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Posted on: September 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] EOBA Launches Small Business Crawl to Showcase Businesses in East Orange on Saturday, October 2


September 30, 2021, East Orange, NJ: The East Orange Business Association (EOBA) will launch its first Small Business Crawl on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The crawl will begin in front of East Orange City Hall Plaza and travel to more than 20 businesses across all five wards in the city. The intent of the project is to showcase and celebrate the diverse array of businesses found in East Orange and to help local business owners recover from the Covid-19 Pandemic. 

Crawl participants will receive a “business crawl passport” to celebrate and track each business visit while undergoing an interactive, multi-purpose shopping experience. Businesses will offer special promotions and exclusive offers to passport holders and participants will receive passport stamps for each visit. At the end of the event, which officially begins at 2pm until 5:30pm, participants are asked to return to City Hall to submit their passports and receive prizes. 

“Our business community has endured one of the toughest economic setbacks of our lifetimes,” said Mayor Ted R. Green. “I applaud the efforts of the East Orange Business Association in organizing and creating this opportunity to introduce or reintroduce our local businesses to our residents and visitors. We want to give them our full support and do whatever we can to incentivize consumers to buy local.” 

Participating businesses include:

  • Tasha’s Caribbean and Soul Restaurant
  • Bekka Bakery
  • Jamil Jewelers
  • House of B.A.V.
  • Jonny’s Café
  • Neo Café and Lounge
  • I&M Seafood and Grill
  • SSD Flowers
  • Soul Food Factory
  • South Beach Bar and Grill 
  • Urban Taste Restaurant
  • Triple Double Juice
  • Adu Ink
  • Scovil’s Barber Shop
  • Dazzle Dash
  • Dominy’s Restaurant
  • GTI Barber Shop
  • Urgent Care Walk-In Medical Suite
  • Cushnie-Houston Funeral Home
  • Urban Cyclery
  • Taste of Royalty
  • Full of Air
  • Momma Nan’s Treats
  • Pure Rootz
  • Dikeson

Residents can register today for a free crawl pass by visiting

What:              East Orange Business Crawl 

When:             Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 2pm - 5pm

Where:            Starting point – Front of 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange (leaving at 1:45pm)

Who:               East Orange Business Association (EOBA)


About East Orange Business Association (EOBA):

The East Orange Business Association's mission is to advance and promote the economic environment for business in East Orange, NJ by promoting diverse economic opportunities via advocacy, building relationships, providing business education and developing leaders of the future, and supporting a responsive city government while preserving East Orange's unique community characteristics.







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