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New Bakery, Karen's Cookies, Opens in Berkeley Heights
December 12, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A new bakery is in town. Owner Karen Campos of Karen’s Cookies on Springfield Avenue said the respons...
Westfield Chef C.J. Reycraft, Jr. to Open French Restaurant Downtown
December 8, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — C.J. Reycraft, Jr., who has served as chef de cuisine at Chez Catherine in Westfield for just over six years, wi...
Maggie Cooks Holds Grand Opening in Westfield
December 7, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Maggie Cooks celebrated its grand opening at 116 Sussex St. on Dec. 7. Partners Margaret Hodges and Jane Schoenf...
Grädde Swedish Restaurant Opens in Westfield
December 1, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Grädde, an upscale Swedish restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Gabi’s Sushi & Noodles do...
Goodman's Deli Makes the 'Best Of' Deli Review List
November 26, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - "Goodman's Deli in NJ is outstanding," stated Gary Cahn, who recently went on his fourth annual t...
Westfield Students Raise $1,380 to Buy Coffee for Troops
November 25, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — When was the last time you gave thanks for a good cup of coffee? Last year, when Westfield High School alum Dani...
Safety Tips for Holiday Cooking
November 22, 2013
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County offers the following food safety tips for holiday cooking: Thaw frozen turkeys i...
Berkeley Heights Police Officers to Participate in Tri-County Riders Wine Tasting, Friday, Dec. 6
November 18, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Tri-County Riders are hosting a Wine Tasting on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Police Unity Tour.&...
The Alternative Press of Westfield’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
November 17, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Shop local this holiday season and find the perfect present for everyone on your list with our holiday gift guid...
Westfield Farmer’s Market to Hold Special Pre-Thanksgiving Event
November 16, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Farmer’s Market ended its season in October, but the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Comme...
Thanksgiving Dinner - Apple Cider Gravy
November 12, 2013
Its that time of year - time to start planning your Thanksgiving Dinner. Maybe you like to stick to tried and true family recipe...
LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Food Day Committee, SYLS, ShopRite and key partners including the West Essex YMCA, Livingston Township...
Westfield’s Blue Sky Café Celebrates Grand Opening
November 2, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Blue Sky Café, located at 1120 South Avenue West, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 2 with Mayor Andy S...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Renovations are under way at the former Stuft Shirt restaurant at 19 Valley St., which will become “Ricalton&...
Westfield’s Michele’s on Prospect Holds Grand Opening
November 1, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Michele’s on Prospect, a new delicatessen and gourmet market, held its grand opening Oct. 31 at 760 Prospe...
South Orange Officially Welcomes Tito's Burritos & Wings
November 1, 2013
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Village officials officially welcomed Tito’s Burritos to town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesd...
Children's Sing-Along At Yogoccino, Wednesday, Oct. 30
October 29, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Yogoccino Cafe is offering something new for kids on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. They'll enter...
Blue Sky Café Opens in Westfield
October 27, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Marcos Ramirez is confident in his cooking. “Try some terrible soup,” he said, setting down a st...
Maplewood Welcomes Pimento Grill and its Authentic Jamaican Cuisine
October 26, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, NJ – It was a family affair at the grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony for Pimento Grill, the new restaurant on Spr...
FANWOOD, NJ — By day, she’s Rosemary DiBattista, Westfield High School English teacher and co-adviser to the school’...
Downtown Millburn Welcomes Green Nectar Juicery
October 16, 2013
MILLBURN, NJ – The Millburn Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to help welcome Green Nectar Juicery to town. &nb...
Family Sunday Dinners
October 14, 2013
Eating dinner as a family is important. We've all seen the articles and news reports touting the benefits of regularly sitti...
Westfield's Own ‘Cake War?’ Locals Debate After Carlo’s Opens Near a Longtime Staple
October 7, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — When Carlo’s Bakery opened in Westfield on Sept. 1, fans of “Cake Boss” Bartolo “Buddy&r...
Maplewood Deli & Grille Holds Grand Re-Opening
October 7, 2013
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Deli & Grille held its grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 5. Mayor Vi...
Westfield Historical Society Hosts 5th Annual Apple Fest
October 6, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Like a joyous surprise, the sun came out as Albert Fennes, a member of TheWheelmen.org rode his antique bicycle ...