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Straw use drops at some Montclair eateries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It has been about two months since Clean Water Action began inviting Montclair-area restaurants to take part in a project to reduce plastic straw use. And some of those businesses have seen...

Montclair opens a new hotel: Bobbi Brown’s The George

The George, the new hotel from Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker, will open at the end of February/beginning of March. Here's our report from a press preview.

Corner’s owner advances plans for restaurant in Marzullo’s space

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The former Marzullo’s Restaurant & Caterers space may be the second Montclair venue about to see a revival. The old Marzullo’s location on Grove Street has now been completely gutted by contractors, and...

Snowflakes tell women’s tales of sexual assault

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news If artist and gallery owner Amy Tingle has her way, by the end of February Montclair will have a blizzard that has nothing to do with winter. She is creating a collection...

Critic of Montclair ice cream shop logo debuts ‘snowflake’ campaign

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair business owner who called out a local ice cream shop’s cow logo as being sexist, and was blitzed with hate mail as a result, is launching a campaign to make...
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Longtime Montclair shop Photo Cullen to be shuttered

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Kent Hallander, whose family has owned Photo Cullen in Montclair for nearly a half century, predicted that today’s young people will regret their dependence on cellphone photos when they get older. Those...

Montclair ice cream shop says it will dump controversial logo

  By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Responding to community backlash, the owners of a new Montclair ice cream shop on Thursday said that they never meant to offend anyone with their controversial logo, which depicts a sexy cow,...

Tale of controversial ice cream shop logo goes viral

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Seemingly reflecting the national zeitgeist regarding sexual harassment, a story about a Montclair ice cream shop’s controversial logo, which some claimed was offensive to women, went viral and was picked up by...

Montclair ice cream shop’s logo stirs up controversy

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The new downtown Dairy Air Ice Cream Co. was blasted this week for its derrière-themed name and provocative cow logo, which some found offensive and demeaning to women. The kerfuffle has apparently...

Montclair attorney pleads guilty to role in $4 million insurance fraud ring

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair attorney has pleaded guilty to charges related to his alleged role in a $4 million medical insurance fraud ring. Mark Gertner pleaded guilty to third-degree third-degree criminal running, according to an...