JackRabbit Westfield is the new name of The Running Company at 123 Quimby St. This specialty running store has the same owner and the same great merchandise you know and love, just a new name. You'll notice their new signage, lights and awnings. 14 years in Westfield and going strong. 908.654.9900.
Leo Charles Salon has opened at 105 Prospect St. (formerly Maria Candida Hair Forum). Leo C. Scott is a true artist in hair design and color, and his work has been published in NJ Bride magazine, Pretty Pear Bride and Harper's Bazaar. Maria Iacono is still accepting appointments here. 908.233.3460. www.leocharleshairsalon.com
Madeline Moss, providing classical and contemporary home furnishing and decorating accents to individuals and designers, has returned to Westfield in a larger space at 264 E. Broad St. (formerly Thinka Dinka). Stop in to see their beautiful fabrics, furniture, window treatments, carpeting and all things home. Park in the municipal lot in the rear of the store. 908.228.2284. www.madelinemoss.com
Roosterspin has built a second location at 120 Albany Street in New Brunswick right across from the train station. Congratulations to owner Mihae Cho and much success to Roosterspin! 251 North Ave., 908.233.7333.
Rialto Theatre Westfield is now part of New Vision Theatres. Over the next few months, you may notice different signs on the building, but New Vision is 100% committed to keeping the Rialto our community theater and making local entertainment enjoyable. New Vision is also pleased to expand $5 Tuesday Tickets to all locations. Every Tuesday in Westfield, all day, regular movie admissions are only $5. There are also extra values on concession items so you enjoy a movie with popcorn and fountain soda for less than ten bucks! For showtimes and tickets, visit
RE/MAX expanded to 137 Elmer St. and held a ribbon cutting and grand opening event. Since its inception in 1985, RE/MAX of New Jersey has grown from one office located in Cherry Hill, NJ to over 165 offices that span the state. 908.233.9292. www.remax.com
Nails Spa & Beyond is opening late summer at 125 Elm Street (next to Addams Tavern). This experienced operator is expanding to Westfield for its fourth location. www.nailsspaandbeyond.com
Little Nest Portraits is coming this fall. Little Nest takes a unique and fresh approach to family photos, specializing in babies, maternity, children and families. They offer a kid-friendly studio with a la carte sessions and a signature heirloom membership program, which allows you to document your family's growth and milestones over the course of an entire year. Get updates on freebies, fun events, and beautiful portrait photography at Little Nest Westfield on Facebook. 109 Quimby St., 917.941.1782. www.littlenestphoto.com
DIRT, a clean culture beauty shop, is opening at 519 South Ave. W. (at the circle). 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 and more.
Raritan Valley Gyrotonic is expanding and moving to 100 Elmer St. (the Felice Building, Ground Floor) at the end of July. They are currently at 111 Quimby St. 908.288.7551. Also, check out owner Shirley Wallitsch's artwork in the windows at the former Coldwater Creek store.