fbpx

B&G Foods names new longtime food & beverage leader as its new CEO

B&G Foods Inc., the Parsippany-based maker of food products including Cream of Wheat and Green Giant, has named a new CEO and president, it announced this week. Kenneth C. “Casey” Keller will take over, effective...

Hoots Wings planned four N.J. locations as part of East Coast franchise push

Hoots Wings, a fast casual wing concept from the parent of Hooters, has signed a deal for six franchise units on the East Coast, including four in New Jersey, it announced Tuesday. The unit of...

Asian restaurant’s new owners decide to stay put in Springfield, Larken says

An Asian restaurant, now under new ownership, will keep its space in Springfield under a new lease with Larken Associates, the real estate firm announced this week. Chen’s 22 occupies 1,085 square feet of retail...

Plastic (and Styrofoam) ban is 1 year out: Pitch to get businesses on board...

A law that bans the use of single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service products, as well as single-use paper carryout bags, in most stores in the state goes into effect next...

Hard Rock A.C. announces $20M+ in improvements

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is making $20 million in capital improvements, it announced, including everything from renovated suites to new slots and table games and a Starbucks. The casino said Monday that...

AeroFarms breaks ground (in Va.) on next-generation indoor farm

In another milestone moment for Newark-based AeroFarms, the world’s leader in indoor vertical farming held a groundbreaking Thursday for a 136,000-square-foot facility in Danville, Virginia, a city of approximately 43,000 people near the North...

Guadagno says she’s leaving Fulfill, returning to Connell Foley

Former Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno pushed back on the idea that she is being pushed out as head of Fulfill. “It’s nonsense,” she told ROI-NJ. Guadagno said reports of her being fired by Fulfill, the Shore-based...

Aerofarms announces expansion in Newark in another affirmation of relationship with city

AeroFarms was thrilled to announce Friday that it will be expanding its global headquarters in Newark, building out an additional 25,000 square feet of space for both offices and a center for research and...

PSEG donates $150K to Food Bank of South Jersey

In a gift that could feed as many as 500,000 people, Public Service Enterprise Group and the PSEG Foundation donated $150,000 to the Food Bank of South Jersey in Pennsauken on Thursday. Food Bank of...

Caesars to make $400M investment in A.C.

Remodeled room towers, freshly appointed interior design elements, enhancements to the casinos’ gaming floors and — of course — new dining concepts with acclaimed restaurant partners. Caesars Entertainment is betting big on a return to...

Latest Articles

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...