• New Business: StoneClean Soap

    It took three years of planning in retirement after long careers in the personal care industry, but Steve Misner and Ron Growe are finally bringing their dream of a natural soap business to life. StoneClean Soap, based...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • New Business: Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Consignment Shop

    If you’re a pet lover, you might want to get to know the new consignment shop in the center of town: It benefits the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter. The forces behind the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Consignment...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Collectibles Store Opens In Verona

    You might want to take the curve in Bloomfield Avenue by Fairview a bit more slowly now: Deadpool and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle are keeping watch. At least that’s what it looks like in the front...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Alternative Depression Treatment Opens Center In Verona

    UPDATE 08/08/19: HPR’s Verona location has been acquired by Success TMS. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a drug-free, noninvasive procedure to treat depression that was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration a decade ago. Now,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • New Business: Zaferon Grill

    For those Verona residents who have been awaiting the arrival of a new kind of restaurant in town, your patience has been rewarded with Zaferon Grill. Nestled on Bloomfield Avenue where Domino’s Pizza resided for years, the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • New Business: Hoboken Brewing

    Many people in Verona can say they’ve been to summer camp. Quite a few have been to football camp, and probably an equally large contingent has been to band camp. But, as far as we know, only...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • New Business: Haiilshandmade

    When she was a student at Verona High School, Hailey Harrington (VHS ’11) played soccer and managed a basketball team. There was nothing remotely artsy in her day. But after her mother was treated for breast cancer,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Down The Shore, Down To Business

    Every July, much of Verona heads down the shore. They play in the surf, walk the beach and work on their tans. Come August, they come home. Most of them. But over the years, more than a...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • New Business: Navarritos Homemade

    Genelle Gutierrez-Navarro always loved being in the kitchen. She loved trying new approaches to food, and getting feedback from her family.  “My family is awesome,” she says, “because they tell it like it is.” So when she...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • New Business: The Powder Room

    Women around the world spent more than $160 million on their eyebrows in 2015. Cynthia Wrobel wants to make sure some of their future spending happens close to home. Eyebrows are a specialty at The Powder Room,...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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