project

With protest set, officials look to speed up Lackawanna project

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news 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...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...

Town tries to settle possible suit, Plofker’s Diva Lounge plans

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThreatened with a lawsuit, the township is trying to reach a settlement with the developer of the former Warner Communications building on Lorraine Avenue, raising concerns from residents who live near the...
Lorraine

Planning board rejects Lorraine Ave. expansion

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board made decisions on two controversial applications on Wednesday night, voting down one to expand the former Warner Communications building on Lorraine Avenue and approving a revised plan that...
Liquor Licenses

Montclair liquor license sells for $1.25 million

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Dai Kichi restaurant on Valley Road has opted to go BYOB after fetching a staggering $1,250,000 for its liquor license, the highest price paid in Montclair’s history. Last year, South Park sold...

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...

Yogi Berra’s former Montclair mansion finds a buyer

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After being on the market for three months, Yankee legend Yogi Berra's former Montclair home, a lavish Tudor mansion on Wayside Place, apparently has a buyer.The house, which was listed for sale...

Montclair Brewery hopes to clear last hurdles to April opening

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Brewery’s owners are still shooting for an end of April opening, even with a list of repairs and an additional two more parking spaces the town is now requiring.But the opening...

North Korean mix-up in Montclair – Pacifier entrepreneur says sanctions halted business

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLast week Montclair’s posh pacifier entrepreneur was supposed to be launching a new product, but instead Nicki Radzeley’s newly manufactured sun and rain teething rings sat in a shipping container in...
business

Montclair 150: In business – Some closed; others stood test of time

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Beginning in the 1850s, businesses opened in what is now Montclair reflecting the needs of a rural community. As the Industrial Revolution hit and the population grew, businesses’ services and offerings...