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Great food, better story: Inspirational Cervantes brings Chilangos restaurant to Hillsborough

Let’s get something straight right from the top: The second Chilangos restaurant, which opened last month in Hillsborough, will not have 275 brands of tequila — one of the calling cards of the original...

At Hispanic Chamber gala, it’s all about harnessing the power of ‘Familia’

Alejandro Ferrer was gracious when talking about his journey from aspiring chef in Venezuela to successful business owner in New Jersey. While he put in all the work and overcame all of the obstacles that...

Velez, Diaz honored as trailblazers by Hispanic Chamber

Jen Velez, executive vice president, health and network solutions, at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, has a resume of accomplishments that are as long as her current title. As a longtime health...

At N.J. Pride Chamber gala, a celebration of success — and road map for...

For the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, the biggest challenge at its first-ever end-of-the-year gala may have been deciding which number it wanted to promote the most. Consider the options: 160: It’s the percentage...

Pride Chamber announces NJPCC Foundation

The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, an organization that has seen its membership jump by more than 150% this year, announced Thursday night at its first-ever gala that it is getting even bigger:...

WCEC awarded $20K grant from N.J. Office of Faith Based Initiatives

The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship in Chatham has been awarded a $20,000 Social Entrepreneurial and Enterprise Development grant from the New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives to continue its mission to help women...

DE&I progress ‘challenging the status quo’ is exemplified by 6 lauded N.J. companies

Six New Jersey companies that are leading the way in demonstrating tangible and measurable progress in diversity, equity & inclusion were honored as outstanding corporate citizens at the first-ever DE&I Trailblazer Awards reception earlier...

Distinctive path: From frustration of war on drugs, to service in Marines, to opening...

Osbert Orduña, a service-disabled veteran entrepreneur, toured 50 cannabis dispensaries before laying the groundwork to launch his own in Jersey City. Many of those locations had been informed by all of the most sound...

State names Alfonso as chief diversity officer and director of the Office of Diversity...

State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced today that Candice Alfonso has been appointed as chief diversity officer and director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and will begin serving in these roles effective...

EDA names Muhammad director of intergovernmental affairs

Medinah Muhammad, an experienced government official at both the local and state level, was named the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s director of intergovernmental affairs, the EDA announced Monday. In this role, Muhammad will lead...

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Real results: Rutgers center gives students, alumni clear path into real estate world

Omayra Echenique would love to say she chose a real estate focus at Rutgers Business School — where she found herself searching for a...

17 from New Jersey named on Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies list

Newsweek on Wednesday released its list recognizing the Top 500 most responsible companies in the U.S. based on performance in the areas of environment,...

Kislak sells Chatham mixed-use property for $2.35M

Kislak Commercial Real Estate Services on Wednesday said it sold a 5,000-square-foot mixed-use retail and office property in Chatham for $2.35 million. That equates...

Columbia Bank appoints Rinaldi as executive VP, corporate governance and culture

Columbia Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary, Columbia Bank, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mayra Rinaldi as executive vice president, corporate governance...

Ferrero Group to acquire Wells Enterprises, maker of ice cream brands Blue Bunny and...

Things just got a little sweeter at the Ferrero Group. The candy maker with its U.S. offices in Parsippany on Thursday said it acquired...