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Sweeney Speaks at PMAC

Senate President Steve Sweeney addressed the Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce on October 9th about the state of New Jersey, where he spoke of the need for the state to promote economic prosperity, government efficiency and investment in public priorities. PMAC holds a luncheon every month. For October’s luncheon, they invited the Senate President to speak about legislation or policies that will affect the businesses of Pennsauken and Merchantville. Senator Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland said that residents need more affordable services, "deserve to see real progress, and now is the time to deliver.” PMAC chair, Matt Gaskill, owner of Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home in Merchantville commented, “Senator Sweeney understands the importance of a thriving business community and how essential that is to the economic growth of surrounding communities."

Monsterville Hits Biz District

Businesses in Merchantville have the Monsterville spirit! You'll find Bones Alexander at Monsterville Antiques and Salvage letting you know that for the month of October he'll be in charge. They have lots of new antiques and salvage just brought in, so what better a time to stop by and visit him where - He'll be waiting! Eclipse Brewing has a new 8% Pumpking Ale on tap - a tasty malty fall beer or fall in love with their Coffee Chocolate Porter - an absolutely fantastic coffee-chocolate explosion of goodness! Janice and Pete at Mcfarlan's Market have everything you need for noshing while watching your favorite football teams in October - get ready with their fresh picnic shoulders for pulled pork, fresh-made sweet & hot sausage or munchies! And, wiccans who visit Spirit to Sole Connection can stock up on supplies for All Hallows Eve with their selection of floor washes, smudge sprays, energy shifting tea's and "Break the Spell" salts and goolish line of Organic Herbal Tea's just for the season! The Blue Monkey joins in this month-long celebration with their official 2019 Blue Monkey Tavern FallFest featuring 90+ craft and independent beers, wines, ciders, hard seltzer, hard kombucha and more! And for that ever nagging sweet-tooth Aunt Charlotte's Candies offers a mouth watering selection of caramel and candy apples, gummy candy and spooky foil chocolates! And, if you're looking for the perfect zombie look don't forget Halloween hairstyling at The Clip JointCastle of Beauty or Dash Styles - they've got the answer! #shopmonsterville

Candy Workers Needed

Aunt Charlotte's Candies is hiring! We need factory workers to help in the making of our delicious candies. This includes feeding and taking candy off the belt and many other jobs. This position is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enjoy summers off with an unemployment benefit until the last week of August. It's a great job for people with young children! If interested, stop by our store at 5 West Maple Avenue in Merchantville.

80s Toys at the Fair

This Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Merchantville's awesome "Play with This" toy store will be hosting its annual Toy and Collectible Street Fair. There will be lots of great toy vendors, special appearances, games, and so much fun. This event is on the same day as the Town Wide Yard Sale, so come by and check us out after your early morning scavenging. And please make sure to stop by my booth at 19 West Park Avenue, where I will have lots of rare and hard to find 80s and 90s toys at great prices. Some of the toys that will be featured at my table are: Transformers, She-Ra action figures, Star Wars action figures, Jem backstager, Nintendo NES, and N64 games. Also featuring Littlest Pet Shop figurines, Polly Pockets, American Girl dolls, Bitty Baby accessories, $5 grab bags and lots of vintage, hard to find plush!

Juice Bar Moves to 22

Saturday, September 14th was The Juice Bar's last day at 20 S. Centre Street. But, before you panic, they'll be moving the store right next door to 22 S. Centre Street - formerly Wirth's Florist. They plan to be closed for about a week in order to move everything over to the new location and are asking their customers to be patient during this transition. The Juice Bar's owner, Seth Amoah, promises it’ll be well worth the wait! This opens up a great downtown opportunity for a new business at 20 S. Centre - a large storefront, with beautiful display window and awning, on a busy street in the heart of downtown Merchantville. The 1,000 square foot space is renting for $1500/month and features a bright showroom with closet, back office with closet, half bath and back foyer with back door. The entire storefront has been freshly painted with sparkling polished floors.  

Monkey, Niagra Fallfest

The Blue Monkey Tavern & Niagara Fire Company FallFest returns on October 5th at 5 p.m. This annual celebration on Centre Street in Merchantville will offer over 75 beers to sample, including from regional favorites Cape May Brewing, Dogfish Head Brewing and Kane Brewing. Your friend - the wine drinker will have wine options available. And food trucks will be plentiful! Tickets are $40 and available for purchase, $45 at the door - so don’t wait. A portion of the proceeds from the FallFest go towards the Niagara Fire Company in Merchantville. 2 S. Centre St., Merchantville. (856) 661-8008. www.bluemonkeytavern.com.

Medical Center Office Space

Fantastic opportunity to rent office space in the heart of Merchantville's retail district. Four (4) individual rooms at $500 per month per room are available to rent in the Merchantville Medical Center, ideally suited for an integrative medical practice, a chiropractor, an acupuncturist, a massage therapist, a nutritional therapist, a counselor, etc. The four available rooms range in size from 10 X 9 to 15 X 12 with two common use bathrooms and access to two lobbies and a shared kitchen. Other features include a private side entrance, wheelchair accessibility and a shared parking lot with 11 spaces plus street parking. Utilities are included. Ideally located minutes from Phila, 1 mile from the Cherry Hill Mall, walking distance to the bus & retail shops & restaurants, this rental space offers the perfect atmosphere in which to run your successful business. Call Darlene Borda, BHHS Fox & Roach-Cherry Hill, for an appointment today (856) 428-8000.

Baby Shower Bash

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Do you know how loved you are? Join This Blissful Mom during Merchantville's First Friday night market and celebrate your baby shower on us! Music, food, & Free Gifts for Mommy-to-be attendees. There's no other way to celebrate your baby shower and our grand opening so we are throwing you a Baby Shower Bash. Try on and be photographed wearing clothes from our collection. Be featured in our Instagram account and win prizes along the way. There will be small businesses, vendors, food trucks and local night market to celebrate the night away! Register here and come join the fun @ Ryan's Retail.

Toy Fair Returns 9/21

Merchantville Toy & Collectible Street Fair hosted by Play With This Toys & Collectibles will take place on Saturday, September 21st from 10-4. This downtown collectibles Street Fair located along  Hunt for Power Rangers, MASK, Batman, Star Wars and Funko Pop toys. Play With This has been selling toy and collectibles from the 60's to the present since 1992. Originally located at the Pennsauken Mart, Play With This relocated to the Grand Market Place in Willingboro, NJ. After 9 years in Willingboro, Play With This found a new home in the beautiful Merchantville, NJ. Play With This is your go to spot for anything and everything from Star Wars to GI Joe, Transformers to superheroes, wrestlers, and everything in between.Enjoy this SEO Toy Review video of last year's street fair by Kevin. 

Modeling Workshop

Considering runway modeling? Grab a friend and come out to the model training workshop to learn runway techniques on Saturday, August 3rd from 12:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Register today for two hours of training at only $25. This event is for children age 13 and up - all sizes and genders welcome - and presented by Raven Ellis, Professional Model Trainer at Essence Fitness Studio, 44 West Chestnut Avenue, Merchantville.  Questions? Please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
 

A Greener Kind of Clean

#ShopLocal and support a healthy environment! McFarlan's Market carries a full line of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day - a collection of household products made with essential oils from flowers and herbs that smell nice and pack a punch against daily dirt and grime. With scents that are inspired by a midwest backyard garden, and products that are chock-full of plant-derived ingredients and essential oils, we're continuously channeling Thelma Meyer's passion for the environment. As a mother of nine, she was no-nonsense, and had a sensible approach to living a healthy and balanced life. At Mrs. Meyer’s, they have a passion for the environment and also know the importance of being a good neighbor in our home, our community and our world. That’s why they’ve made a commitment to improving the earth one flower, plant and tree at a time through our campaigns, partnerships, volunteering efforts and donations.

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