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Rail @ Red Bank mixed-use property signs first retail tenant

Denholtz Properties has signed its first tenant at The Rail @ Red Bank, a mixed-use development in Red Bank, it announced this week. Melonhead, a juice, smoothie and acai bowl shop, signed a lease for...

B&G paying $550M to acquire Crisco brand from Smucker’s

B&G Foods Inc. is paying approximately $550 million to acquire the famed Crisco brand of oils and shortenings from the J.M. Smucker Co., the Parsippany-based company announced this week. The all-cash deal will also see...

Business coalition, in virtual town hall, pushes for more openings of economy

Bridget O’Brien said the child care industry is about to get pummeled. Again. “COVID is only the first punch,” O’Brien said. “Under the best conditions, we operate with very small margins, we are labor-intensive and...

121-year-old Paterson baking ingredients company is acquired by private-equity firm

J&K Ingredients Corp., a Paterson-based provider of ingredients for baked goods, has been acquired by a private-equity firm, according to a Thursday announcement. CORE Industrial Partners LLC, based in Chicago, announced it has acquired J&K,...

In Bayonne, new Starbucks means more than just coffee

It’s the dream of every commercial project and municipal official in the state: a Starbucks. A store means more than just access to coffee — many see it as an affirmation that their community or...

Canopy by Hilton says it mixes culture, convenience as it opens in Jersey City...

A Canopy by Hilton hotel has opened in Jersey City’s Arts District, the developers announced recently. The hotel, part of Hilton’s lifestyle brand, is the chain’s first site in the New York metropolitan area, and...

Why doubling capacity for indoor dining won’t come close to doubling number of seats...

Gov. Phil Murphy is going back and forth regarding his desire to increase capacity for indoor dining. Last week, he indicated it was likely. This week — with COVID-19 cases on the rise —...

Murphy vetoes bill that would have reimbursed N.J. restaurateurs for summer start/stop

Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged his support for all small businesses throughout this pandemic — including the restaurant industry. But, on Monday he vetoed a bill that would have had the state reimburse New Jersey...

Arthur’s Tavern — iconic institution in Morris Plains — illustrates challenges facing an industry...

Alice McGreevy looks out at the walls of Arthur’s Tavern, the restaurant her family has owned for more than six decades. They are walls covered with photos — many black and white — that portray...

‘Pumpkin Spice Tax’ is very real thing — and costly, too

Feel like you’re being bombarded by food and beverage options featuring “Pumpkin Spice”? There’s a reason for it. And it has nothing to do with the fall season. Studies show people are willing to...

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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...