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On December 4, 2020, Downtown New Jersey hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the path to reforming New Jersey's liquor license laws to better support small businesses, enable a more equitable system, and help NJ retain its regional competitiveness. READ RECAP & WATCH VIDEO>
Thank you to TAPInto for being the Media Sponsor of this event. Check out their article "Westfield Thirsts for Expanded Liquor Licensing, Something NJ Bill Might Deliver".

Join the alliance calling for reform of NJ's archaic liquor license laws in order to help our small businesses, promote equity, and enable NJ to better compete in the regional market. Complete our join form to be listed on the NJ Liquor License Reform Alliance webpage, receive call to action emails, and generally provide moral support to this reform initiative. JOIN>
So, you’re thinking about putting tents up to extend outdoor dining through the winter, but aren’t quite sure of the requirements or how to go about doing it? This article is for you. MORE>
The services of the New Jersey Business Action Center are wide-ranging, but at its heart the NJBAC is a customer-focused office designed to help New Jersey business owners with personalized service and direct communication. MORE>
The premiere downtown economic development event of the year, the annual New Jersey Downtown Conference hosts industry experts who provide insights into downtown management best practices, as well as development, business, and retail market trends. This year, we're going virtual. This enables us to offer even more educational opportunities, as well as unique networking experiences. MORE>

Each year, Downtown New Jersey recognizes projects, programs, and leaders with Downtown Excellence Awards presented at the annual conference. Due to ongoing public health concerns, we have decided to postpone a full awards program until such time as we can safely meet in-person. Instead, we want to recognize excellent placemaking projects and initiatives intended to help small businesses survive and thrive during the shutdown and capacity limitations associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. MORE>
Thank you to the 2021 Conference Sponsors!
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Downtown Allies
DNJ Booster Club

Our ability to continue to advocate for New Jersey’s downtowns during these especially challenging times depends on member support. We hope you will consider joining today! JOIN DNJ>
Downtown New Jersey is an organization of individuals, businesses, government agencies, and local and regional organizations that are passionate about downtowns. Downtowns reflect our communities’ unique identities, provide a focal point, a convenient local place of commerce, and offer a sense of place where people can gather and truly be community. Downtown New Jersey is a resource dedicated to ensuring the vitality of our downtowns. Count on us as your resource for anything regarding downtowns in New Jersey.