Kings stays local, Lidl stays distant for Montclair shoppers

King's grocery store will stay in Montclair despite bankruptcy, while Lidl appears to be some time away from arriving at Lackawanna Plaza.

Which Montclair eateries will welcome diners back indoors this weekend?

Montclair restaurants will be welcoming diners back inside this weekend.
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COVID-19: Restaurants, movie theaters can reopen Sept. 4

On Aug. 31, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that eateries can start offering indoor dining, and movie theaters and indoor performance venues can reopen, but will be subject to capacity limits and social distancing guidelines. 

Montclair movie-going on hold

Movie theaters in New Jersey are closed for now. The Bellevue will re-open; it is unclear what will hapen to the Clairidge.
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COVID-19: Gyms, indoor recreation venues can reopen on Sept. 1

After being shut down due to the pandemic in March, gyms will be permitted to reopen at 25 percent capacity. Equipment must be positioned six feet apart, and regularly sanitized. Both staff and members will be required to wear masks.
Cuban Pete's

Cuban Pete’s cited for second executive order violation for indoor dining

Police arrived at the restaurant on Bloomfield Avenue at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, after receiving a noise complaint. When officers arrived, they saw three indoor tables occupied by at least 15 people, Police Capt. Scott Buehler said.

Thousands of Montclarians kept on the payroll during pandemic thanks to PPP

Over 570 Montclair companies have received funds from the federal Paycheck Protection Program since April, helping keep about 6,120 employees on payrolls, according to the Small Business Administration.
Cuban Pete's

Cuban Pete’s cited with executive order violation for indoor dining

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCuban Pete’s in Montclair was charged with an executive order violation for allowing indoor dining on the premises over the weekend.Following a tip, authorities were called to Cuban Pete’s on Bloomfield Avenue...

Church and South Park streets to close on weekends in summer, but on Saturdays...

After a first attempt at closing streets July 17-19, officials decided to hold off another closure to address concerns of overcrowding and the lack of visitors in masks.
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Montclair Farmers’ Market sees some complaints on social distancing enforcement

About 500 to 600 people come through the market on typical Saturdays, with about 50 people allowed in the market area at a time, said township sustainability officer Gray Russell, who is also on the market’s board of trustees.