Appellate Judge Dismisses Case Against Westfield Stop & Shop’s Expansion

June 30, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A years-long legal battle over the proposed expansion of Downtown Westfield’s Stop & Shop may finally be over and the supermarket may be allowed to expand after an Appellate Court judge affirmed the lower court’s decision Friday.

The town made its oral argument in May, nearly two years after the Superior Court judge’s decision to allow the ...

Westfield’s First Parklet Expands Community Space on Elm Street

WESTFIELD, NJ  — If you’ve recently walked down Elm Street then you may have noticed a new addition to the sidewalk. Just before the crosswalk at Quimby and Elm there is a parklet — a temporary extension from the curb to the street that can be used for additional public space. Adding parklets was one of the suggestions made by the Mayor's Downtown Task Force in ...

Video: Downtown Westfield ‘Trivia Crawl’ Makes for Entertaining Night on the Town

WESTFIELD, NJ — Looking to change up an average night out in downtown Westfield? That’s exactly what local resident Morgan Toriello had in mind when she was making plans for the weekend.

“I had reached out to a few friends to see if they were free the Friday before Memorial Day. As it turned out, everyone was staying in town and up for a night out to grab ...

Morano Gelato in Downtown Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening

WESTFIELD, NJ — Morano Gelato held a grand-opening celebration Thursday night at its newest location, 116 Elm St. in Downtown Westfield. The event kicked off with a ribbon cutting with Mayor Andy Skibitsky, the Downtown Westfield Corporation and the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

Morano Gelato, which has been called “the Best Gelato in America” ...

Video: Westfield Farmers Market Kicks off 2017 Season

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Farmers Market kicked off its 22nd season Saturday, June 3, with a formal ribbon cutting with Mayor Andy Skibitsky, the Downtown Westfield Corporation and members of the  Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

New and returning vendors braved the rain and cool weather on Saturday morning to set up this season’s ...

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Can You Dig It!? Why We Love Wine in a Can

July 19, 2017

It took years — decades even — but we're finally at point in the booze world where most people have stopped turning their noses up at screw-caps. With the help of popular wines from New Zealand and Austria and eventually familiar producers from California, the debate over cork and screw-cap ended in a healthy tie. Now the next uphill battle begins … Wine in a ...