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Nestled in the heart of Union County, Westfield (commonly referred to as “The Field” or “The 07090” by locals) is only twenty-two miles from the City (NYC). Because of Westfield's close proximity--only a train ride away on the New Jersey Transit--Westfield is an affluent, upper middle class town. Next to Summit, Westfield is the wealthiest town in the county with a median household income in the six figures. With this statistic it is no surprise that BMW's, Audi's, and Mercedes are popular modes of transportation. However, it is important to keep in mind a majority of the cars that line the streets are not autobahn inspired machines. Once a while a Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, or Aston Martin can be seen driving down East Broad Street. Similar to most town’s in which there are train tracks, Westfield is separated into two sides by the Raritan Valley line of New Jersey Transit: the North Side and the South Side. The North Side is stereotyped by large sprawling houses, such as those on Kimball Circle and up Lawrence Avenues, however not every house has a four car garage, a land rover, and a pool. The South Side is characterized as the “poor” side, which only makes sense to the slightest degree. The houses are smaller, but the South Side does have many nice sections, and should by no means be regarded as poormore...
Westfield is most notably known for its downtown. There has been a lot of change over the past several years as rising rents have ran many "mom and pop" shops out of ...
by Westfield For Life Jan 9, 2009 add a video