June 2016

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Warren/Watchung Issue
June 2016


Publisher's Showcase

Summer is a time for fun, family, friends and vacations! And what better way to start it off by looking inside the Showcase Magazine and getting a preview of local shops, restaurants and articles to guide you through a relaxing summer! In addition, our front cover “Race Point” depicts a perfect summer day by the ocean enjoying the sunshine!

Start off your summer family fun early with the 50th Annual Expo Carnival in Warren. The Expo runs from June 15th to June 18th, just go to page 11 for details and be sure not to miss the Berkeley Height Street Fair on June 26th! Details are in the Community Chatter along with other family events. Planning a Father’s Day or graduation celebration? Turn to our Summer Dining & Shopping Section on pages 41-53 for a selection of local restaurants, boutiques and shops. Looking for some summer excursions? Check out By the Exits column on page 38 & On the Record in NYC on page 42.

Our Kids’ Section, on pages 9-16, is full of summer activities and camps and the best part is they are local! Looking for a fun day at the ballpark with the kids? Just turn to page 9 for the Somerset Patriots schedule and to win 6 free tickets & a gift certificate to Accents Dancewear in Berkeley Heights. Just solve the Summer Word Find on page 26, fax it in and you could be the winner! This year’s recipient of the 9th Annual Showcase Award of Excellence, Esme Abbot is an exceptional young lady and you can read all about her on page 10.

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-1 Tree Service, Mellas Orthodontics, Personally Yours Lingerie, TLV Flooring Solutions & Uber Bistro.

Our mission statement of “Giving Back” all year round continues. Turn to page 36 and log on for information on the Raise Your Glass Foundation Golf Classic benefitting Shriners Hospital for Children. On page 40, the Giving Back Column Showcases 3 worthy causes and the Community Chatter on pages 32 & 34 are full of local organizations donating their time and money! Project Graduation is in its final stages and on page 12, you can find contact info to volunteer your time or make a donation.

The Showcase is available ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net. 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 www.facebook.com/TheShowcaseMagazine. Our ON-LINE Business Guide is bigger and better than ever with over 100 businesses and new additions joining every day! Just go to www.theshowcasemagazine.net 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! SHOP SMART, SHOP LOCAL & ENJOY LOCAL!

We wish you and your families a Happy Father’s Day, awesome Graduation Celebrations, a Happy 4th of July and a safe, relaxing summer!

Nina Ulloa & Patti DePaul