There were giveaways and gifts, makeovers and mojitos and of course — shopping, as women visited Downtown Summit for the popular GNO event.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The annual spring event returns from 5 to 9 p.m. in Downtown Summit.
The following information was provided by Summit Downtown Inc. The annual spring “Girls’ Night Out” sponsored by Summit Downtown, Inc. returns on Thursday, from 5 to 9 p.m. and promises to be a special evening for "girls" of all ages. Check in at the Welcome Center located on Beechwood Road and Bank Street and meet special guest, nationally syndicated columnist and author, Tracy Beckerman in the author’s lounge. Beckerman will be selling and autographing her new release, “Lost in Suburbia: Momoir, How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs.” Enjoy giveaways, some tasty samplings from our local eateries, and then head into town for free music, prizes, photo ops, free caricatures and more. More than …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Thousands visited downtown Summit Sunday to enjoy food, music, games and craft vendors at the annual Spring Street fair.
Friday, March 22, 2013
The butcher and grocer will be opening on Springfield Avenue this April.
David Bane and his wife Jennifer love all things hospitality and when it comes to food, they also love steak tips, so when a vacant storefront became available the couple was in search of a business to fill it. As Dave sat online ordering The Meat House steak tips, it hit the couple to franchise The Meat House, a revitalization of the local butcher shop. However, The Meat House is more than just a local butcher shop, Jennifer explained, it also features seafood, specialty items, prepared foods, cheeses, desserts and even beer and wine. “It’s the Williams-Sonoma of butchers meets specialty shop,” Jennifer calls it. The business is looking at an opening date of April 5 at 321 Springfield Avenue and Jennifer said there is already a buzz …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Santa will arrive on Summit YMCA rooftop at 3 p.m. Children can visit with Santa before the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Village Green at 4:45 p.m.
The official start to the holiday season in Summit is set to begin this Sunday with Santa’s Arrival and the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. As a long-standing tradition in Summit, Santa will arrive on the rooftop of the Summit YMCA on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. The tree lighting ceremony, which is in its third year, will take place on the Village Green, located at Broad Street and Maple Street, at 4:45 p.m. These festivities are organized by Summit Downtown Inc. and sponsored by Hilltop Community Bank, which made a donation to support activities and donated goods for the event. “Although Summit Downtown Inc. manages the downtown Special Improvement District, this is the kick off for the holidays and an event for the whole community to come …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
What would you like to see in this vacant commercial space? Take our poll or tell us in the comments.
Once a haven for children's toys and gear, Seal & Co. is no more. A search of tax assessments records available through the New Jersey County Tax Boards Association, Inc. shows that the storefront at 408-410 Springfield Avenue is valued at $1.18 million. The property is owned by Bertjen Realty, LLC / Berton Model.
Friday, December 23, 2011
A reader suggests more lighting is needed at site of recent fatal accident.
Responding to a fatal pedestrian accident in Downtown Summit on Wednesday night Summit Patch readers have been commenting that streets near Summit train station are potentially unsafe. One reader offered a suggestion for how to lessen the dangers on Maple Street and Union Place, where the fatal accident occurred. “This particular crosswalk is very, very dark, says BJ Coghan, “I am always concerned when crossing there on the way home from the bus, particularly in a dark coat. Better lighting should be considered.” What do you think? Does Summit need more lighting for streets near train station? Currently, there is a flashing light in the center of the crosswalk at the intersection. Take the poll below and leave a comment to share you …
Friday, December 16, 2011
The chain, which included 5 stores at one time, will close its Morristown location to focus on its Springfield Avenue store in downtown Summit starting next year.
Next year Scotti's Record Shop will begin its last stand at 351 Springfield Ave. This week, the music chain announced it was closing its only other existing Scotti's Music Shops store in Morristown. "It's a testament to them serving their community well to have stayed in biz all these years," said Joel Oberstein, president of Almighty Music Marketing in California. At its peak, according to store owner Gary Scotti, the Scotti's chain had stores in Madison, Gillette and Chester. The first store opened in Summit on Dec. 1 1956, and this is where the business will end, he said, "We don't go on forever." "Multiple-store businesses across the country have had to circle the wagons and close all locations outside of their flagship store, so …
Sunday, December 4, 2011
The 2nd annual event topped the arrival of Santa Claus to the YMCA
There were ice sculptures, free coffee and cocoa by the Summit P.A.L at the Village Green on Broad Street and Maple Avenue. Summit Downtown sponsored the event for local parents and children. The crowd enjoyed the carols of the Summit High School Chamber Choir. Take advantage of all the holiday events this month.
Santa arrives at 3p.m. followed by 2nd annual tree lighting ceremony.
Our friends at Summit Downtown Inc. have some great holiday plans for you and yours. The City of Summit is a beautiful place during the holiday season. Our charming downtown, sparkles with holiday lights. The shops and restaurants are ready for your shopping and entertainment. Here are some wonderful events for you and your family to share. See it, Shop it, Love it. Summit! Santa Arrives and Annual Tree Lighting - Sunday, December 4, 2011 3:00 PM Santa Arrives on the YMCA Roof on Maple Street 4:30 PM Tree Lighting on the Village Green The Summit PAL will be on hand with refreshments, too! Holiday Puppet Shows - Sunday, December 11, 2011 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM at the Square Yard, 343 Springfield Avenue Music and Caroling in …