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Murphy signs bill banning single-use bags — but it doesn’t go into effect until...

Single-use plastic bags are officially banned in the state. Gov. Phil Murphy signed the most aggressive ban on single-use plastic and paper bags in the country Wednesday — a move he says is a significant...

Lancellotti named new CEO of N.J. Restaurant & Hospitality Association

Dana Lancellotti, the current director of business development and tourism in Ocean County, has been named the new CEO and president of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association. Lancellotti, who will assume the role...

3 new eating options opening in A.C. in time for Memorial Day weekend

The Baywalk at Harrah’s — an outdoor, bayside container bar with dining and live music — will open over Memorial Day weekend, one of three new dining options for an anticipated crowd. Last weekend saw...

Like to buy wine online? Did you know you don’t have access to more...

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed New Jerseyans to buy more of everything online — including wine. Most New Jersey residents, however, are unaware that the state is one of only two that limits those purchases...

Murphy signs bill that clarifies, extends rules on outdoor dining

During a Facebook Live event in which all participants were indoors — and just days after a snowstorm dropped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of the state — Gov. Phil Murphy...

National Restaurant Association to host webinar on PPP loan forgiveness Tuesday

To ensure that eating and drinking places can successfully achieve Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness, the National Restaurant Association is hosting a webinar at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Register here. The webinar will feature Bill Briggs, a...

Parsippany-based Ferrero is building 1st North American chocolate production plant

Confectionery company Ferrero North America is building its first chocolate production plant in North America, the Parsippany-based unit of global chocolatier Ferrero Group said this week. The manufacturing center will be built in Bloomington, Illinois,...

Entrepreneur is determined to overcome personal, business hardships to bring traditional Puerto Rican Christmas...

It started when Cynthia Sepulveda's grandmother flung her doors open, inviting neighbors in to laugh, dance, play music and — perhaps most important in inciting people to partake in said activities — drink coquito,...

Accomplished exec (and Hall of Famer) Grant Hill named to Campbell’s board

He’s a Naismith Hall of Famer, a two-time NCAA champion, an Olympic gold medalist and now part-owner of an NBA team. On Thursday, Grant Hill became a member of the board of directors of...

New wine and food store signs lease in Paramus

A new wine and food shopping concept has signed a retail lease in Paramus, according to real estate firm CBRE. Bin52 Wine & Gourmet, which offers wine, spirts, beer and gourmet food, signed for 8,631...

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Murphy signs ‘Fair Chance in Housing Act’

Landlords in New Jersey will be barred from asking about criminal history on housing applications in most instances, according to legislation signed Friday by...

Building that needs no introduction: Department of Health HQ to be named for Persichilli

In recognition of her service to the people of New Jersey during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s top officials announced Friday that the new...

Borgata announces charter flights to A.C. through MGM program

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced Friday a partnership with Sun Country Airlines that it hopes will attract out-of-state players from 75 departure...

For Estabrook, $3M donation to Monmouth Medical Center is personal

It was a few days after her husband had suffered a debilitating stroke that would eventually cost him his life. Anne Evans Estabrook was sitting...

Columbia Bank to acquire Freehold Bank through merger agreement

The parent of Columbia Bank has signed a merger agreement to acquire Freehold Bank, it announced this week. Columbia Bank MHC, the mutual holding company...