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Women’s March in Westfield Attracts Thousands

Women’s March in Westfield Attracts Thousands

People of every age, gender and ethnic background from around New Jersey gathered in Westfield Saturday January 21, 2016 for a “sister” march of the Women’s March on Washington.

Organizer Lydia Kaplan estimated that thousands of people participated. “It was over and above my expectations,” said Kaplan, who earlier in the week had expected 100 to 200 marchers.

According to organizers of the March on Washington, the marches around the world Saturday were meant “to send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world, that women's rights are human rights.”

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Downtown Westfield - A Year in Review

Downtown Westfield - A Year in Review

In case you forgot all the wonderful things that happened in Downtown Westfield NJ this year, here's are some of the highlights of 2016.

Roosterspin and Limani Seafood expanded their restaurants; Satsang Yoga, Elegant Image Salon, Urban Sewciety and Domino's Pizza moved but stayed in town; Robert Treat Delicatessen said farewell to Westfield after over 70 years due to retirement; Trader Joe's roof collapsed in a blizzard and the building was completely rebuilt and reopened within 10 months; CoolVines became NosVino; Amuse re-opened as Butcher Burgers; Grand Openings included Addams Tavern, Kilwins, Johari, T-Mobile, The Device Shop, POE Yoga, Sofi's Color Lounge, D'or L'Dor, Di Farina Pizzeria, Fresh Bui, Inspiration Roll, Raritan Valley GYROTONIC®, Mesina Realty Group, Club Pilates, Duke's Deli and Ono Bowls; Didier Jouvenet retired from Chez Catherine and left the reins to longtime Maitre D' Stephane Bocket;

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New Winter Banners are Hanging Around Downtown

New Winter Banners are Hanging Around Downtown

You may have noticed the new banners hanging around town! Thanks to the Downtown Westfield Corporation and The Town of Westfield for designing, printing and hanging these brand new snowflake banners, welcoming visitors to our lovely downtown this holiday season and throughout Winter. They are part of the downtown decorating efforts along with the holiday wreaths and garlands.  In addition, the DWC has been working hard to decorate vacant stores for the upcoming holiday season by putting greenery in the flower baskets and filling the empty storefronts with holiday decorations and artwork by local artists.

Downtown Westfield has a New Website: www.WestfieldToday.com

Downtown Westfield has a New Website: www.WestfieldToday.com

The Downtown Westfield Corporation is pleased to present a new website for Downtown Westfield's Business District. Working with a special grant from Main Street NJ, DWC worked closely with Glerin, a Virginia-based web design & strategy firm, to create a custom site which meets the needs of our business community and creates a visually appealing new online presence for our town.

"We think shoppers and diners will be able to more easily navigate the downtown site and find what they are looking for more quickly and intuitively," said Jamie Lemberg, in charge of Digital Marketing & Social Media for DWC. "We provide access to the latest news, shopping, dining and events in a streamlined fashion with menus that make sense."

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The Wait is Over...Trader Joe's is Back

The Wait is Over...Trader Joe's is Back

Trader Joe's is re-opening December 2 just in time for all your holiday shopping! Welcome back Trader Joe's, an anchor store in Downtown Westfield! Their hours are 8am - 10pm (Mon-Sun). 155 Elm St., Westfield, NJ. 908-301-0910. www.traderjoes.com

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Doing Our Part To Keep Downtown Businesses Vibrant

Doing Our Part To Keep Downtown Businesses Vibrant

As the Mayor's Downtown Task Force continues their work and makes recommendations to improve the business climate in our downtown, we should all look at how to do our part. We can all have a voice and affect positive change in our community.

Recently Jackie Lieberman, owner and editor of TAPintoWestfield.net, published the following on her

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Westfield Gift Coins $25

Westfield Gift Coins $25

Looking for the Perfect Gift? Sponsored by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 500 newly designed GWACC gift coins are now in circulation. More than 80 local businesses are accepting the $25 coins, and 67 of those are the shops you know and love in Westfield! Help keep shopping dollars local and purchase them at the Westfield, Fanwood, and Cranford offices of Two River Community Bank. For the complete list go to www.gwaccnj.com/coins. There is a $2.50 fee per transaction. All local businesses are welcome to join the program by contacting the GWACC at info@gwaccnj.com.

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Downtown Westfield Corporation Thanks Businesses and Announces Winners of Trick-or-Treat Costume Contest

Downtown Westfield Corporation Thanks Businesses and Announces Winners of Trick-or-Treat Costume Contest

The ever-popular Downtown Trick-or-Treat & Costume Contest, sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) took place on Sunday, October 30, 2016.  Over 2,000 trick-or-treaters enjoyed treats from the downtown businesses from 12pm to 2pm.  Children paraded in the costume contest on Quimby Street, and 23 winners were awarded wonderful prizes from sponsoring businesses.  The Optimist Club of Westfield assisted this year with the ever-popular costume contest and held a parade led by the Westfield High School Marching Band.   

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Best of Westfield in Industry Magazine, NJ, September/October 2016

Best of Westfield in Industry Magazine, NJ, September/October 2016

Take a look at a nice article about Westfield in Industry Magazine, New Jersey, September/October 2016 Issue. Click here to visit the digital version of the magazine article!

Downtown Westfield Commercials to Air on ESPN

Downtown Westfield Commercials to Air on ESPN

If you missed our Downtown Westfield commercials during the Olympics, you can catch them again during the NY Giants game Monday night, October 3rd or during the Mets Wildcard game Wednesday night, October 5 on ESPN. Watch the video!