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 […]

Plastic Bag Ban Passes Initial Hearing, but Many Residents and Business Owners are Still Unaware of the Ordinance and How It Will Affect Them

Plastic Bag Ban Passes Initial Hearing, but Many Residents and Business Owners are Still Unaware of the Ordinance and How It Will Affect Them

A plastic bag ban introduced and pushed by the Montclair Environmental Commission has passed its first hearing. Well on its way to becoming law, Montclair merchants are still unaware of the implications of the legislation and the changes it will bring. On Tuesday, June 25th, both the town council and town residents alike began a […]

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance Raises Questions Among Montclair Business Owners

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance Raises Questions Among Montclair Business Owners

Within the past week, an ordinance addressing the ban on single-use plastic bags, put forth by the Montclair Environmental Commission (MEC) was released. Under the proposed ordinance, the MEC is attempting to limit the use of plastic bags that do not comply with certain criteria. The proposed ordinance is now looking to require that all […]

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