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Autumn in New Jersey

One of the most wonderful perks of living in New Jersey is being able to experience and enjoy all of the seasons! Autumn is definitely a fan favorite with cooling temps, beautiful changing foliage, apple and pumpkin picking, Oktoberfest, and the list goes on.

Welcome to The Showcase Magazines Fall/Back to School issue! As you enjoy our Autumn in New Jersey front cover brought to you by native artist Maria Verni, be sure to look inside for the best of LOCAL businesses and professionals.

Autumn in New Jersey is the best time of year for dining al fresco and enjoying LOCAL restaurants. We welcome you to take advantage of our packed LOCAL Dining & Special Events” section as you start to crave your favorite fall comfort food. From Italian, American to Indian cuisine to Chinese or Portuguese, Turkish, Thai, Afghan, Argentinian, Greek or Mediterranean, we have it all. Also, since Back to School is such a busy time just let your LOCAL eateries make family dinners less stressful. Eat in or take out there are so many great LOCAL options!

And speaking of dining, make sure to take part in Berkeley Heights Restaurant Month, now in its seventh year, September 1st – 30th. With more than twenty eateries participating, there is something for everyone!

The Showcase Magazine is welcoming Autumn by bringing you our readers, numerous advertisers for all your special event planning, home renovations, health, beauty and more. We encourage you to take advantage of all the merchants advertising in this issue and to use it as your “Fall Guide” for everything LOCAL!

In this issue, we have Showcased 3 LOCAL businesses and their amazing success stories, including My PCGuy, Riverside Oral Surgery & Sublime Salon. We also welcome you to enjoy our popular articles and columns brought to you by our expert writers. In addition, please enter our Autumn Word Find contest on page 8 for a chance to win a $25 gift card from Sublime Salon in Berkeley Heights and if you want to show off your baby/toddler for a chance to win the Cutie Pie award, go to page 8 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.

In our 27th year of publishing and the OG magazine of our community, The Showcase Magazine was and continues to be designed to give LOCAL merchants an affordable print and digital advertising vehicle to reach their ideal customers.

As always, thank you for reading and using The ShowcaseMagazine as your LOCAL guide when making plans with your family and friends for the upcoming season. A sincere and heartfelt thank you to our readers and advertisers for your unwavering support of 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!

Patti and I, and The Showcase staff, wish you, your children, teachers and families a safe school year full of fun and new opportunities!

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


Nina & Patti

Featured Articles

Local Lowdown: Get Ready for Restaurant Month in Berkeley Heights

Get ready to take part in Berkeley Height’s most delicious event of the year: Berkeley Heights Restaurant Month. More than twenty eateries are expected to participate again this year. Options range from fine dining to take-out and delivery.

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On The Record In NYC: The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

Are you looking for a creative outlet that offers hands-on fun? Look no further than Blue Skies Pottery, nestled in the heart of Hoboken, NJ. With its diverse range of pottery classes, Blue Skies Pottery is the perfect destination for anyone seeking to unleash their inner artist.

The museum has a rich history dating back to 1956 when it was founded as the Museum of Contemporary Crafts. It was established with the purpose of recognizing and celebrating the craftsmanship of contemporary American artists.

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Local Lowdown: Oktoberfest Family Fun At Forest Lodge

No need to travel all the way to Germany; celebrate Oktoberfest right here with us at Forest Lodge in Warren NJ!

Come join us for our 14th Annual Oktoberfest at Forest Lodge – Saturday October 14th, 2023, from 11am-6pm (Food Service from 12pm-6pm)

We have everything you need to put together your “Wies’n” feast, complete with beers, wines, and mouth-watering German foods, like spaetzle, brats and knödel! While enjoying the day on our lush grounds taking in authentic German entertainment and decor, you’ll think you’re in Munich! Forest Lodge hosts local vendors, entertainment for kids and adults alike as well as hosts a full day of food, beverages and more for a day of fun with friends and family.

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