Montclair businesses affected by the COVID pandemic can apply for up to $10,000 to pay the rent under a new state program.
New Jersey has allowed outdoor dining, but many Montclair restaurants and especially bars continue to struggle with the reduced capacity.
The Montclair Center BID will be closing Church Street on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 from 5-10 p.m. and South Park Street from Friday, July 17 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, July 19 at 3 p.m.
A plea from residents and business owners alike to close streets to enhance dining and pedestrian experiences during the COVID crisis has been answered by the Montclair Center BID, which will front the costs.
Barbers, salons, tattoo and nail parlors all got back to business in Montclair, and customers are happy to see it even with new COVID-19 restrictions.
With indoor dining and recreational facilities set to reopen on July 2, state officials have released additional guidance.
Montclair's restaurants and retail outlets got some relief last week as limited outdoor dining and inside shopping opened up for New Jersey businesses.