Business & Finance

February 13, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee will host Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian Levine at a Feb. 22 luncheon at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Freeholder Director will discuss his priorities in support of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A winning lottery ticket worth $50,000 was sold at the Shop Rite on Elizabeth Avenue, and last night it became worth $50,000.   The ticket was one of three New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Feb. 9 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hanging out in East Brunswick is about to get a lot more fun as new businesses opening on Route 18 will offer entertainment, food, retail variety, and an answer to the suburban doldroms. Drivers down Route 18 are beginning to see a whole lot of shaking going on as old ...

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Etheridge Family Medicine: Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life. SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large. These businesses which will be featured make it possible ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large. These businesses which will be featured make it possible for TAPinto Franklin Township to provide free daily news to its readers, by sponsoring our site. Follow ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Brunswick Square Mall attracts thousands of shoppers throughout Middlesex County every year. It is one of the defining features in East Brunswick and the place most people tend to associate with the township. However, in recent years, the mall has struggled to keep up with ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Brunswick Square Mall attracts thousands of shoppers throughout Middlesex County every year. It is one of the defining features in East Brunswick and the place most people tend to associate with the township. However, in recent years, the mall has struggled to keep up with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, which draws over 1,000 cyclists and thousands of spectators from the region and around the world to the downtown district Memorial Day weekend is the winner of the “Tourism Champion” category in the Salute to Tourism Awards which will be presented Jan. 18th ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - There are any number of ancient and modern-day variations of "If you build it, they will come." Whether it was a conversation between Christ and Noah about building the Ark, or a disembodied voice telling an Iowa farmer to build a baseball field in the middle of a cornfield in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Workforce Skills for the 21st Century at Franklin Library Workforce Development Specialist Jan Goodman from the Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Center will be leading three workshops at Franklin Library designed to help attendees be more effective in both professional and personal ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - An unanticipated groundwater source has undermined developer Robert Weiss’ plans for an underground parking garage at the planned Davenport Apartments, forcing him to go with Plan B, which hadn’t existed until it was necessitated by the invasive underground spring. The spring ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – With a tip of the hat to the secretive "speakeasys" of the underground Prohibition era, Cheech's Own Coffee Company opened its doors Thursday night at 37 West Main Street to a select few – those who had diligently followed clues provided by owner Steven “Cheech” Chiocchi on social ...

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SOMERSET, NJ  – The residents of Franklin will have a new quick-service restaurant serving affordably priced authentic Afghan and Middle Eastern food, along with a variety of other choices, including burgers, sandwiches, wings, salads and more by the end of August if all goes according to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Looking to connect with local companies? Come out to Premier Networking Night (PNN) hosted by the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce, the Marigold and the Somerset County Business Partnership. PNN will start at 5 pm on August 22, and end at 7 pm.  "Over 70 attendees from ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township has one primary focus. You. It might not always look that way. After all, most of our articles aren't really about you, but things TAPinto editors think you care about. Such as what new businesses are opening in town. What's happening in our ...

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UPDATE: According to TAPinto readers a sign on the door of Rite Aid says it will open tomorrow and not today. Calls and emails to Walgreens/Rite Aid corporate headquarters to verify the new date have not been returned.  SOMERSET, NJ - Walgreens recently completed the purchase of 1,932 Rite Aid ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 40 downtown merchants will help The Hungry Hound celebrate its 15th year in business with canine-friendly contests, giveaways, shopping and dining specials Saturday, July 28th. Each participating merchant will have a bowl outside their store filled with water to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The six-day Rotary Fair/Business Showcase, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 14- Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, begins its second decade of operation under Rotary leadership this summer. Attendance has averaged 15,000 annually, making it one of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - More than 500 people attended Biz Fest 2018, Somerset County's ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking event, on Thursday at the Imperia. The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) organized the event.  SCBP Vice President of Business Services Chris Edwards said that this ...

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