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Fall Foreign Film Festival Comes to Westfield Memorial Library

Fall Foreign Film Festival Comes to Westfield Memorial Library

(October 6, 2016) – The Westfield Memorial Library is pleased to present three foreign films in the months of October, November and December. They will be shown on Mondays: October 17, November 14 and December 12 at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

The first Film, “Marguerite,” is in French and runs 129 minutes. It’s party day at Marguerite Dumont’s castle in 1921, not far from Paris. Like every year, an array of music lovers gathers around. Rich and passionate about music, Marguerite sings, wholeheartedly, but terribly.

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Teens and Rock are a Perfect Match at the NJWA Music Studio this Fall

Saturday evenings can be an exciting  time for teens, especially if they are rocking out with their peers at the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Music Studio. It is also exciting when they are headline performers at a local club or play a concert to raise funds for charity. 

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Westfield Memorial Library presents “All the Presidents’ Gardens”

Westfield Memorial Library presents “All the Presidents’ Gardens”

(October 5, 2016) – On Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library hosts “All the Presidents’ Gardens.” The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

Garden historian Marta McDowell will discuss how the White House grounds have changed from administration to administration. In her presentation, which will include slides of historical drawings and

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Best Bets October 2016

Best Bets October 2016

Beauty/Healthy/Fitness:  

Athleta In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Athleta, Bella Vida and Satsang Yoga have teamed up to bring you the ultimate yoga experience. Join Athleta every Saturday (8:45am- 9:45am) & Sunday (9:45am-10:45am) in October as they invigorate and fire up the mind and body while you connect each breath to every pose. Classes are complimentary and all levels are welcome! 234 E. Broad St, 908.518.7620.   www.athleta.com 

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Food and Wine October 2016

Food and Wine October 2016

Limani Expansion
Limani Seafood Grill is completing their renovation and expansion, doubling their size and seating capacity. Stop in to try your old favorites and new specials and see the beautiful, new interior and exterior space! 235 North Ave. W., 908.233.0052. 

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Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill will be selling pink balloons for $2.00 for the entire month of October. All of the proceeds will be donated to help fight breast cancer!

Join them Sunday Night, October 16, 2016 for a delicious dinner while feeling good about supporting a great cause.

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Downtown Westfield Commercials to Air on ESPN

Downtown Westfield Commercials to Air on ESPN

If you missed our Downtown Westfield commercials during the Olympics, you can catch them again during the NY Giants game Monday night, October 3rd or during the Mets Wildcard game Wednesday night, October 5 on ESPN. Watch the video!

Back in the Day... Root's Sweet Shoppe 1966

Back in the Day... Root's Sweet Shoppe 1966

We came across this picture of Bill Root standing proudly in front of his store at 439 South Ave. W. in Westfield back in 1966.    
Root's Sweet Shoppe, a candy store & soda fountain, operated from 1966 to 1988 and was a cornerstone of our community with many loyal, everyday customers. The environment inside was more like family than business. Root's helped shape many young people's lives in Westfield and was truly a special place for over 20 years.   
After a devastating fire in 2012, the Root building was rebuilt and is now home to Gallery U Boutique. 

Economic Development: Demolition and Rebuild to Begin on The Office Beer Bar & Grill Building in Westfield

Economic Development: Demolition and Rebuild to Begin on The Office Beer Bar & Grill Building in Westfield

There is more investment coming to our downtown! Not only is Trader Joe's building a brand new store in Westfield, demolition crews will soon begin to dismantle The Office Beer Bar & Grill at 411 North Ave. W. and construct a new mixed-use residential and retail building. Prior to The Office, the popular Jolly Trolley occupied the space for more than 40 years.  

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Sector Watch: Westfield is Good for Your Health

Sector Watch: Westfield is Good for Your Health

Residents and visitors of Westfield know how to take care of themselves and appreciate the good and healthy things in life. Luckily, Westfield can satisfy their needs with healthy food and drinks, spa & personal services, and lots of fitness options. 

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