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Grand Openings in May

Grand Openings in May

Blende Custom Beauty is opening May 2 at 106 Elm St. after completing a beautiful restoration. Celebrity makeup artist Keira Karlin, Blende's co-owner, has worked on TV shows including Law and Order SVU, The Blacklist, The Affair, Blue Bloods and SNL. She has been the personal makeup artist for celebrities and dignitaries such as Debra Messing, Lucy Liu, Kevin Costner and President Bill Clinton. Her partner Nikki Tardibuono is a Makeup Artist and Licensed Esthetician certified in Microblading, with many years of retail management experience. Both women are working moms, living in the Westfield area for the past 17 years. This duo brings their talents to their 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 parties. 908.588.2094. Read more... www.blendebeauty.com 

Hand Picked, featuring urban wear and Supreme clothing, including sneakers and caps, is open at 107 Prospect St. (across from Bovella's). www.handpickednj.com 

$5 Comfort Food, offering sandwiches, salads and more with most everything on the menu priced at $5, is now open at 311 South Ave. W. (former location of Subway). Call in advance for pick-up or delivery. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Give mom a day off and bring the family for a meal here on Mother's Day! 908.233.9333.

Golden Age Fretted Instruments has moved to a new location! Formerly at 309 South Ave., Golden Age is now in a bigger, better, more beautiful location at 266 E. Broad St. (in the historic Carnegie library space formerly Felice, between The Town Book Store and Betty Gallagher Antiques). Golden Age specializes in boutique guitars with many handmade new, used and vintage guitars and accessories. They also do repairs. With the extra space, Golden Age is planning monthly in-store jams as well as workshops and clinics showcasing some of today's top players and instructors. 908.301.0001. www.goldenageguitars.com  

Coming Soon:

AR Workshop, a graphic design, party styling, DIY blog and shop, is coming to 226 North Ave W. (next to Kennedy's Barber Shop). They will offer hands-on workshops for home decor, design skills and styling, and parties in an inspiring and charming boutique workshop that not only offers classes but sells retail items in home decor. Celebrate their Grand Opening May 18 from 6-9pm with a tour, live music, refreshments and giveaways. RSVP on their website. 908.367.9054.  

www.arworkshop.com/westfield/events/grand-opening   

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. dirtatwestfield@gmail.com

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 by early June at 116 Elm St., across from Addams Tavern. Construction is underway. 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. www.nailsspaandbeyond.com

 


Westfield Creamery will open soon at 258 E. Broad St., featuring award winning Emack & Bolio's ice cream, chocolates and smoothies. "The 'Coming Soon' banner is up with opening day slated for mid-May", according to Roger Paradis, the Westfield shop's new owner.  "Emack & Bolio's ice cream is double premium quality to please the ice cream connoisseur in all of us". 

Blende Custom Beauty is opening May 2 at 106 Elm St. after completing a beautiful restoration. Celebrity makeup artist Keira Karlin, Blende's co-owner, has worked on TV shows including Law and Order SVU, The Blacklist, The Affair, Blue Bloods and SNL. She has been the personal makeup artist for celebrities and dignitaries such as Debra Messing, Lucy Liu, Kevin Costner and President Bill Clinton. Her partner Nikki Tardibuono is a Makeup Artist and Licensed Esthetician certified in Microblading, with many years of retail management experience. Both women are working moms, living in the Westfield area for the past 17 years. This duo brings their talents to their 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 parties. 908.588.2094. Read more... www.blendebeauty.com 

Hand Picked, featuring urban wear and Supreme clothing, including sneakers and caps, is open at 107 Prospect St. (across from Bovella's). www.handpickednj.com  

$5 Comfort Food, offering sandwiches, salads and more with most everything on the menu priced at $5, is now open at 311 South Ave. W. (former location of Subway). Call in advance for pick-up or delivery. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Give mom a day off and bring the family for a meal here on Mother's Day! 908.233.9333.

Golden Age Fretted Instruments has moved to a new location! Formerly at 309 South Ave., Golden Age is now in a bigger, better, more beautiful location at 266 E. Broad St. (in the historic Carnegie library space formerly Felice, between The Town Book Store and Betty Gallagher Antiques). Golden Age specializes in boutique guitars with many handmade new, used and vintage guitars and accessories. They also do repairs. With the extra space, Golden Age is planning monthly in-store jams as well as workshops and clinics showcasing some of today's top players and instructors. 908.301.0001. www.goldenageguitars.com 

Coming Soon:

AR Workshop, a graphic design, party styling, DIY blog and shop, is coming to 226 North Ave W. (next to Kennedy's Barber Shop). They will offer hands-on workshops for home decor, design skills and styling, and parties in an inspiring and charming boutique workshop that not only offers classes but sells retail items in home decor. Celebrate their Grand Opening May 18 from 6-9pm with a tour, live music, refreshments and giveaways. RSVP on their website. 908.367.9054.  

www.arworkshop.com/westfield/events/grand-opening   

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. dirtatwestfield@gmail.com

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 by early June at 116 Elm St., across from Addams Tavern. Construction is underway. 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. 

www.nailsspaandbeyond.com


Westfield Creamery will open soon at 258 E. Broad St., featuring award winning Emack & Bolio's ice cream, chocolates and smoothies. "The 'Coming Soon' banner is up with opening day slated for mid-May", according to Roger Paradis, the Westfield shop's new owner.  "Emack & Bolio's ice cream is double premium quality to please the ice cream connoisseur in all of us". 

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