With Fall Weather in Air, Soup's On at the Fanwood Grille

October 18, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- With fall temperatures in the air, now is the time that Paul Watterson of the Fanwood Grille likes to show off his soup-making talents. He has introduced some old and new favorites, including New Orleans chicken gumbo, classic pasta fagioli, creamy butternut squash soup, and Grandma's Spanish chicken soup.

"My boys always looked forward to visiting grandma and having ...

Bake Sale at Nick's Pizza in Fanwood to Raise Funds for Puerto Rico

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Terrill School fifth grader Olivia Kanterman has held many lemonade stands raising money for the Wildlife Federation. Now she wants to take her skills to help the people suffering in Puerto Rico.

Olivia will host a bake sale on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. in front of Nick's Pizza & Deli (42 So. Martine ...

Golf Outing & Pig Roast Block Party to Benefit SPF Field Hockey on Fri, Sept. 22

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Field Hockey Clubs will host its first annual Golf Outing & Pig Roast at Scotch Hills Country Club on Friday, Sept. 22.

The SPF Field Hockey Club is a non-profit  organization that sponsors the SPF high school field hockey teams as they are in their second year at SPF High School. This year is ...

Scenes from the Farm-to-Table Benefit at Scotch Plains Farmers Market for Homeless Veterans

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market hosted a five-course meal prepared by local chef Brian Kirpan from BK Private Dining and Catering on Sat, Sept. 16, to benefit homeless veterans.

The meal consisted of chef-selected local produce and ingredients from the Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market’s farmers and vendors.

Photos by Jon ...

Duck Donuts Will Soon Land in Clark

CLARK, NJ – Duck Donuts is targeting a spring opening of its fifth New Jersey location in the Clark Circle Shopping Plaza (77 Central Ave.).    

The Duck Donut made-to-order experience begins with a hot vanilla caked donut cooked up fresh. What it becomes after it exits the fryer is up to the person preparing to eat it. Customers can choose to leave the warm ...

Giving Back: The Chelsea to Host a Tricky Tray for Alzheimer’s on Tues, Sept. 19

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Chelsea at Fanwood will host a Tricky Tray for Alzheimer’s on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Kim Jones at 908-654-5200.

The event will be a $10 donation per person with the proceeds being donated to Alzheimer’s New Jersey. Any business interested in donating a gift basket, please ...

Congregation Beth Israel Kicks Off School Year at Rocko's Ice Cream

FANWOOD, NJ -- Rabbi Howard Tilman, of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, was a “celebrity scooper” at Rocko’s Ice Cream in Fanwood on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The back-to-school social was sponsored by the synagogue’s Religious School, which offers instruction for students in pre-kindergarten through high school. 

First-grader Nate ...

Ribbon-Cutting at Fanwood Grille

FANWOOD, NJ -- Local officials attended Sunday's ribbon-cutting for the Fanwood Grille, the borough's newest restaurant at the site of the former Fanwood Corner Store on Martine Avenue.

The restaurant has been open for the last couple months to rave reviews. On hand were Mayor Colleen Mahr, Councilman Tom Kranz, The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce's Gene Jannotti and ...

Sneak Peek at Boxwood Coffee, Replacing Panera in Westfield this Winter

WESTFIELD, NJ – “We’re going to do things that no one’s ever done before,” said Boxwood Coffee Roasters Owner Stephen Bellamy. He’s talking about the offerings at their new Downtown Westfield specialty coffee shop, which could open at the end of 2017. The shop will take over the space formerly occupied by Panera.

“We have always loved ...

Fanwood Grille Celebrates Official Grand Opening on Sept. 9 with Pig Roast-BBQ Fundraiser

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) will host its first annual Pig Roast and BBQ that will also raise money for The Jam Kancer in The Kan Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 9 (rain date: Sunday, Sept. 10) from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. A DJ will provide music for the party.

Attendees can get a burgers, hot dog or roasted pork with three sides at $15 per ...

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Morano Gelato Celebrates Diwali

October 17, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Morano Gelato will mark the Indian Festival of Lights this week with classic Indian flavors, such as coconut, mango and saffron. 

Check out Instagram or Facebook (MoranoGelatoWestfield) for the flavors of the day.  Come in and enjoy a cup or cone, or pick up a pint to bring home for the family!