Small Business

Small Business Saturday in Montclair

Montclair Center BID invites the community to shop locally on Small Business Saturday, Saturday, Nov. 24. The kickoff for the day’s events will take place on Church Street at 11 a.m.  Shoppers can stop...

Photos: Artisan’s crafts for Valentine’s Day

An artisan Valentine-themed market in partnership with the Eclectic Chic Boutique of Montclair and Lovelee Art Studios of Bloomfield attracts dozen of shoppers to the dozen vendors, a kids’ craft station, a gift basket-making...
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UPDATE: Montclair street closures planned for this weekend

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.

Russian spy house set for $200,000 renovation

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlcocal.newsA Clifton real estate investor is looking to turn a Montclair house, once owned by Russian spies, from an eyesore into a showcase, planning to invest more than $200,000 in renovations and...

Montclair and the locals featured on NJTV’s ‘In Your Neighborhood’

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalThe iconic Raymond’s Restaurant was host to the NJTV program “In Your Neighborhood” with a focus on Montclair.The popular program showcased Montclair on May 3 during the film festival for...

Property owners taxed less with 2019 BID budget

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsProperty owners within the Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) will see a decrease in this year’s special assessment tax bill.The township approved the BID’s $627,550 for the 2019-20 fiscal year...

COVID-19: Montclair South End businesses step it up for their community

Despite being hit hard by the COVID-19 shutdown, Montclair's South End is still working hard to support the community it serves.
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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.

With protest set, officials look to speed up Lackawanna project

By LINDA MOSS With a protest about the project looming this weekend, some township officials want the approval process for the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment, and the replacement of the shopping center’s long-shuttered Pathmark, to be...

Tale of controversial ice cream shop logo goes viral

By LINDA MOSS 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...