September 2016

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Warren/Watchung Issue
September 2016


Publisher's Showcase

That time of year is right around the corner “Fall”! The season that brings so many wonderful expectations… back to school, cooler weather, fall sports, Halloween and fun activities with family & friends! The Showcase’s endearing front cover painted by Corinne Hartley depicts this season beautifully!

With that being said we welcome you to the September edition of The Showcase Magazine & hope you take advantage of all the great local shops, restaurants and businesses advertising inside! You can use this issue as a guide to the area’s best community activities and news. As we say good bye to summer, say hello to and welcome the following businesses to our “Showcase Family” … Aroma Indian Restaurant, Café Venezia, Caruso’s Automotive, Empire Landscape Supplies, Hair Studio 101, Jose Contractors, Lotus Point Massage, MKD Paving & Masonry, Pave & Save, The Plainfield Symphony, Sczechuan Delight, Truefitt & Hill, and Urban Style Barber Shop.

Looking for some “Fall Fun” activities for you and the kids? We have plenty! Just turn to pg. 22 to On the Record in NYC for comedy at its best. By the Exits on pg. 37 Showcases Tuckerton NJ and on pg. 53 our Fall Fun Festivals column is packed with great family fairs & outings! The Township of Warren offers Programs & Events all year round and on pg. 55 you will find the fall events schedule. Community Chatter pgs. 56-57, offers several fall events including Warren Seniors Picnic, Dunellen Harvestfest, Ladies Night Out, Brite Nites & the Warren Twp. 11th Annual Car Show. In addition check out the Calendar of Events with many more fall options, pgs. 62 & 63.

Showcase Salutes are featured in every issue highlighting businesses. In this issue, we have Showcased 5 advertisers, so be sure to read all about these businesses and their success stories! Featured salutes include A-Tech Landscape Design, CTM Painting Home Improvement, Fratelli’s Restaurant Bar & Grill, Sonia Brenner, Weichert and Truefitt & Hill.

Our mission statement of “Giving Back” all year round continues. On pg. 32, the Giving Back Column Showcases 3 worthy causes and the Community Chatter on pages 56 & 57 are full of local organizations donating their time and money!

The Showcase is available ON-LINE at In addition, you can scan our QR code on the front cover to take you to our website. Follow us on twitter @TheShowcaseMag and friend us on Facebook at Our ON-LINE Business Guide is bigger and better than ever with over 100 businesses and new additions joining every day! Just go to and click on Business Guide. You will find categories to make it easy to navigate and find exactly what you are looking for. Can’t find it? Just email or call us and we will be more than happy to refer you to the business you are looking for.

We would like to thank our readers and advertisers for supporting us and the businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine who make it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 20 years! We encourage you to patronize your local businesses and professionals who are dedicated to the local community. SHOP SMART, SHOP LOCAL & ENJOY LOCAL!

We wish you and your families a wonderful Autumn!

Nina Ulloa & Patti DePaul