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Publisher's Showcase

June kicks off a busy time of year with graduations, Father’s Day, end of the school year, 4th of July, vacations & of course the Jersey Shore! We are thrilled to bring you the summer Showcase Magazine to plan for all your special events. Discover the many wonderful LOCAL merchants and use The Showcase Magazine as your “Summer Guide” to all things LOCAL! In addition, our featured articles, brought to you by our talented writers, offer ideas for your summer and vacations.

This year’s June cover, “Helping Hands” is brought to you by Laura Lee Zanghetti a Boston native. Ms. Zanghetti is known for her beach scenes which makes her painting perfect for our cover.

We would like to welcome our new advertisers as well as returning ones and encourage you to support these LOCAL businesses and your community.

We have Showcased 6 advertisers with Showcase Salutes; please take the time to read all about these LOCAL businesses and their success stories. Featured salutes include: Blue Fountain Day Spa, Bonji Bowls, Country Squire, Dean’s Greens Garden, Nursery & Floral Center, La Bella Vita Wellness & Relaxation Center & Mark Schottenfeld of Berkshire Hathaway.

On page 40, you can enjoy the Summer Word Find and have a chance at winning 6 tickets to a Somerset Patriots game of your choice. No better way to enjoy your family than at a LOCAL baseball game! Just solve it, fax it in and it’s that easy to win!

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.

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 21 years! We urge you to SHOP SMART & SHOP LOCAL & remember LOCAL IS THE BEST PLACE TO BE!

Wishing you and your families a safe & relaxing summer!


Nina and Patti

Featured Articles

Local Lowdown: LOCAL RESTAURATEUR Joseph Gramaglia Represents Warren at the New Jersey Wine and Food Festival


On May 4-6, more than 1,500 spectators flocked to the New Jersey Wine and Food Festival at Sussex County’s Crystal Springs Resort. They came to taste the best in award-winning cuisine, and in the middle of it all they found Joe Gramaglia, owner and Executive Chef at Warren’s own Saly Gs Restaurant and Tavern!

“This was a tremendous opportunity for me as a chef, and as someone who never had formal culinary training,” Joe says. “I got to work alongside some of the best chefs in the world. What an inspiration to watch them work – it really reinforces the idea that as chefs, we’re always learning and there are always new things to try.”

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Giving Back


In the spirit of continually Giving Back, this column Showcases three meaningful organizations and charities that are doing amazing work and would appreciate your donations of time and/or money.

Please remember that generous donations are critical to our neighbors down the street, across the nation and around the world.

The Showcase will feature charities in every issue with the hopes that one will stand out and become special to you. From all of us at The Showcase Magazine we wish you a wonderful relaxing summer!

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On The Record In NYC: Pair Wine Tours


Now that we finally are defrosted from months of living under the snow, it’s time to start planning all the wonderful ways to get outdoors again. One option is through a wine tour! Pair Wine Tours offers three New York City neighborhood wine tours with options located in Hell’s Kitchen, The Lower East Side or Hoboken. Guests will visit two restaurants and one wine shop while enjoying delicious bites and learning everything you’d ever wanted to know about wine from a hands-on sommelier!

Pair Wine Tours was created by Wine Ambassador Keir Carter. He's worked under accomplished chefs such as Bobby Flay and was also responsible for opening and training all the front of the house staff at Justin Timberlake's Southern Hospitality BBQ. Carter is now passionate about sharing food and wine pairing at various locations throughout the city. He says his tours are, "Wine school for people who prefer class trips!"

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