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!
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.
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.Continue reading
September, 2016, Westfield, NJ -- The Gift Coin is about to make a comeback! The GWACC (Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce) plans to unveil its newly designed gift coins at the FestiFall street fair on Sunday, September 25, but here’s a sneak peak of the shiny new coins that shoppers will soon be spending in support this buy local program.Continue reading
Kudos to two of our downtown businesses that made the list of top 250 privately held companies in New Jersey by NJBiz.com, published August 29, 2016:
Westfield continues to get accolades in the press! The most recent article was published in the Real Estate section of The New York Times, September 7, 2016. Entitled, Westfield, N.J., Where Small Town Meets Urban, the article featured Westfield as a Union County town with characteristics often associated with urban living: a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, and good transportation options.Continue reading
You may have noticed great progress this summer at Trader Joe's! Exterior walls and brick facade are under construction. The crew is working 7 days a week to complete the rebuild. More details to follow as soon as we get them, so stay tuned. We can taste the wine now... www.traderjoes.com
The Pokémon Go phenomena has quickly taken over the country and yes, New Jersey and Westfield too. Since its release, Pokémon owner Nintendo has seen its stock price soar. Niantic Labs, the creators of the app, claim that on a daily basis, the insanely popular app is being used twice as much as Facebook on Androids.