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Trader Joe’s Opens in Millburn, New Jersey.

November 13th, 2009

So, it’s finally here. After much fanfare Trader Joe’s has finally opened it’s doors in Millburn, New Jersey. Located in the old Whole Foods space at 187 Millburn Avenue. This store is sure to be a huge hit with local granola eating set. Well, yesterday I had a chance to drop by the store — […]

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Keeping it Real Italian at Tutti a Tavola in Chatham.

December 9th, 2008

A couple of weeks ago a reader of this blog recommended that I check out Tutti a Tavola. Located in an odd area of Chatham Borough, this Italian slash French specialty shop doesn’t disappoint. The store is packed with an eclectic assortment of cheese, sausage, Italian mineral water, olives, aged balsamic vinegar. Oh yes, and […]

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Massive Whole Foods Lands in Union.

December 4th, 2008

I want you to relax as a calming energy washes over your body. You have not a care in the world. With each breath of ultra clean piped in air from Iceland — you feel totally renewed. A masseuse kneads the tension out of your shoulders as you quietly place organic fruits and vegetables into […]

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Short Hills Mall Holiday Hours for 2008

December 1st, 2008

Here are the Holiday Hours for the Short Hills mall. Don’t forget to get your picture taken with Santa. December 1: 10am-9pm December 2: 10am-9pm December 3: 10am-9pm December 4: 10am-9pm December 5: 10am-9pm December 6: 9am-10pm December 7: 10am-8pm December 8: 9am-10pm December 9: 9am-10pm December 10: 9am-10pm December 11: 9am-10pm December 12: 9am-10pm […]

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Channeling My Inner Cheap Bastard.

November 12th, 2008

Like many Americans, my wife and I have been looking for ways to save a few dollars during this scary chapter in our nation’s history. Neither of us are very frugal, but I’ve been told it only takes twenty one days to create a habit. Why not give it a try. The first thing we […]

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Best Cupcakes In New Jersey! Brownie Points in Summit.

August 8th, 2008

Several years ago my wife and I were driving down South Le Brea Avenue in Los Angeles when out of the corner of my eye I caught the words “Rita Flora Kitchen”. Without saying a word, I jumped out of the car and ran across the street dodging oncoming vehicles. Unscathed, I bolted right up […]

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Short Hills Mall Hours.

June 29th, 2008

The Short Hills Mall is to malls, what the Birken Bag is to handbags. So go spend some money. Mall Hours Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM Sunday: 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM Holiday Hours: Pease be advised that Independence Day, July 4th, The Mall at Short Hills hours […]

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All About Yarn On Millburn Avenue Closing.

June 29th, 2008

I’m not a huge fan of knitting or yarn. I don’t know much about either. When I was young, my friend’s father used to sit on a rocking chair with the lights very dim knitting. If you walked in the house he would just stare at you like a raccoon on the side of the […]

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Eden Gourmet in South Orange. Making South Orange and Even More Awesome Place to Live.

June 23rd, 2008

Yesterday I forced myself to go into the new Eden Gourmet located on South Orange Avenue in South Orange, New Jersey. I had been wanting to check it out for a while but never got a chance. Ok. Let me break it down for you very quickly. It’s a cross between Whole Foods, Balducci’s and […]

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Trader Joe’s Westfield and Florham Park.

June 2nd, 2008

A couple of weeks ago, I was speaking with the buyer of one of my listings about Trader Joe’s. She had never heard of the place. Never tasted a glass of Charles Shaw wine, eaten a TJ’s Chicken Gorgonzola or inhaled a pint of Double Rainbow ice cream. I just couldn’t believe it. Trader Joe’s […]

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