Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to open first NJ location
The American fast-casual restaurant will start serving customers next month at Linden's Legacy Square.
NJCU, NJEDA to establish sports betting, fintech hub
Online sports wagering technology and financial technology sectors get a boost with $200,000 in funding and staff resources that will bolster the center’s goals of providing an incubator for the industries and acting as a connector between industry, academia and relevant state agencies.
O’Neil leaving HBSE for ‘new opportunities’
CEO Scott O'Neil is stepping down after eight years with the parent company to National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers and National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils.
Health care leaders hail Essex-Hudson Greenway’s potential for positive impact
The head of Clara Maass Medical Center and others are touting the project for a nearly 9 mile linear park connecting Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, Belleville, Newark, Kearny, Secaucus and Jersey City to create healthier communities, particularly in the wake of COVID.
Dartcor, New Stand partner on office amenities
This will be the first corporate food partner for the New Stand at Work product, which brings tech-driven point-of-sale "newsstands" into office buildings across the country.
NJPAC to create Newark arts neighborhood
The approximately 7.3.acre, $150 million project includes low-rise and high-rise multifamily buildings, retail establishments, restaurants and cultural spaces, along with about 15 new townhomes and condos, all along the riverfront.
Poll: Lingering pandemic could squash July Fourth tourism surge
According to the Monmouth University Polling Institute, 54% of American adults said they plan to attend a barbeque, compared to 69% in 2019, pre-COVID.
To pay or not to pay
A Superior Court judge ruled that the owners of a Ridgewood restaurant could proceed with litigation against their landlords, who they sued on grounds that they shouldn’t have to pay rent for the months of business they lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. And according to the plaintiff’s attorney, how the case shakes out could have far-reaching effects on the rights of similar operators.
Dartcor to upgrade Suburban Propane’s corporate dining experience
The dining services provider will assume responsibility for the energy company's program at its Whippany Central Support office, completely transforming its café, menus and the on-site culinary experience.
Barrington Chick-fil-A to open June 29
The restaurant will employ approximately 120 full- and part-time workers and is owned independently by franchisee Bill Diaco.
AeroFarms commences construction on AgX Research Center in Abu Dhabi
In partnership with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office, which is providing $150 million, AeroFarms AgX will bring work to advance sustainable controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming, and help to address broader global agriculture supply chain issues in the Middle East.
Terfloth joins G3 Esports as COO
The former vice president of online gaming product for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Lee Terfloth will oversee day-to-day operations while developing and implementing long-term business strategies for the company.