City Mall in Paterson, New Jersey is becoming the most popular destination for teens and young adults to seek employment. As Space Port readies to open their doors, the family entertainment venue is flooded with calls and visits from those in the Paterson area seeking employment. Space Port owners Elvira and Jim Grau who also created the successful Space Odyssey USA in Englewood, New Jersey are excited to open their second location in Paterson, New Jersey.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 05:00 PM EST
Vanguard Healthcare Management (Rutherford, NJ) joins forces with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology® on a nationwide initiative to "green" ambulances, and spread the broader word about "greening" to network hospitals. The initiative encompasses "Building Green" concepts, the Environmental Center's Greening the Cleaning® line of environmentally-responsible cleaning products, and a new biodiesel program that reprocesses spent cooking oils from local restaurants into cheap, high-powered fuel for ambulances.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 04:57 PM EST
With the continuing economic crisis affecting the wellbeing of local families, Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is hosting a food drive, with an emphasis on providing food for Thanksgiving meals, at the hospital through the month of November. Working with the Englewood, New Jersey-based Center for Food Action, and local parishes, BRMC will be collecting the following urgently needed items: boxed stuffing, canned gravy, canned cranberry sauce; peanut butter and jelly; canned meat and tuna; macaroni and cheese; canned fruit and vegetables; spaghetti sauce; 100% juice; diapers; infant formula and baby food; Ensure, and dental hygiene products.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 04:55 PM EST
Roth Formerly Headed LJS Construction, Which Was Recently Acquired by Whitman
Whitman, New Jersey's leading environmental and engineering management firm, has announced that Gary Roth, formerly of LJS Construction, has joined the firm as Vice President of Construction. Whitman recently acquired LJS, a full-service environmental remediation and construction company headquartered in Warren, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 04:43 PM EST
CB Richard Ellis, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently completed a 148,147-square-foot long-term lease renewal at 210 Docks Corner Road in South Brunswick, New Jersey on behalf of Franco Apparel, a leading manufacturer of children's apparel, and licensed apparel to the NBA, NHL, NCAA, MLB, Starter, Shaq, and Russell Athletic. CB Richard Ellis' Scott Belfer and Lou Belfer, both first vice presidents, represented the tenant in this transaction.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 04:16 PM EST
Annual Toy Drive One of Many Holiday Outreach Projects Sponsored by Electrical Union
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 164 is joining the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots Program” as a designated drop-off site. New, unwrapped children’s gifts are now being accepted weekdays until Friday, December 11, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the IBEW Local 164 Training Academy, located at 65 West Century Rd., in Paramus, N.J. Donations will be distributed to youngsters in need who reside within the surrounding community during this holiday season.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 04:00 PM EST
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 03:22 PM EST
Greg Menken, LEED AP
Beckerman, one of the largest independent public relations firms in the industry, has been recognized as a "green leader" in the Meadowlands region by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) "Meadowlands Challenge." The Meadowlands Challenge encourages area businesses to examine their energy use and recycling practices and to find ways to improve them. Green building features or sustainable practices recognized by the challenge include those in the energy conservation, water conservation, recycling, reuse and commuting categories.
By Paramus Post Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 06:18 AM EST
Introducing a Sumptuous NEW Collection of Plush Accessories Available Exclusively at Walmart
El Segundo, CA — Everyone deserves a hug now and then, but with the new collection of deluxe wellness, beauty and travel accessories and gift items from Soft Hugwear, “hugs” never seemed as luxurious or indulgent. Whether you are creating an at-home spa, traveling to see friends and family or selecting a gift for a loved one, Soft Hugwear is the perfect way to pamper yourself – and the ones you love – without breaking the bank.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, November 10 2009 @ 06:03 AM EST
Buying a coat may be a rite of fashion passage this time of year, but don't think you have to settle for any boring basic. Think of it like an accessory — sort of like the handbag you wear every day. It always makes a first impression, so why not make it special?
And yes, buying a coat can be a major investment, so shop around.