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Kids & Family Shops, Consignment, Restaurants in NJ

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art / craft supplies

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books - children's books

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business opportunities

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consignment shops

Cottontails Children's Consignment Shop
980 Shrewsbury Ave., Tinton Falls, NJ

FLIP Consignment
1279 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ
          Children's sports and dance consignment store.

Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop
37 DeForest Ave., Summit, NJ
          Like new clothing, accessories and household items. Second floor consignment shop features new gift items as well.

Kidzignments Consignment Events
P.O. Box 2321, Flemington, NJ 08822.
          Consignment events held twice a year for one week.

Milk Money-Maplewood
410 Ridgewood Rd., Maplewood, NJ

Milk Money-Cranford
18 North Avenue West, Cranford, NJ 07016

Once Upon A Child
Deptford: 1450 Clements Bridge Rd., Deptford, NJ, 856-579-8043
Edison: 561 U.S. 1, Edison, NJ, 732-640-1100
Fairfield: 137 Rt. 46W, Fairfield, NJ, 973-287-6321
Howell: 536 New Friendship Rd., Howell, NJ, 732-534-9780
Maple Shade: 450 S. Lenola Rd., Maple Shade, NJ, 856-235-5439
Paramus: 777 Rt. 17S, Paramus, NJ 07652
Randolph: 477 Rt. 10E, Randolph, NJ, 973-659-3355

Second Childhood
268 Morris Ave., Springfield, 973-379-3040

Sprouts Consignment Shop
322 Main St., Madison, NJ, 973-377-0105

Trends & Treasures
261 Main St., Whitehouse Station, NJ, 908-534-2644

Twice Is Nice
159 Mt. Pleasant Ave., East Hanover, NJ

We Kids of Flemington
25 Turntable Junction, Flemington, NJ


Bargain Box Thrift Boutique
102 Mt. Kemble Ave., Rt. 202, Morristown,NJ
          High quality, gently-used clothing for the family, handbags, household items, books and more. Proceeds benefit the Women's Association of Morristown Medical Center.

Boys & Girls Clubs Bike Exchange
Volunteer-run bike shop in Ewing sells donated used bikes to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey.

The Jumble Store
110 Walnut Ave., Cranford, NJ
          Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield thrift shop features new and gently used clothing and household items, children's clothing and toy department.

Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore
274 S. Salem St. (off Rt. 10W), Randolph, NJ
          Shop new and gently used kitchen cabinetry, appliances, home furnishings, building supplies and more. Additional New Jersey stores in Manville, Wayne, Westwood, Freehold, Asbury Park, and Hamilton. For other ReStore locations, enter zipcode on website.

My Unique Thrift Stores
698 Oak Tree Ave., South Plainfield
116 Broad St., Elizabeth
111 Wagaraw Rd., Hawthorne
188 Main St., Paterson
3196 Kennedy Blvd., Union City
2485 US Highway 22W, Union
1581 US Highway 22, Watchung

Westfield Service League Thrift and Consignment Shop
114 Elmer St., Westfield, NJ
          Gently used clothing for men, women, teens and children, shoes, books, household items, toys and bric-a-brac.


Englishtown Auction
90 Wilson Ave., Englishtown, NJ
         Open weekends year round.

New Meadowlands Flea Market
Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
         Open Saturdays year round.

Rice's Sale and Country Market
6326 Greenhill Rd., New Hope, PA
         Open Tues. & Sat. March-Dec. Outdoor and permanent indoor booths over 30 acres.

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Suburban Optik, Inc.
369 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, NJ
          Suburban Optik carries a huge selection of name-brand frames for the entire family. Choose from Polo, Gucci, Armani just to name a few. In addition, they are the only shop to guarantee children's eyeglasses against breakage until age 12. Same day service is available in most cases and Drs. Laura A. Lukaszek, Brenda Lynly, and Brian Mackey, Optometric Physicians, are on premises at Suburban Eye Institute. Call 908-464-0123 to schedule an appointment.

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music - cds

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pet care
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International offer free online referral networks.

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pet adoption / rescue groups

800-save-a-pet (800-728-3273)
          Non-profit pet adoption website advertises homeless pets to adopter-families from animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups and pet adoption agencies.
Search for adoptable cats and dogs online by entering your zipcode.

Associated Humane Societies Animal Care Centers
Essex County: 124 Evergreen Ave., Newark, 973-824-7080
Ocean County: Humane Way at Lacey Rd., Forked River, 609-693-1900
Monmouth County: 2960 Shafto Rd. (Rt. 547. GSP exit 102S), Tinton Falls,
         Open daily for pet adoption.

Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption
P.O. Box 355, Cranford, 908-486-0230

Jersey Animal Coalition
Box 225, Maplewood, 973-763-7322.
          Animal rescue and adoption.

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter
194 Rt. 10W, East Hanover, NJ
          Pet adoption (adult dogs and cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits) and educational programs for schools and organizations.

People for Animals
          Offers low-cost spay/neuter services and affordable essential health care in New Jersey with clinics in Hillside, Robbinsville and Millville.
Homeless pet database in partnership with ASPCA.

Plainfield Area Humane Society
          Finding homes for homeless animals since 1933.

St. Hubert’s Giralda
575 Woodland Ave., Madison, NJ, 973-377-2295
Somerset Humane Society satellite: 3201 Rt. 22E, North Branch, 908-526-3330

S.A.R.A., Inc.
P.O. Box 124, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922, 908-337-1366
          Animal rescue, placement, adoption, and fostering. Volunteers always needed.

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spa & wellness

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Meyer’s Dolls Toys Hobbies
35 E. Northfield Rd., Livingston, NJ
    Over 100 years providing thousands of classic and educational toys, collectible play dolls and accessories, Lionel and wooden trains, games, puzzles, baby gifts, building toys, arts and crafts, puppets. Huge playroom and party room. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, UPS shipping, free gift wrapping.

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vacation rentals
         From apartments, rooms, whole houses to treehouses and boats, search rentals available around the world.

         TripAdvisor's vacation rental site featuring homes, beach houses, cabins, condos, cottages and villas for rent around the world.

Vacation Rentals By Owner
         Vacation Rentals By Owner provides vacation rental properties worldwide, ranging from traditional conds, homes and villas to bed and breakfasts and the more exotic.

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family restaurants

The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe
2305 Grand Central Ave. (Rt. 35N), Lavallette, 732-854-2279;
          An old fashioned "singing" ice cream shoppe with waiters and waitresses performing a vaudeville style cabaret of upbeat American tunes every seating.

Marcello’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
268 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, NJ
          BYO. Fine Italian food in a casual atmosphere. From veal, chicken, seafood and pasta to brick oven pizza and subs, Marcello's has something to please the whole family. Eat in, take out, party catering available.

Medieval Times
149 Polito Ave., Lyndhurst, NJ
888-WE-JOUST (888-935-6878)
          Inside the enclosed climate controlled castle, you'll feast on a 4-course medieval banquet while witnessing knights compete in games of skill, swordplay and a jousting tournament.

Stirling Hotel
227 Main Ave., Stirling, NJ
          A 1903 building with American West atmosphere, offering home-cooked specialties for adults and kids! Steaks, ribs, grilled fish, roasted chicken and salads are featured daily.