Thursday, May 9, 2013
Whole Foods of Middletown held a festive little wedding showcase to show off the floral and pastry department, and give people a reason to sip Prosecco in the produce section.
In an effort to remind their customers that the Whole Foods Market lifestyle has a place at the table -- even on a wedding day -- the Middletown supermarket cleared away some space in the store Thursday and put on a small evening wedding expo. A deejay wearing a calla lily in his lapel played wedding music, surrounded by Jewel yams and purple potatoes -- proving he's not easily intimidated by a tough crowd. Nearby, an elegant bartender poured wine under a canopy of fair trade bananas. Shoppers waiting at the express check-out were treated to "La Vie En Rose" by a violinist and a flutist, who struggled to compete with the chatty crowd crowded into the store's eat-in area to meet professionals like an old-fashioned hand calligrapher, …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Stores are bustling with customers looking for water, flashlights, batteries and generators
The pre-hurricane shopping spree has begun. Area residents are buzzing up and down the aisles of local stores, in search of bottled water, non-perishable foods and generators as Hurricane Sandy tracks toward Monmouth County. Old Bridge neighbors Teal Baughan and Melisa Takacs took a trip to ShopRite of Aberdeen Friday afternoon to prepare for the storm. Last year during Tropical Storm Irene, their neighborhood managed to maintain power, however the pair are taking the better-safe-than-sorry approach. "I'm having trouble finding a generator, although I'm not sure I want to spend the money," Baughan said. The women are taking a calm approach to the storm, but Takacs' 7-year-old son is a little anxious. "He's very worried. He packed all his …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The very old, very large building is located across from Middletown Township offices.
- REAL ESTATE
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
An old, large building formerly used as a daycare for small children, located across the street from the Town Hall complex, will be put on the auction block on November 16. The 7,800-square foot building dates back to 1820 and is located at 18 King's Highway. According to Monmouth County property records, in 2012 the land and buildings were assessed at $1 million and taxes were $21,471. It was recently marketed for $850,000, but did not find a buyer. It was most recently known as Red Oak Village School. It has also operated as Little Village Day Care Center. Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Company will conduct the auction, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Double Tree on Frontage Street in Newark. Two other Monmouth …