Seymour parking

Seymour Street residents: We’re stuck in arts-area parking quagmire

Seymour Street apartment complex residents are lamenting the loss of their neighborhood parking lot since it closed last week due to the construction of the development project near the Wellmont Theater.
Seymour

Two lots to be closed near Wellmont Theater

Two municipal lots will close during construction in the area of the Wellmont Theater for the Seymour Street redevelopment project. South Willow Street Lot was closed last week and South Fullerton East Lot will...
train platforms

Store gets bigger, push for a more pedestrian-friendly Lackawanna

New plans for Lackawanna Plaza include a larger supermarket and more repurposing of the train platform columns, but less parking.
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Parking facilities close due to construction

Parking facilities could be closed for up to a year.
new growth

Business owners, residents ponder new growth in Fourth Ward

On the busy intersection of Grove and Walnut streets in Montclair’s Fourth Ward, the area is dotted with F. Paul Kaveny Field, mom-and-pop eateries, a small insurance company, podiatrist office, dry cleaner and homes.

Wildwood residents lament loss of small forest to home

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWildwood Avenue resident Roger Paradiso woke up Monday morning, Aug. 20, to the sound of chainsaws and falling tree limbs at a neighboring property that has been vacant and heavily forested...
Pig & Prince

In Lackawanna Plaza, a ‘secret’ garden grows

While tenant after tenant has left the Lackawanna Plaza mall, and vandals and vagrants are more commonplace than stores, Mike Carrino has etched a little bit of paradise in the midst of an urban development that lay fallow for years.
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Washington Street subdivision gets approval on second try

The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.
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Developers unveil newish vision for train platforms at Lackawanna

Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.
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Historians expected to testify tonight on Lackawanna train sheds

A historian attempting to debunk the validity of the historic nature of the Lackawanna train sheds, and two residents with a vision of using the train sheds as a supermarket and dine-in food market are expected to testify at tonight's Lackawanna Redevelopment meeting.