Downtown BBQ is open at 301 South Ave. W. Downtown BBQ's signature rub and open-flame grill bring out the unique flavors in their meat. Starting with Grade A Prime Angus beef, Chicken and Ribs, they apply a signature rub and allow the flavors to permeate the meat for at least 48 hours before grilling their steaks, chicken, ribs and burgers on an open-flame grill. 908.264.8252.
Blende Custom Beauty is opening soon at 106 Elm St. after completing a beautiful restoration. Celebrity makeup artist Keira Karlin has worked on TV shows including Law and Order SVU, The Blacklist, The Affair, Blue Bloods and SNL. Keira brings her talents to her new shop in the heart of Downtown Westfield. Blende specializes in custom blended makeup and lip bar, microblading and brow sculpting, private and group lessons, weddings and events.
DIRT, a clean culture beauty bar, is opening at 519 South Ave. W. (former location of Allstate). Their goal is to promote and provide cleaner safer beauty in an eco friendly/toxic free beauty shop. They will offer manicures, pedicures, eyebrow and eyelash services, facial waxing, makeup applications and more. firstname.lastname@example.org
Madeline Moss, providing classical and contemporary home furnishing and decorating accents to individuals and designers, is returning to Westfield in a larger space at 264 E. Broad St. (formerly Thinka Dinka). Stay tuned for details! www.madelinemoss.com
Morano Gelato is planning to open at 116 Elm St., across from Addams Tavern. Morano Gelato serves fresh gelato, sorbet, and granita, plus espresso and Italian hot chocolate. www.moranogelato.com
Nails Spa & Beyond is opening this summer at 125 Elm Street (next to Addams Tavern). This experienced operator is expanding to Westfield for its fourth location.
Hand Picked, featuring urban wear and Supreme clothing, is coming to 107 Prospect St. (across from Bovella's). www.handpickednj.com
Westfield Creamery is coming to 258 E. Broad St. (near the Rialto), featuring Emack & Bolio's ice cream, chocolates and smoothies. Emack & Bolio is a Boston based ice cream brand created by a music lawyer in the 70's as a hang-out place for rock 'n roll legends.
A new restaurant offering sandwiches, wraps and salads, will be opening soon in the former location of Subway (311 South Ave. W.). Stay tuned for details.