In This Issue
If you are interested in being a vendor please download your Farmers' Market Vendor Form

If you would like to participate in our Second Saturday Artisan Markets you may download information for that 

We would like to thank our 2017 Market sponsors!










Thank You
to our
2017 Retail Co-Op Sponsors

   











We will pick up your
unwanted stuff:

Household items, decorative items, wood furniture, and more!

Call or email BMS to arrange for pick-up at  your home or delivery to the BMS office

973-257-9107
or
Available Retail Addresses
for Sale on Main Street:
409, 615,   720

Available Retail Addresses on Main Street for Rent:
409, 614, 720, 506 

Professional Rental Spaces Available
612, 716


 
Introducing ConnectOne Bank's  Affinity Program f or Boonton Main Street
 
ConnectOne Bank's Affinity Program allows the Bank to partner with Boonton Main Street and offer everyone affiliated with this organization the opportunity to support it.
 
HOW IT WORKS: ConnectOne Bank will donate a percentage of the total balances Boonton Main Street members and supporters have on deposit with ConnectOne Bank to Boonton Main Street.
 
Do you have an individual, business, or IRA account at ConnectOne Bank?
  • If you do, please tell the Bank that you want to link your account(s) to the Affinity Program for Boonton Main Street (code #4). Give them your name and account number(s).  That is all you have to do.  Increasing donations for Boonton Main Street does not get any easier than this!
  • If you don't: Call ConnectOne Bank at 973.316.1161 or stop in any one of their locations, and ask a Bank Representative to go over the choices of individual, business, or IRA accounts that may be suitable for you. Once your account(s) opened, ask the Bank Representative to link your account(s) to Boonton Main Street (code #4).
 
Joining ConnectOne Bank's Affinity Program for Boonton Main Street is easy!
  • Help us get the word out; ask your friends and family to link their accounts to Boonton Main Street too! 
ConnectOne Bank will keep all of your account(s) information strictly confidential.  Boonton Main Street will not receive any information about account balances or personal information from the Bank.
 
Call 973.316.1161 for more information.    

  BOONTON MAIN STREET, INC.

Office Hours
Monday: 10-4
Tuesday: 10-4
Wednesday: 10-9
Thursday: 10-3
Friday: CLOSED

What does Boonton Main Street do for Boonton?


Sustained by contributions and volunteer support, Boonton Main Street Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing awareness and foot traffic to benefit Boonton's historic downtown shopping district.  We accomplish our mission through events, advertising and resource sharing that includes:

14+ Events
  • Monthly First Friday Late Nights
    (11 events annually)
  • Award winning Farmers' Market
  • Car Show
  • National Shop Small Saturday
  • Advertising
  • Monthly street banners, yard signage, window displays & flyers
  • Annually updated Visitor's Guide
  • Robust social media program including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn & more
  • Email blasts
  • Information / Resource Sharing
  • State of the art website including news, retail directory, vacancies & more
  • Monthly newsletter to the general public
  • Quarterly newsletter to Main Street property & business owners
  • Regular resource sharing emails and training for Boonton's shop owners

Your donations help improve your downtown

Boonton Main Street Downtowner

The summer might be coming to an end, but the events on Main Street are not! Read about all that has been going on and is upcoming!
Upcoming Events
Thank you to our sponsors:

                              

It's not too late to be a sponsor or become a musician that plays at the First Friday Late Night September: Music on Main. Email us at Info@BoontonMainStreet.org to learn more about sponsorship or having your band or group participate!

Thank you to our sponsor:

     

Have you taken the Boonton Trolley Yet for First Fridays?

A FREE TROLLEY  service will be offered for each of the First Friday Late Nights to service our First Friday patrons f rom 5-9PM on each First Friday evenings. 

The Boonton Trolley shuttles patrons from the High School Parking Lot (301 Washington Street), Kiwanis parking lot (150 Lathrop Avenue), and the Municipal lot (100 Washington Street) up to the Plane Street Parking lot (where the Farmers' Market is held) for pick up and drop off, then on to the Senior Center (126 North Main Street) for its evening loop.  Let us bring you to the Main Street for a great night out!
Celebrating Boonton's 150th


Get ready for a great night out! Come celebrate Boonton's 150th birthday at Boonton Station 1904 (202 Myrtle Avenue) on September 22nd and enjoy live music, a buffet dinner, and a cash bar! Doors open at 3 PM and dinner is from 5-10PM. To learn more about this event & to purchase tickets, visit  www.boonton.org/events ! If you have any questions, email committee@boonton.org


You are able to donate to a charity of your choice through Brown Paper Tickets when  you purchase your tickets. Please feel free to use this as a chance to donate to Boonton Main Street! Use the info@BoontonMainStreet.org
email, 620 Main Street address and phone number 973-257-9107 for the appropriate fields. Thanks!






Advertise With Us!
Advertising Opportunities

Get your brand in front of thousands of people 
by sponsoring one of BMS's events:
First Friday Late Nights, Shop Small Saturday or the Farmers' Market!
 
We have levels of sponsorship available for all budgets! 

Contact Chris at:
973-257-9107
Calling all:
MUSICIANS!
If you are interested in performing at any of our First Friday Late Nights for 2017,  please email
Music on Main is our September First Friday theme.
Coupons, Sales & Events
618 Main Street

Magicians to Appear At Boonton Restaurants
The talented wizards from Magic on Main at the Darress Theatre will be featured close-up performers right at the dinner tables at six local restaurants on Saturday night, August 26th. There is no cover charge for this event which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Michelangelo's, Sharky's West, Maxfield's on Main, The Roma Pizzeria, Poor Henry's Pub and from 7 to 9 at Thai Ping.

615 Main Street
(973)335-7259
PO Box 111
Boonton, NJ 07005
(973) 335-5990

The Vault at Six Degrees Pilates is Your Destination for Your Next Event

Their studio is home to Boonton's historic Landmark Bank building, featuring high ceilings, picturesque views and a beautifully renovated airy interior to host your next event. Their Pilates equipment can be easily stored away for corporate events, social luncheons, meetings, cocktail parties, etc.
  • 1,500 Square Feet available
  • Historic 200-year old building with newly renovated, modern interiors
  • Ground level entry
  • Large windows, lots of light
  • Centrally located for Morris/Essex counties
  • 40 Miles from New York City
  • Parking Accessible
Be sure to check out the BEAUTIFUL new website at: www.sixdegrees06.com

612 Main Street

(973) 265-4441


Stop By Vinnie's Pizzeria For A Great Deal!


 
1 Large Cheese Pizza, Dozen Garlic Knots with Sauce, and 1 2ltr Drink for only $19.95 pickup or delivery only.

406 Main Street
(973) 334-3400

Have You Been to i2i Yet?


 
1 Free order of Samosa with the purchase of any entree from their Fusion Menu! Wow!


 i2i
408 Main Street
(973) 334-3403
Print this coupon for 
$35 off
Present this at Eyewear by Evie for savings on your next purchase!  $35.00 off a complete (lens and frame) pair of prescription glasses or sunglasses 
When You Print This Coupon.


Some restrictions apply. Not to be combined with insurance or other offers.
The Art In Therapy



Starting in the fall of 2017, at Elements Art Studio, The Art In Therapy will be hosting a Teen Girl Anxiety Group. The group will run on Mondays from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, beginning on September 18th and running through October 30th.
This group is great for teen (14-18 years) girls who feel overwhelmed, disappointed in friendships, and lonely/angry about not knowing how to navigate change. They can come to the Teen Girl Anxiety Group and feel heard and understood by like peers, get relief from isolation, and develop confidence & independence. It's a wonderful way for them to develop peace with who they are!
The group size is limited so call today (862-250-2302) for pre-screening and early bird registration or click here for more information!

413 Main Street
(862) 250-2302

Boonton Coffee Co. is proud to announce that cascara has arrived! Cascara is an exotic "tea" made from the outer layer of the cherry fruit that is produced from the coffee plant. The name "cascara" is derived from the Spanish word for husk, which is a fitting name for the pulped skins that are sun dried and brewed into a delicious fruity tea! Stop in the store to grab your bag today!



516 Main Street
(862) 261-0228

Looking for a unique & fun way to explore Boonton? Come participate in The Hopped Up Highlands Boonton Pub Crawl on Friday, September 1st from 7 PM - 11 PM! This fun pub crawl is produced by New Jersey Highlands Coalition. 

The participating bars are:
1. Poor Henry's Pub & Restaurant (8 Main Rd, Montville): 7 PM - 8 PM
2. Boonton Station (202 Myrtle Ave, Boonton): 8 PM - 9 PM
3. Johnnies Tavern (301 Boonton Ave, Boonton): 9 PM - 10 PM
4. Sharky's West (108 Boonton Ave, Boonton): 10 PM - 11 PM

**Times are flexible and, if a bar is at capacity, you can move on to the next bar and come back later!

Here's what's included:
-Discounted craft beer & light fare specials at select locations
-A scavenger hunt that you can join for a chance to win awesome prizes
-Sign the Clean Water Pledge banner
-Car Ride Discounts

Feel free to join in and support a good cause any time along the way!

For more information, click here
For Early Bird ticket sales, click here.
E arly Bird tickets are $20 and day of event tickets are $25!


"All proceeds are donated to the New Jersey Highlands Coalition (njhighlandscoalition.org) to help protect, restore and enhance the water and other natural and cultural resources of the New Jersey Highlands for the benefit of all citizens and businesses in the State of New Jersey. Our water supply is under constant threat.  You can help us protect it."


508 Main Street
(973) 588-7190

Broadfoot & Broadfoot 

Broadfoot & Broadfoot would like to introduce their newest artist, Andrea McKenna!   Andrea McKenna's work merges the figurative with the atmospheric,  seeking to invoke a dreamlike quality. Haunting, yet serene, they capture  the ephemeral spirits of her imagination that are both tranquil and  aggressive.

Stop by the gallery and check out her work!

819 Main Street
(973) 331-0077

The monthly socials are still going on! They are held Sunday afternoons or Saturday evenings! For the Saturday evening socials, there will be a lesson at 7 PM followed by dancing until 11 PM. For the Sunday afternoon socials, there is a workshop offered before from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM followed by dancing until 4:30 PM. Rhythm In Shoes Swing Brunches offer a jazzy/bluesy California mix and light refreshments with a touch of champagne! 

The cost of the individual 90 minute class is only $20. You may also purchase your sampler card which entitles you to any 6 classes in the studio with no time restriction.

Next Wednesday evening(8/30) the advanced class will feature West Coast Swing patterns and syncopations. They focus on dance skills, lead & follow concepts and technique, partnering and more - All the things that make the dance work better.  
 

This coming Sunday afternoon, August 27th is a special day. They will be celebrating Eleanor's 96th birthday during our Sunday Swing social. The social will last from 1:00p until 4:00p. We will play a jazzy/bluesy California mix of music. We will be having sandwiches , salads and birthday cake to honor this special woman who keeps us young at heart with her smile and energy. Admission is $10 per person. I hope you will help them say Happy Birthday to Eleanor and join them for this special Sunday afternoon of dancing. 


Click here to check out their website for more information.


187A Plane Street
(973) 335-9920


Rock River Yoga Teacher Training Fall 2017! 

Ever think about learning how to teach yoga? Teaching yoga is a great way to learn about yourself and deepen your practice. Join 
Nancy Candea, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500 on this powerful journey starting October 13th through April 8th


1175 Main Street
(973) 945 2828


Speakeasy Art Gallery   offers flexible class schedules with a diverse choice of disciplines of art to study. Our youth classes (for ages 6-12) meet in the afternoon Monday - Wednesday and Saturday mornings. The teen class meets in the evenings on Mondays and the adult classes are available on Wednesday evenings and Tuesday Mornings.   
 
Save the dates for our Student exhibits:
Fall 2017 - 9/24, Spring 2018 - 3/25


For more information on what Speakeasy Art Gallery has to offer, and a look at their schedule, click here!

816 Main Street
(973) 557-8268

Boonton Holmes Public Library
 
  • On Monday August 29, from 10:15AM - 10:45AM, the library offers a baby story time. Join them for nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays, and movements for children 0 to 18 months.

BOONTON PHOTO CONTEST!
Help document Boonton's 150th birthday! Residents are invited to submit up to five 8.5"x11" prints for the contest. Photos should be taken and submitted between June 15th and September 30th, 2017. 

BMS Fundraisers
Be Part of History! Sponsor a Bench at the Post Office Plaza.

BMS is elated that we have relocated the Information Kiosk to the large open space in front of the Boonton Post Office. This new location is being updated to allow visitors to be informed of events and business promotions in our downtown area. This  "information plaza" for Post Office customers, residents and downtown visitors alike has begun to take shape and we couldn't be more excited! We are now offering opportunities to sponsor a bench for a business or a loved one. Find out more about this by emailing us at info@BoontonMainStreet.org.


Follow us as we continue to work on the plaza!
 
We hope that you will contribute to this project and help improve the historic Boonton downtown district. We have extended the funding for this project through August 2017.  If you are interested in being part of this initiative please
Help BMS Update the Holiday Wreaths!

Boonton Main Street has been actively trying to raise funds for updating and beautifying the holiday wreaths that are hung on the light posts in the  historic Downtown during the holiday season. Won't you think of donating? You can make a donation at the Farmers' Market on Saturdays, at the BMS office on First Fridays, or you can  click here  at any time  to contribute to this worthy cause! 
2017 BMS Event Calendar
September 1
Musicians on Main: First Friday Late Night on Main Street
5pm - 9pm
On Labor Day First Friday, the streets will be filled with music! Come to Main Street for shopping, dining, and  socializing, 
 and then head to the High School via the Trolley for the Boonton Fire Department's Labor Day Weekend Parade. 

October 6 
BoOnton: First Friday Late Night on Main Street
5pm-9pm 
Come dressed in your Halloween costume to  wander Main Street this First Friday to capitalize on promotions and discounts for those dressed up!

November 3
Shop Small Kickoff: First Friday Late Night On Main Street
5pm - 9 pm
Start the holiday season off right by supporting your local Main Street businesses! Come out for an evening of shopping, socializing and dining here on Main Street.

November 4
Pie Competition at Farmers' Market 
11 am
We are looking for the best pie in Boonton! Bring your entry to our Farmers' Market to find out who has the best pie in Morris County!

November 25
Shop Small Saturday on Main 
10am - 6pm
Support the historic downtown district here in Boonton by Shopping Small for all your holiday gifts after the Fire Department's Santa Parade. 

December 1
Old Fashion Holiday: First Friday Late Night On Main Street
5pm - 9pm 
Get your holiday shopping done while listening to Christmas Carolers up and down Main Street. Enter your gingerbread house in our Best Gingerbread House In Boonton contest at the BMS office!

Volunteer Corner

Volunteer with BMS

We run on the talent and generosity of volunteers. 

Are you a graphic designer, writer, marketing or advertising student or professional?  Maybe you have some hours that you could volunteer in the office. Interested in helping with our Farmers' Market? We can use your help!

To learn more, click here 
or email

BMS Organization News
u
Check out what our volunteer committees
have been working on!


ORGANIZATION/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM
 

*   Salesforce has begun to be modified to meet BMS's needs
*   Business development continues the search for Sponsors; Oct, Nov and Dec First Fridays 
*   The Annual Residential Appeal is nearly complete and ready to go! 
 
Meets: 1st Wednesda y of the month, 6:00-7:30 PM
Learn more:  click here

PROMOTIONS TEAM

*   First Friday Late Night August hosted motorcycle enthusiasts. It was a beautiful night for a ride, and we thank Garden State Harley Davidson and 3 Coast Insurance agency for sponsoring it!
*   The Farmers' Market attendance continues to grow, and so do the number of vendors. Be sure to stop by and see all it has to offer.
* The Car Show had a banner year! We had over 200 cars, and hundreds, and hundreds of people. Thank you for coming out!
*  The September First Friday Late Night will be Music on Main. Come out to see all the stellar musicians featured on Main Street.
*  October we will not be offering the Ghost Walks, but we encourage you to come out to Main Street dressed in your Halloween costume to shop and dine!
*  We have postponed the Chili Hilly 5K for 2017

  

Usually Meets: 2nd Monday of the month, 12:30-1:30 PM
Learn more:  click here

DESIGN TEAM

 

*  Fall  Clean up day has been moved to September 16 th
*   The Design team has installed the new benches and now are offering an opportunity to sponsor them!  Email us at info@BoontonMainStreet.org to find out how.
*   There is an ongoing fundraiser at the Farmers' Market to raise funds to decorate all the remaining wreaths on Main Street for the holidays.  There is also a Crowdrise website for online donations.
*   The Design team continues to offer consultations to Main Street retailers looking to improve their interior or facade.  
*  Retailers that have flower urns will have the plantings changed ahead of Boonton Day.
*  The Design team has accomplished so much this year!! Kudos to the team for all their hard work!

 

 

 

 
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:00 -7:30 PM
Learn more:  click  here