Columbia Bank celebrated the opening of its new office at 251 North Ave. W. in Downtown Westfield with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, June 28. The Westfield office is one of almost 50 full-service Columbia Bank offices located throughout NJ. "Westfield is a wonderful community," Thomas Kemly, CEO of Columbia Bank, said. "As a community bank, Westfield and Columbia are going to be a good match." 908.233.2720. www.columbiabankonline.com
Atlantic Health will be occupying the former Morgan Stanley location opposite the post office at 138 Central Ave. Details to follow.
Boxwood Coffee Roastery is coming VERY soon to 143 E. Broad St. (in the location formerly Panera). Boxwood Coffee is a family run coffee shop and roaster based in Summit, NJ established in 2014 by husband and wife team Stephen and Erin Bellamy. www.boxwoodcoffee.com
Farinolio, a Tuscan Bakery-Cafe, will open its doors VERY soon at 121 E. Broad St. Its three founder's vision is to offer Farinolio's guests simple Northern Italian fare with authentic ingredients. Flour, extra virgin olive oil, cheeses and meats will come directly from carefully selected partners in Tuscany and other Italian regions, as well as from local farms and businesses in NJ. www.farinolio.com
J. McLaughlin, a classic family clothing retailer, will be opening their 136th store at 44 Elm St. in the Westfield 'Flatiron' building that is being historically restored. They are planning for occupancy in August. This great America clothier (with their first store in Manhattan and their factory and headquarters in Greenpoint Brooklyn) is known for classic yet current styles, both traditional and innovative. They offer quality silks, sporty cottons and cashmeres alongside tongue-in-chic martini-glass embroidered Bermudas and other items in cheeky prints. www.jmclaughlin.com
Signature Realty will open at 236 Elmer St. at corner of North Ave. E. (near Jay's Cycle Center). The Planning Board approved their office plan in early December 2017 and construction has begun. www.signaturerealtynj.com
Spencer Savings Bank is coming to 240 North Ave. W. (in the former location of Citibank). Spencer Savings Bank, a community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., has selected Westfield, N.J. as the site for its new, technologically advanced "Financial Center", a unique combination of a banking center and loan production office. Read more.