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September 2013
Free

Free Networking Focus Group – 9/18/13

September 18, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Choc O Pain Bakery & Café,
157 First Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Inspiration, practical advice & focus group feedback Have a great business idea but not sure about pricing? Thinking about heading back to work after staying home but need experience to beef up your resume? Want to get inspired by energetic entrepreneurs? Bounce ideas off the perfect target audience – moms of young children – in a private, confidential setting.  Pics and attendee feedback at The Metro Moms Help Grow Your Business From the Ground to the Stars. RSVP to info@metromoms.net.

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October 2013
$5

Healthy & Green Halloween – 10/19/13

October 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The RUE!,
301 Garden Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Dress the kids in their costumes for a weekend afternoon of healthy trick-or-treating and rocking out with Dana Harrison of Musicology 4 Kids & the Fuzzy Lemons! Cruise by individual sections geared to babies, big kids, and parents. Stamp your passport with exhibitor customs stamps and pick up FREE giveaways like restaurant gift cards, natural organic products and treats, food makers and more. $5/family gets you all in, door registration accepted.

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November 2013
Free

Networking Focus Group

November 4, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hoboken HotHouse,
200 Monroe St
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Have a great business idea but not sure about pricing? Thinking about heading back to work after staying home but need experience to beef up your resume? Want to get inspired by energetic entrepreneurs? Bounce ideas off the perfect target audience – moms of young children – in a private, confidential setting.  Pics and attendee feedback at The Metro Moms Help Grow Your Business From the Ground to the Stars. RSVP to info@metromoms.net.

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December 2013
Free

Free Networking Holiday Party – 12/4/13

December 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bambino Chef,
213 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States
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Inspiration, practical advice & focus group feedback Have a great business idea but not sure about pricing? Thinking about heading back to work after staying home but need experience to beef up your resume? Want to get inspired by energetic entrepreneurs? Bounce ideas off the perfect target audience – moms of young children – in a private, confidential setting.  Pics and attendee feedback at The Metro Moms Help Grow Your Business From the Ground to the Stars. RSVP to info@metromoms.net.…

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March 2014
$5

4th Annual Metro Mom Expo – 3/8/14

March 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The RUE!,
301 Garden Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030 United States
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Unleash the kids in their section to rock out TWICE to Musicology 4 Kids, build robotic legos, test out the latest toys and play chess. While the kids are distracted, amble on over to the grownup side of the event. Grab a hot cup of tea, and meet other moms. Stamp your passport with exhibitor customs stamps and pick up FREE giveaways like restaurant gift cards, natural organic products and treats, food makers and more. $5/family gets you all in,…

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“Anniversary Dinner” by Janelle Ward

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 0 comments

“Anniversary Dinner” by Janelle Ward

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. This week, we eavesdrop on a couple as they celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.  Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Anniversary Dinner” by Janelle Ward   They were out celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. It doesn’t really matter where. Let’s say it was an Italian restaurant. They smiled at each other over the leather-bound menus and giggled when the waiter popped the...

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“Waiting To Be Seen” by Jez Patterson

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 2 comments

“Waiting To Be Seen” by Jez Patterson

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Sometimes all we want is to be seen. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Waiting To Be Seen” by Jez Patterson I went at four a.m. because, well, the last time, I’d gone during the day and had to wait five hours before I was seen. The ache in my kidneys wasn’t so intense that I couldn’t hold off, and I had some painkillers from that previous occasion if it suddenly got worse. I was moving to...

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“Her Hands” by James E. Guin

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 2 comments

“Her Hands” by James E. Guin

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. While enjoying an afternoon in a café, a man falls in love with a guitarist’s hands. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Her Hands” by James E. Guin With the precision, the premeditation, and the control of a spider crawling from limb to limb spinning its web, I can still see her left hand gliding across the flat neck of the guitar. Relaxed, barely moving like the arm of a record player her right...

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“Fairground Rides” by E. Lillith McDermott

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 6 comments

“Fairground Rides” by E. Lillith McDermott

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Moira – and the animals – get more than they expected at the fairground that day. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Fairground Rides” by E. Lillith McDermott “Please, Daddy…” Kate’s six-year-old pulled on her father’s hand. Kate caught her daughter’s other hand, gave a squeeze. “Come on Ben. Remember how much fun we all had at the San Diego Zoo?” Her husband smiled....

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“Time Out” by Nicola S. Heighton

Posted by on Jul 6, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 3 comments

“Time Out” by Nicola S. Heighton

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Sometimes a time out can make a dramatic difference. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Time Out” by Nicola S. Heighton It was probably the most beautiful mirror I’d ever seen.  Enormous, tinted yellow and with a frame that looked like branches tangling around it from a tree at the bottom centre.  I wanted it, of course.  I may have only been a child at the time, but I knew beauty when I...

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“Karen and the Philanthropist” by Lucinda Kempe

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 3 comments

“Karen and the Philanthropist” by Lucinda Kempe

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Karen attempts to find a use for her homemaking skills in the workplace. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Karen and the Philanthropist” by Lucinda Kempe Karen reviewed the job advert in Craigslist. Was it a fluke? “Major international philanthropist in need of a right hand personal assistant, $125K plus bonus, New York City and the Hamptons. ” She thought about her twenty plus years as a...

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“Enjoy Your Meal, Sir?” by Christine Sutton

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 14 comments

“Enjoy Your Meal, Sir?” by Christine Sutton

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. An unexpected diner in the restaurant where Laura works has her cooking up the perfect dish. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Enjoy Your Meal, Sir?” by Christine Sutton    As the rich, dark dome slid from the oven Laura sighed with relief. She’d followed the recipe exactly but until you saw the finished cake you could never be sure. And doing it for real, in an actual restaurant, felt...

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“Dress for Duress” by Laird Long

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 1 comment

“Dress for Duress” by Laird Long

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Ruth’s mother-in-law just wants to drop by for a short visit.  Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Dress for Duress” by Laird Long    When Clyde informed Ruth that his mother ‘wanted to drop by for a short visit,’ her resulting scream could be heard clear across town. The last time ‘Mother’ Agnes had dropped by for a short visit, she’d occupied the Crandell house for three...

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“A Perfectly Normal, Ordinary Life” by John B. Rosenman

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 4 comments

“A Perfectly Normal, Ordinary Life” by John B. Rosenman

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. Jimmy’s wife has a secret. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “A Perfectly Normal, Ordinary Life” by John B. Rosenman    She was letting down her hair so to speak, just being herself when Jimmy came home unexpectedly from work. She hurried to put things back, but it was too late. He opened the door and stood staring at her. Just staring. Finally, he closed the door behind him and came...

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“Pink Tiles” by D. Kirk

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Featured, Fiction, Fiction Selections | 3 comments

“Pink Tiles” by D. Kirk

We’d like to present a new Feature Story here at Metro Fiction. Please check the Metro Fiction page for more information about us. A woman regrets not remodeling her bathroom sooner. Please enjoy our Feature Story: “Pink Tiles” by D. Kirk   My bathtub’s small for how many times a week I use it. Sometimes I add bubbles, sometimes lavender oil to make it feel special, a little treat. I usually read while I’m in there too, smutty stuff with tight bodices and bulging thigh muscles. They make me laugh and cry and...

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