Featuring Downtown: River Avenue Bake Shoppe And Cafe

VIDEO 6 of the Featuring Downtown video series: Featuring River Avenue Bake Shoppe And Cafe, owned by Yoel Tesser. Videos are taken by a board member of the new Downtown Merchants Commission, for TLS.

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  1. are the salads the same low price as salad garden’s? are the two stores related??? i only go there to buy salads bc their price beats the rest of this town’s salads and are so much better than any place else is lakewood!!!! keep it up salad garden! p.s. for all the other stores that charge a lot for their salads—maybe if u lowered the price, more ppl would buy it!

  2. Check out Bagel Nosh’s new Salad Bar! I just had a salad today and it was amazing as well as the price! they also have the most selections and topping then any other store. also, I think they added a Fresh fruit-veg Juice bar, and fro-yo stuff. pretty cool!

  3. ive been at the new cafe quite a few times and continue telling people to go they have great service fresh food and great prices….thanks to the Tessers!!!!Mr.Tesser senior you are great pr for your sons place!!!!

  4. and dont forget YitzyTesser of UNique Builders who actually built the River Ave cafe and the new bagel Nosh what a great job

  5. Before you feature stores not in the downtown area I think you should give some of the ones in the downtown a chance. For example R&S Deli, Good Housekeeping Shop, Center of Town, Kings Pharmacy, BP Graphics, Falafel N’ Chips, Prime Wok, Kollel Food Store, and these are only some of the businesses that have made the DOWNTOWN their home. These are many of the stores that so called “stuck it out” and didn’t run to any of the new shopping plazas popping up every week somewhere else in town. These are the ones that want to keep the downtown OUR downtown despite what it looks like.

  6. Someone is acting strange, or has an agenda or something.
    This whole downtown video feature thing was to promote businesses that are downtown and to encourage people to keep shopping downtown and preserve the neighborhood.
    Now you feature a store which encourages people to shop AWAY from downtown! Is this a joke or a serious attempt or wassup?
    Tell us what you are all about, who you are, and exactly what you want to accomplish.
    Some consistancy, please.

  7. Why is Hershel promoting this? This is Gelbsteins first step out of the downtown! Not that there is anything wrong with getting out of the rundown outdated “Downtown” but makes ine suspicious

  8. Hershel just can’t do anything right. When he shows stores downtown people say what about stores in other parts of town. If he shows restaurants they write are you scared to show a store that sells toys? If he shows jewish stores that sell toys they blog, what about hispanic ones. Hispanic ones they say why are you making fun of them or why show these stores. Give the guy a break. I doubt TLS pays him for this and the LDC or UEZ or township Don’t pay him salary for this either. I. personally don’t understand why he bothers with all he is doing. He must be bored or something hey next show us the sports bars or brick theatres or the strand. Gevaldig

  9. They did center of town already. Pizza plus. Shoe store and others in downtown already. I doubt they can do bp graphics. Too many girls work there. Maybe tls can interview heineman about the downtown. R and S needs a whole show done about it. That place is an institution. It should be mobbed every night like bernsteins used to be. Memories what a place.

  10. hershel you forgot about all the stores near you …..you did not want the no turn signal so that shoppers should not leave downtown???
    looks like you left!! please keep fighting for the leventers ,candy land ,kings,lakewood orchad …..and all the originals……

  11. I agree with #4 in as much as Bagel Nosh is actually downtown. Why not do a story on the sheitel macher on Spruce, which according to this logic is downtown?

  12. hey guys chill justpromoting a new store another yid parnossah please guy let us not loose sleep over this it isint that important
    Joel Tesser isjust expanding the ol gelbsteins it is not the fist step out of downtown
    Gelbstein actually takes downtown to the tri state daily so downtown it stays
    TLS editor just do a profile on the old store to keep all the ery concerned ppl happy

    TLS good job

  13. i think he was just trying to say that there is a need for both.the downtown represents what lakewood should be.but the town expanded so now service and conveniences need to be close to homes too.yasher koach to gelbsteins for being mehana us with the convenience of both areas.i would nt mind being able to get bagel noshs best bagels on this side of town too,but the original places are always great to go also,i can take a stroll down clifton check out stores buy shoes,a hat,pop into seforim store candyland or center of town.i know there are lots of yucky stores too ,but i think they will be leaving.they never seem to have any customers ever.how do those stores pay rent? i want to open a nice mens designer ties and belts shop.hope the rents will go down as these useless stores close up.

  14. Why would anyone want to go down Clifton? It’s dirty, you get catcalls from the Mexicans, there’s trash everywhere, and its hard to park, and I feel unsafe walking! I frequent Westgate and places not on Clifton!

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