Sunday, May 5, 2013
Spring Fling in Downtown Westfield is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Downtown Westfield has been transformed into an outdoor market, filled with food stands, games and activities, with a little something for everyone. What's your favorite part of Spring Fling?
Thursday, March 14, 2013
WHS freshman want to know how teens are treated while shopping and how much they're spending.
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Thursday, March 14
Girl Scout Troop 40769 is conducting a survey of teenagers’ spending habits and attitudes about downtown Westfield. Students between the ages of 10 and 19 are asked to fill out their confidential survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/TeensDowntown. Sample questions range from “What is your source of spending money?” to how they are treated by shopkeepers. The survey will remain active until March 31. Teens from Westfield and neighboring towns are encouraged to respond. Troop 40769 is composed of Catherine Bergin, Anna Browne, Alison Jaruzelski, Rachel Mattessich, Jenna Reed and Allison Worms, all ninth graders at Westfield High School. The survey is their “take action” project in response to an issue affecting teens in their community. …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Enjoy discounts on seasonal items.
Didn't get exactly what you were hoping for this holiday season? Here's a chance to buy it for yourself – and at a reduced price. Downtown Westfield's retailers will be offering "seasonal merchandise at deep discounts" Thursday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 20, according to the Downtown Westfield Corporation. Bargains abound but unlike the summer sidewalk sale days, the good deals will be indoors. Many merchants have extended hours on Thursday.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Most businesses open at noon on Sunday but some may open earlier today if possible.
As of 6:40 a.m. Sunday, power has been restored to downtown Westfield, according to Sherry Cronin, executive director of the Downtown Westfield Corportation. Since Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to 90 percent of customers in Westfield, downtown merchants have been trying to make the best of a terrible situation, with many operating by flashlight or daylight. Cronin said many businesses don't open until noon on Sunday, but some may open sooner if they can gather supplies. "Manhattan Bagel is up and running," Cronin said. During last evening's town-wide conference call, Mayor Andy Skibitsky noted that the storm has been tough on Westfield merchants and said the Town had been advocating on their behalf to get them "up and running as soon…
Friday, May 11, 2012
Whoops! Forgot to shop for Mom? Patch is here to help with some last-minute tips on mom-friendly shops in Westfield.
You love your mom, you really do! But, somehow, you've left shopping for her special day until the last minute. Never fear! Downtown Westfield and other shops in town are ready and waiting to offer you great gifts for mom as well as easy and convenient shopping. A list of Cranford's most mom-friendly shops starts here: More shops: Check out the Downtown Westfield Corporation website for the downtown Mother's Day Gift Guide. Have more ideas for where to shop in town for last-minute Mother's Day gifts? Tell us in the comments! Also, if you're looking for a place to take your mom for lunch, check out our Readers' Choice picks for best brunch.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Saturday's celebration of community service, shopping — and free parking — includes 'recipe showdown' at Savory Spice Shop.
Westfield Patch wants to help you kick off the 2011 holiday season in style, so next Saturday, Nov. 19, we are giving you a helping hand— with a bargain, a "recipe showdown" for home cooks and with a chance to help your friends and neighbors in need. So here's the deal: If you need to shop Downtown Westfield — and hey, it'll be the Saturday before Thanksgiving, so of course you do — Patch is picking up the tab for the meters on East Broad, Elm and Quimby streets. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., if you see a meter with a FREE PARKING DAY bag over the meter, do your best parallel-parking move, keep the quarters in your pocket and begin your shopping day! "We really appreciate Patch for doing something to help Westfield residents and visitors make it …