Category: Business

Local Pet Stores Dispute Alleged Consumer Affairs Violations

  By Jay Cook The state’s newly amended Pet Purchase Protection Act is designed to create transparency between pet stores and customers. The law aims to give prospective pet buyers the...

January 24, 2016 | comments

A Neighborhood Bookstore Endures

  By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen FAIR HAVEN – When you walk into River Road Books on River Road you won’t see tables and shelves filled with dozens of the...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Shoppers Flock to New International Import Store

By Christina Johnson SHREWSBURY – Cost Plus World Market, a newly opened shopping emporium on shop-studded Broad Street has been luring a large number of holiday shoppers since opening Dec....

December 17, 2015 | comments

Local Retailers Satisfied With Shopping Traffic

By Danielle Schipani One of the most anticipated times of the year for retailers is the Thanksgiving weekend. Many small businesses in the Two River area were excited to kick...

December 7, 2015 | comments

Small Businesses Say ‘Shop Local’ Thanksgiving Weekend

Black Friday marks the start of the most wonderful time of the year for big retail merchants in the Two River area. Online sellers are eagerly anticipating Cyber Monday. But...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Fair Haven Antique Dealer Finds Homes For Treasure – Each With A Story

  By Art Petrosemolo The watches, clocks, jewelry and silver on the shelves at Blue Stove Antiques in Fair Haven all come with a story. Some of them are even...

November 20, 2015 | comments

Lyristis Family Brings Greek Fare to Shrewsbury

SHREWSBURY– Tuesday was opening day for Greek Eats, a new eatery on Newman Springs Road. The restaurant was filled with sunlight, the spicy aroma of sizzling gyro and the chatter of...

November 18, 2015 | comments

Local A&P Supermarkets Convert to Acme

By Christina Johnson and Danielle Schipani   Several local A&P/Pathmark stores that were shuttered by the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July are now closed, or closing. This month, some...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Sen. Kyrillos Bill Allows Investing in NJ Based Start-ups And Innovators

Legislation that will allow New Jersey residents to invest in New Jersey based companies, startups, innovators and entrepreneurs was signed into law Nov. 9th. The law was originally introduced in...

November 12, 2015 | comments

Red Bank Restaurant Week Features Healthy Options

Runs November 1-12, excluding Friday and Saturday By Christina Johnson RED BANK – For the first time, diners taking part in Red Bank Restaurant Week will be offered more than a...

November 9, 2015 | comments

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