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SUMMER, A TIME TO MAKE MEMORIES
WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS!

Cheers to fun-filled days with family, friends and summer celebrations! And what screams summer more than anything? The deliciously, colorful SHOWCASE MAGAZINE'S front cover, “Raspberry & Lime” ice cream cone, brought to you by artist Pat Doherty.

At such a busy time of year, kick off your summer with our “A TASTE OF SUMMER” LOCAL DINING, SHOPPING & SPECIAL EVENTS section, which continues to grow with each issue. The Showcase Magazine is the perfect vehicle to use as your guide for all your special celebrations!

Celebrating at home? Turn to our HOME & GARDEN section, your “go to” with LOCAL businesses ready to assist you in sprucing up your home for all your special events!

In this issue, we have Showcased 4 LOCAL businesses and their amazing success stories, including Anew Kitchen & Bath Design, Arthur Murray Dance Centers, Dolce Bene Ristorante Italiano and Elizabeth Ann Kennels. We also welcome you to enjoy our popular articles and columns brought to you by our expert writers.

In our 26th year of publication, The Showcase Magazine continues to give LOCAL merchants an affordable marketing vehicle to reach all new and longtime clients in their areas of expertise and in return, drive the consumers to LOCAL businesses. We have always been community driven as well as supporters of our LOCAL business community and in the spirit of Giving Back, The Showcase Magazine continues to feature three organizations in our “Giving Back” column. To view a list of organizations that we have helped support, please visit our website at www.theshowcasemagazine.net.

As with each issue, we welcome you to enter our Summer Word Find contest on page 22 for a chance to win a $25 gift card from Olcott Squared Boutique in Bernardsville! Just solve it, fax, email or mail it in. It’s that easy to win! If you want to show off your baby/toddler for a chance to win the Cutie Pie award, go to page 10 for all the details. We love receiving all your adorable baby pics!

The Showcase Magazine’s digital version is available ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net, on Twitter & Instagram @TheShowcaseMag and 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 also continues to grow with over one hundred businesses and new additions joining with every issue!

Lastly, a sincere and heartfelt thank you to our readers and advertisers for supporting us and the LOCAL businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine. You have made it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 26 years and counting! As always, Patti and I, and The Showcase staff, wish you and your families a safe and happy Summer and please remember to…

SHOP SMART AND SHOP LOCAL!

BE WELL. BE SAFE. BE KIND.

Nina & Patti

Featured Articles

Throwback to June 2008: HINTS FOR THE HOME
Update Your Outdoor Living Space in One Weekend


After publishing for 26 years and counting, we thought it would be fun to throw it back to the inception of each column we created for you, our loyal readers!

(NAPSA)—Now that it’s time to take pleasure in your deck or relax in the gazebo, it’s nice to know that all it takes is one weekend to update your outdoor living space. Here are some fun weekend projects to try:

Perfect Porches—The porch provides visitors with a first impression of your home and keeping it in tip-top shape only requires one rain-free weekend. If your wood porch is in less-than optimal shape, you'll first need to prepare and clean it for staining. Next, identify the right type of stain by considering your porch furniture and the architectural details of your home such as stone or brickwork.

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Article: Hot Reads & Cool Reviews


Adriana Trigiani is known for her masterful story telling with a focus on the Italian culture and family. She is at it again with her 20th book, “The Good Left Undone” which tells us the multigenerational story of Italian matriarchs and how their pasts are intertwined. We are introduced to Matelda, who we quickly learn has the responsibility of linking the past with the present.

While enjoying a fresh Sfogliatelle on her 81st Birthday, Matelda Cabrelli comes to the heart-breaking realization that she has done it all wrong.

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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.

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