Kick off the holiday season in downtown West Orange

Kick off the holiday season in downtown West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the holiday season around the corner, downtown West Orange offers holiday activities that are fun for the whole family. “Downtown West Orange businesses are gearing up for another great holiday shopping season,” Downtown West Orange Alliance Executive Director Megan Brill said in a press release. “Our downtown shops, restaurants and […]

Connecting the dots in downtown West Orange

Connecting the dots in downtown West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Strange, colorful dots suddenly appeared on Main Street in West Orange on Oct. 6. They weren’t associated with any sickness in the usual manner, but things did reach a fever pitch when their purpose was revealed. The dots were connected with curb extensions that were temporarily installed in a pop-up event […]

West Orange Mayor’s 5K returns to support ALS research

West Orange Mayor’s 5K returns to support ALS research

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host its annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk, starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. The events kick off at West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St., and will support the PSZ Believe Foundation, the Mayor’s Sunshine Fund and the Downtown West Orange Alliance, which is sponsoring the event. […]

Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School hosted the latest “Downtown Thursday” event on July 29, featuring a variety of family-friendly events and the dedication of a new historical marker recognizing the old trolley system that once connected the township. Downtown West Orange Alliance Director Megan Brill and her team organized the event, which included […]

Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Discover the secrets of West Orange Town Hall, which officially opened for business on June 14, 1937. The public is invited to join township historian Joseph Fagan on a walking tour inside Town Hall, 66 Main St., on Saturday, June 25, at 11 a.m. The building is now 85 years old […]

West Orange Street Fair draws thousands downtown

West Orange Street Fair draws thousands downtown

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The popular West Orange Street Fair made its successful return on June 4, after a two-year suspension due to COVID. One of the biggest events of the year in West Orange, the 2022 street fair attracted thousands of visitors, who enjoyed local crafters, food from local vendors, street performers, a classic […]

West Orange unveils its townwide app

West Orange unveils its townwide app

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Downtown West Orange Alliance, in cooperation with the township of West Orange, has officially launched the West Orange app, where users can find information on the township’s many attractions, restaurants, events and more. West Orange is one of only five towns in New Jersey to offer a townwide app, where […]

Downtown West Orange leader named ‘Individual of Excellence’

Downtown West Orange leader named ‘Individual of Excellence’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Downtown West Orange Alliance Executive Director Megan Brill has been named by Downtown New Jersey as an “Individual of Excellence for 2022.” The DNJ Excellence Awards recognize individuals who demonstrate leadership and dedication to downtown development and are considered models worthy of emulation. Each year, Downtown New Jersey recognizes New Jersey’s […]

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