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The Alternative Press of Westfield’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Give someone a custom made-to-measure shearling experience at M. Blaustein. Credits: M. Blaustein
Purchase a membership to the Westfield Area Y for a friend, family member or even yourself by Dec. 31 and mention you saw this in The Alternative Press to receive a bonus $50 Westfield Area Y gift card. Credits: Westfield Area Y
Get In Shape for Women in Westfield is offering a six-week membership for only $279. Credits: Get in Shape for Women in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Shop local this holiday season and find the perfect present for everyone on your list with our holiday gift guide. As their gift to you, some businesses are offering special deals for our readers.

Blue Sky Café — Pick up a gift card for Blue Sky Café and give the gift of fresh, flavorful soups, sandwiches, freshly pressed juice, homemade desserts and breakfast all day. 1120 South Ave. West in Westfield. Call 908-654-7000.

Ella Allure — Help someone beautify their home for the holidays or the entire year with a gift card from Ella Allure Interior Design Center. Stop in 220 East Broad Street in Downtown Westfield or call 908-654-3527.

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Get in Shape for Women — Just for the holidays, Get In Shape for Women in Westfield is offering a six-week membership for only $279 — a 50 percent discount. Membership includes group personal training and nutrition consultations at the boutique studio downtown. Call 908-228-2084 or stop in at 327 South Avenue in Westfield.

HOMExperts — Give someone you love a one-year home maintenance plan from HOMExperts and he or she won’t have to worry about cleaning the dryer vent, changing filters or many of the other headache-inducing chores that plague homeowners. Owner Mitch Harris makes sure clients avoid catastrophes by conducting inspections that most of us forget or put off, plus he makes sure they get the best possible pricing on repairs and projects. Basic memberships are $500, but mention you saw this in The Alternative Press and get $100 off. Call 908-346-1111 and visit

JCC of Central NJ — Purchase a membership at the JCC of Central NJ as a gift or for yourself by Dec. 31 and mention that you saw this in The Alternative Press to receive these bonus gifts: A $50 JCC gift card that can be used within a year for any program or event, 14 percent off of any private swim lesson and a free 30 minute massage with any purchase of personal training, plus they’ll waive their registration fee. 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ.

John’s Meat Market — Head to John's Meat Market for New Jersey’s finest of selection of dry-aged beef. The staff will graciously trim a trio of prime dry-aged steaks for you to present as a gift from your heart. Market Price. John’s Meat Market is located at 389 Park Ave., Scotch Plains. Call 908-322-7126. 

Limani Seafood Grill — Give a gift card for Limani Seafood Grill and they’ll dine in on such favorites as chilled shellfish, sesame-crusted ahi tuna, whole grilled fish or Greek-style lamb chops, or they can choose selections by the pound from Limani’s fresh fish market to take home. Visit 234 North Avenue West in Westfield or call 908-233-005.

M. Blaustein — Give someone a custom made-to-measure shearling experience at M. Blaustein. The shearling specialists at this couture furrier help select the best look for each individual, and their experienced patternmakers will create the garment one step at a time. For men or women, these are created from the finest lightweight, soft and supple shearling. Garments are made to each customer’s exact measurements and specifications, including color and style. Price upon request. Visit their website at, stop in 516 Millburn Ave. in Short Hills or call 973-379-1080.

Seraphim Wellness Center -- Purchase a gift certificate for a one-hour massage at Seraphim Wellness Center, located upstairs at 66 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield, for just $80. Order online at or call 908-389-1013.

Tiffany Natural Pharmacy — The winter season is perfect for warm and comfortable throws available at Tiffany Natural Pharmacy, 1115 South Ave. West in Westfield. Created by artisans, you’ll find these blankets in luscious color combinations with or without fringe, each priced under $50.

Westfield Area Y — Purchase a membership to the Westfield Area Y for a friend, family member or even yourself by Dec. 31 and mention you saw this in The Alternative Press to receive a bonus $50 Westfield Area Y gift card that can be used within one year for any membership or program at the Westfield Area Y. 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ.

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