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Tour of Somerville Wins Tourism Award from Somerset County Business Partnership

January 9, 2019

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 at the Bridgewater Marriott.

Sponsored by the Somerset County Business ...

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

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 ...

Planning Board Approves Specialty Grocery Store Application, No Mention of Which Store Coming

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Planning Board approved a minor site plan to revamp vacant retail space, formerly the Golfsmith, into a specialized grocery store in the Bridgewater Promenade – but details on the identity of that grocery store have not yet been released.

The applicant’s attorney said that the proposed changes were to convert the former Golfsmith store and ...

Nokia Bell Labs Evaluating Future of its Murray Hill Campus


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 a recent Township Council meeting. As a prelude to the announcement, he told the council he and Township John Bussiculo have been “paying attention to the Nokia Alcatel property,” in ...

Bob's Furniture Coming to Promenade, 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, ...

Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions Hosts Warren Chamber of Commerce at New Green Brook Location

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Bruce Heyman of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions hosted the last meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce at the new  location on Rt. 22 in Green Brook. Fred Luthy of Avatar Telecom & Energy Solutions won the elevator speech trophy with a success story of working with Heyman, and then demonstrated the installation in the ...

Shop Small In North Plainfield, Green Brook and Watchung On Saturday, Nov. 24

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Today, Nov. 24 is 'Small Business Saturday,’ a day when shopping small and locally can help make a difference for many small businesses in North Plainfield, Green Brook and Watchung this holiday season.  

'Small Business Saturday' was created by American Express in 2010 to show appreciation for and to support small local ...

Watchung Announces Deer Management Program 2018-2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Borough of Watchung has announced that a deer management program will begin on Nov. 26, 2018 and will continue until Feb. 1, 2019. 

The deer management program will be conducted as follows:

1.  Week of November 26

2.  Week of December 3

3.  Week of December 10

4.  Week of December 17


There will be NO hunting activity the ...

Thanksgiving 2018: More Than 54 Million Expected to Travel Nationwide, Highest Travel Volume Since 2005

NATIONAL - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017.

The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 million people traveled. The 2018 Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as ...

Ever Wanted to Own Your Own Amusement Park? Bowcraft Rides Are for Sale

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets!

Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an online liquidation sale, you can purchase rides such as the Galleon, the Scrambler or ...


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Meet the Master Brewer of Untied Brewing Company, Opening in New Providence

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 from the very start.  

Tim Stumpf is a beer, sports and nature lover from Newark, DE with a ...