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Chanticler, Millburn-bulldozed!

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scarlet knight Aug 18, 2011 07:07 PM

i noticed that this high-end catering hall was razed and bulldozed! i was married a few blocks away at the Short Hills Caterers, which is also closed. what is going on ?

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    tantesheri RE: scarlet knight Aug 19, 2011 05:45 AM

    the economy

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      scarlet knight RE: scarlet knight Aug 19, 2011 08:06 AM

      It seems that a traditional, glitzy wedding will soon be a thing of the past. I've read that fewer people get married and those who do get married at an older age. I always thought that traditional weddings were a colossal waste of money and the young couple could better deploy the money spent on the wedding for a down payment on a house. Wait...that housing thing isn't working out too well, either.

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        Welcoboy RE: scarlet knight Aug 19, 2011 06:29 PM

        drove by yesterday for the first time in a long time. looks like they are leveling it out to put some new buildings in. end of an era. i didn't notice short hills caterers was gone. i was there for an engagement party that was better than the wedding.

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          scarlet knight RE: Welcoboy Aug 19, 2011 07:51 PM

          The Short Hill Caterers building is still standing, but it has been closed for years. i guess traditional weddings and bar mitzvahs are less prevalent.

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        tom246 RE: scarlet knight Aug 20, 2011 04:06 AM

        My high school senior prom was at the Chanticler many years ago. No, I'm not going to tell how many years ago :)

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          scarlet knight RE: tom246 Aug 20, 2011 02:02 PM

          It was a very nice place. my wife and i went to a very nice wedding at the chanticler.

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