Chester family farm buys honey bee business from retiring owners

Sweet Cheeks Farm LLC, based in Chester, is growing its honey bee population with the acquisition of a family business whose owners are retiring, it announced this week. Jean-Claude and Bea Tassot, owners of Tassot...

Restaurant association desperate to resume indoor dining — or even hear from Murphy

The National Restaurant Association estimates that 30% of New Jersey restaurants will have to close permanently due to the impact of COVID-19. With the industry on the brink of collapse, Marilou Halvorsen, the head of...

Restaurant industry says it’s not ‘super spreader,’ not responsible for uptick in COVID cases

While COVID-19 cases — and the rate of transmission — are still on the rise in New Jersey, the restaurant community said it wants to make one thing clear to Gov. Phil Murphy and...

ABF Creative: Podcast network works to bring diverse stories to life

Anthony Frasier said he’s still stunned by the statistic. “You’re more likely to see a talking animal than a Black child on a cartoon,” he said. This lack of representation has negative effects on diverse populations...

German-based grocer Lidl opens new store in North Brunswick

Lidl announced on Wednesday it has opened another New Jersey location. This mark's the German discount grocery chain's 10th food market in the state. Its first location was in Arlington County, Virginia in June 2015. The...

Study: N.J. tops list of states with the worst roads

Roads in New Jersey are among the worst in the nation, according to a new report. The analysis by CoPilot, a car-shopping app, found that out of all the states, New Jersey ranked third-worst for...

N.J. Devils, Pru Center launch virtual fundraiser to benefit Newark Working Kitchens

The New Jersey Devils and the Prudential Center, in partnership with Investors Bank and RWJBarnabas Health, announced Friday morning the details for Donate a Plate, a virtual fundraiser benefitting Newark Working Kitchens. Newark Working Kitchens...

Toy company Alex is resurrected by new ownership

Alex Brands, a Fairfield-based toymaker, has been acquired and rebranded as Alex Global Products, the new owner announced Tuesday. Out There First, based in Saddle Brook, aims to restart the company, which shut down earlier...

TV came to NYSE 25 years ago today: The N.J. man who brought it...

I had only been back at the New York Stock Exchange as an executive vice president and member of the management committee responsible for marketing communications for a few months when the NYSE announced...

Indoor dining fight goes on: Business leaders say 25% is a good start, but...

Marilou Halvorsen, the head of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association — and the person who has been out in front in the battle with Gov. Phil Murphy to allow for indoor dining...

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