Fanwood Business Roundtable: December 2017

Fanwood’s redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffrey and more than a dozen local business owners met for the year’s final Fanwood Business Roundtable on Thursday evening at the Fanwood Grille (34 S. Martine Ave.) to plan for upcoming events that will drive foot traffic to local establishments. “We plan on enhancing Fanwood’s events for 2018, such as Ladies Night

December 18th, 2017|

Small Business Saturday in Fanwood: November 25th

Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday! Help support your local small businesses by patronizing their store locations and begin your holiday shopping. Many of Fanwood's local businesses will be offering special discounts and promotions on Small Business Saturday, so keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for more details and updates!

November 17th, 2017|

Fanwood’s First Home-Based Business Reception

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Economic Development Director Liz Jeffrey hosted an informative round-table for Fanwood’s home-based businesses on Thursday, September 28th. The informal gathering, inside Fanwood’s historic Carriage House on Watson Road, was a networking opportunity for the town’s sometimes hidden entrepreneurs. About 20 business owners enjoyed wine and cheese and heard Jeffrey run

October 3rd, 2017|

Fanwood Eye Care joins Downtown Business District

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr helped cut the ribbon Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, to officially welcome Fanwood Eye Care to the downtown business district. Fanwood Eye Care is owned by Dr. Kathy Shin and offers eye exams, glasses and contacts all in one shop. The ribbon cutting, organized by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce,

September 23rd, 2017|

Fanwood’s Newest Restaurant, Fanwood Grille, Now Open

The long-awaited opening of the new Fanwood Grille occurred Friday, July 7, 2017, at 6am, with a full menu for breakfast and lunch and a staff eagerly awaiting new customers. The Fanwood Grille, at the space occupied for many years by the Fanwood Corner Store at 34 South Martine Avenue, is owned by Paul Watterson,

July 7th, 2017|

Ladies Night Out 2017 Thank You!

Ladies Night Out in Fanwood kicked off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017, with over 200 women lined up to register and pick up a goody bag filled with coupons for local businesses and tickets to win prizes at a tricky tray raffle. The event, sponsored this year by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber

June 16th, 2017|

Lightbridge Academy Breaks Ground in Downtown Fanwood

The Borough of Fanwood is honored to announce the groundbreaking of Lightbridge Academy. The former Sun Tavern, at 15 South Avenue in Fanwood, has begun its transition into a daycare center. Franchise business owners Vishal and Bhavna Ajwani are proud owners. The location's parent company, Lightbridge Academy, is a long-standing family business based in Iselin.

May 22nd, 2017|

Fanwood Pharmacy Now Open

Fanwood's newest downtown business, the Fanwood Pharmacy, opened with fanfare and a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Among those cutting the ribbon were Mayor Colleen Mahr, Council members Tom Kranz and Kathy Mitchell and members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, which now promotes Fanwood business. Front and center was Mitul

September 24th, 2016|

Knit-a-Bit celebrates one year anniversary

Mayor Mahr joined members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce on September 24, 2016, at Knit-A-Bit, a charming yarn shop celebrating their First Anniversary in Fanwood!  Knit-a-Bit is located at 42 South Martine Avenue and is packed with beautiful yarns, buttons, and finished samples that are truly inspirational.  Details about the shop and

September 24th, 2016|

Fanwood welcomes Rocko’s Ice Cream Parlor

Fanwood's newest downtown business, Rocko's, opened with fanfare Friday, July 1. Located in the location of the former Double Dipper, Rocko's is located on South Martine Avenue two doors from Nick's Pizza, whose owners are partners in the new business along with Roger Bernier, President of Chelsea Senior Living, who has made a personal investment

July 12th, 2016|
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