Sunday, March 3, 2013
Summit Downtown, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that represents all retailers and businesses in the Special Improvement District.
The Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the year on Jan. 30 and elected the following officers: Kevin Smallwood, Chairman, Smallwood Financial Group; Bob Conway, Vice Chairman, Brownie Points Bakery; Detlef Felschow, Treasurer, Hilltop Community Bank; and Lori Dahl, Secretary, Coldwell Banker. “I am really looking forward to working with the retailers, property owners and tenants of our downtown to keep moving in such a positive direction,” said Kevin Smallwood. “However, we still have challenges ahead keeping downtown vibrant, and more importantly keeping Summit the place to be for residents and shoppers with ease of use. I would like to thank Emi Havas for her wonderful work and leadership. I will …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
From Feb. 15 to Feb. 24, there are 33 businesses offering prix fixe menus, special offers, and $20.13 menu items in Summit. Plus, dinner goers have the opportunity to enter a raffle.
If you’re looking to treat yourself to a few nights out this week, look no further than downtown Summit. Summit Downtown’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week kicked off Feb. 15 and will continue through Feb. 24. Sponsored by Hilltop Community Bank, there are 33 participating businesses, most of which are offering prix fixe menus or special offers, said Susan Petrow, Summit Downtown Inc. Marketing Administrative Assistant. “I think there are lots of things that make it special,” Petrow said. “The whole purpose is that people have an opportunity to come downtown, stroll around, have some fun, check out some of the stores, and have something nice to eat and get a good deal. We also continue our Restaurant Week through the weekend. There are other …
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 …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Summit Downtown Inc, lists the upcoming Christmas schedule.
Summit Downtown Inc., recently announced the activities for 2012 Christmas activities, which will be put in motion by Santa's visit to town on Dec. 2 From the Summit Downtown Inc, website: Happy Holidays to all! Here are the activities.... Santa's Arrival Sunday, December 2 3 pm YMCA Annual Tree Lighting Sunday December 2 4:45 pm Village Green Holiday Music Weekends in December Horse & Carriage Rides Sunday, December 23 12 noon - 3 pm Corner of Bank Street & Beechwood Road Dining with Santa - call for details The Office - 908.522.0550 Winberie's - 908.277.4224 Sponsored by Hilltop Community Bank
Friday, August 24, 2012
The Dog Days of Summer sidewalk sale is in full swing, through Saturday.
A sunny Thursday helped kick off Summit's sidewalk sale this week. Local merchants brought their wares outside, offering deals and clearing out Summer inventory. Springfield Avenue was teeming with tables and clothing racks outdoors. The special Summer event runs through Saturday. Here's a list of places participating in the event. Stop by and grab a deal. This list appeard on Summit Downtown's website.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Paperfolio's Emi Havas takes the lead of Summit Downtown Inc for the second time.
The Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) Board of Trustees held its first meeting of 2012 with newly elected Trustees - two returning Board Members, Rich Lorenson of Schroth & Lorenson Jewelers, Stephen Pardee, Resident at Large and Robert Weakley, Property Owner of 73-75 Union Place, who is new to the Board. Today the Board of Trustees elected the following officers. Emi Havas, Chairperson, Paperfolio; Kevin Smallwood, Vice Chairman, Smallwood Financial; Detlef Felschow, Treasurer, Hilltop Community Bank, and Lori Dahl, Secretary, Coldwell Banker. "This is my second time being chairperson," said Havas, who runs the store Paperfolio. "We have a good board, and a great executive committee," she said. Summit Downtown, Inc. is a non-profit …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Registration begins Friday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m.
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Sunday, January 8, 2012
Imagine a huge map of downtown Summit, 30 feet by 20 feet, that features all of the streets and dozens of significant buildings, and then envision teams of children and their parents, having a wonderful experience creating each of these treasured buildings using more than 50,000 LEGO blocks on a gymnasium floor. On Sunday, Jan. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m., the largest LEGO construction project ever built in Summit, benefitting the Summit Historical Society, will be held at Washington School, 507 Morris Ave. The Architectural Heritage Workshop is intended as a fun way to teach children, their parents and grandparents — even aunts, uncles and cousins — about the heritage of buildings in Summit. The workshop will be presented for the sixth year by …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Various city agencies came together to "Celebrate the Season".
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Friday, December 16, 2011
Dear Editor, On behalf of Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) we would like to thank everyone who has helped us “Celebrate the Season” in downtown Summit this December. Many thanks to the Summit YMCA for allowing Santa to land on the roof and greet all of the children in their building, the Summit Fire Department for providing the hook and ladder truck to assist Santa in descending from the roof, Thomas Murray III, (aka St. Nick), Tony Melchionna, SDI Trustee in charge of the event and his staff from Salon 44, Mark Wadmond for taking the children’s photos with Santa, Summit Police Department, Summit High School Chamber Choir led by Wayne Mallette, Brass Quintet and Flute Ensemble under the direction of Steven Rapp, Summit P.A.L. for refreshments…
Friday, October 28, 2011
Summit Downtown Inc, celebration of Downtown was negatively impacted by bad weather.
Many people in downtown Summit anticipated a frenzied shopping night at Summit’s annual Shop till you Drop event, but Mother Nature had something to say about that. The event was held on on October 27 from 4p.m. to 8 p.m. in hopes of boosting the town’s economy and letting people get an early start on their holiday shopping. All of the stores had signs and balloons in front of their doors notifying residents of their participation. Many businesses also had complimentary food or drinks and all had some type of promotion. Bella Ro, an affordable Boutique on Springfield Avenue, was empty except for its employees Lauren and Mary. The store had free cocktails and 10 percent off all items, but there were no customers. Although business was slow…