Take Advantage of Hot Deals during July’s Sidewalk Sale!

Spend this weekend downtown and take advantage of special discounts and promotions during the Downtown Cranford Sidewalk Sale! Take a look at the sales participating stores are offering from Thursday, July 13 through Saturday, July 15. There are great deals to be found, both inside and outside!

Yarnstormers Gives Knitters a New Place to Meet and Create

Cranford YarnStormers, located at 10 Alden Street, has opened its doors! Thank you to Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce, Cranford Mayor Brian Andrews, Township Commissioner Kathleen Prunty, and DMC Board members who joined us in welcoming owner Teresa Murray, her husband Tom Usinowicz, and their children to the Downtown Cranford community. Teresa is a longtime […]

The Team Behind Witch Baby Opens Their 2nd Business in Downtown Cranford

In 2019, Chelsea Selby opened a storefront in Downtown Cranford selling her popular brand Witch Baby Soap. The focus of Witch Baby Soap is bath and body, but Chelsea often found herself coming across items that she wanted to carry but wouldn’t fit with that space. When the space at 11 North Union Avenue became […]

Maktoob by Lola Specializes in Custom and Promotional Products

Last week Downtown Cranford held a ribbon cutting for Maktoob by Lola, located at 19 Alden Street. Maktoob by Lola is owned by Farah and specializes in design services and promotional products. Farah chose the name “Maktoob” for her business as Maktub means “it is written.” After leaving her previous jobs and taking the leap […]

Keep Cool at Downtown Cranford’s Sidewalk Sale!

This weekend, July 21-23, is the return of the Downtown Cranford Sidewalk Sale! Participating businesses will have sales, promotions, and more! Many stores will have tables set out with special items on sale, as well as in-store promotions. Here is a list of participating businesses: The Amber Feather LLC (taking part Friday & Saturday) Anthem […]

908 Opens in Downtown Cranford and Sneakerheads Rejoice

Yesterday Downtown Cranford, the DMC Board, and Deputy Mayor Jason Gareis officially welcomed 908 to the Downtown Cranford community! 908 is located at 10 Alden Street and is the second location of the high-end sneaker store owned by JP Hernandez and Gustavo Gonzalez. The Cranford location came about when JP, a Cranford resident, found himself […]

Max & Luna Moves To a New Space and Hickory & Hill Welcomes a New Owner

Last week, Downtown Cranford held two ribbon cuttings for established businesses. Downtown Cranford officially welcomed Max & Luna to its new location at 102A North Union Ave! Owner Cori Eberling Ardente was eager to move the baby and children’s boutique to a larger space, allowing her to expand the store’s selection. “When I found out […]

Welcome to the new owners of Sweet n’ Fancy Emporium!

If you’ve walked by Sweet n’ Fancy Emporium LLC. recently and noticed it looked a bit different, that’s because the candy and baking supply store is under new ownership! Last month, Amanda Girardi took over as the owner of Sweet n’ Fancy Emporium, bringing her experience and passion for baking and retail to Downtown Cranford. […]

A Recovery from COVID, and a Return to the Business He Loves

Gary Fletcher has owned Simply Art and Framing, a unique gift and framing store located at 11 North Union Avenue, for 14 years. While the last year and a half has been tumultuous for many business owners, it was especially harrowing for Gary. In February 2021, Gary was in the hospital for something unrelated to […]