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Emma’s Brick Oven Celebrates a Special Anniversary

October 17, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ – Emma’s Brick Oven in the heart of downtown Cranford is celebrating its one year anniversary under the management and ownership of Victor Biancamano and Andrew Galli.

“It’s been a great year; we have introduced new items to the menus, renovated the space and worked to create an amazing dining experience.  =It’s what we think of as ...

More Tickets to AddamsFest Beer Garden in Westfield to be Released this Week

WESTFIELD, NJ — Disappointed that you couldn’t get tickets for Charlie’s Ale Garden during AddamsFest? Despite a “sold out” image on the Beer Garden page on, organizers said that more tickets will become available for purchase later this week.

“As we said, we can only pre-sell as many tickets as our rain location at the Armory will ...

Cheesemaking 101: Mozzarella ‘Master’ Plays in Westfield at Vine Ripe Markets

WHAT: Fresh mozzarella cheese making classes (pre-registration required)
WHEN: Mondays at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Vine Ripe Markets, 430 North Avenue E., Westfield, N.J.
BOOKING: Call 908-233-2424 to reserve a space
SEASON SPECIAL: Running until Dec. 29, Vine Ripe Markets is discounting the regular price to $40 for one person and $75 for two people.

New Westfield Station Café Offers Fine Fare From Coffee to Kabobs

WESTFIELD, NJ – One might think that Westfield Station Café, at the Corner of South Avenue West and Summit Avenue, has a prime spot, just across the street from the NJ Transit train stop on the town’s south end.

But turnover there has been quick. In the past five years, the spot has been home to a pasta bar, a gourmet bakery, a deli, a convenience store and a Pakistani ...

Westfield Mayor: Stricter NJ Brewing Regs Would Have Stifled Budding Industry

State suspends new laws governing microbreweries

WESTFIELD, NJ – The suspension of more stringent state regulations for microbreweries received praise from state and local officials in a town where some say opportunities for imbibing have become scarce.

The state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control on Tuesday announced it is suspending the regulations, which restrict among other ...

NJ Crackdown Aside, Breweries May Be in Hopper For Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ – More beer here.

Such was the message from the Town Council on Tuesday as it approved regulations intended to draw microbreweries and craft distilleries into its downtown.

The new local law allows for microbreweries and craft distilleries within Westfield’s central business district and delineates definitions for the establishments. Council members approved the ...

No Bad Apples! Westfield Celebrates 10th AppleFest Saturday

WESTFIELD, NJ – Apples will be far from forbidden as the historical society celebrates its 10th annual AppleFest this weekend.

The Westfield Historical Society’s AppleFest will be held noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, on the lawn of the Reeve House, 314 Mountain Ave.

The festival will feature talks, displays, trivia games and old-fashioned children's games, along ...

Spooky Schedule Set for AddamsFest in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — The full schedule for AddamsFest has been announced on, and it’s jam-packed with events for people of all ages.

The town-wide celebration will honor Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creation, "The Addams Family," throughout October all around town, with a slew of events planned for the Friday and weekend just before ...

FestiFall: Community Coalesces at Westfield Fest Sunday

WESTFIELD, NJ – Enclosed in a clear plastic booth, two teens moved frantically to untangle a blue wire and plug the ends into sockets on opposite-sided walls.

Avery Avella, 10, and Alice Manzo, 11, secured one side, but it popped out of the socket at the opposite end as they attempted to fit the tangled wire in.

The duo missed their deadline.

Smoke spewed from the top of the ...

Special Chefs See a Slice of Success at Pizza Shop in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ – Dough, cheese, sauce, mushrooms, olives and pepperoni are among the ingredients that 10 children, half of them with special needs, used to make individual pies at a local pizza shop earlier this week.

The gathering of elementary school-aged youths at Outta Hand Pizza, 311 South Ave. West, on Sunday, included lessons from the local shop’s owners and ...


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Shop Vine Ripe Markets in Westfield from Your Phone

October 8, 2018

Craving an easier way to order your favorite items from Vine Ripe Markets? Shop our grocery, deli, produce, butcher or bakery department right from your phone! Or place an order for a ready-made salad or fresh sandwich. 

Order from our website:

Or download our app for added ...