More Restaurants Open in Downtown Millburn

Please add businesses as they open in the comments for your neighbors.

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Millburn township pretty much closed down.

The restaurants in the Short Hills Mall were open on Thursday and Friday evening.

Here's what's open around Millburn:

  • Peter's on Main Street open for dinner
  • Tinga opens for lunch and dinner
  • Cafe Monet
  • La Pergola Restaurant
  • Martini's in downtown Millburn open at 6 p.m.
  • Moonshine Supper Club open at 2 p.m.
  • Short Hills Hilton now has power.
  • Short Hills Mall
  • Livingston Mall
  • PM Pediatrics, 571 West Mount Pleasant, in Livingston, open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Pathmark Pharmacy, 407 Valley Street, South Orange
  • South Orange Animal Hospital, 66 Valley Street, South Orange
  • Kings at 778 Morris Turnpike in Short Hills
  • ShopRite in Livingston
  • Tappan Zee Bridge is open
  • The Garden State Parkway has reopened
  • Garbage and recycling collection will resume on Thursday.
  • Town Hall

Healthsource of Millburn 276 Essex Street (during normal office hours) will be serving as a drop off for any aid relief e.g. Clothing, blankets, non perishables, toys, diapers etc. All who donate will receive complimentary services.

If you need gas here's what reported open. 

This what has been delayed or cancelled:

  • St Rose of LimaAnnual Memorial Mass scheduled for today November 2nd at 7:30pm has been postponed due to power outages. Saturday evening Mass scheduled for 5:30pm on November 3rd is cancelled due to power outage. Normal Sunday schedule will take place on November 4th  at 7:30, 9:00 and 11:00am and 12:30pm.
  • Short Hills Street Fair scheduled for this Sunday, Nov. 4 is cancelled.
  • Wine Tasting at Paper Mill Playhouse is canceled for Nov. 3. The playhouse will be in touch with all ticket buyers.

If you know something else please add it in the comments or email craig.mccarthy@patch.com

The charging station at Town Hall has moved to Bauer Community Center in Taylor Park, open 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Gero Park will also have charging station on Thursday and Friday. Only cell phones are allowed for charging.

The Paper Mill Playhouse Lobby is now open to area residents, noon until 5 p.m., seven-days-a-week to charge electronic devices.  Free, hot coffee is available during these hours.


Sjm325 November 01, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Short hills mall open too. Hopefully that's a good sign for Millburn/Short Hills power restoration.
barbotus November 01, 2012 at 09:38 PM
My wife just called from the SH Mall and said she had been told that Millburn had instituted a 6:00pm curfew and that they were clearing the mall. Anyone else heard anything like this?
Sara November 01, 2012 at 11:05 PM
Lowes movie theater in mountainside is open (on route 22). Was great relief for me and kids today!
Beth November 02, 2012 at 12:10 AM
Really the Short Hills Mall open? For some reason I wouldn't think the mall was a high priority place but I do like giving everyone a chance to get out...oh wait that would mean using gas for the cars to get to the mall...Gas isn't an issue is it.../sarcasm. How about getting gas stations open or more grocery stores.
donchew November 02, 2012 at 12:41 AM
ShopRite on Morris Avenue in Short Hills was open Thursday morning. Also, Gian Marco on Millburn Ave is open.
my3sons November 02, 2012 at 02:16 PM
don't go to kings...if you do, you cannot get back into millburn easy..I went by route of Summit to 24 to maplewood! All because I wasn't allowed to make a U turn onto Morris Tpk back into Millburn...This is real smart! LOL...used more gas that I don't have. What a joke. The police need to route traffic correctly so that people do not use the bit of gas they have. Instead I was told to give the police officer a break. What about giving the citizens in town a break. A 5 minute ride took me 1 hour and 45 minutes. Now that's what I call conserving energy and peoples patience.
Andrea November 02, 2012 at 04:56 PM
We just want some kind if timeline as to when we might get power back? Does anyone know????
Craig McCarthy November 02, 2012 at 05:08 PM
JCP&L is still saying 7-10 day starting Tuesday.
Allison November 02, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Short Hills mall is open powered ONLY be a generator; no power there from JCPL;street closings change during the day due to tree removal crews; Morris ave by kings a nightmare due to gas station open and police monitoring lines
diannd November 02, 2012 at 05:41 PM
power returned to short hills hilton.
diannd November 02, 2012 at 06:15 PM
Short hills mall is on full power. Power has been restored across the street at the Short Hills Hilton as well.
M OKeef November 02, 2012 at 06:21 PM
What about the election? How will that work if town not restored? AND why must I go to Newark to vote early? Why can't I vote while I am charging my phone at Gero? Can't get gas but have to go to Newark to vote early ???
Millers'79 November 02, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Short Hills slowly coming online. My Aunt is on White Oak Ridge Rd and my Dad is on Farmstead.
Marley November 03, 2012 at 10:49 AM
Moonshine supper club was open last night for light food and drinks. Said they're doing the same today from 2pm on. Taking cash only and just bar side was open. Hallelujah! A warm bite to eat
Michael Parlavecchio November 03, 2012 at 12:57 PM
you can vote in person Saturday and Monday at the Essex County Clerk's Office, located inside the Hall of Records in Newark. You may need some valid form of ID. I believe all Millburn districts will be voting at Temple Bnai Jeshrun on Tuesday.
Lee Lucas November 03, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Bills Army Navy is open as of SAT 11-3 warm clothes gloves,stuff like that , no gas cans or flashlights left, will have flashlights with batteries on tuesday morning being told, provided UPS does thier thing.
Lee Lucas November 03, 2012 at 05:06 PM
Bills Army Navy to happy to let you charge up phones and ipads , if thats a help. Dont know if there are long lines for that at the town site..The credit card machines are working also
Joel November 03, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Craig....your post above is different from the headline which states most power to be restored by November 4th. I assume the headline was posted after this but not sure?
Joyce G. Bertner November 05, 2012 at 01:30 AM
I have been a Millburn-Short Hills resident for more than 40 years and I want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to our Millburn police officers, fire fighters, first responders and our OEM. They are doing an outstanding job of managing the response to the disaster that has caused so much destruction to our community and disruption to our lives. I especially enjoy the soothing voice of the officer who is recording the regular Code Red messages, keeping us informed. Thank you all for your effort to return Millburn- Short Hills to normalcy.
Beth November 05, 2012 at 01:34 AM
Completely agree Joyce! They have been amazing and I would also like to thank the Millburn Patch for updating the community and trying to provide communication to the town.
Kim November 05, 2012 at 03:10 AM
I work in the mall at short hills And because millburn is under crefew we have to close early
millresident November 05, 2012 at 04:29 PM
I would guess that the curfew was put in place so that the Millburn Police Officers could stay in town watching over the residents instead of chasing after shoplifters.
Short Hills resident November 05, 2012 at 05:09 PM
We are hosting relatives from Montclair who lack power. They told me that the public library in Montclair is open 24/7 to provide shelter and charging to residents. Perhaps Millburn might do the same in the event some residents don't have another option.
Lucinda Mercer November 05, 2012 at 07:08 PM
Thanks to Cafe Monet for the lovely dinner last night. So nice to get out of our house.
Marty Wilson November 05, 2012 at 07:35 PM
SH R - the library workers already get 1.5x for working on sunday, imagine the union rules if they have to work past 5 p.m. - 2x or 3x i think. I would rather sleep in the cold....
Vicky Powell November 05, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Millburn Diner is open.
Noreen Brunini November 06, 2012 at 12:17 PM
A horrible storm is coming and it is getting extremely cold. It looks like 40% of town still without electricity, what is township doing to help us to keep warm etc?
P_R_PC November 06, 2012 at 01:05 PM
Haimoff on the ballot for Millburn Township Council. DO NOT...I REPEA....DO NOT VOTE FOR HER!! Write in anyone else...I chose Dan Baer. Write in Mickey Mouse, Superman or McCheese...anything is better. Be smart MIllburn/Short Hills - if you think they won't select her mayor again you might be surprised. This town is backassward.
Nancy Levy November 06, 2012 at 01:11 PM
Our hearts go out to all of you who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Please help us help others. We are collecting non-perishables for the South Orange and Maplewood food pantries. Sadly, many people are in dire need of food. We would like to give you something in return. With every donation we will give you 10% off your entire purchase. Simply bring your donations to Seed387, and receive your discount! Accepting Donations Monday 11/05- Saturday, 11/10 We will have charging devices for those of you in need of recharging any of your phones/laptops etc. We hope everyone has a safe and speedy recovery! Judy and Nancy Seed387
Leslie November 06, 2012 at 03:36 PM
Write in Dan Baer. We need to be consistent so there is a large number at the end of the election. If we all write different Disney characters it won't add up to a story anyone will report.


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