February 2023 Issue

April 2024 Issue

Holiday 2023 Issue

Publisher's Showcase


*Jessica Harrelson

We are delighted to welcome you to The Showcase Magazine’s April/May issue. Spring has always symbolized growth and renewal and we are thrilled to welcome readers to explore and enjoy The Showcase’s contents, including our lovely front cover “Ein Kerem” by former Warren resident, Laura Kaufmann.

This is such a busy time of year for our LOCAL community and businesses and The Showcase Magazine is the perfect resource for so many upcoming events and celebrations. From Easter, the Kentucky Derby to Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, proms and graduations, readers can find everything they need in our pages to plan the perfect celebration.

Our “DINING, SHOPPING & SPECIAL EVENTS SECTION” is a treasure trove of LOCAL businesses & professionals dedicated to serving you, our readers. Make Mother’s Day shopping easy by supporting LOCAL  retailers, indulge in delicious meals at your favorite LOCAL eateries and ensure you’re ready for special events by booking ahead at your favorite LOCAL spas and salons. Our LOCAL merchants are here to assist you with all your needs. We encourage readers to take full advantage of the offers from the merchants advertising in The Showcase Magazine.

We are excited to Showcase 3 LOCAL businesses for you to enjoy. Featuring Café Vincotto, Lady of Leitrim and Pita Grill and Creperie. Take the time to read about these LOCAL businesses and their success stories. Participate in the Spring Word Find contest on page 38 to win a $25.00 gift card from Pita Grill and Creperie in Warren and visit page 13 for details about the Cutie Pie Award. Make sure to share your adorable baby pics with us!

At The Showcase Magazine, we are proud of consistently embracing a community-oriented approach while actively endorsing our LOCAL business community. We are committed and continue to Showcase three organizations as part of our philanthropy initiative of Giving Back. To view a list of organizations that we have helped support, visit our website at www.theshowcasemagazine.net.

As we celebrate our 28th year in publishing, we are proud to be the OG magazine of our community! The magazine was designed to give LOCAL merchants an affordable way to reach their ideal customers through print and digital ads and to be mindful of their individual needs to service the community.

Take a look at our digital version as well ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net  and please give us a like and a follow and enjoy our social media presence. These platforms enhance advertiser visibility and promote their products. Our growing ONLINE Business Guide features 100+ businesses, with new additions joining in every issue!

A heartfelt thank you goes out to our readers and advertisers for their continuous support of us and our LOCALbusinesses and professionals. Over the past 28 years and counting, your support has enabled us to give back to the community.

Patti, The Showcase staff and I extend our warmest wishes to you and your families for a sunny, Spring season, many blessings and wonderful new beginnings.

As always, we encourage you to SHOP SMART AND SHOP LOCAL!


Nina & Patti

Featured Articles

Young Writer's Desk: Sienna Da Silva is a Junior at Watchung Hills Regional High School

I decided to create this project because I have always loved expressing my ideas through literature. Through organizing this competition, I hoped to encourage these young students to pursue any interest in writing and prove that their creativity has power. With support from my mother in sponsoring the competition, and from Mrs. SanAntonio from Central School and the Showcase editor Mrs. Ulloa in helping me accomplish this, I have also been able to use my passion for words to expand my involvement in our community. So, while selecting the winners was difficult due to the immense talent of the students in each school, I hope I managed to foster pride and ambition in their imagination and share with you the appreciation for their self-expression.

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On The Record in NYC: Renegade Craft

Renegade Craft in New York City is a haven for those seeking unique, handmade treasures just in time for Mother’s Day. Established in 2003, this event has been celebrating craftsmanship and supporting independent creators for 20 years. With four annual events in New York City, including two in Brooklyn (summer and winter) and two in Manhattan (spring and winter), the Renegade Craft Fair has become a staple for those looking to explore a wonderland of artwork, clothing, jewelry, and home decor. Renegade Craft hosts events in Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco as well.

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Spice Up Your Style: Spring Fashion 2024

Spring is ahead of us, and in this installment of Spice Up Your Style are some chic and classy Spring outfits for going out, staying in and celebrating Easter and Mother’s Day.

Starting with, a floral petite mini dress, a Rozalia crop top that would pair well with a floral skirt, a white cutout maxi peasant dress for a soft look. For a bold and stylish look try an Edikted Gaia Gathered Mini Dress in red.

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