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Buontempo Homes magnificent custom Colonial at 201 Baker Ave in Westfield is ready to be shown! The home is located on one of Westfield’s most desirable locations. 1 block to Wilson Elementary school and .7 miles to Downtown Westfield. The magnificent residence boasts elegance, luxury, and sophistication.

This home is situated on a large 100’X150’ lot with Kentucky Bluegrass sod, front & rear multi-zone sprinkler system, and decorative plantings.

Upon arrival, you will proceed up the paver walkway to the custom front door. The welcoming and impressive two story foyer with dark hardwood floors is your first taste of this high end home. To the right of the foyer you have the living room with three tier molded ceilings; to the left is the formal dining

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April 2nd is Lord & Taylor's Shop Smart, Do Good event! The event supports local non-profit organizations, such as the Westfield Historical Society. Shoppers can purchase a $5 ticket which gives them one 15% off coupon (including cosmetics and fragrances) and two 25% off coupons for regular or sale items. Last year, participating organizations raised over $527,000! So, stop by and shop with great discounts on April 2nd! Tickets will be sold at the door. 609 North Ave, Westfield. 908-233-6600.

Fun Fact: Since 2006 this program has raised over $9,000,000.

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Ladies, grab your girl friends and get ready to enjoy Westfield’s Girl’s Night Out on May 5, 2015, 5:00 - 9:00pm. Westfield’s GNO is sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation.

You will discover shops, pamper yourself with special events, promotions, and complimentary refreshments as you stroll downtown. If you are one of the

first 1,500 ladies to register you receive a gift which remains secret until arrival. So, mark your calendars, this is a rain or shine event! Hope to see you


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Who says you have to be Irish to celebrate Saint Patty’s day? There is a lot to eat and do in Westfield to get into the lucky holiday spirit. 

  • Bridget’s Irish Cottage located on 15 E. Broad Street is the place to go for all things Irish. 
  • Get delicious, green bagels at Manhattan Bagel on 210 South Ave. 
  • Yummy shamrock cookies are available to you at Carlo’s Bakery on 21 East Broad Street.
  • Nothing hits the spot like Irish soda bread and green peanut macaroons from Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe at 101 East Broad Street.
  • 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro (16 Prospect Street) and The Office Beer Bar & Grill (411 North Ave) are both great places to try some Irish whiskey, or Irish coffee.

Get out and enjoy all the

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Super Safe Town: Westfield is one of the safest cities in the state. Westfield's safe streets are one reason why people who grew up in Westfield choose to one day raise their own family here. Its crime rate is 64 percent below New Jersey’s average.


Excellent School District: Westfield school district has 10 public schools grades k-12. 

The Westfield town has a central kindergarten, six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Public school students are also eligible to apply to attend the Union County Vocational Technical Schools.       

Westfield, NJ is well know for its amazing school system. More then 90% of recent Westfield High School graduates continue their education, and over 80% enter four year colleges.

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Dine Out Westfield

Sponsored by The Downtown Westfield Corporation

Get excited Westfield’s restaurant week is right around the corner! It will begin Sunday, February 28 and end Thursday, March 2016 (excludes Fridays and Saturdays). Two course lunch menus, or two or three course dinners menus are available to diners at fixed prices. (Fixed rate does not include tax, gratuity, and beverages.

16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro

16 Prospect St. 908.232.7320

2-course Lunch $10, 2-course Dinner $20


Akai Sushi Lounge

102 E. Broad St. 908.264.8660

3-course Lunch $12, 3-course Dinner $30



39 Elm St. 908.317.2640

2-course Lunch $20, 3-course Dinner $45


Boulevard Bistro

301 South Ave. W. 908.264.8252

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Are you ready to finally settle down and own your own home. Well now is the time to take action and get pre approved! 

  •  When you get pre approved your lender can tell you the specific mortgage amount which you are approved for. 
  •  It also gives you a better idea of the interest rate you will be charged on the loan, and what kind of loan options are available to you. For example, conventional loans, FHA loans, and VA loans. 
  • You will get an idea what the total out of pocket cost and closing costs will be.
  • Getting pre approved saves you a lot of time. Right from the start you will know what you can afford, you won’t be out searching for homes that cost more or less then you can actually afford. 
  • A pre approval also
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Get excited! The next best thing is coming your way!

Custom builder Buontempo Homes is creating your dream home! 99 Surrey Lane in Westfield is currently under construction, and is predicted to soon be complete.

99 Surrey Lane, Westfield offers 5 bedroom, and 5 full baths (optional 6th). The home is predicted be completed Spring 2016, and will be listed for $1,229,000.

Hardi Plank protects the home, and offers a beautiful wood-style finish with increased durability. The 30 year Timberline style rood shingles offer long lasting roof protection. Anderson high performance insulated glass windows with grills and screens are placed throughout the house.
A beautiful custom front door
welcomes you into the home. The first floor boasts a foyer, dining

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Ferraro’s located on 14 Elm Street in Westfield NJ was first established in 1969. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. It offers indoor and sidewalk seating. The restaurant itself is very clean and has an energetic atmosphere. Ferraro’s philosophy is “Fresh is the best”, and it certainly is. The restaurant offers amazing traditional Italian meals and also an extensive gluten free menu. I have had great experiences every time I dined at Ferraro’s; the food is always delicious and the staff is always very attentive. If you are ever in or near the Westfield area come to Ferraro’s for a taste of Italy!

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