Monday, May 20, 2013
An eclectic mix of job opportunities - musicians, art teachers, an OR RN, and a meat manager - are among the local positions being offered this week.
Need a job or a new career? Here are some local positions in Summit you might want to take a gander at: Editor's Note: Are you hiring? Send a link to your available positions to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will include it in Summit Patch's weekly jobs board.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
A look at the hot toys for tots this holiday season.
Every holiday season, the mailbox fills with the latest toy catalogs. Children peruse the pages as they scribble their lists, daydreaming about what they will find under the tree come Christmas morning. Parents pull out their pocketbooks, spending hard-earned cash as they anticipate the joy on those little faces. What will be the runaway favorites this year is always a guess, but here are some of the latest trends, mixed with tried-and-true perennial favorites. jChews Smartphone teether by Jellystone No tears for parents or babies. Babies love nothing more than to gum Mom and Dad’s cell phone, but now they’ll be too intrigued with their own smartphone to chew on. The Jellystone smartphone teether comes in seven funky colors and is BPA …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Prices have not been set for liquor license sales, but local restaurateurs are ready to start the bidding.
Patrons of Ponte Vecchio, the restaurant located in New Providence's Murray Hill Inn, don’t have to travel any further than the inn’s front desk for a bottle of wine to go with dinner. Bill Boyle, owner of Boyle Hotels and Best Western PLUS Murray Hill Inn and Suites, said the inn does have a retail wine license arrangement through Amalthea Cellars, which is a certified New Jersey winery that has won international competitions. While that relationship has worked out well for the inn, Boyle said he would like to expand it by purchasing a liquor license. “We have very much enjoyed that relationship [with Amalthea Cellars]. But to have a license that would allow us to offer our guests a wider array of wine, beer, whatever, that’s obviously a …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
In 2012, borough residents might be able to buy a drink in a restaurant. Patch begins a four-part series that explores the history of how a dry town makes the decision to spike the punch.
Puritans founded the town known as Turkey in 1720 on the principles of hard work, kindness and humble temperance. Nearly 300 years later, New Providence remains nestled among the Watchung Mountains of Union County, harmoniously wrapped in friendly neighbors, highly regarded students, state-champion athletes, beautiful neighborhoods, wide open parks, and many Fortune 500 companies to support the tax base. While homes and buildings may have changed with the times, the downtown shopping district contains a few retail stores, but is largely made up of service-driven and food-based businesses. With a few BYO restaurants and none with liquor licenses, low-key civic and business pride doesn’t depend on “spirits." Until now, when for the first …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Summit's newest business, Edible Arrangements, opens next week and will sell a variety of fruit arrangements, beverages and sweet snacks.
Flowers and balloons are classic ways to celebrate special occasions and life’s great milestones but by the end of next week, residents of Summit and the surrounding area will have a revolutionary new option for expressing their sentiments. The city of Summit will be welcoming an Edible Arrangements store to Summit Avenue in the coming days which will feature a rainbow of fruit arrangements, fruit truffles, fruit beverages and snacks, and a variety of other fresh fruit items that appeal to both the eye and the appetite. “It’s a good product, it’s healthy and it tastes really, really good!” said Maria Maffei who, along with her husband Steve, owns the Summit franchise. At Edible Arrangements, customers will find a number of baskets, boxes …