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Jul 25, 2014, 11:51 ET

Taiwan Tourism Bureau's LOHAS creates a new trend at New Jersey's largest shopping mall

Taiwan Tourism Bureau in New York is promoting one of its major tourism themes "Time for Taiwan"- LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability)...

Jul 24, 2014, 11:12 ET
The 2015 Ford Taurus offers three engine options, all of which get no less than 240 horsepower. (PRNewsFoto/Westfield Ford)

2015 Ford Taurus arrives at Westfield Ford in Northern Illinois

A number of Ford models have either been refreshed or redesigned for the 2015 model year, but as the Ford Taurus received its mid-cycle facelift...

Jun 25, 2014, 17:48 ET
Supporting local charities is easier than ever with the "Nominate Your Cause" program at Westfield Ford. (PRNewsFoto/Westfield Ford)

Westfield Ford makes it easy for residents to support their favorite charity

With the "Nominate Your Cause" program at Westfield Ford, a Ford dealer located in Countryside, Ill., it has never been easier for residents in the...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:04 ET

Model Ford Mustang takes trip to space

It seems as if nothing can contain the enthusiasm that is building for the 2015 Ford Mustang - not even gravity. Recently, a Ford dealership sent a...

Apr 09, 2014, 12:06 ET
Westfield has launched its own Style Blog, featuring on-trend, retailer-driven editorial and seasonal themes, exclusive coverage of in-center events, tastemaker contributors and quarterly lookbooks. The Spring 2014 Lookbook is now live, check it out at www.WestfieldStyle.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfield Group)

Westfield Launches Style Blog, www.westfieldstyle.com Featuring The Latest In Fashion, Beauty And Lifestyle

To help shoppers stay on top of the latest trends, Westfield, which owns and operates 38 shopping centers in the U.S., has launched...

Apr 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

New World-Class International Terminal 5 Unveiled at Chicago O'Hare

 Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), and Westfield, joined by airport and airline partners,...

Apr 01, 2014, 12:46 ET
Westfield Garden State Plaza and Valley Health System have kicked off a dynamic yearlong partnership designed to promote community health and wellness through engaging events and thought-provoking messaging. Shown here (left to right): are Bryan Gaus, Senior General Manager, Westfield Garden State Plaza; Audrey Meyers, President and CEO The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System; and William Conroy, Deputy Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfield Garden State Plaza)

Valley Health System and Westfield Garden State Plaza Team Up in Yearlong Partnership to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle

 Today, Westfield Garden State Plaza and Valley Health System kick off a dynamic yearlong partnership designed to promote community health and...

Mar 26, 2014, 08:11 ET
Planners who book conferences or conventions at Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles by June 30, 2014, can choose three extra incentives if their events are held by Sept. 5, 2014. For information, visit www.WestfieldsMarriott.com or call 1-703-818-0300.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles)

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles Heats Up Summer Meetings With Special Savings

Fair-weather gatherings near the nation's capital just got more enticing with value-added incentives for groups that meet at Westfields Marriott...

Feb 06, 2014, 16:47 ET
Couples who get engaged at Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles during Valentine's Day weekend can qualify for 20 percent off their Northern VA wedding celebrations if they are held at the hotel in Chantilly by Feb. 13, 2015. For information, visit www.WestfieldsMarriott.com or call 1-703-818-0300.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles)

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles Offers Special Savings To Couples Who Get Engaged Over Valentine's Day Weekend

What's more romantic than a Valentine's Day proposal involving deluxe accommodations and delectable dining at Westfields Marriott Washington...

Jan 29, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Westfield Financial, Inc. Reports Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2013 and Declares Quarterly Dividend

Westfield Financial, Inc. (the "Company") (NasdaqGS:WFD), the holding company for Westfield Bank (the "Bank"), reported net income of $1.8...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:34 ET
Todd Schofield has joined the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles as executive chef. Schofield said he believes flexibility will be the key to providing creative and customized cuisine for the diverse guests who enjoy the hotel's famous weekend brunch at Palm Court, dinner at Wellington's, lunch for a corporate retreat or a sit-down dinner for a gala wedding in the 9,109-square-foot Grand Dominion Ballroom. For information, visit www.WestfieldsMarriott.com or call 1-703-818-0300.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles)

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles Welcomes New Executive Chef And Director Of Catering Sales

Two food professionals with more than 40 years of combined experience have joined the team at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles....

Dec 06, 2013, 10:15 ET

Westfield Garden State Plaza Announces Retail Line-Up For New Fashion District

 Westfield Garden State Plaza, the premier shopping center in the metro New York/New Jersey area and one of the top performing malls...

Nov 20, 2013, 17:07 ET
The Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles will offer a traditional Thanksgiving Day brunch in the modern elegance of its newly decorated Chantilly dining room, Palm Court. The Chantilly restaurant will present this special Thanksgiving brunch on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, with seating available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch is $70 plus tax and gratuity for adults, $24 for children ages 5 to 10, and complimentary for children ages 4 and younger. For reservations, call 1-703-818-3520. Hotel information: www.WestfieldsMarriott.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles)

Make A Pilgrimage To Palm Court For A Hassle-Free Thanksgiving Brunch

Leave the holiday cooking to the experts at Palm Court and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day brunch in the modern elegance of the newly...

Nov 19, 2013, 15:39 ET
Ted Horan, who recently joined Westfield Bank, will be working out of the Bank's Granby, Connecticut Banking Center and will serve as the Bank's dedicated Commercial Lender for the Connecticut market.   (PRNewsFoto/Westfield Bank)

Westfield Bank Announces Hiring of Dedicated Commercial Lender for Connecticut Market

Westfield Bank (the "Bank"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Westfield Financial, Inc. (NasdaqGS: WFD) announced that it has hired Theodore (Ted)...

Nov 05, 2013, 17:30 ET

Westfield Garden State Plaza To Re-Open Wednesday, November 6th

 Westfield Garden State Plaza will be open for business on Wednesday, November 6th. The mall will be open to retailers and their employees...

Oct 23, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Westfield Financial, Inc. Reports Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2013 and Declares Quarterly Dividend

 Westfield Financial, Inc. (the "Company") (NasdaqGS: WFD), the holding company for Westfield Bank (the "Bank"), reported net income of $1.6...

Oct 01, 2013, 10:37 ET

Westfield, Giuliana Rancic And Bright Pink® Partner To Offer Shoppers "Fabulous Deals for a Fabulous Cause" In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 Westfield, which owns and operates 47 shopping centers nationwide, has partnered with television personality Giuliana Rancic and...

Jun 20, 2013, 03:00 ET

New Tom Bradley International Terminal Preview Events Kick Off At Los Angeles International Airport

ONLINE PRESS KIT: www.tbitmedia.com Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa was joined today by airport officials, business leaders, local...

May 13, 2013, 16:01 ET

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group and Westfield Insurance Announce EastWest Alliance Multi-Line Captive Program

 Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (Eastern Alliance), a subsidiary of Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EIHI), and Westfield Insurance...

Dec 05, 2012, 12:10 ET
Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Los Angeles World Airports and Westfield marked an important milestone in the Los Angeles International Airport modernization by unveiling more than 60 premier dining and luxury retail shops coming to the New Tom Bradley International Terminal - including 22 local L.A. brands. The Westfield program will revolutionize the passenger experience in North America and showcase L.A.'s distinct style and spirit, introducing 42 concepts to LAX for the first time, including 28 new concepts never before seen in an airport environment.  (PRNewsFoto/Westfield)

Premier Dining, Retail Coming to New Tom Bradley International Terminal

 Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Westfield today reached an important milestone in the Los Angeles...