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Rembrandt. Da Vinci, Michelangelo. Picasso. Monet. Where would we be without the works created by these amazing artists? Art helps develop well-rounded individuals. Encourage artistic expression by visiting Westfield Art in the Park 2019 this Sunday afternoon, June 9th.Westfield Art in the Park 2...
The Westfield Area Market Report for May 2019 showed that we are seeing a repeat of 2018 trends in the area. Senior homeowners listed their properties in search of a less expensive environment. Meanwhile, investors came in looking for ways to buy cheap and sell high. That meant more homes on the ...
As we take a moment to remember our military members who lost their lives in service of our country this weekend, there's a wonderful way to honor their memory. Donate aluminum cans to help burned children of the Burn Center of St. Barnabas. Instead of tossing your empty cans into your recycling ...
The Olympic Games. Marathons. The Hippocratic Oath. Democracy. Lighthouses. Vending Machines. They all originated in Greece. The people of Greece love to celebrate life. They'd love to celebrate it with you at the New Jersey Greekfest 2019 from May 30th to June 2nd.What: New Jersey Greekfest 2019...
When searching for a place to live, security ranks somewhere near the top for most people. So, it should ease your mind to know that Westfield was named the safest city in Union County by SafeWise.com. Cranford came in second.Westfield: A Safe Place to LiveSafeWise gathered crime statistics data ...
Did you ever play with Tonka trucks when you were a kid? Hauling sand in dump trucks to make huge sand castles. Creating moats around your sandcastle with a backhoe. Maybe you extinguished a house fire with your toy firetruck, saving an entire family in the process. Perhaps you chased down the ba...
Every year, the Friends of NJ Festival Orchestra hold a fundraiser that showcases some of the most distinguished homes in the city. The money raised from this highly anticipated event helps finance the performances put on by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra each year. The Westfield Tour of Notab...
Building a Brighter Future for The Valerie Fund Kids Tickets The Valerie Fund invites you to take a self-guided tour of Grace's House, a Valerie Fund Designer Show House, building a brighter future for The Valerie Fund Children, at 950 Hillside Avenue, Plainfield, NJ. Built in 1870, the 7000+ sq...
As the weather begins to warm up, we begin to see more buyers venturing into the Westfield real estate market. Spring tends to heat things up. Families want to move while kids are out of school. So, they start their search now. The Westfield Area Market Report for March 2019 seems to show that th...
Our local Jersey Mike's and Savory Spice aren't the only businesses who give back to the community. (You still have a few more days to be a part of their respective "Month of Giving" campaigns, by the way.) Outta Hand Pizza Westfield also gives back. But, for them, it's a year-round thing.Outta H...
In a country as rich as ours, it's hard to believe that people struggle to put food on the table for their families. Statistics show that more than 900,000 New Jersey residents experience food insecurity every single day. The Community Food Bank of New Jersey is the largest anti-hunger organizati...
Go to lunch. Help a charity. That's what you'll find when you order a sandwich at Jersey Mike's anytime throughout the month of March. Their 2019 "Month of Giving" campaign marks the 9th year that this New Jersey-based franchise has raised money for local charities across the country.Jersey Mike'...
Girl Scouts have been around for more than 100 years. Today, their membership boasts 2.5 million in the United States. If you've been to the grocery store anytime in the past month or two, it may have felt like even more than that. (Hello, Thin Mints!) Whether you dunk them, nibble them, pull the...
Do you love mysteries? Did you read Nancy Drew or Hardy Boy novels as a kid? Is Sherlock Holmes your favorite detective of all time? Or do you identify more with the sharp mind of Hercule Poirot? Put your sleuthing skills to the test at the Westfield Midday Madness Clue Hunt 2019 event.What: West...
Some people like the hustle and bustle of big city life. Others crave a small town atmosphere to raise a family. Westfield offers the benefits that the small town living provides. But it's located close enough to Manhattan to enjoy everything a big city has to offer. Wallethub looked at over 1,20...
Food, glorious food. Our city offers some of the best food around. In fact, MyCentralJersey.com put Cranford on its list of the five underrated foodie towns in New Jersey late last year. With Cranford Winter Restaurant Week 2019 set to begin next week, you have the opportunity to sample some of o...
What goes better with freezing temperatures than nice, warm comfort food? Creamy casseroles. New England clam chowder. Mama's thick, rich chili. They all take the bite out of cold winter evenings. To help inspire the community to engage with one another during the dark days of winter, the City de...
With the polar vortex in full force over the last couple of days, not many buyers were out looking at homes at the end of January. But the rest of the month proved profitable for many sellers. According to the Westfield Area Market Report for January 2019, a slew of newly constructed homes hit th...
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Do you believe whether a groundhog sees its shadow or not is a true indication of when Spring will come?A lot of people aren't even sure, which means we're going to have more winter.But even if you do, it doesn't make a whole lot of sense. If it's sunny, and he sees his shadow, that means a longe...
Many parents dream of providing a good college education for their children. According to CollegeData.com, the average price for a student's tuition at an in-state public school last year was $25,290. That rose to $50,900 for a private school. When you add in admin fees, student fees, parking fee...