Highland Park gains national attention as Fair Trade designated town.
The borough has long been home to stores like Ten Thousand Villages, Centerpiece Gifts and Through The Moongate, and many more which have engaged in "fair trade" practices at different levels.
Now it has gained national recognition by being named the 13th Fair Trade Town in America by Fair Trade Towns USA.
Fair-trade practices involve giving farmers or makers of a product, mostly in developing countries, a guaranteed minimum price, safe working conditions and an opportunity to sell directly to importers, eliminating the middleman. MORE...
HOLIDAYS IN THE PARKCelebrate the Holidays! Join your friends and neighbors downtown on 3 Thursday nights in December! Dec 3, 10 & 17.
Highland Park, New Jersey's first "green" community, is now also a designated FAIR TRADE town (see opposite).
You have choices about where you shop. In Highland Park, you can feel good about your choices.
For local. Sustainable. Fair. Shop Highland Park.
There will be activities, special promotions and giveaways at stores throughout town; carriage rides on Dec 17.
The popular Highland Park Holiday PUNCH CARD will begin November 27, with 3 drawings in December.
Check here for more announcements
White Lotus Home celebrates one year in Highland Park.
Just last year, Marlon Pando, the owner of White Lotus Home and his staff were juggling two locations, as they moved out of their former space and into Highland Park, wondering and worrying about
their new home.
What a difference a year makes! White Lotus Home has become a fixture in Highland Park, and stores have sprouted up around it-- CyberKnight Computers, Zeina Fine Mediterranean Cuisine, along with a new laundromat.
Stop by White Lotus during Holidays in the Park on December 3rd to wish them a happy anniversary!
Director's Report. During last Wednesday evening’s Annual Meeting, Executive Director, James McCrone highlighted the various successes and challenges in the downtown business district.
He noted that 2009 had on the whole been a very good year for downtown Highland Park and its efforts to increase business activity and enhance civic pride. He took the opportunity to thank the volunteers who work so hard on Main Street’s behalf, and he commended the visionary and hard-working business owners of Highland Park.
Main Street Highland Park actively (and successfully) recruited new business to Highland Park. 7 new businesses moved into (plus two...MORE
CyberKnight Computers is more than Computer repair. Stop in for all your gifts and accessories!
Zeina Fine Mediterranean Cuisine has NEW live entertainment starting Dec. 5
Raspberry Beret--Black Friday Sale; special hours, 10 a.m to 8p.m. ONE DAY ONLY
Ten Thous. Villages First Light Sale, Nov. 27 thru 29
Centerpiece has new creations arrive daily
Switch to Verizon Wireless at AllPage and get $50
Free Laptop Bag and Laptop "Skin" with purchase of a new laptop at CyberKnight Computers
Recession Stress Relief at Massage Matters
Stage Stars Planet Art Open Gallery & Performances on Dec. 5th Get the flier here
Check for specials throughout December HERE. Updated weekly!
Shop for the Holidays AND help the Food Pantry
Pino’s 20-10 Sale. Click here for details.
Lifetyme Photo& Video creates memories HERE
..speaking of pictures! Get yours taken with Frosty the Snowman at Unity Bank, Thursday, Dec 17, part of Holidays in the Park
Papa John's Pizza 101 coupons
Robert's Florals, put together custom gift packages of soaps, cucina lotions, winter themed gifts and more! Many , many gifts under $15.00