Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Businesses on Fair Lawn's River Road traditionally decorate their storefront windows during the holiday season.
The holidays are a special time of year on Fair Lawn’s River Road. Brightly painted storefront windows plus streetlights decorated with festive wreaths, bows and twinkling lights invite shoppers and visitors to join in the celebration of the season. The warm welcome provided by the businesses of the River Road District adds to the hometown feeling of hospitality and goodwill, noted River Road Improvement Corporation president Bob Landzettel. The holiday decorations have become a tradition, a special way for the district’s business and commercial property owners to celebrate the holidays and wish everyone a happy, healthy and joyous holiday season. “During the holiday season, we encourage people to shop and dine locally, supporting the mix …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Jerzey Tat, a River Road tattoo parlor that opened last November, will close up shop in Fair Lawn at the end of next month.
Less than a year after opening up shop on River Road, Bruce Walker has decided to take his tattoo business elsewhere. Faced recently with the prospect of a 100 percent rent increase over the next two years, the Saddle Brook resident and owner of Jerzey Tat said that even as the shop has been gaining momentum, he can't justify staying in Fair Lawn. "I’m not established yet, I’m still getting my feet wet. I’m still building my clientele," said Walker, whose last day in Fair Lawn will be Oct. 31. "I don’t have that kind of cash to really put out for what they’re asking, especially for this location." Walker's been paying $1000 per month since he moved into his current location on River Road between Krauszers and Shop-Rite last November. He …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Wayne Robbins takes us on a video tour of businesses around town
Wayne continues his local holiday shopping series with a visit to Victoria Kosher Palace. Watch Binyamin Rotem make a Holiday Pizza, and feel free to stop in and try one the next time you need a break while shopping for the holidays on River Road.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The River Road Improvement Corporation's Holiday Happenings promotion offers a 15 percent discount at participating businesses
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Zak Koeske
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
For nine days this holiday season, as part of the River Road Improvement Corporation's Holiday Happenings promotion, local businesses and restaurants will be offering a 15 percent discount on their products and services. In addition to the savings, customers at each of the 24 participating locations will also be eligible to win prizes, including an iPad2 (donated by Columbia Bank), $500 in River Road District Dollars and gift cards ranging from $25 to $100 from River Road District businesses and restaurants. The participating businesses and restaurants are as follows: FOOD & DRINK RIVARA’S RESTAURANT Italian Restaurant, Pub Food & Bar 6-18 Maple Ave 201-797-4878 *Bar beverages not included FISHER’S CAFÉ Breakfast & Lunch 7-07 Fair Lawn …
Friday, October 28, 2011
The River Road Improvement Corporation sponsored the Classic Car Show, which was held during Sunday's River Road Street Fair
And the winner for "Best Overall" car at the 9th Annual River Road Classic Car Show goes to...Jeff Scheffer, of Clifton, for his 1969 Dodge Charger. The Classic Car Show, sponsored by the River Road Improvement Corporation (RRIC), takes place annually during the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce's River Road Street Fair. Two $100 cash prizes were awarded to the “Best Costumed Classic Car Owner” and the “Best Decorated Themed Classic Car.” Other awards included, “Most Awesome,” “A Cool Ride," and "Best Hot Rod," presented by River Road-based Tribal Iron Custom Choppers, a custom motorcycle designer and builder that had its own bikes on display Sunday. The RRIC provided $10 in River Road District Dollars gift certificates to all classic car …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The annual River Road Street Fair and Classic Car Show will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
With the Giants on a bye week, why not spend your Sunday strolling the grounds at the River Road Street Fair? Sponsored by the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, the annual street fair runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and will have more than 100 booths spanning River Road between Fair Lawn and Berdan Avenues. Visitors can enjoy music, food and entertainment, and check out the booths of local and regional businesses and vendors. During street fair festivities, the River Road Improvement Corporation will be holding its 9th annual Classic Car Show. The RRIC will award $100 top prizes for “Best Costumed Classic Car Owner” and “Best Decorated Themed Classic Car.” Other awards include “Best Overall,” “Most Awesome,” “A Cool Ride," and "Best Hot …
Friday, October 7, 2011
The Bagel Boss, located at 17-59 River Road, held its grand opening ceremony Friday at 10:30 a.m.
The Bagel Boss, a bagel shop that also serves hot meals for breakfast and lunch, held its grand opening ceremony Friday at 10:30 a.m. Bagel Boss, which is co-owned by Paul Alves, of Bloomfield, and Nasser Ali, of Fair Lawn, offers a wide variety of bagels and cream cheese spreads, available via delivery and catering. They also serve breakfast sandwiches, omelettes, subs and salads. Bagel Boss opened in late July, and is offering: 50 percent off everything from Oct. 7-9, free coffee from Oct. 7 to Oct. 14 and 50 percent off everything every Sunday in October (Oct.16th, Oct. 23rd, Oct.30th). Hours: Monday-Friday -- 5 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday -- 6 a.m - 4 p.m. Sunday -- 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Douglas Wojcik, of Elmwood Park, was chosen from 158 entries to take home the iPad2
Douglas Wojcik, of Elmwood Park, has been announced as the winner of the River Road Food Fest’s iPad2 drawing. Presented by the River Road Improvement Corporation on Tuesday, Sept. 13, the River Road Food Fest was a one-day promotion in which 13 businesses in the River Road District offered a 15 percent discount on all food and drinks. Participants who took their purchase receipts to the Community Bank of Bergen County by 4 p.m. that Friday were entered in a drawing to win an iPad2. Wojcik, who patronized both the Empress Diner and B&B Liquors that day, was chosen as the lucky iPad2 winner out of 158 total entries. The iPad2 was donated by Community Bank of Bergen County and presented to Wojcik by Kaykanush Melkonyan, Assistant Vice …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
John Melissas, owner of the Empress Diner, and Richard Noorigian, operating partner of Noorigian Properties take the total number of RRIC trustees to 15
The River Road Improvement Corporation, a non-profit business organization that works to foster the River Road district’s economic development, announced the addition of two men to its Board of Trustees Wednesday who have long ties to the Fair Lawn community. John Melissas, owner of the Empress Diner and Richard Noorigian, operating partner of Noorigian Properties, bring the total number of RRIC trustees to 15. “We are pleased to welcome John and Rich to the board,” RRIC president Robert Landzettel said in a statement. “We look forward to their contributions as we continue to improve the River Road District and encourage Fair Lawn residents and consumers from surrounding communities to shop and dine locally.” The Melissas family has owned…
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Today's top Fair Lawn events and tips
"Five Things" is a daily Patch feature where we give you Fair Lawn's top five tips and events for each day of the week. Have a suggestion for a "Five Things" item? E-mail me at email@example.com. 1) The River Road Improvement Corporation Meeting is at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Columbia Bank, 14-01 River Road, in the downstairs conference room. RRIC is an organization of citizens and business owners who are dedicated to the mission of maintaining a healthy and vital commercial district and a sense of community on River Road. 2) Today is the first day of school for Fair Lawn public school teachers! Students start on Tuesday, Sept. 6. 3) With recycling pick-up canceled for the remainder of the week, the Recycling Center has expanded its hours…