The Pokémon Go phenomena has quickly taken over the country and yes, New Jersey and Westfield too. Since its release, Pokémon owner Nintendo has seen its stock price soar. Niantic Labs, the creators of the app, claim that on a daily basis, the insanely popular app is being used twice as much as Facebook on Androids.
C.J. Reycraft, Jr, award-winning chef and owner of the restaurant formerly known as Amuse, has reopened his space at 39 Elm St. in Downtown Westfield as Butcher Block Burgers. The restaurant features some of Amuse’s most popular items — gourmet burgers — as well as sandwiches, salads, ice cream desserts and sides like lobster mac & cheese.
“Everyone loves a burger,” Reycraft said. “If I had to choose my last meal it would definitely be a burger with fries and a Coke.”Continue reading
Summer is the perfect time for those seeking an opportunity to learn to play an instrument, begin vocal lessons or continue to improve upon their already established musical skills. No matter the age of the potential music student, the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Music Studio can help the beginner or the advanced musician successfully achieve many goals.Continue reading
Music & Dance Event with Spanish Flamenco Guitarist PEDRO CORTES & His Guest Artists in Concert
The popular monthly FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST concert series returns on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:30pm to the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ. The event features a passionate Flamenco Puro performance with accomplished Spanish flamenco guitarist Pedro Cortes and Shlomi Cohen on sax & flute along with acclaimed guest flamenco dancers La Conja and Jose Moreno.Continue reading
The Westfield Memorial Library is pleased to present six foreign films for the months of July and August. They will be shown on consecutive Mondays beginning July 11 at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.
The first film, Lady in the Van, is in English and runs 104 minutes. Starring a magnificent Maggie Smith, it tells the true story of a woman of uncertain origins who “temporarily” parks her van in Alan Bennett’s (Alex Jennings) London driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years.Continue reading
When you visit Downtown Westfield, the DWC and the Town of Westfield wants to ensure you have the best experience possible. Parking is most often the beginning and ending of your visit downtown, so it is a good opportunity to remind patrons of the various parking options.
There are five Pay Station Parking Lots for longer term visitors to park up to a 4-hour maximum and cost only $.50 an hour. This gives you more time to shop at your favorite stores, eat at your favorite restaurants, watch your favorite movie at the theater or pamper yourself at your favorite salon!Continue reading