Holiday 2018 Issue


February 2019 Issue


September 2018 Issue

Publisher's Showcase

Welcome 2019 & Happy New Year to all our readers! We are thrilled to start our 23rd year publishing The Showcase Magazine and feel blessed to live in a community that appreciates and supports our LOCAL organizations, schools and businesses.

As we begin a new year, we are excited to bring you the February Showcase Magazine full of new and returning advertisers and awesome columns. And what better way to Showcase the month of LOVE than with our sweet front cover “Be My Valentine”!

Inside this issue, you will find LOCAL shops, boutiques and restaurants, as well as a variety of many LOCAL businesses and professionals. You can use this issue as your winter guide to all your Valentine’s Day & special occasion needs. Browse The Showcase Magazine to find extraordinary people and companies offering hot deals in this cold weather.

Showcase Salutes are featured in every issue highlighting LOCAL businesses. For this issue, we have Showcased five advertisers: Basking Ridge Country Club, Edith Feinstein, Jewelry Studio, Mark Daniel Hospitality and Time & Again Galleries.  Please be sure to read all about these businesses and their success stories!

Don’t forget to check out the Holiday Word Find on page 20 for a chance to win a free spray tan from Sun Spray of NJ. Just solve it, fax it, email it or mail in and it’s that easy to win! And if you want to show off your baby/toddler for a chance to win the “Cutie Pie” award, go to page 8 for all the details! We love receiving your adorable baby pics!

In the spirit of Giving Back, The Showcase Magazine continued to donate in 2018. To view a list of organizations that we have helped support, visit our website at www.theshowcasemagazine.net and click on the Giving Back tab. Looking for a way to give back? The Giving Back Column on pg. 31 Showcases 3 organizations looking for donations and time.

The Showcase is available ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net. Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @TheShowcaseMag and friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheShowcaseMagazine. This allows our advertisers to increase their visibility and helps to promote their goods and services. 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.

We would like to thank our readers and advertisers for supporting us as well as the businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine, who have made it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 22 years! We encourage you to SHOP SMART and SHOP LOCAL! LOCAL IS THE BEST PLACE TO BE!

Patti and I, and The Showcase staff wish you and your families many Blessings, Peace, Health and Happiness all through the New Year!


Nina and Patti

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