Friday, February 8, 2013
Chipotle prides itself on using fresh ingredients and simple menu to create fast but filling burritos, burrito bowls, tacos and salad.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is now open at the Square at West Windsor on Route 1, at the corner of Meadow Road. The restaurant, located at 3524 Route 1, opened on Wed., Feb. 6. Hours of operation are 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Chipotle prides itself on using fresh ingredients and simple menu to create fast but filling burritos, burrito bowls, tacos and salad. Other nearby Chipotle locations are at 543 Shoppes Blvd. in North Brunswick, 387 George St. in New Brunswick and 619 State Route 18 in East Brunswick To apply for any of the West Windsor Chipotle job openings, click here.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Five new eateries - Charley’s Grilled Subs, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Subway, Sarku Japan and Master Wok - will open this spring at the mall on Route 1 in Lawrence Township.
Wednesday, February 6
Charley’s Grilled Subs, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Subway, Sarku Japan and Master Wok will be first tenants to move into Quaker Bridge Mall’s new eight-unit dining pavilion, the mall’s owner, Indiana-based Simon Property Group, announced yesterday (Tuesday, Feb. 5). The eateries are expected to open this spring in the new dining pavilion, which is located on the upper level in the wing of the mall that is home to the Sears department store. In addition to new restrooms, a family restroom with a nursing lounge and a Kidgits play area, the dining pavilion will feature other amenities that include “soft” seating, skylights, and new ceilings, finishes and lighting. “With the addition of these new dining experiences, shoppers now have a far …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The pub-style menu focuses on fresh, high-quality food at reasonable prices.
The Ivy Inn, a staple on East Nassau Street in Princeton known for trivia night, live bands and inexpensive drinks in a casual atmosphere, now offers a full food menu with items ranging between $3-$10. The two-page menu runs the gamut from salads and beet salad and vegan crab cakes to mac n’ cheese, pizza, burgers and chicken tenders. The bar began serving food on Monday, Jan. 21, said Geoff Aton, who partnered with Ivy Inn owner co-owner Rich Ryan to renovate a former storage room behind the bar and transform into a kitchen. Aton and Ryan met a few years ago when Aton was commuting to New York City for his job as an options trader. He would often stop by the Ivy Inn after work. “I live in Riverside,” Aton said, who is married to Heather…
Saturday, January 26, 2013
The event will take place this Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the farm on Cold Soil Road in Lawrence Township.
Saturday, January 26
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Terhune Orchards. Raise a glass of cider with the Mount family on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. as we celebrate the apple trees that give us our wonderful apples. The party is free and open to the public. The annual Wassailing Party is a fun gathering that follows a British tradition. Wassail is an ancient Saxon word that means “health be to you,” and it’s the health of the trees that we will celebrate. One of Terhune Orchards’ most popular events, the festivities will include dancing and singing by the Handsome Molly Dancers and reenactments of traditional old English rituals. The Handsome Molly Dancers will dance among the trees and perform traditional British chants to drive…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The 4,526-square-foot facility, to be built on a lot in the 4000 block of Quakerbridge Road, will offer routine automotive services like brake replacements, oil changes and tire rotations.
Editor's Note: The headline for this article has been corrected. It originally referred to the township planning board. The meeting in question involved the township zoning board. We offer our apologies for any inconvenience caused by this error. Site plans for a new automobile service facility to be constructed at 4024 Quakerbridge Rd. were approved by the Lawrence Township Zoning Board during its meeting last week (Jan. 16). While such a business is a conditional use permitted within the Neighborhood Center 2 District under the township Land Use Ordinance, property owner Mazhar Paroya needed to obtain a variance from the zoning board because the lot – at more than 29,000 square feet – is larger than the maximum allowed lot size (22,500…
Mensware retailer Bachrach, women's fashion retailer Bebe, Lush Cosmetics and youth apparel retailer Vans will all open stores at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township by early summer.
Wednesday, January 23
The latest businesses preparing to open stores at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township are Bachrach, Bebe, Lush Cosmetics and Vans, the mall’s owner, Indiana-based Simon Property Group, announced in a news release on Tuesday. “These stores are just a few of the many new retailers set to open at Quaker Bridge Mall this year,” Marian Kapp, director of mall marketing, said in the release. “The variety we now offer to customers has grown immensely and is sure to please shoppers of all ages and tastes.” The new stores are expected to be open at the mall on Route 1 by the early summer of this year. Bachrach is a designer men’s shop that offers “handsome, innovative styles,” while Bebe offers “chic, contemporary fashion designed for the …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Open house visitors to the fitness center on Quakerbridge Road will be able to work out and participate in a variety of exercise classes.
Friday, January 18
Gold's Gym in Lawrence Township plans to hold its "Ultimate Open House" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 27. Area residents who are not yet members are being invited to visit and check out the gym's performance training programs, boxing classes, aquatics department, group exercise classes and special membership offers. Staff and current members will be on hand to welcome visitors. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions, take classes and "enjoy a weekend filled with new information." See the flyer in the media box above for class schedules. For more information, call the gym at (609) 275-8900. The gym is located at 4152 Quakerbridge Rd.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Plans for the new upscale 7,431-square-foot, 275-seat Italian restaurant at the mall on Route 1 were approved Monday night by the Lawrence Township Planning Board.
Plans for a new upscale Italian restaurant – Brio Tuscan Grille – at Quaker Bridge Mall were approved last night (Monday, Jan. 14) by the Lawrence Township Planning Board. The new eatery will be built onto the exterior of the mall, along the Route 1 side, between the J.C. Penney department store and the Cheesecake Factory restaurant that opened last September. Brio is part of an Ohio-based chain that recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and operates over 100 restaurants around the country. The nearest Brio is at Freehold Raceway Mall. Others can be found in Cherry Hill, Marlton and Wayne. The interior of Brio’s new restaurant in Lawrence Township will occupy 7,431-square feet, with seating for 220 patrons. Seating for another 55 diners…
Friday, January 11, 2013
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the mall in Lawrence Township.
Friday, January 11
Brighton Collectibles – a California-based retailer with over 160 stores nationwide that sell jewelry, charms, handbags, accessories and more – will open its newest store at Quaker Bridge Mall tomorrow morning, Saturday, Jan. 12. Lawrence Township Mayor Jim Kownacki is expected to take part in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony that will be held at 9:45 a.m., according to a news advisory issued on behalf of the mall. The mall’s website shows the new store is on the mall’s lower level near the Lord & Taylor department store. Located in the 3300 block of Route 1 (Brunswick Pike), Quaker Bridge Mall is in the midst of a major renovation that, when completed, will boast more than three dozen new retail stores, full-service restaurants and quick…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The new “fulfillment center” in Robbinsville Township, from which Amazon employees will ship books, DVDs and other items to customers, will create “hundreds of fulltime jobs with benefits," the online retailer announced this morning.
Tuesday, January 8
With an investment expected to exceed $200 million, Amazon plans to open a one million-square-foot “fulfillment center,” creating “hundreds of full-time jobs with benefits,” near the New Jersey Turnpike in Robbinsville Township, the online retailer announced this morning (Jan. 8) in a news release. “Phase one of Amazon’s new state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Robbinsville will spur growth and investment for the Garden State and our local economies while bringing meaningful job creation opportunities for New Jersey’s families,” Gov. Chris Christie said in the news release. “Amazon’s multi-million dollar investment in this one facility alone is expected to result in the creation of hundreds of full-time jobs in addition to temporary, …