Norma’s Beauty Salon Opens In Downtown Cranford

Hair styling runs in the Rodriguez family. When Douglas Rodriguez’s mother arrived in the United States in 1996, she began working in hair salons. Douglas’s wife, Norma, worked with his mother and in 2007, Douglas and Norma opened Norma’s Beauty Salon, in Plainfield. Douglas and Norma were familiar with Cranford and wanted to be a […]

Elevate Your Space with Nic and Nick Home

The Downtown Cranford office recently had the privilege of officially welcoming Nic and Nick Home to the Downtown Cranford community! In attendance at the ribbon cutting ceremony was Downtown Cranford Director Caren Demyen, Township Commissioner and Downtown liaison Kathleen Miller Prunty, DMC Board members, Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce, and numerous friends and family. Nic […]

With Ocean Prime Tavern, Cranford Welcomes a New Steakhouse to the Dining Scene!

Earlier today, Downtown Cranford Director Caren Demyen, Township Mayor Brian Andrews, Commissioners Kathleen Prunty and Paul Gallo, and DMC Board members held the official ribbon cutting for Ocean Prime Tavern! This is the second restaurant that owner Sonny Gjevakaj has opened in a month in Downtown Cranford, following the recent opening of La Colina Mexican […]

La Colina Mexican Cantina Opens Its Doors in Downtown Cranford!

Last week, Downtown Cranford, DMC Board members, Mayor Brian Andrews, and Township Commissioner Kathleen Miller Prunty officially welcomed La Colina Mexican Cantina to town! La Colina is located at 2 South Avenue West and is owned by Sonny Gjuvakj, who previously owned both Sonny G’s and Romola’s. La Colina is open 7 days a week […]

Love Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch? Then You Need to Visit Toast in Downtown Cranford!

This morning, Downtown Cranford held the ribbon cutting for Toast Cranford, located at 10 Walnut Avenue, welcoming them to the community! Toast Cranford is owned by founder Amy Russo and her business partner Adam Torine. Amy and Adam had been searching New Jersey for the perfect location for Toast’s next location, and when they came […]

Resurgence Barbell and Fitness Opens its Doors in Downtown Cranford

Last week, the Downtown Cranford office, Mayor Brian Andrews, Commissioner Kathleen Miller Prunty, and DMC Board members, attended a ribbon cutting for the newest business to make Cranford its home, Resurgence Barbell and Fitness! Resurgence Barbell and Fitness is located at 6 South Avenue West, formerly The Little Gym. Resurgence Barbell and Fitness owners and […]

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 […]