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Autumn, back to school, fall sports, Halloween & holidays are all ahead. It’s a great time of year and we are excited to be sharing it with our readers! Beginning with our beautiful front cover “Late Autumn” by artist Deborah Leonard, The Showcase Magazine is welcoming this time of year by bringing you pages full of the best LOCAL businesses & professionals and useful, informative articles. We hope you take advantage of all the LOCAL shops, restaurants and businesses advertising in this issue and use it as your “Fall Guide” for everything LOCAL!

Looking for some “Fall Fun” activities for you and the kids? We have plenty! Just turn to pg. 24 to “On the Record in NYC” and check out the “Fall Fun Festivals” on pg. 34 packed with great family fairs & festivals. Community Chatter found on pgs. 50&51, offers several fall events including the Warren Seniors Picnic, Casino Night, Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week, & The Warren Car Show just to name a few.

Showcase Salutes are featured in every issue highlighting businesses & professionals. In this issue, we have Showcased 4 advertisers, so be sure to read all about these LOCAL businesses and their success stories! Featured salutes include Giovanni’s Bistro, Bar & Catering, Goodman’s Restaurant & Deli, Hacienda Mexican Restaurant & Grill, and Salted Lime Modern Latin Cuisine.

In the spirit of Giving Back, The Showcase Magazine continues to donate to the community. To view a list of organizations that we have supported, visit our website at www.theshowcasemagazine.net and click on the Giving Back Tab. The Giving Back Column Showcases 3 organizations looking for donations and time and the Community Chatter is always full of wonderful events, LOCAL businesses and organizations donating in many ways.

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 to the business you are looking for.

As always, we would like to thank our readers and advertisers for supporting us and the LOCAL businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine who make it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 22 years! We encourage you to patronize your LOCAL businesses and professionals and SHOP SMART & SHOP LOCAL! LOCAL IS THE BEST PLACE TO BE!

We wish you and your families a wonderful Autumn!


Nina and Patti

Featured Articles

Local Lowdown: Charlie Alberto IV


A short sci-fi drama starring Michael Madsen and filmed, in part, right here in Warren. A series of shorts, documentaries and music videos compiled over a 10-year career in the film industry. A Production Assistant credit on the blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Full-time location department work on The Americans and High Flyin’ Bird, the latter an upcoming project from Steven Soderbergh. An outstanding body of work for anyone working in the business, but especially exciting given that it belongs to one of Warren’s own – Charlie Alberto IV, a graduate of Watchung Hills Regional High School and one of America’s most exciting new film talents!

Being in the movie industry is about more than making movies, Charlie says – “It’s about making an experience.” Getting to travel, meet new people, and speak to an audience through the medium of film are the things that engage him most when he takes on a project as an actor, writer, director or producer. He’s able to change hats easily and often, filling multiple roles on any given work and instilling his own sense of quality and authenticity into each.



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Hints for the Home:
Raising the Bar and Wine Cellar to New Heights


(NAPS)—When you’re looking for a great place to unwind with friends, as more and more Americans are discovering, few spots can beat your own home bar or wine cellar.

What’s Cool In Wine Cellars

A recent survey of home decorators, designers and fabricators found four facts and trends to consider when you want to install your own bar.



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Family Fun Fall Calendar


Apple Pancake Breakfast
September 2, 2018 — September 9, 10 am-5 pm
Alstede Farms
Start with a Scenic Hay Wagon ride to Harvest Hall. Then enjoy a hearty farm All You Can Eat Breakfast which includes Pancakes, our Special Apple Topping and whipped cream and lots more. You will also gain entrance to our Pick Your Own fields to pick your own apples. Tickets may be purchased online.
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, NJ 07930



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