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New Owner of Rustic Mill Diner Instills Changes

January 16, 2019

CRANFORD - If you've stopped into the Rustic Mill Diner over the past few months, you may have noticed some changes. 

Among those changes include new menu items, the removal of carpet in favor of hardwood floor, and other interior upgrades. Nick Siderias, the new owner of the Rustic Mill said that there are more changes on the horizon. 

"Before I changed it, the menu had ...

Cranford Named a Top Food Town by

CRANFORD - On Wednesday afternoon,'s food writer, Peter Genovese, released a list of 15 great N.J. food towns that no one knows about. 

How Cranford is considered a "food town that no one knows about" despite winning's Best Downtown Competition is perplexing, but residents are still happy with the recognition.

Genovese's description of Cranford ...

Cranford Resident Wins Vine Ripe Free Catered Christmas Dinner, Will Be Given to Neighbor Battling Cancer

WESTFIELD - Vine Ripe Markets hosted their inaugural Free Catered Christmas Dinner contest this December. Local consumers were urged to register via the store website as to why they deserved to be considered for a free Christmas dinner catered by the store.

Vine Ripe Markets is happy to announce that the winner is Kim Forman of Cranford, New Jersey! The interesting twist in this win ...

Addams Tavern in Westfield Reopens After Yearlong Closure

WESTFIELD, NJ – After a court-mandated closure that lasted about a year, the popular restaurant and bar Addams Tavern has reopened.

A state court had ordered the restaurant shut over safety violations, but on Dec. 3 ruled that those violations were no longer to the extent that the establishment needed to remain closed.

On Thursday, Downtown Westfield, the entity managing the ...

Popular Restaurant Addams Tavern in Westfield Readies to Reopen After Yearlong Closure

WESTFIELD, NJ — A popular restaurant in Downtown Westfield that has been closed for about a year is preparing to reopen with a new menu and staff.

Denise Telerico, a manager at Addams Tavern (part of Harvest Restaurant Group), said on Monday the establishment is tentatively anticipated to open Friday but has some preparations to make after its yearlong closure.

While the interior ...


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Ava's Kitchen & Bar Offering Gift Cards to Federal Workers

January 18, 2019

Are you a federal employee effected by the partial shutdown? We want to help! Stop by Ava's Kitchen & Bar, present your government ID and receive a free $10 gift card. No purchase necessary. 

Ava's Kitchen & Bar is located at 1 North 21st Street in Kenilworth.