Downtown Westfield NJ logo

A classic town for modern families

Outdoor Fitness Event Returns to Quimby St. in Westfield

Outdoor Fitness Event Returns to Quimby St. in Westfield

Get Fit On Quimby, June 9, 9am-12:30pm

Come enjoy a stretch, yoga class and cardio dance flash mob on Quimby St in Downtown Westfield! The kickoff event to the ‘Second Sunday’ series -- Get Fit on Quimby, Wellness in the Streets -- invites all ages and skill levels to take part in this fun outdoor fitness event on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 9am to 12:30pm on Quimby St., in Westfield, NJ.

The schedule is exciting. Check-in at 9am. Begin with stretching led by Kika Stretch Studio at 9:30am. Enjoy a Yoga class at 10am led by Satsang Yoga and Brassy Buddha Yoga Studio. A Cardio Dance Flash Mob led by Westfield resident, Lisa Benke will begin at 11:15am.

Just bring a mat and join the fun. Quimby Street will be pedestrian only for this event. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Get to know downtown Westfield’s Health and Wellness community and stay for demos and products by Alania Esthetics, Athleta, Brassy Buddha Yoga Studio, Chill Cryotherapy, Excel Physical Therapy, G Lab Aesthetic, JAG-ONE Physical Therapy, Just Bead Yourself, Kika Stretch Studio, Little Nest Portraits, The Oils Room, Ono Bowls, OsteoStrong, Raritan Valley Gyrotonic, The Salad House, Satsang Yoga Studio, ViaNutrition.

Stay for lunch and enjoy al fresco dining at Westfield’s eating establishments!

REGISTER NOW! http://bit.ly/GetFitonQuimby

Tags:

Business Energy to Participate in New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s NJ Ignite Program

Collaboration Builds on Business Energy’s Mission to Support the Future of Work

Westfield, NJ, May 2, 2019—Westfield’s coworking and networking community Business Energy announced today that it has received approval from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to join its NJ Ignite program. Through NJ Ignite, Business Energy joins a list of collaborative workspaces that can offer rent support to startups moving into their space. To date, a total of 15 collaborative workspaces in New Jersey have been approved to participate in the program and Business Energy is the only space that has been approved in Union County.

NJ Ignite will provide up to half of an 18-month commitment of rent-support grants for early-stage technology and life sciences startup businesses moving to Business Energy. The funding is made possible through a combination of support from the NJEDA and Business Energy, with the NJEDA and Business Energy providing rent for half the length of the approved tenant’s commitment.

Continue reading
Featured

Health, Beauty & Fitness 

Health, Beauty & Fitness 

It's time to get in shape for spring! Don't miss these spa, salon and fitness studio events and promotions going on this month.

Health & Beauty:

Mother's Day Special at ViaNutrition
Take her to brunch and then give her this gift of health... a 30-minute infrared sauna session, 1 white glass SOMA water bottle with bamboo cap, 2 Goop Glow sticks for vitamin infusion, 1 package of (30) chlorella tablets, 1 5pc. organza bag of WEI Compassion 72% dark chocolates, all for $70 (value $85). 138 Elmer St., 908.310.0277. www.vianutritionandhealth.com

Continue reading

Food & Wine

Food & Wine

There are lots of events for foodies this month, including wine dinners, special events, curbside pickup and seasonal specials. Read on for details!

NosVino Presents a Spring Gourmet Wine Dinner @ Limani Seafood Grill

Join NosVino Wednesday, May 22 at Limani Seafood Grill with host winemaker Matt Bonanno presenting five of his California wines perfectly paired with a special menu by Chef George Vastardis. Visit the NosVino website for menu and tickets information. 127 Central Ave., 908.232.5050. 

https://nosvino.com/events/spring-gourmet-wine-dinner/

Continue reading
Tags:

Essential Gifts for Mom

Essential Gifts for Mom

Mom deserves the best, so why not bring her something special? In addition to gift options, there are plenty of local businesses downtown that offer the important essentials -- flowers, chocolates, champagne, cookies -- for making the women in your life feel important. Here are a few of Downtown Westfield's key destinations for Mother's Day gift giving. Call or stop by one or more of these establishments to be a hero or heroine!

Flowers:

Chocolates:

Continue reading
Featured

Register Now for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza

Register Now for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza

Runners get ready! The 18th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza will be held July 24, 2019 at 7pm. Sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, the 'Pizza Run' is one of the largest non-corporate 5K races in the state, attracting 2,000 to 2,600 runners and over 6,000 spectators for an evening of running, pizza, prizes, DJ entertainment, and live music. 

Click here for race details and to register!

Shopping Best Bets

Shopping Best Bets

Adlers Jewelers

Visit Adlers Jewelers for their Mother's Day Sale and choose from a beautiful selection of jewelry at special prices. You can save up to $1,000 on designer jewelry purchases! It's a great opportunity to find something fabulous for the special lady in your life. 217 North Ave. W., 908.233.6900. www.adlersjewelers.com  

Athleta                     

Athleta is packed with events and promotions this month. On May 9, enjoy Westfield's Girls' Day & Night Out with raffles, DJ, snacks and Jewelry. On May 12, shop for Mom on Mother's Day with 20% off 1 full priced item. 234 E. Broad St., 908.518.7620. www.stores.athleta.net 

Continue reading
Tags:
Featured

Home & Design

Home & Design

Here's what's happening this month in the world of art, home and design.

New Spring Collections at Ella Allure Interior Design Center
Stop in to see Springs newest fabric, wall covering, and trimming collections! We are expanding our library and carrying more brands than ever. Our design team will work with you to find the perfect solution for every room. Our showroom welcomes walk ins and to the trade. 220 E. Broad St., 908.654.3527. www.EllaAllure.com 

Continue reading

Mother's Day Dining

Mother's Day Dining

Looking to make a reservation somewhere special for mom and the family on Mother's Day? There are many delicious dining options in Westfield. Here is a sampling of downtown eateries offering something on that special day. Plan ahead and make your reservations now!

Chez Catherine will be open Sunday, May 12 all day to celebrate Mother's Day with reservations available from 12pm to 6:30pm. Enjoy their prix fixe dinner menu with 3-courses for $70 per person. 431 North Ave. W., 908.654.4011. www.chezcatherine.com

Limani Seafood Grill is offering their regular menu all day from 12pm to 8pm on Sunday, Mother's Day, along with some Mother's Day specials. BYOB. 235 North Ave., W., 908.233.0052. www.limaniseafood.com 

Mulberry House is having a Mother's Day Brunch Buffet. Join them on Sunday, May 12 with seatings available at 10am, 10:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, or 2pm. Adults are $40 per person, Children 12 & under $26 per person plus tax & gratuity. 415 Westfield Ave., 908.233.3562. See the menu here: http://mulberryhouserestaurant.com/mothers-day-brunch-buffet-2019

Continue reading
Featured

Food & Wine in April

Food & Wine in April

Dine Outside at Xocolatz

Come dine al fresco for lunch or dinner at Xocolatz's sidewalk café, now open. Enjoy their new spring menu while soaking in the spring weather. It's also not too early to make your Mother's Day brunch reservations! 235 Elmer St., 908.232.3962. www.xocolatz.com

Wines at 1958 Cuban Cuisine

1958 Cuban now has a wine showroom license! While they are still BYOB, Villa Milagro Vineyards now offers its wines for sale at their restaurant. 301 South Ave. W., 908.232.3187. www.1958cubancuisine.com 

Ahrre's Coffee Roastery is Undergoing Renovations

Ahrre's Coffee Roastery is undergoing renovations! Stop in to check out their facelift, and enjoy one of their spring drinks -- a Dreamsicle or Mango Smoothie. 104 Elm St., 908.232.7977. www.ahrre.com 

Easter Bunnies at Brummer's Homemade Chocolates

Brummer's has been making homemade Easter chocolates since 1904. Stop in for white or milk chocolate bunnies and more. 125 E. Broad St., 908.232.1904. 

www.brummershomemadechocolates.com

Chocolate Bunnies at The Chocolate Bar

Spring into the Chocolate Bar and get a chocolate bunny! Owner Neil is personally making all his bunnies himself, so come and watch the dipping live while enjoying fresh gelato and sorbets, all made in the store with the finest imported Italian flavors and fresh fruits. 112 Quimby St., 908.389.9000. www.facebook.com/thechocolatebar 

Easter Platters at Kilwins

Whether you are looking for Easter Baskets or dessert platters, come in to Kilwins and let one of their associates help you put something special together for your family. Kilwins is your one stop Easter shop!! 9 Elm St., 908.264.7476. www.kilwins.com/westfield

Catering from Qdoba Mexican Eats

In case you didn't know.... Qdoba caters and delivers for your next party, as well as providing online ordering for pickup. 70 Elm St., 908.301.0050. www.qdoba.com