Business & Finance

Top Stories


Somerville Town Center Gets OK for 5-Story Luxury Apartment Building on Main Street

December 13, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Edgewood Properties, the developer of the Somerville Town Center luxury apartments on West Main Street, was given preliminary and final site plan approval by the borough Planning Board Wednesday night for a second five-story building with 153 luxury units and parking garage for 521 vehicles.

Ground breaking is expected mid- to late summer 2019, according to Colin Driver, the ...

Bob's Furniture Coming to Bridgewater, Speciality Grocery Store Too

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The former Babies 'R' Us in the Bridgewater Promenade is turning into a furniture store, though the time frame for opening is still unclear.

According to Bridgewater Township Economic Development Officer Howard Turbowitz, Bob's Furniture is coming to that location.

"We do not have any timeframe on the furniture store," he said.

In addition, ...

Grand Opening of the Millstone Workshop

Miriam and Zachary Huber, a young couple with a deep appreciation for local history, bought the historic Hillsborough house in April of this year and lovingly restored it to feature a specialty shop.

The Millstone Workshop will hold a Grand Opening on Saturday, December 1, 10 am until 3 pm. A handpicked gift basket, valued at $115, will be raffled off. Beginning on December 1, the ...

Shoppers Expected to Flock Stores on Black Friday; Menlo Park Mall Hours

EDISON, NJ –   Thanksgiving marks the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. According to a recent survey published by Deloitte, over 70% of holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend.  The same study found that holiday shoppers expect to spend an average of $420 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. While a growing number of ...

See for Yourself: Congeniality Defines Downtown Somerville Shopping & Dining District

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Brittany Burton, the exuberant owner of Revive Consignment at 30 Doughty St., is just one of several dozen shop owners who contribute to the congenial atmosphere of downtown Somerville.

She and fellow members of the Downtown Somerville Alliance have been busy the past several months planning the annual Downtown Jubilee and Small Business Saturday celebration Nov. 24, an ...

Puleo International Kicks-Off the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” with Warehouse Sale at 3614 Kennedy Road, South Plainfield Location

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family-owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items is opening their doors to the public for their 14th Annual Christmas Sale.

Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music in late November. The doors open daily with sales running from now thru ...

Workshop Offered for Aspiring Business Entrepreneurs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah's Promise, which began as a food pantry and expanded into a culinary school prepare food service workers for jobs, will now host a workshop for people planning to start their own business.

The free session will be Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the food training school, 211 Livingston Ave.

Elijah's Promise is presenting the program along with the UCEDC, ...

Ocean State Job Lot in Franklin Park: Coming Soon and Now Hiring 50

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - Looking for a job? 

If you live in town you may not need to look far, thanks to the opening of a new Ocean State Job Lot set to open its doors in mid-November, according to a news release. 

The new location is expected to bring 50 full and part-time jobs to its Franklin Park location. Applicants can apply online at or in ...

Hillsborough: Ground Clearing Begins Next Week at Site of APEX Sports Complex

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real.

APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy equipment to begin arriving Friday and over the weekend so that by Monday, work will begin ...


TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Franklin Township

Venus Jewelers: Executive Shopping Service

December 11, 2018

We know how busy of an executive you are and the long hours you might be spending in your office, on the road or even working from home.

We also know that there will be times when an elegant piece of jewelry or a fine timepiece would be perfect to make the upcoming holiday or special occasion memorable and meaningful.  

Here is how it works:

(1) You ...