Cuban Pete’s Hangs Banner to Support Black Lives Matter

Local Montclair restaurant, Cuban Pete's, Hangs Banner to Support Black Lives Matter

Cuban Pete’s Hangs Banner to Support Black Lives Matter

As protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement spread across the country, Dominick Restaino, owner of restaurant Cuban Pete’s, felt moved to do something. “Cuba is actually 68% African descent so that is a big indication of why I put my banner up”, Restaino says. His large banner that spans the front of the restaurant […]

As Tensions Rise in the United States and Beyond, Thousands in Montclair Urge that Black Lives Matter

On May 25th, an unarmed Black man named George Floyd was killed at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, igniting protests across the country, and around the world, calling for justice and amplifying the message that Black Lives Matter.

As Tensions Rise in the United States and Beyond, Thousands in Montclair Urge that Black Lives Matter

On May 25th, an unarmed Black man named George Floyd was killed at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, igniting protests across the country, and around the world, calling for justice and amplifying the message that Black Lives Matter.  These weeks of protests also come after the March 13th killing of Breonna Taylor, an […]

Join the Glen Ridge Community in Honoring the Life of Officer Charles ‘Rob’ Roberts

The greater Glen Ridge community is mourning the loss of Officer Charles 'Rob' Roberts, who passed away from COVID-19 complications this week at the age of 45.

Join the Glen Ridge Community in Honoring the Life of Officer Charles ‘Rob’ Roberts

The greater Glen Ridge community is mourning the loss of Officer Charles ‘Rob’ Roberts, who passed away from COVID-19 complications this week at the age of 45. A life-long New Jersey resident, Officer Roberts was an integral and beloved member of the Glen Ridge community. To properly commemorate his passing, the town that he served […]

Rent Control, a Complicated Matter, 4 Times Rejected In Montclair, Makes An Opportunistic Appearance During COVID Crisis

Rent Control, a Complicated Matter, 4 Times Rejected In Montclair, Makes An Opportunistic Appearance During COVID Crisis

The easiest way to put it is that there is a perfect storm bringing Montclair rent control, and the results will be devastating to property owners. A combination of a behind-the-scenes movement that exploited what truly was unconscionable rent increase, plus a mayoral election where progressive candidates are currying 4th ward without a balance in […]

SOS: Donate to the John J. Harvey Fireboat!

SOS: Donate to the John J. Harvey Fireboat!

After its launch in 1931, the John J. Harvey fireboat went on to serve the New York Harbor and the city of New York until 1994. The John J. Harvey was a technological marvel for its time, with powerful internal combustion engines, making her the fastest fire fighting boat of her time. In September of […]

Support the Montclair Cobras Terrific 12U Team!

Support the Montclair Cobras Terrific 12U Team!

Montclair’s very own junior football program, The Montclair Cobras, is working hard to bring home another championship. The Cobras 12U Division recently won the Garden State AYF League championship on November 10th, leading them to a near-national championship season. The Montclair Dispatch congratulates the Cobras on a successful year! The Cobras are a non-profit program […]

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 […]

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