Business & Finance

January 15, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Untied Brewing Company is gearing up for the opening of their brewery and tasting room to the public very soon. Through meticulous planning with world and national award-winning Head Brewer, Tim Stumpf, Untied has spared no expense in making their brewery the best it can be ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Spotlight on Business features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Tepp Accounting Services/Tepp Financial Planning in Downtown Westfield hosted about 40 local business people Wednesday morning at the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s first open networking breakfast of 2019. “We’re very grateful we had such a wonderful turnout. I want ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Excel Orthopedic Physical Therapy (“EXCEL”), Northern New Jersey’s premier provider of orthopedic physical therapy for nearly 30 years, last week opened an office at 410 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights, NJ. This spacious, open-concept physical therapy facility moved ...

Read more »

NEW YORK CITY, NJ - Celgene Corporation, the global biotechnology company based in Summit that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines for cancer and inflammatory disorders, is set to be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $74 billion. The ...

Read more »

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — About 100 people gathered at Shackamaxon Country Club Wednesday for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday party, where several long-time members were honored and local business people had the opportunity to network while enjoying dinner and ...

Read more »

The Westfield location is among 20 of the lingerie retailer's stores slated to close nationwide. WESTFIELD, NJ — The lingerie retailer did not return requests for comment for this story, but it’s no longer a secret: Victoria’s Secret Westfield location is slated close. The principal of 235 ...

Read more »

  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Nokia has hired a consulting group to help evaluate whether Nokia should stay at its current location. Mayor Robert Woodruff made that information public at the Nov. 20 Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township ...

Read more »

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda Tribuna, of Berkeley Heights, unveiled the new name of her gift store, formerly TMC's Boutique, at a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Providence last week. As soon as Mayor Al Morgan cut the Grand Re-opening ceremonial ribbon, balloons were lifted to unveil the new name, ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold in on Elm Street. The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be closing on Dec. 30. Eric ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ – A high-end department store that earlier this year announced it would close 10 locations  will keep its store on North Avenue West, the mayor said. Mayor Shelley Brindle told TAPinto.net that customers  "voted with their feet" by increasing their visits to the store. If the ...

Read more »

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options. The conference was organized to ...

Read more »

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto "Summer Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — The quiet of a tree-lined Westfield neighborhood was interrupted by singing, chanting and banging at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday as dozens of protesters marched up Standish Avenue to the home of Maria Morris, a member of Wells Fargo’s board of directors. The group — immigrant families with ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Boxwood Coffee is officially open in Downtown Westfield. The coffee shop and café, at 143 East Broad St. where Panera was, hosted a friends and family event on Wednesday evening to celebrate what owner Stephen Bellamy is calling a “slow open.” “We are planning to phase in ...

Read more »

  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Lassus Wherley & Associates, P.C., a private wealth management firm, with its headquarters in New Providence and a second office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has joined the private wealth management division at Peapack-Gladstone Bank as a subsidiary, Last week Lassus ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 gradate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the ...

Read more »

If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp. In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to seriously ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After The Connell Company employees had an hour orientation session, they were ready for their first Home for Good Dogs adoption event that was open to the public. The event was held at The Grove in Connell Park last week in Berkeley Heights. Connell Park always has a lot ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Addams Tavern, which is undergoing court-ordered renovations, may re-open in September, according to Chip Grabowski, CEO of Harvest Restaurant Group. The restaurant at 115 Elm St. has been closed since December. Recently, firefighters extinguished a minor fire on one of the ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Kathleen Zimmerman, a Mountainside resident, was one of four students who received a scholarship from the  Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) Foundation. Four local high school seniors received $1,000 scholarships each toward their college education. Each winner is a ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Vine Ripe Markets at 430 North Ave. East hosted about 50 members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce for a happy hour networking event Wednesday evening. Attendees sampled items from the independent grocery store’s catering department, freshly made mozzarella and ...

Read more »

TAPinto and its 75 partner sites have been verified on Facebook with the social media platform's blue badge, which is given to news organizations that meet Facebook's authenticity criteria.  Facebook gives the blue verification badge to "eligible brands, media organizations and public ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Boxcar, a private bus company, will launch service from Westfield and Cranford train stations direct to Midtown and the Upper East Side of Manhattan on May 29. Their luxury buses offer amenities including reserved seating, restrooms, power outlets and free Wi-Fi.  Though it's ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) at its Board of Director meeting held in May elected four new members to a two-year term of office: Ron Bansky, Paul Mecca, Matthew Pejkovic and Marta Alexandre.  Ron Bansky of Ron Bansky & Associates, Allstate ...

Read more »

MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling is celebrating 50 years of serving the central New Jersey area and beyond. Kevin McHugh, owner and third generation of this family run business, takes pride in a job well done and Valairco’s commitment to providing the best value around through stellar ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The wait is finally over, Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights opened its doors with an official ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The hotel actually had a soft opening last week, but on Tuesday, May 1, Mayor Bob Woodruff wielded a huge pair of scissors and cut through the ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ -- Three local government officials were honored at the 29th Annual Mayors' Dinner of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce held last week at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. Linden Mayor Derek Armstead was named Mayor of the Year. Jill Goode, chief financial officer of ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday. A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the ...

Read more »