The Michael Aymar Foundation Kicks Off the Season of Giving by Awarding Deserving Students!

The Michael Aymar Foundation Kicks Off the Season of Giving by Awarding Deserving Students!

The following is a press release issued by the Michael Aymar Foundation. The Montclair Dispatch congratulates the winners! A deserving family, and a strong partnership with Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona, has delivered three new Ambassadors for The Michael Aymar Foundation.  The Michael Aymar Foundation is a 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization, founded in […]

Spice Pops and So Much More: Lynley Jones and the Creation of Adventure Kitchen

Spice Pops and So Much More: Lynley Jones and the Creation of Adventure Kitchen

If you are a visitor of the Saturday Montclair Farmers’ Market, you will have likely come across the beautiful colors and delicious smells and tastes of Adventure Kitchen. The Montclair organization, founded by Lynley Jones, provides market attendees with tasty samples, refreshing ice pops, and easy recipes. But, there is so much more to this […]

Crazy Mocha’s Journey to Becoming a Montclair Staple

Crazy Mocha’s Journey to Becoming a Montclair Staple

Since 2016, Crazy Mocha has served as a coffee, work, and study hotspot for the Montclair community. Located on the corner of North Fullerton and Bloomfield Ave, with large tables and comfortable couches, this spot quickly became a favorite among Montclair residents, to work, socialize, or more often, a bit of both. Now, the Montclair […]

The MC Hotel Celebrates Its Star-Studded Grand Opening

The MC Hotel Celebrates Its Star-Studded Grand Opening

The much anticipated MC Hotel has officially opened, making it the newest addition to Montclair’s every-growing landscape. To celebrate, the MC team worked alongside Montclair officials to host a grand opening, giving the nearly 90 guests the opportunity to venture inside the hotel, and learn about everything it has to offer to its guests and […]

The 10th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival Ends with a Bang

The 10th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival Ends with a Bang

On Saturday, August 10th, the Tenth Annual Montclair Jazz Festival, created by Christian McBride and Melissa Walker, closed with a Grand Finale! With an estimated attendance of over ten thousand and a sunny backdrop of gorgeous weather, residents of Montclair and beyond enjoyed a beautiful day celebrating jazz, art, and community.  The afternoon event was […]

Parsons Cabinetry Continues Their Legacy of Quality Craftsmanship

Parsons Cabinetry Continues Their Legacy of Quality Craftsmanship

For years, Parsons Cabinetry has been an integral part of the Montclair business landscape. Executing the vision of its founder, Dr. Winfield L. Parsons IV, who recently passed away, Parsons Cabinetry continues to design and create wonderful home products such as custom kitchens, bathrooms, wall units, closets, and many more top tier work.  The Montclair […]

Olga Rodriquez and Her Tale of the Texas Town Legends

Olga Rodriquez and Her Tale of the Texas Town Legends

Olga Muñoz Rodriquez is a born storyteller. After publishing an unprecedented bilingual newspaper out of Uvalde, Texas, she is taking her readers on a brand new journey, through her book, Texas Town Legends: Small town heroes survive a distant war and break the bonds of local economic, educational, racial and social oppression. The Montclair Dispatch […]

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

As the 2018-2019 school year in Montclair comes to a close, a familiar hum of drums will come to a halt, with militant precision, for one last time.   Louis D’amico, the legendary director of Hillside Elementary School’s “Drums of Thunder” will be retiring in June after more than 30 years. His retirement also signifies […]

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

On Saturday, March 23rd, family and friends from across the U.S. gathered in Montclair to commemorate the 4th annual Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser. The award symbolizes a partnership between the Taylor family and the Montclair Scholarship Fund and provides a $10,000 scholarship to a deserving Montclair High School graduate. This year, marking the fifth anniversary […]

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