MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The weather was sunny and clear for today's Spring Fling event held on “Ridgewood Row,” from 410-432 Ridgewood Road, at the intersection of East Cedar Lane. Live music, arts and crafts and an appearance by Elmo were all on display.

Co-owner of the Cedar Ridge Café and Bakery, Paul Holtzman, told TAP the event was being held to welcome several new owners of the shops that make up this unique shopping district. Residents of the neighborhood came out and celebrated the weather and the businesses. "The community has really welcomed us with open arms." Holtzman announced.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to inaugurate the re-opening of "Ridgewood Row." Deputy Mayor, Kathleen M. Leventhal, was on hand to have the honor of cutting the ribbon. She was surrounded by owners of the nine businesses for the event.

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The shops that make up the row are:

·         Cedar Ridge Café and Bakery

·         The Framing Mill

·         Gefken Florist

·         Milk Money

·         Natural Cleaners

·         Renaissance Consignments

·         Stage One Hair

·         Studio Vert Architecture

·         West Village Consignments.

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