Melanie Anzidei, North Jersey News

Melanie Anzidei

North Jersey News

New Jersey, United States

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Recent:
  • North Jersey News
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
Past:
  • The Journal News
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Rochester D and C
  • Daily Record
  • USA TODAY
  • MyCentralJersey

Recent articles by Melanie:

Planning to shop on Small Business Saturday? Here are some local hidden gems

This weekend marks the tenth rendition of Small Business Saturday, which falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here are some places to shop. → Read More

Toys R Us opens 'new' kind of store, with its first US location in Garden State Plaza

The beloved toy brand marked an important milestone: its return to the retail world with the launch of its experiential shop. → Read More

Toys R Us comeback: The new company's first toy store opens Wednesday

Toys R Us opens its first new store at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. A location also opens soon in Houston. → Read More

It's back: Toys R Us to open at Garden State Plaza on Wednesday morning

This Thanksgiving Eve, Toys R Us will be making its comback in North Jersey with its first new U.S. retail store at Garden State Plaza in Paramus. → Read More

Get your meds at the mall: Valley Health opens walk-in care center at Garden State Plaza

The walk-in care center is the health system's first of its kind to open inside a mall, as Valley Health continues to grow its Paramus footprint. → Read More

American Dream delays water park opening

The water park will not be opening Nov. 27 as previously planned, an American Dream spokesperson said Thursday. → Read More

Sky Blue FC to play all home games at Red Bull Arena in 2020

The women's professional soccer team will be relocating to its new home in Harrison after a historic 2019 season that saw record-breaking crowds. → Read More

Whoopi Goldberg is coming to American Dream to celebrate her pop-up shop's grand opening

The new shop is slated to open Monday in East Rutherford and will remain open through January 2020. → Read More

American Dream is open, but some Nickelodeon rides still don't have permits to operate

Several of the more thrilling attractions inside Nickelodeon Universe have yet to open, and others were closed for testing this week. → Read More

American Dream is about to open — at least part of it. What's going on at the mega mall opening

The American Dream mega mall and entertainment complex in East Rutherford, first conceived in 1991, opened its doors Friday to the first customers. → Read More

American Dream is here. Is the project an example of retail's future?

Will the center, eventually the home of hundreds of stores, restaurants and countless entertainment options, be a hit or a bust? → Read More

American Dream opens Friday. Here's what you need to know if you plan to go

Even if you weren't able to snag a ticket to Nickelodeon Universe, you can still rent a pair of skates and enjoy the mall's indoor ice rink. → Read More

The Yankees didn't make it, but this Lyndhurst catcher is heading to the World Series

Alexia Jorge, a rising star, is heading to Game Four, where she will stand with her peers on the U.S.A. Baseball Women’s National Team. → Read More

Here's what the American Dream ski slope mural will look like, and when it'll be completed

By next summer, the attraction will be wrapped with a black-and-white mural made up of submissions from local artists and the community. → Read More

Virtual reality coming to Westfield Garden State Plaza as The VOID to open first NJ post

The VOID uses virtual reality technology, physical stages and multi-sensory effects to create fully-immersive worlds for guests to explore. → Read More

American Dream and Lyft announce ride-share partnership ahead of October opening

The two companies will select a New Jersey nonprofit each month to receive free tickets and rides to the entertainment and retail center. → Read More

American Dream: Here's which attractions are opening when this fall

The official opening for the mega-mall and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands is Oct. 25, but the water park and snow park will open later. → Read More

American Dream is set to open in six weeks. We finally got a look inside

As construction wraps up after the concept was first floated nearly two decades ago, American Dream's entertainment sections are on track to open Oct. 25 → Read More

Eyesore no more: American Dream's ski slope gets much-anticipated face-lift

American Dream is finally getting rid of that hideous pattern on its ski slope. The multicolored facade was final trace from project's Xanadu days. → Read More

Old Navy to open in Clifton this fall in vacant space

Old Navy's 14,500-square-foot store will open in a vacant space left behind by a once-popular, New Jersey-based discount clothing chain. → Read More