Designer Resale Store in Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening

September 23, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Midtown Authentic, a designer resale store, celebrated its grand opening at at 129 E. Broad St. in Downtown Westfield recently.

Midtown Authentic buys what they call “ex-boyfriend gifts,” such as bags, shoes, watches and jewelry along other designer items. They buy, sell and trade only the best authentic designer couture, according to owner Rory ...

‘Legend of Watchung’ Mural Saved as Route 22 Sears Closes

WATCHUNG, NJ — The “Legend of Watchung” mural was safely removed from Sears after the store closed for good earlier this week after more than 50 years on Route 22 .

"The mural has been removed today and is being shipped to Philly for storage," Watchung Planning Board Chair Tracee Schaefer said at the start of Tuesday's meeting where Seritage was given ...

Town of Westfield Maintains AAA Rating by Standard & Poor’s

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Friday, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services announced that the town of Westfield’s long-term credit rating remained at AAA, Councilwoman JoAnn Neylan announced at Tuesday night’s town council meeting. AAA is the highest rating available. 

“Following in the footsteps of our former chair of finance, our capable Councilman Della Fera, who ...

TAPinto Westfield Profile: Sherry Cronin, Executive Director of the Downtown Westfield Corporation & Volunteer

WESTFIELD, NJ — She may have been born in a small town in Arkansas, but it’s hard find anyone more involved in Westfield more than Sherry Cronin since she and husband, John, settled here in 1993. For the past 16 years, she has served as executive director of the Downtown Westfield Corporation. She also serves as treasurer and vice president of finance for the Westfield Historical ...

Westfield to Begin Conducting Town-Wide Property Revaluation

WESTFIELD, NJ — Since November 2016, Westfield officials have known that the town, along with many others, might soon be required to conduct a revaluation of the properties within its boundaries for taxation purposes. (Westfield hasn’t conducted a one since 1981, Town Administrator Jim Gildea said at the time.)

The town will soon select a firm to begin the revaluation this ...

Westfield’s Chief Spirit Officer Announces ‘Bestfield’ Day Event, Promotes Businesses at Town Council Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — Meaghan Murphy, Westfield’s chief spirit officer, announced she and the Westfield Spirit Squad are organizing a “Bestfield” Day event for Sept. 14 at Athleta in Downtown Westfield during Tuesday's town council meeting. The event will include giveaways and a book signing by Laurie Gelman, author of the bestselling book “Class Mom.” People who ...

Unsold to the Highest Bidder: Colorado Cafe Owners Reject Liquor License Bid that Failed to Meet Reserve Price

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Cafe on Monday, July 31, as the country-themed bar welcomed patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. The collection included kitchen utensils, the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull, and the valuable liquor license, which now has controversy attached to it.

Mark Bahna, ...

Westfield Ballroom Hosts Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Ballroom (formerly Fred Astaire of Westfield) hosted about 50 local business people Tuesday for the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly open networking breakfast.

The social dance studio recently moved to 361 South Ave. East.

Attendees — including current and prospective members — had the opportunity to introduce ...

Westfield’s Chief Spirit Officer Announces TAPinto Column, Promotes Businesses & More at Town Council Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Meaghan Murphy, Westfield’s chief spirit officer, announced the debut of her new TAPinto Westfield column at Tuesday’s town council meeting. Called “Meet the Neighbors,” the column profiles interesting people around town, who share their favorite things about Westfield.

To read the column, click here.  

Murphy invited the ...

Westfield Teens’ Sleeveless Hawaiian Shirt Company Takes Off

WESTFIELD, NJ — One year after graduating from Westfield High School, Luke Beaulieu and Michael Stokes are simultaneously attending college and running their own startup business, Kahunas Sleeveless Hawaiians, a sleeveless Hawaiian shirt company.

Beaulieu, who studies entrepreneurship and finance at Babson College in Massachusetts, began building the concept last year as his senior ...

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Video: Point View's Petrides Feels Market Has Room to Run as Fed Decision Looms

September 20, 2017

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, appeared live on CNBC discussing the upcoming Fed meeting and its rate hike decision:

For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and ...