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How to Add Value to Your Property

There are many perks to getting on the property ladder and becoming a homeowner. Not only do you have the freedom to create your ideal living space, but it's also an opportunity to make more money in the future. However, if you want to make a decent profit on your property later, you must be willing to put in some work and give your home a bit of an upgrade. Below are just a few ideas you might want to explore to add value to your property. Extension One of the most common ways homeowners can add value to their properties is by making them bigger. You can choose from either a one-story extension, or you might decide that you want all levels of your... Read more →


Level Up Your Baccarat Game with these Helpful Tips

Baccarat is one of the easier casino games to learn and is simple to play online or at a brick-and-mortar casino. The game is as simple as the main bet is a choice between two options: who will have the higher total, the Player or Banker. There is also a third possible result, a tie, though this has a very high house edge. If you want to improve your chances by leveling up your baccarat play, read on. Play online baccarat Play online baccarat to try out new strategies. Playing from the comfort and quiet of your home means that you will not be disturbed by other punters or by dealers that may rush you with “Last Bets” orders etc whilst you try out these... Read more →


Industries that Offer Incentives Just for Signing Up

A wide variety of industries have started using incentives as means of marketing, to attract new customers to try out their products and hopefully remain loyal afterward. Building a strong customer base is essential for businesses, otherwise, they might end up having to close their doors earlier than expected. People have an innate desire to receive prizes and rewards, and some industries have explored this fact and used it to their advantage. Here are three of those industries. Source: Pexels Online Casinos This industry is one of the best examples that incentives work, and its popularity is proof of that fact. By 2024, it is believed that online casinos would reach revenue worth USD 94 billion, according to statista.com/statistics/270728/market-volume-of-online-gaming-worldwide/. The factors that contributed to this... Read more →


A Halloween Adventure: Part III of IV

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Part III The door slammed behind the boys and they hugged one another, terrified as their eyes adjusted to the darkened room. CNBNews files “Would you like some cookies?” the old woman asked. “I just made them.” “No thank you,” Jeffrey said. “We just want our sister.” “Let me see,” she said thoughtfully. “I know she’s here somewhere.” “Is that her on the couch?” Jason asked. He walked over to a covered form on the ragged old sofa and reached for it. But the woman stepped in front of him, blocking his movement. A metallic flash glinted in the darkened room as Jeffrey pulled his knife from his jacket pocket. “Move away,” he cautioned. “We’re leaving with Erin and you can’t... Read more →


Make big money from fixing and flipping houses

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10,2020)--Across Gloucester City, South Jersey, and Philadelphia, there are tons of big, beautiful homes with even bigger price tags. Some homes may have gone unloved for a few years or even decades. These homes might not be attracting many house buyers, but they’re full of potential for anybody who wants to invest in a renovation project. Here’s how to make money by fixing and flipping houses. Choose the right property for you The most important first decision to make before you even view any properties is how much work do you want to take on. Some renovations might just need superficial changes, like walls painting, floors relaying and installing new kitchen cabinets or a bathroom suite. These could be done by most people with... Read more →


You Can Now Buy All-American Gold Nuggets Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Due to the higher quality and ease of availability, Australian gold nuggets are preferred in general over those from any other nation. Even in the US, Australian nuggets are generally held in higher regard than their American counterparts, but those who are more inclined to support the American economy through and through can now choose to buy All American gold nuggets online. This is also relevant to collectors since international importation has ceased for the time being. Understanding the Uniqueness of Gold Nuggets is Crucial for Making the Right Decision Gold nuggets are a natural combination of quartz, sand, and rock, formed over many millennia. As the gold embedded in quartz begins to take shape by coming together with sand and rock, each... Read more →


NJ SIERRA CLUB: More Problems with Holtec at Oyster Creek Decommissioning

Ocean County Superior Court Judge Francis R. Hodgson has issued a temporary order of restraint to Holtec, stopping all decommissioning activities at Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Lacey Township, the community where the nuclear plant is located, filed a complaint against Holtec International and Holtec Decommissioning International in late May. Holtec is also under criminal investigation by the NJ Economic Development Authority for misrepresenting information on its 2014 tax credit application. “There are serious concerns with the Holtec and the decommissioning of Oyster Creek. From the beginning of their deal with Exelon, we were troubled by the lack of transparency and public input. Now Judge Hodgson has shown that these concerns are true. Holtec doesn’t want to show Lacey Township their site plan or what... Read more →


Buy Instagram comments and other must-know tips for web designers to increase visibility

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 26, 2020)--There is a veritable sea of talent out there as far as web designers are concerned, with carefully crafted websites and domains. The competition is fierce out there, and to make it big. It would help if you thought outside the box, which is going to increase your visibility. The following post is about the tips you need as a designer, to integrate your passion with your social media to raise awareness and profile for your concern. A brief intro about the use of Instagram for business - Buy Instagram comments Instagram has slowly evolved into something more than just the beautiful feed of personal moments and selfies. Business people and entrepreneurs are now crafting Instagram profiles that showcase their talents, abilities, and... Read more →


Do sportsmen really need sports glasses? 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 25, 2020)--Today, almost everyone who picks up a ball, bat, racket or club can see sports glasses, whether they play in the major leagues or the Little League. Fortunately, coaches, parents, and players now realize that there are many ways to pay for sports glasses. The risk of eye damage is reduced or eliminated, and the performance of players is improved by the fact that they are beautiful. Today, many clubs do not allow their members to participate without wearing the appropriate glasses. Initially, there was some resistance from children to "look funny" when wearing protective glasses. Today, sports glasses are an integral part of everyday life, and by far the way bicycle helmets have become the norm. Children and adults also love the... Read more →


Top 10 Free Agents at the end of the 2019/2020 Season

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 25, 2020)--The second half of the 2019/2020 season was interrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic but nothing has stopped the transfer rumors. Most of the top leagues are finalizing their campaigns and players are already making summer moves. Well, there are plenty of high profile players whose contracts run out at the end of this season. Let us look at the top 10 free agents at the end of the 2019/2020 season. 1. Edison Cavani The Uruguay international has had a remarkable spell in the PSG and has been pivotal since his signature for the Paris side in 2013. Cavani caught the eye of the French heavyweights after a brilliant stint in Napoli where he saw the back of the net for more than 30... Read more →


7 Apps That Will Turn Your Smartphone into a Powerful Learning Tool

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--Students today study in a completely different environment than their counterparts from just 15-20 years ago. The Internet, mobile devices, and cloud technologies give us access to the tools and possibilities that would have looked completely out of this world not so long ago. However, many students still don’t realize the full potential of all the technology that surrounds them and don’t use the full potential of their smartphone. This article will rectify this – here you will find some apps that may be small and insignificant by themselves, but together they make so many tasks easier and more manageable that you will be able to save hours of your time. RefMe RefMe is a small and simple app that can significantly... Read more →


Learning Using the Internet to Enhance Your Writing Skills

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--No one can deny the resourcefulness of the Internet. It opens the door to knowledge. Students can reap lots of benefits because they receive free access to all sorts of information. Thus, they can always find supporting materials and find out how to compose various academic assignments. For example, one may come across a popular online request about sites like DoMyEssays.com, which looks like this – Who can do my essay for me? Students mean special academic writing companies. Almost everyone knows about them and we’ll obligatorily highlight this option too. However, there are many other ways to learn and write essays with the help of the World Web. Let’s review them straight away! Online Courses Make use of online courses. It’s... Read more →


Halloween Poisonings Are More than Fear of Tampered Candy

A Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control expert discusses how children and adults can reduce risks of poisoning Newswise — About 41.1 million children in the United States trick-or-treat on Halloween night. Bruce Ruck, managing director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Emergency Medicine, offers the following advice to avoid the risks of poisoning and allergic reactions: Before allowing children to eat candy, inspect it for tampering. Signs of tampering may include opened wrappers, wrapping that doesn’t match the candy inside, labels with misspelled words or candy that looks or smells strange. Watch for marijuana edibles masquerading as candy. Be aware of how similar these products can look like store-bought candy – with similar names and packaging,... Read more →


HOW TO GET A MORTGAGE

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(July 17, 2018)--Some people enjoy renting their home; they like the freedom it gives them to live where they want, and they like the fact that the landlord has a lot of responsibility for upkeep in many cases. However, there are others who would prefer to own their own home, even if that is a difficult thing to do. It’s not impossible, however, to obtain a mortgage, and more lenders are now opening up the opportunity to buyers once more. There must, of course, be certain criteria in place before you are able to get a mortgage; here are some of the most important. USDA Home Loans When you apply for a mortgage, the first thing that will need to be considered... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Set to Begin

October 11, 2017 Hunters Reminded to Practice Tree Stand Safety Photo by Reinhardt Sahmel The first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens statewide Oct. 19. This is one of several deer hunting opportunities offered in the state and typically coincides with pleasant fall weather. The early muzzleloader season runs from Oct. 19-21 in Deer Management Regions A and B. Region A consists of Garrett, Allegany and western Washington counties (private land codes 250 and 251); Region B is the rest of the state. Hunters in Region B can also use muzzleloaders from Oct. 23-28 for antlerless deer only. “Regulated deer hunting remains our most effective tool for managing deer in Maryland,” said Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto. “Hunting helps keep deer numbers... Read more →


Consumer Tips: 2016 End of Year Auto Purchase

By Raymond Rolak Bargains and sales enticements will soon flood the auto dealerships to gain market share from customers. It is approaching the time to shop for end of year bargains. The dealers will say that they have to make room for the 2017 models. The consumer can take advantage of the end of the year sales will be augmented by good financing and low interest rates. There will also be enticements if you choose the lease route for a 2016 model. Ten points an informed consumer should know and watch for. Schedule an appointment to test drive the car. Notice if it car is comfortable getting in and out. How does it accelerate? How does it handle bumps? Take the vehicle on different kinds... Read more →


CNB Business News: Thumbs Up for Marlton's OSushi

Upon entering Marlton's new Japanese restaurant OSushi, you might think you've stepped into a relaxing spa-if you haven't already heard the buzz about the food. OSushi's tranquil ambiance owes a lot to its decor, which emphasizes earthen shades of brown, black, and green. Situated in a glass box over a grey stone wall, a crackling faux… Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Recommends:

Chubby’s Steakhouse in Gloucester City

239 Monmouth St Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 (856) 456-CHUB (2482) Author: The Mystery Consumer | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. May 1, 2016--Late Sunday afternoon, my wife and I enjoyed a super meal at Chubby’s at the corner of Monmouth and Burlington Streets, right across from a former portion of Gloucester Catholic High School. Matt, our excellent chef, graduated from there, as did I and our Cleary’s Blog host, Bill Cleary. We reminisced about how nice it was to work and eat right in view of part of our former heritage. Chubby’s is just a block from the Delaware River and nearby Proprietor’s Park, where it’s nice to sit, get some sun, and watch the ships pass by. While the original Chubby’s is fondly remembered for... Read more →


CNB Business : Small Bites Radio Show with Scott Macom and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com

Wildfire's motto, “When it comes to internet radio and marketing…. We’ve set the bar” (CNBNEWSNET)--Wildfire Group LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of an innovative, captivating, and funny new program called “Small Bites with Scott Macom and Derek Timm” that airs live Sundays at 6:35 p.m. Wildfire Radio 24/7 Entertainment Network presents this show about food, beverages, travel, nightlife, and all topics related to the hospitality industry. Wildfire Group LLC is a media powerhouse with a global audience. Focused primarily on the Philadelphia region, Wildfire is a radio station with original programming available on multiple platforms as well as our own app. This is an amazing opportunity for any hospitality-related business seeking to reach its target audience on one of Philadelphia’s most popular stations.... Read more →


Multi-Million Dollar Convenience Store Being Built In Gloucester City; 40-50 People to Be Employed

EXCITING NEWS--An artist rendering of the new Royal Farms convenience store planned for the Quality Inn property, US Route 130 south and Market Street, Gloucester City, N.J. Construction is expected to begin sometime in early summer. (image provided) by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. (CNBNewsnet)—A multi-million dollar construction project will be starting this year at the Quality Inn property on U.S. Route 130 south at Market Street, Gloucester City. That site was originally the home of a Holiday Inn, built in the late 50’s early 60’s. Several different motel chains have occupied the site over the years most recently the Quality Inn. Amit Patel, the owner of the property has leased half of the site to Royal Farms, a convenience store chain that... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Recommends:The Camden County College Lecture Series (Spring 2016)

The Mystery Consumer CNBNewsnet The Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility at Camden County College regularly offers lectures series on a variety of fascinating and timely topics. Most programs are held in the College’s spacious Civic Auditorium in Blackwood: Iran, the Middle East and ISIS (Wednesdays, March/April) America and The Middle East (15 week Wednesday Evening Course) Autism Spectrum Disorders Return to Iwo Jima Some of the Mini-Courses also being offered include: The Hitler Phenomenon One Percent Better: Nutrition and Fitness Basics Opera: Passion, Politics and Power Marching Through Old Dominion: Battle Ground Virginia Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics Military Organization and the Common Soldier of the Civil War and others… The Center’s Programs are under the direction of Dr. Jack Pesda. He is a... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Recommends: “College Scorecard”

The Mystery Consumer | CNBNewsnet President Obama recently announced the opening of “College Scorecard”. It provides a great deal of comparative information about colleges and universities throughout the country that can be a useful aid to prospective students and parents alike. The website is: www.collegescorecard.ed.gov Because of the cost of higher education, it’s important to get a handle on what the longer term financial benefit of various institutions will be. It should also be noted that the benefit of higher education includes many positive factors other than simply financial return. Here is some information about a few local schools. More detailed information is available when you go to the basic site for each school: School Average Annual Cost/ Graduation Rate / Median Salary After 10... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Lunch at Capital Grille, Cherry Hill Mall

The Mystery Consumer | CNBNewsnet CHERRY HILL NJ--This is a well-kept secret. Most people think that Capital Grille is expensive, and for dinner it can get pricey, but lunch is a real deal. First, there’s free valet parking. Just drive up to the stand. Lunch prices are in effect until 4PM. You will find it far less crowded that just about any other dining establishment at the Mall. Capital Grille is located just to the left of the Nordstrom’s entrance to the Mall. The food is excellent and the servers are attentive. They typically have lunch specials, so for two for lunch, it might only cost $10-$20 extra over what you’d spend for lunch at places like Seasons 52 or Brio, which are also very... Read more →


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The Mystery Consumer Suggests: aenigma Jewelry and Accessories

– and not just for women, MC says (856)833-9200 http://www.aenigmajewelry.com aenigma is far more than just jewelry. It’s located at 6 Powell Lane in Collingswood, right off Haddon Avenue, just past Collings Avenue. Powell Lane is the street where the large vertical sign for “The Lumberyard” residences is located. It’s a short street with limited parking, so you might try Haddon Avenue instead (good luck with that). A better bet is to park just across Collings Avenue in the Speedline parking lot or in the municipal parking lot adjacent to it. Caution: the meters have to be fed until 9 PM. Mrs. MC has shopped at aenigma on many occasions, finding interesting items for herself, or on the most recent occasion, to find a distinctive... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Kuzina, Cherry Hill “Sunday Brunch in Santorini” | CNBNewsnet

The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Kuzina, Cherry Hill: “Sunday Brunch in Santorini” Something different for Sunday morning: Kuzina is located at 404 Marlton Pike (Route 70). It is in the “Saw Mill” strip shopping center, on the right, heading west toward Philadelphia. (856-429-1061).It has pleasant interior and a few outside tables too. Brunch is offered Sundays from 11:30-2:30 for $15.00 per person. That includes a selection of First Course items such as: Two Salad Creations of the Day, Soups of the Day, Greek Lasagna, Salmon Santorini, and more. Main Entrée Choice includes: Spanakopita, Kota Chicken Kabob, Smoked Fish Platter, and a variety of other tasty Greek specialties. There is a selection of mini baklavas and pasty creations for dessert and the price also includes coffee and... Read more →


TIPS AND SNIPPETS: GOD's LITTLE ACRE IS JUMPING; THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACES IN NJ

The other half of the old K-Mart building is being renovated to house new businesses. Planet Fitness opened last year in the same building (photo credit CNBNewsnet) By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GOD’S LITTLE ACRE—The Borough of Brooklawn, also known by some residents as God’s Little Acre, is a happening place these days. By now most people know the Brooklawn Diner opened under new management, and if you are a sports fan you are aware that the Brooklawn Legion baseball team is making another appearance in the American Legion World Series. The defending champs begin play on Thursday, in Shelby, N.C. RELATED: WHAT A GREAT YEAR FOR BROOKLAWN SPORTS! Related: Defending Champ Brooklawn Post 72 What many local residents might not know is... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Bordentown Restaurants

THE MYSTERY CONSUMER | CNBNewsnet Getting tired of going to the same restaurants all the time? Think about extending your reach. Bordentown, just below Trenton, might seem like the end of the earth for many in South Jersey, but that have a very fine collection of good restaurantsright on Farnsworth Avenue. (FarnsworthAvenue is easily reached by taking Route 295 North from South Jersey, getting off at the Route 130 North exit and making a left at the first traffic light on Farnsworth Avenue. Stay to the left as soon as you get on Route 130. There is no jughandle. Just stay left. The restaurant area is about a mile down, surrounded by a number of interesting shops and businesses, perfect for taking a walk before... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Camden County College Center For Leadership and Responsibility

The Mystery Consumer | CNBNewsnet Camden County College’s Center for Leadership and Responsibility in Blackwood offers widely diverse programs, short term “mini-courses” and other events for teacher continuing education credit and for the general public. Programs are offered at the Main Campus in Blackwood and also at The Rohrer Campus in Cherry Hill. In the past, the Center has offered speaking events and courses on the Civil War, Egypt, Cleopatra, Sex and Society, and “Boardwalk Empire”, The Tuskegee Airmen, among many others, and has featured renowned guest speakers, including historian and author David Eisenhower. The variation of what’s offered is limited only by the imagination of the Center’s Director, Dr. John Pesda, which is virtually limitless. Jack Pesda is a true resource for Camden County... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests:

Super Bakeries!

By The Mystery Consumer (CNBNewsnet)Based on my many years of experimentation, and poundage, here's my all-star list of bakeries and some wonderful items for you to try: Audubon: Desserts by Design - Merchant Street A wonderful selection of cakes, cookies and other baked goods. Wonderful tarts, especially the coconut, carrot cake, and almond paste pastry. Renee will great you with her lovely smile. Haddon Heights: 'Tis So Sweet - 9th Avenue, just off Kings Highway I love their small, plain cherry pie. One of the best I've ever had, and I've had plenty. Sonya is a charming lady who also appears with her taste treats at the Haddon Heights Farm Market on Sunday mornings. She also has a "bakery camp" for children in the summer.... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Duffy's Candies of Gloucester City...and Now Haddonfield!

Written By The Mystery Consumer Tradition is a wonderful thing, and Duffy's stands tall. For ninety years, Duffy's has provided excellent chocolates at their original location at 29 N. Broadway in Gloucester City. That location also carries delicious gummy spearmint leaves and orange slices. Love the spearmint leaves. Going toward Camden on Broadway, park your car just past the traffic light at Monmouth Street and cross over Broadway and you'll spot it easily, not as easily if you were driving and looking for it, because it's easy to drive right by - and that would be a shame. Duffy's is a family owned business and a Gloucester City tradition, one of the City's oldest businesses. They are renowned for their "Irish Potatoes" which they sell... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Pete’s Shoe Repair

Pete’s Shoe Repair 725 N. Black Horse Pike Runnemede, NJ 08078 www.petesshoerepair.com RUNNEMEDE NJ (CNBNews.net)--Finding a shoe repair shop is getting more difficult. Pete’s is a family owned and operated business for over 50 years. Their quality is excellent. They also sell a variety of other shoe related products. In addition, they also repair many other things, including even grass bags on mowers. They sewed the lining in a piece of luggage for me. The small loop on my leather watchband came off. They took care of that too. Their prices for these small repairs were very reasonable. They did both these things while I waited. Pete’s is a very active shop, so things can’t always be done while you wait, but they certainly do... Read more →


CNBNews Monthly Stat Report for June 2015; Daily Average 3,197

RELATED: Monthly stats for May 2015 Returning Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person is returning to your website for another visit an hour or more later First Time Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person has no cookie then this is considered their first time at your website. Unique Visitor - Based purely on a cookie, this is the total of the returning visits and first time visits - all your visitors. Page Load - The number of times your page has been visited. Monthly Stats Report: 1 Jun - 30 Jun 2015 Project: Cnbnews.net URL: http://cnbnews.net Summary Page Loads Unique Visits First Time Visits Returning Visits Total 95,897 52,473 45,441 7,032 Average 3,197 1,749 1,515 234 Date... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests : Romash Physical Therapy | CNBNews.net

Romash Physical Therapy 76 E. Euclid Avenue 1st Floor, Suite 100 Haddonfield, NJ 08033 (856) 427-9311 HADDONFIELD NJ (CNBNews.net)--Due to an auto accident I had about 15 years ago, plus other occasions, I’ve been to a number of physical therapy practitioners. This one is one of the best. There is no sitting around here, watching therapists gab with each other. Nor are clients just told what to do and left to their own devices. All clients are carefully monitored. There is great cooperation between members of the staff. The owner, Rich Romash, is on site and regularly supervises his therapists. I found all the therapists to be conscientious and extremely well-selected. You can also be assured that you will not be strung along here. You... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Being Mortal – Medicine and What Matters In The End

Being Mortal – Medicine and What Matters In The End AUTHOR Dr. Atul Gawande This is one of the finest books I’ve read in a long time. It offers experienced professional advice on how to best take care of our health and that of others in critical situations, to make decisions about hospice care - and when the proper time is for it, and how to best manage our own health affairs and those of others who we are entrusted to care for. I gave Being Mortal this five star ***** review on Amazon, among dozens of high starred reviews it had: “Anyone over 50, anyone helping make health decisions for loved ones, or anyone looking at her/his potential passing should read this book. Dr.Gawande... Read more →


Business Law II Offered at Camden County College Online in July

press release Business Law II (Law102-OL7) will be offered online beginning July 13th and ending August 21st. This three credit course is the natural follow-up to Legal Environment/Law I. There is no pre-requisite for taking the course however. It is open to anyone. Business Law II is good preparation for anyone intending to take accounting and/or the CPA Exam, planning to attend law school or take paralegal studies, obtaining a real estate salesperson's license, for leasing, banking, insurance, human resources, and where a knowledge of agency relationships would be helpful for any business practitioner. The course instructor is Lawrence J. Danks, a former Licensed Real Estate Broker for 40 years and also a former Approved Real Estate School Director and Instructor for 20 years. Professor... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: N.J.'s BEST BURGERS

After thousands of e-mails and comments, and 60,000-plus votes cast, we have the 50 semi-finalists in our NJ's Best Burger Showdown. Just as with our N.J.'s best-bars competition, it was impossible to pick just 25 places from scores -- make that hundreds -- of worthy candidates. But tough choices again had to be made. The 50 semi-finalists revealed Now things get juicy. After thousands of e-mails and comments, and 60,000-plus votes cast, we have the 50 semi-finalists in our N.J.'s Best Burger Showdown. The top five vote-getters in the categories we asked you vote in automatically gained a berth in our semi-final round. In addition, I selected 25 places, giving us 50 contestants in… Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests " II FIORE"

Il Fiore 693-695 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108 (856) 833-0808 COLLINGSWOOD NJ (CNBNews.net)-- Il Fiore is a great restaurant at a terrific value. It is located on Haddon Avenue, where Collings Avenue intersects with it. It is highly rated on both Yelp and Trip Advisor. It features substantial portions at very modest prices. One of my favorites is the Seafood Risotto (Risotto Pescatora). It has a variety of seafood and is a real deal at $14. The Salmon is also a bargain at the same price. I’d recommend getting it with no sauce or only light sauce. My wife likes the Lemon Chicken (Pollo Limone). Il Fiore has a diverse menu and there are a number of specials available, often including Bronzino, a Veal Chop,... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Vacationing in Chincoteague, Virginia | CNBNews.net

Chincoteague's 90th Annual Pony Swim will be held this year on July 29 (photo credit Chincoteague website) by The Mystery Consumer Chincoteague, Virginia (CNBNews.net)--Here’s a vacation destination that’s not too far, but far enough to feel like you’re out of the local orbit. It’s about 3 ½ hours from South Jersey. We’ve visited there four times, once in December. It’s a small, quiet town with a “Main Street” that has several restaurants and shops. The best on the street I think is Bill’s, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. In our six day stay recently, we ate three meals there. It’s a cozy place with wooden booths and tables, a nice menu, good quality, and a friendly atmosphere. It’s open year round. I asked a... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Indeblue Indian Cuisine | CNBNews.net

Indeblue Indian Cuisine 619 Collings Avenue Collingswood, NJ 08107 856.854.4633 Lunch, Sunday Brunch, and Dinner COLLINGSWOOD NJ (CNBNews.net)--Located just off the White Horse Pike, Indeblue offers excellent food. There is also outside dining on their front deck. My wife and I have eaten here many times and enjoyed it. Often when suggesting an Indian restaurant to others, the response can be “I don’t like Indian food.” But there is enough on their menu for simple tastes, and all dishes can be served with mild, medium or hot spices. The serving staff is very helpful in making suggestions and explaining various dishes. That’s good because some of the names are tongue-twisters! Their soups are tasty. For starters, I’d recommend the Crispy Spinach, Naan Pizza, and also... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Zaffron Meditteranean Cuisine

Zaffron Meditteranean Cuisine 113 E. Kings Highway, Haddonfield (BYOB) HADDONFIELD NJ (CNBNews.net)--Although this restaurant has only be opened for a few months, my wife and I have had both lunch and dinner here on a number of occasions. Zaffron has been well-reviewed on Yelp and other dining sites. The exterior is identified by a black and white awning over the entrance. Zaffron is located in the former location of “Animo Juice”, which moved across, and down, the street. The environment is small and cozy. With the addition of outside tables under cover, you can eat outside when it’s raining or when the sun is blazing. The owner has creatively removed the former display areas on both sides of the former entrance and created some inviting... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Dr. Craig Kimmel

Dr. Craig Kimmel Dr. Craig Kimmel Lourdes Care 1 Brace Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (CNBNews.net)--Dr. Kimmel is dual Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. He currently serves as Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Lourdes Medical Associates, which is part of Our Lady of Lourdes Health Care System. He currently practices exclusively in the area of Sports Medicine. Dr. Kimmel attended Hahnemann University Medical School, in Philadelphia. He completed his residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital and was Director of their Sports Medicine Program. In addition, Dr. Kimmel served as the Sports Medicine physician for both Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. He has treated both amateur and professional athletes. He also was a former collegiate basketball player himself. Both my wife and... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests Blue Hair Salon | CNBNews.net

BLUE 43 HADDON AVENUE WESTMONT (HADDON TOWNSHIP) NJ WESTMONT NJ (CNBNews.net)-- “Blue” is a hair salon with a contemporary air. Owner Doug Kelley says their goal is to: “Enhance our clients natural beauty while having fun” My wife appreciates him and the salon’s services and she always looks even prettier after she’s been there. Doug cuts my hair too and does a great job. He’s an excellent cutter. I’ve seen many other guys getting their hair cut there too. It’s a comfortable, relaxed place for both men and women. Doug specializes in cuts and his staff colors and does cuts too. Doug is very active in the community. He organized and manages Westmont’s “Produce Market”, held late Wednesday afternoons in market season. It operates in... Read more →