Friday, May 10, 2013
Wally Tunison of The Bicycle Hub in Marlboro has some tips for bicycle riders.
Editor's note: This article was originally published in May, 2012 and is being re-published in honor of National Bicycle Month. May is National Bicycle Month, but Wally Tunison, owner of The Bicycle Hub in Marlboro, wants this to be a month that sparks 365 days of riding. "We encourage people to ride their bikes 365 days a year, and not wait for the 30 days in May," he said. But for those who haven't pumped up their wheels in a while, Tunison said May is a month surrounding a national effort to rediscover your inner child's love of biking. National Bicycle Month began about 20 years ago, promoted by independent bicycle dealers like The Bicycle Hub. "We recommend you start off easy. Wear your helmet, and if you are unsure about your bicycle…
Sunday, January 13, 2013
A look at the six most expensive houses on the market in Marlboro and Colts Neck.
On Weichert.com, the most epensive house in Marlboro is listed at $2.39 million. The most expensive in Colts Neck? $12.5 million. That $12.5 million home at 45 Cross Road in Colts Neck has been previously listed for $19 million, then dropped to $15 million before hitting today's price. The Cross Road home made our list of the most expensive homes on the market back in April. The Colts Neck home at Bella Vista Court has been listed at $5.75 million for a few months, and was featured in our October list of the most expensive homes in the market. Take a look at the photos in the gallery above to see addresses and prices listed properties. Click below to find the listing link.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Check out these extravagant real estate listings in Marlboro and Colts Neck.
Take a look at the photos in the gallery above to see addresses and prices listed properties in Marlboro and Colts Neck. Click below to find the listing link. Find out what happens when prices go down and buying goes up in Colts Neck, with our resident Real Estate expert Len Dunikoski. And find out what Len thinks about the potential for bidding wars in the market. Looking for recent home sales in Marlboro and Colts Neck? Len has that for us too.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The national landscaping company began in Monmouth County in 1966, and has never left.
It began in 1966, when Tony Giordano owned Harris Hardware in Matawan. Giordano was the go-to guy, and eventually he became so well-known, residents began to call him The Lawn Doctor. Giordano decided to take his knowledge and expand, partnering with a local engineer named Bob Magda. They began a company called Auto Lawn in 1967, creating unique landscaping equipment and a unique franchise opportunity that today has made its way around the county. Giordano and Magda combined their business and engineering knowledge to create what is now a national change, creating proprietor equipment and a support system for franchisees around the country. And it's all done from a warehouse in Marlboro. The equipment began with the Tractor Combine in 1966…
Friday, July 20, 2012
The new restaurant is set to open at the end of July.
Moe’s Southwestern Grill is coming to Marlboro, and they are gearing up to offer affordable Mexican style food to the masses. Nori and Kashif Khan are two brothers opening their third Moe’s location, and their passion has continued to grow with each grand opening. “I love Moe’s. I’m one of those franchisees that can’t go without eating it. I’m so addicted to the food,” Nori said. In addition to its new Marlboro location, set to open July 26, the brothers own franchises in North Brunswick and on the Rutgers University campus. In the future, the hope to open in Holmdel and East Brunswick on plots they currently own. In Marlboro, the Khan brothers completely gutted what used to be Ricky’s Candy, Cones and Chaos in the Marlboro Plaza. After …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Check out these new listings in Marlboro and Colts Neck.
Take a look at the photos in the gallery above to see addresses and prices listed properties in Marlboro and Colts Neck. Click below to find the listing link.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Arlene Golub, 70, admitted to keeping a $4,284 payment from a Marlboro travel agency to Freehold Township.
The former director of the Freehold Township Senior Center pleaded guilty to theft today. According to Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw, Arlene Golub, 70, of Freehold Township, admitted to keeping a $4,284 payment from an area travel agency that had arranged two vacation cruises through a Marlboro travel agency for Senior Center members. The discovery of the crime was unveiled in a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Freehold Township Police Department after a complaint was forwarded to the police department in Sept. During the investigation, detectives discovered that as the director of the senior center, Golub organized two cruise ship excursions- one departing on March 14, 2009 and the other on May 27, 2010…
Saturday, March 31, 2012
The spa recently collect 50 dresses for Cinderella's Closet, donations are being accepted until June.
Valina Salon and Day Spa in Marlboro is currently collecting prom dresses for Cinderella's Closet. Cinderella's Closet is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping girls with prom expenses that could otherwise not be able to afford to go. On March 8, Valina held a charity prom fashion show, collecting 50 dresses to donate to the cause. “It’s important to get involved, to look outside your own backyard and help as many in the community as possible. Why not start with this? Being in the beauty industry, it’s almost natural for us to want to help young women know that being beautiful should be attainable to everyone, no girl should be left out on prom night because of their financial difficulties,” said Stephanie Pontes, Event …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The popular coffee chain is using beetles to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos.
When you order a frothy, fruity drink from Starbucks, do you know exactly what you're drinking? News 12 NJ reports calories may not be the only thing Starbucks patrons should be worrying about. The company recently began using beetles found in South Africa and Mexico to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos. According to the article, "The ingredient is used in many other food products and is FDA approved." Tell us: are you okay with beetles being used to color your drinks?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Construction is in the initial stages of clearing trees to make room for commercial property
Many of our readers have asked the question: What's with the construction on Rt. 79 and Lloyd Rd.? Dean Staknys, Marlboro's Assistant Township Engineer, said the area is approved to be a commercial site that will house a CVS, a bank and a retail store that is yet to be determined. Staknys said the construction should take about 6 months, and right now they are in the beginning stages of clearing trees. The bank building is listed on Loopnet, a commercial real estate website, along with plans for the entire site. Marlboro currently has a CVS on Rt. 9 in Morganville and a CVS on Ryan Road and Rt. 79 in Marlboro. Do you think this is a good location for a three new pieces of commercial real estate? Tell us in the comments.