Category: Business

Shopping Small – Not the Mall – In Fair Haven

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia FAIR HAVEN – Beverly Drotos stood outside Umberto’s Pizzeria on a recent night, noting the weather, around 40 degrees with a wind chill making...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Tis The Season For Online Shopping…Avoid Fraud and Scams With These Tips

By Christina Johnson HAZLET – If you buy or sell things from individuals over the Internet and want to meet them somewhere, you can give them the address of the Hazlet...

December 18, 2016 | comments

Pearl of a Business Ends on Bittersweet Note

By Rick Geffken LITTLE SILVER – Japanese entrepreneur Kokichi Mikimoto never came here, but the legacy of the little pearls he famously cultured certainly did. That legacy strung its way...

November 24, 2016 | comments

The New Fromagerie Brings Back Recipe For The Good Life

By Christina Johnson RUMSON – With its tables layered in white linen tablecloths, cherry wood paneled walls and traditional tableside Caesar salad service, the newly re-opened Fromagerie is seeking to...

October 14, 2016 | comments

When An Ex-Spouse Bothers You At Your Workplace

By John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and Cassie Murphy, Esq Domestic violence is a serious problem in our society. Annually, about 40,000 new domestic violence complaints are filed in New Jersey...

October 6, 2016 | comments

German Grocery Chain Lidl Seeks Location In Hazlet

By Christina Johnson A European grocery store has its eye on the piece of Route 35 property currently occupied by the landmark Red Oak Diner. Lidl, which operates 10,000 grocery...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Fruit Bowl Makers Riding A Wave

By Cassie Galasetti. Photos by Don Brahn Jr.   RED BANK – After Abby Taylor finished college with a degree in graphic design, she spent the summers bartending at D’Jais in...

August 17, 2016 | comments

Bell Works Welcomes Its First Major Tenant: iCIMS

By Christina Johnson HOLMDEL – There was excitement and optimism in the soaring sun-filled atrium of the iconic Bell Works building Wednesday morning, as the news was celebrated that iCIMS,...

July 21, 2016 | comments

Preserving A Centuries Old Tradition 

  Gilder Bob Gamache’s Craft Dates Back to Egyptian Times Story and Photos by Art Petrosemolo MIDDLETOWN – Master Craftsman Bob Gamache is preserving a tradition that dates back to...

July 14, 2016 | comments

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of History

By Rick Geffken When Sallie Adams and Tom Kaiser starting looking around Monmouth County for a new home in 1994, they were less interested in its rich history than in...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Stationery Store Turns A Page

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN — A little piece of the borough’s history is going away. Laird Stationery and Printing Company, a staple in the borough’s West River Road’s business...

June 30, 2016 | comments

Exclusive Cigar Lounge Gets Nod

By John Burton RED BANK – Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em for a West Front Street location – that is if you become a member. Le Malt Club, planned...

June 15, 2016 | comments

Belford’s Seafood Co-op Dealt Setback from Fire

By Jay Cook The exhaust of a docked fishing boat’s engine, coupled with a steady chilled breeze of salty air from the Raritan Bay, creates a familiar scent for the...

June 13, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Exxon To Add Mini-Mart

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia HOLMDEL – The township Zoning Board has approved Holmdel Village Exxon’s variance requests to replace its automotive repair business with a mini-market, while continuing...

June 13, 2016 | comments

Highlands Inlet Cafe Marks 50 Years on The Waterfront

  By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – Instead of being born into the business, the Inlet Café was more or less born to Robin and Doug Lentz. “We didn’t choose this...

June 2, 2016 | comments

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