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Thursday, February 14, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The longtime Little Silver resident, whose son runs the eponymous market in town, died on Dec. 31.
Adelaide Hoyt Sickles, 81, whose family has run Sickles Market in Little Silver for more than 50 years, died on Dec. 31. Sickles was married to Robert W. Sickles for nearly 60 years, according to an obituary on the Thompson Funeral Home website. She also is survived by her four children, Ginny (Finn), Bob (Leslie), Jane (Michael) and Ted and four grandchildren, Tori, Sasha, Tristan and Liam. She graduated from Red Bank High School and completed studies at Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York City, working then as a secretary at Shadow Lawn Savings and Loan in Long Branch. The Sickles set up a stand to sell the produce they grew on their farm on Harrison Avenue off Rumson Road, according to the market's website, which eventually …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Post photos and videos to show off what you're growing.
Nike might want you to just do it, but Sickles Market would rather see you grow it. The Little Silver nursery-market-gift emporium is putting a call out to Patch readers to show off what they're growing this spring. All next week, folks can post photos and/or videos on Patch of what they're growing or why they're growing it. Readers can also use other social media outlets, but make sure to use the hash tag #growsomething. The social media campaign, from May 14 though May 18, is the creation of Greenhouse Grower’s “Grow Initiative” campaign. Check out a video that Sickles Market, a century old gourmet food market and garden center in Little Silver, created for the campaign.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
A cornucopia of events and useful information for folks living in Oceanport and Little Silver.
Grab a Sweatshirt: Mother Nature makes another twist today with a slight temperature drop. According to the National Weather Service, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 59. Overnight, it will be mostly cloudy with temperatures cooling down with a low around 45 expected. Girls in Action: The Shore Regional Varsity Girls’ lacrosse team is in action today. The girls will take on Manasquan High School at home today. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. RBR BOE: The Red Bank Regional Board of Education will meet tonight at the Red Bank Regional High School. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. To see what will be discussed at tonight’s meeting, click here. Tune In: Set your DVR or clear your schedule. Starting at 8:30 p.m., NJ …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Which class at Red Bank Regional will sell the most sandwiches at Sickles Market, in Little Silver? The Battle of the Sandwiches kicked off Saturday with a feeding frenzy.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Auction winners enjoyed a food-infused trip to NJPAC to see a concert by the local charity.
Supporters of Holiday Express enjoyed a smorgasbord at Sickles Market then hopped on a bus to rock around the Christmas tree with Tim McLoone's brigade of volunteer merrymakers at a special concert held at Newark's NJPAC on Dec. 21. The trip was a featured auction item at Sickles' Wine and Cheese Tasting benefit held on Nov. 3 to benefit the local charity. Holiday Express is a group of local musicians and other volunteers that bring music, gifts and cheer to those in need during the holiday season and around the year. The above video from NJ Discover features interviews with Sickles Market owner Bob Sickles, NJ 101.5 FM radio personality Big Joe Henry, Sickles Director of Tours Kirsty Dougherty, and a healthy dose of the Holiday Express …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Little Silver specialty food market and garden center chosen as best family business in the state by The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Farleigh Dickinson University.
Little Silver's Sickles Market was recently given top honors as New Jersey Family Business of the year by the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University at an award ceremony held at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, on Oct. 11. Sickles Market, a 103 year old specialty food market and garden center located on family property that dates back to a King’s Land Grant in 1663, was the winner in the category of family businesses with over $10 million in sales. The New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards recognize family firms that best exemplify strong businesses acumen, active family engagement, innovation and community involvement. Winners are eligible for the National Family Business of the Year Competition …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Apocalypse No, Warm With Showers Possible, Get Wowed by Sickles, First Battle in State Tourney for Red Bank's Band of Brothers, Welcome Susan!
Apocalypse No Well Little Silver and Oceanport, we survived the end of the world, and that's a great way to head into this week in late May. Still, just in case the zombies are coming for us, here are the items Center of Disease Control spokesman and self-described Zombie Task Force member Ali S. Khan recommends you gather: "Things like water, food and other supplies to get you through the first couple of days before you can locate a zombie-free camp (or in the event of a natural disaster, it will buy you some time until you are able to make your way to an evacuation shelter or utility lines are restored)" Khan posted the guide last Monday, and it has since gotten millions of hits on the web. The guide offers tips helpful in preparing for …
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Stocked pantry and garden put products and ethos of Little Silver emporium on display at designer show house in Middletown's historic Locust Point District.
The VNA Designer Show House at Holly Hill is a labyrinth of happy surprises, and Little Silver's Sickles Market is providing visitors there with at least two sources of inspiration; a fully-loaded pantry and a garden geared for sustainability. Holly Hill is a historical estate located in the Locust area of Middletown Township. It was built during the depression in 1934 by New Jersey state senator and superior court Judge Thomas Brown, who used local labor and materials for the home's construction. The estate was chosen to become the third designer show house for Stately Homes By-the-Sea, an organization that brings in acclaimed interior designers, decorators, landscape artists and the like, and has them get creative with various spaces in …
Friday, April 22, 2011
Shoppers preparing for a holiday weekend left Sickles Market with their purchases and some works of art.
For the past two weeks, beautifully decorated grocery bags hung from the ceiling at Sickles Market. Today, we celebrate Earth Day and shoppers at the market will go home with bags decorated by students from Point Road School in Little Silver and Memorial School in Eatontown. On April, 15th the students of Point Road School presented the bags to Bob Sickles at a special program held at school. As a thank you Sickles Market gave each student a lettuce plant to take home and plant in their garden. Shoppers at the market were delighted to be going home with the colorfully decorated bags and some mentioned they would be used over and over again, the point of Reduce, Recycle and Reuse hitting home.