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Hispanic chamber eager for 1st Winter Gala event

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce nabbed FOX’s “Gotham” actor, and Jersey City resident, J.W. Cortes to headline its upcoming Winter Gala. The ex-Marine said the attention being paid to the Hispanic community, and increasing...

Taking women-owned companies to higher levels is the goal

The more things change, the more they stay the same ... is not a saying that nonprofits working to bring about real change hold in high regard. But Rana Shanawani, executive director of the Women’s...

Nonprofit’s goal: Help midlevel women reach new heights

Quid pro quo in the financial circles that Varsha Waishampayan spent most of her career in wasn’t hard to figure out. But getting business leaders to voluntarily commit 10 months of their time to mentoring...

Celebrity chef Samuelsson opens first N.J. restaurant in Newark

You may have seen him on Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” or Food Network’s “Chopped.” Perhaps you’ve used one of his seven cookbooks in the kitchen. Or maybe you dined at one of his 15 restaurant brands...

NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs

The New Jersey Education Association and the iPlay America entertainment venue are partnering on a variety of educational events and programs, they announced Thursday. The statewide teachers union, headquartered in Trenton, and the gaming and...

Dave & Buster’s 1st N.J. site opens in Woodbridge

Dave & Buster’s first New Jersey location opened in Woodbridge earlier this week, after legislation passed in Trenton allowing games-based establishments to sell liquor. The restaurant and entertainment venue comprises 34,000 square feet at the...

Nonprofit Profile: N.J. Conservation Foundation, preserving resources

Origin New Jersey Conservation Foundation was founded in 1960 as the Great Swamp Committee during the successful battle by local citizens to save the Great Swamp in Morris and Somerset counties from being developed as...

Marijuana retailers group forms, eyeing recreational legalization

One group is ready to turn marijuana into a booming business for New Jersey. Anticipating legalization of the drug for recreational use, the New Jersey Marijuana Retailers Association is ready to work with other stakeholders...

Women in TV: Cosby offers LWE crowd the good, bad and funny

Longtime television journalist Rita Crosby regaled the audience with the keynote address at the Leading Women Entrepreneurs event to celebrate its 2017 honorees Monday night at the Liberty House in Jersey City. Being a female...

Berlin’s A.C. Moore invests in two digital businesses

A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts announced two investments that it says will bring it to the forefront of creative digital commerce globally. Parent company Nicole Crafts LLC acquired e-commerce company Blitsy, a leading online retailer...

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The Shop restaurant is coming to Chatham Plaza in Chatham

The Shop, a locally-owned Italian restaurant and pizzeria, is coming to Chatham Plaza on Main Street in Chatham, according to an announcement from North...

Six retail lease signings inked for Centurion Union Center

Landmark, the real estate developer behind the series of Centurion rental communities, on Thursday said six new retail leases have been signed in the...