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Valentine's Day Essential Gifts

Valentine's Day Essential Gifts

Look no further than Downtown Westfield for the perfect gift for those important people in your life on Valentine's Day. Here are some of the best places to get the essentials. Show your love for your Valentine and our downtown businesses at the same time!

Flowers: 

  • Blue Jasmine Floral Design & Boutique - 23 Elm St., 908.232.2393
  • Flower Art by Design Contempo - 103 Prospect St., 908.301.0300 
  • The Green Room - 605 South Ave. W., 908.518.0400

Chocolates: 

  • Brummer's Chocolates - 125 E. Broad St., 908.232.1904 
  • The Chocolate Bar -112 Quimby St., 908.389.9000
  • Kilwins - 9 Elm St., 908.264.7476 

Champagne: 

  • NosVino - 127 Central Ave., 232.5050
  • The Liquor Basket - 115 Quimby St., 908.232.1900 
  • Trader Joe's - 155 Elm St., 908.301.0910
  • Westfield Wine & Liquors - 276 North Ave. E., 908.232.1133

Jewelry: 

  • Adler's Jewelers - 219 North Ave. W., 908.233.6900
  • Alex and Ani - 299 E. Broad St., 908.264.8157
  • Bridget's Irish Cottage - 15 E. Broad St.. 908.789.0909
  • The Farmhouse Store - 221 E. Broad St., 908.654.0444
  • The French Martini - 41 Elm St., 917.532.5776 
  • Gordin & Sons Jewelers - 135 E. Broad St., 908.232.0736
  • Juxtapose Gallery - 58 Elm St., 908.232.3278
  • Lord & Taylor - 609 North Ave., 908.233.6600
  • N & C Jewelers - 102 Quimby St., 908.233.3380 
  • Robert Anthony Jewelry - 254 E. Broad St., 908.317.5800 
  • Tamar Jewelry - 55 Elm St., 908.317.0180

Lingerie: 

  • Lord & Taylor - 609 North Ave., 908.233.6600
  • Victoria's Secret - 233 E. Broad St., 908.518.0859

Gift Certificates: 

Cakes/Cookies: 

  • Bovella's Pastry Shoppe - 101 E. Broad St. 908.232.4149 
  • Carlo's Bakery - 21 E. Broad St., 908.228.5525
  • Tutti Baci Italian Bakery & Deli - 401 South Ave. W., 908.317.9200

Dinner Reservations: 

  • See the Food & Wine section in this issue for ideas, or view a complete list of restaurants.

Olive Oil is Good for your Heart

Did you know that February is National Heart Health Month? Introducing Olive Oil into your diet is one of the best and easiest things that you can do for your heart? Olive oil is high in a type of fat known as monounsaturated fat, according to the Mayo Clinic. MUFAs, as they're commonly called, can help lower your cholesterol and control insulin levels in the body. Unfortunately, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (N.I.H.), Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.  Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.

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Next Step in Women’s Empowerment – Taking a Stand With Your Finances

Women are speaking up more and more these days.  Speaking up for what they believe in….equal opportunities, equal pay, a safe work environment, having their voices heard in political matters, and their overall right to be happy. 

As a Financial Advisor, I meet many women who have never had a meaningful role in their family’s financial decisions.  These women, many of whom are recently widowed or divorced, were never part of the process of managing their investment portfolio or an annual financial review.  Due to their immediate circumstances, they are now obligated to begin learning how to manage their finances at the most inopportune time. 

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Interested in Opening a Business in Westfield?

Interested in Opening a Business in Westfield?

Are you interested in opening a business in Downtown Westfield? It's hard to know where to start. Call the Downtown Westfield Corporation for a Recruitment Packet (908-789-9444) and/or feel free to access any of these helpful links:  

download our informational 'Opening a Business' PDF (with a step by step guide)

download the 'Façade Renovation Incentive Grant Program' PDF  (to read about and apply for grant money toward your sign, awning or building facade work)

browse the current vacancy list for available retail/restaurant & commercial space in Downtown Westfield

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Shopping Best Bets for January

Shopping Best Bets for January
There are so many ways to pamper yourself in 2018! Here are some our favorites for your face, body and sole. 

Personal Services:
 
Blende Custom Beauty
Stop in to Blende and receive 15% off all Luzern products. Luzern was recently featured on The Today Show, Kathie Lee Gifford says the products are one of her favorite things and have transformed her skin! Luzern Laboratories is an a luxury skin care line that uses purifying and rejuvenating elements from the pristine Alps in Switzerland. Plus New Year, New You, Plus, January only receive 10% off Microblading and Microneedling. 106 Elm St., 908.588.2094. 
 
Facial Reality Salon & Spa
Introducing Microdermabrasion at Facial Reality. Special January offer: Purchase two treatments and the third is half price. Offer valid for face and face/neck treatments. For best results, treatments should be 10 days apart. Offer expires 1.31.18. Call to schedule your appointment! 221 Lenox Ave., 908.928.0010. www.facebook.com/FacialRealitySpa 
 
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Food & Wine

Food & Wine
Italian food, gelato and steaks -- there are some delicious things to eat in the new year.

 

Brick Oven
It's Brick Oven's 25th Anniversary and for the month of January they are offering a special menu for lunch and dinner. Monday through Thursday enjoy a 4-course dinner for $25 and lunch for $10. See the special menu here. 117 Quimby St., 908.317.9500. 
 
Omaha Steaks
Omaha steaks is having a great promotion in January: Get 50%* off Storewide from January 10 to January 21! Plus, save even more on their doorbuster special up to 75% off!. (*Savings are over aggregated single item base price.) 131 E. Broad St., 908.654.0055. 
 
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Top 10 Best Selling Books of 2017 at The Town Book Store

Top 10 Best Selling Books of 2017 at The Town Book Store
Here are the top 10 best selling books of 2017 at The Town Book Store (in order): 
 

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly 
Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.

Redemption Road by John Hart 
Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, Redemption Road proves again that John Hart is a master of the literary thriller.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Once again on the top 10 list, this is a feel-good story about an angry old man next door. It is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. 

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2018 Events in Downtown Westfield - Mark Your Calendars

2018 Events in Downtown Westfield - Mark Your Calendars
Sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation (unless otherwise noted), here are some of the events coming to Downtown Westfield in 2018.
 
February/March:
  • Dine Out Westfield February-March (TBD) 
  • NJ Festival Orchestra presents "Madama Butterfly" March 3, 7pm
  • Westfield Student Artwork in Downtown Stores hosted by WHS Public Schools Fine Art Dept.  throughout March 
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Recap of 2017 Openings & Expansions

Recap of 2017 Openings & Expansions
As we look back at the happenings in our downtown this past year, we can't help but remark on all the new businesses that have come to town and some of the existing businesses that have thrived and expanded. Despite some obvious challenges our downtown faces, take a peak with us at some of the positive things that have happened in 2017 (in alphabetical order)....
 
Amazing Lash Studio opened at 225 E. Broad St. www.amazinglashstudio.com
 
AR Workshop, a graphic design, DIY blog and shop, opened at 226 North Ave W. (next to Kennedy's Barber Shop). www.arworkshop.com/westfield

Blende Custom Beauty opened at 106 Elm St. after completing a beautiful restoration. www.blendebeauty.com
 
Bella Organici expanded from their Cranford location to 519 South Ave.W. www.bellaorganici.com 
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Miracle on Elm Street Shopping Spree - Drawing Winners Announced

Miracle on Elm Street Shopping Spree - Drawing Winners Announced

From November 20 through December 22, 2017, the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) ran a Shopping Spree Contest for the holidays. Shoppers were encouraged to enter a random drawing in stores and online to win one of six $50 gift cards* each week. Six individual weekly prizes of $50 were awarded in Downtown Westfield shopping/restaurant gift cards. In addition, there was a bonus drawing for a $25 parking card each week.

And the winners are....

Heather Cejovic, Melissa Wengerter, Julia Higashio, Andrew Nguyen, Toula Tzanetos, Jane Wright, Jill Anderson, Dan Ward, Janet Lawrence, Barbara Bitz, Eileen McGuire, Mary Ryan, Rachel Woliansky, Ellen Walsh, Rose McEwen, Sahara Sumpter, Aileen White, Richard Monihan, Maureen Krauter, Debbie Bearg, Heather Large, Rosemarie Kulp, Lisa Ohl, Luke Hiltwein, Bob Fallon, Nicole DiPillo, Linda Lombardie, Lisa Schardien, John Rowley, Carol Bieda, Julie Jacobs, Lars Ackerman, Judy Jessup, Sandy Tichenor and Cecilia Baez.

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