Spring Time in Westfield

May 19, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Spring is most definitely my favorite time of year – especially here in Westfield! A few weekend's ago was the annual Girls Night Out event which was organized by the fantastic Downtown Westfield Association. Women from all over the state (and from other states) flocked to Westfield to shop in our fabulous downtown. Local stores participated by offering great deals and yummy snacks. I tried a cake batter dip in LeBain Boutique that was to die for! 

It was so much fun to hit the town for the night to check out what our local stores have in stock this spring and meet lots of lovely ladies. I met a group of women who traveled five hours to Westfield just to visit the Farmhouse Store during Girls Night out. Why? Because Aunt Barbara made an appearance and put on a fabulous Drag Tupperware show. It was absolutely hysterical. Check out the Girls Night Out 2014 album on 365 Things Westfield to look at some photos!

If you thought Girls Night Out was a blast, then you probably had a great time at the Annual Spring Fling! The Spring Fling is another annual Westfield tradition which is sponsored by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce. The streets of Downtown Westfield shut down for the day and are transformed into a fun family festival. Local businesses and vendors set up booths to showcase their products, offer special deals, samples and more! Plus there were tons of delicious food, rides and games for the kids, and activities for all ages.

Sign Up for E-News

Unfortunately I could not make the event this year because I attended my little niece's communion. It's those precious moments that I just can't miss! With all the great photos of the Spring Fling that I've seen all over social media, I feel like I was actually there! 

The fun doesn’t stop there this spring. Local businesses and residents are thrilled to be done with winter and ready to embrace the warm weather. Different kinds of activities and events will be going on all spring long! 365 Things Westfield is a great place to find out what’s happening in town, and a great resource to share your own events. If you have something you’d like me to share – please send an email to 365ThingsWestfield@gmail.com or send a direct message to the Facebook page itself.

Last but certainly not least – spring is a fabulous time of year because it’s the best time to buy or sell your home! Being a local realtor for Coldwell Banker has taught me the ins and outs of real estate – and spring is always the best market! Check out my blog that goes into more detail about why right now is the best time to buy or sell. If you have any questions or if you are looking to buy or sell, give me a call at 732-713-0051.

Jodi Luminiello is Community Supporter with  365 Things To Do In Westfield and Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Westfield.

Jodi Luminiello is a proud, lifelong Union County resident and knows well the winding local roads that lead to lush park systems and fantastic New Jersey neighborhoods. She has a passion for community, which led to her calling as a Real Estate Agent and subsequently, Community Supporter for the Greater Westfield area through her social site, 365 Things To Do In Westfield

In all things, Jodi works with integrity and commitment.  She has a breadth of Real Estate expertise from traditional home sales, rentals and relocations to short sales, foreclosures and new construction. She is also commercially certified and a trained social media specialist, incorporating today’s technology and communication tools into practical solutions for her clients and community.

Connect with Jodi Luminiello: FacebookLinkedInTwitterPinterest, her Blog, her Westfield Community page, email her directly at Jodi.Luminiello@cbmoves.com or call her at 732-713-0051.

 

 

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Westfield

Clark Car Burglary Suspects Identified, Police Seek Information

December 6, 2016

CLARK, NJ – Eight burglaries to unlocked cars on the east side of Clark occurred over Sunday night, Clark Police reported on Monday. The incidents occurred on St. Laurent Drive and Colonial Drive in the Ross Street area.

“The investigation has progressed fairly quickly today,” Clark Chief of Police Pedro Matos said. “We already have pictures of the two individuals we ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_f32516e4005888ddb1d6_y

Wed, December 7, 5:30 AM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Free Wellness Wednesday at Westfield Area YMCA

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_bf51a511ce0eb4251769_tobelosdinnerhead

Wed, December 7, 7:00 PM

Butcher Burgers, Westfield

Wine Dinner: A Taste of Spain

Food & Drink

Westfield Police Blotter: DWI with Child in Vehicle, Home Burglary Reported

November 30, 2016

November 25, 2016 2:05 p.m.

Officers Domanoski and Penn arrested Kenneth T. Oakes, age 39, of Scotch Plains, NJ, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to a motor vehicle stop. Mr. Oakes was transported to WPD, processed and released with a summons.

November 26, 2016

Officer Domanoski and Ferry arrested Brenda Titus, age 41, of Newark, ...

Celebrate 17 Years with Feast Catering & Cafe

December 6, 2016

Feast Catering & Cafe are delighted to be celebrating 17 years in Westfield. For the month of December, Feast Catering and Cafe would like to offer some special deals to its valued customers to thank them for their support and continued custom. 

Get ready for the holidays with $5 off our 36 hour and three-day Cleanses from our Juice Junky Bar (booked Monday through Wednesday).

Give With Your Heart ... But Use Your Head

It is that most wonderful time of the year when every day becomes a mad scramble to attend parties, meet family obligations, buy gifts and, in between, get work done. The holiday season engenders feelings of nostalgia, hope and gratitude. And, with that, we spend incredible sums of money, sometimes without thinking. Generosity is a virtue, so here are some basic tips on giving to ...

Westfield Area YMCA Believes in the Power of Giving

The Westfield Area YMCA is dedicated to celebrating the holiday giving season and fostering social responsibility by offering its annual “Giving Tree” located in the Main Y Lobby at 220 Clark Street in Westfield.  Caring members of the community can select an angel off the tree and spread holiday cheer to help someone in need this season. Gifts should be returned to the tree to ...

‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales' Captures Old-Fashioned Nostalgia at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – It’s clear the Welsh love to sing as the evening moves on with relatives gathering for Christmas dinner at the Thomas home in Wales.

The play opens with three children and then a chorus singing “In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,” a melancholy tune that conjures visions of Swansea, a village in Wales,  with “fallen snow on ...

Lindabury Hosts Fall Meeting of International Network of Law Firms

The law firm of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C., recently played host to the Fall meeting of LEGUS, is an international network of high quality mid-sized law firms located across the globe.  More than 60 firms from across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East sent senior level representatives to the two-day meeting held at the W Hotel in Hoboken.   ...

Beckerman’s Theory of Everything

Any armchair theoretical physicist knows that Stephen Hawking has pursued a lifelong quest to come up with a Theory of Everything. This all-encompassing theory would tie together general relativity (large scale and high mass galaxies, stars, etc), quantum theory (quantum mechanics, quarks, atoms, subatomic particles), and Newtonian physics (gravity on small bodies, gas laws, electromagnetism) to ...

Family Portraits After the Death of a Family Member

One of the gifts of working in the field of children’s grief support is the support I receive from my family and friends. They always have their eyes peeled for interesting articles that relate to grief and loss. Usually they send the articles to me with a kind note, like “this made me think of you” or “thought you’d be interested in this!”

A few days ago my ...

Female Dog Found in Roselle

This female dog was found at 315 East 1st Ave. in Roselle.  She is currently at the Roselle Police Headquarters. If this is your pet or you know the owner call the Roselle Police at 908-245- 2000. 

Holy Trinity School Spotlight - Kindergarten

At Holy Trinity School, Kindergarten is cool!  In Kindergarten, students learn the fundamental skills necessary to thrive in a school environment. The Holy Trinity Kindergarten is a full-day, faith-based program focused on reading readiness, language development, math, and science concepts.   Students also take part in several special classes each week that include music, library, ...

GWACC (Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce) Invites the Chamber and Community Members to Enjoy a Trip to Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast

GWACC has announced today that it will be visiting irresistible Southern Italy & Amalfi Coast, departing Oct. 11, 2017 and is inviting chamber members, and family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience.

Rich in culture and stunning scenery, irresistible Southern Italy is the setting for this breathtaking journey. Enjoy an eight day ...

Tamaques Elementary Launches New 'Makerspace' Initiative

With the objective of fostering students' critical thinking, imagination and creativity, Westfield Public School librarian Christine Pitarresi has spearheaded a new program at Tamaques Elementary, called "Makerspace." Observing current trends and needs for growing minds, Ms. Pitarresi enthusiastically noted, "We used to be a society of makers, now we are ...

Rutgers Students Take Over Board of Governors Meeting, Demand University Become Immigrant Sanctuary

December 6, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dozens of students stormed the Rutgers University Board of Governors meeting Tuesday, demanding University President Robert Barchi strengthen the school’s commitment to undocumented immigrants and other minority groups in anticipation of Donald Trump’s presidency.

The group, believing Barchi did not go far enough in declaring Rutgers a “safe haven” ...