Local Coffee aims to become the focal point of coffee lovers in Montclair. Robert Genovese, the owner of Montclair’s newest coffee shop, Local Coffee, is no stranger to the hospitality business. Robert’s family has owned a restaurant in New York City for over 60 years, which has left him with invaluable experience and nuance in […]
Laurel & Sage, on Walnut Street follows suit of other local restaurants in offering locally grown and environmentally friendly cuisine.
Laurel & Sage offers American cuisine. American Chef Shawn Paul Liezel opened Laurel & Sage, located on 33 Walnut St., after working as the executive chef for Upper Montclair’s now-closed 12 West Restaurant & Bar. Born in Malibu, Calif., Liezel spent much of his childhood in his father’s restaurant. He attended the University of California […]
Get your tickets for moe.’s one night event. Moe (often seen as moe. for stylistic reasons) is playing at Montclair’s Wellmont Theater later this month. This progressive rock band comes straight from New York, bringing their signature sound to our local venue. The show is Thursday, March 30 at 8 p.m. This is a one-night […]
Parcel offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience to customers. Get lost in a world of treasures and treat yourself to trinkets you won’t find elsewhere!
Parcel is cute, crafty and quirky finds keep customers coming back for more. Parcel opened at 608 Bloomfield Ave. in downtown Montclair in 2003. Customers stopped in to look at unusual vintage decorations and papers. Owner Nancy Laboz displayed any unique packaging, papers or ornaments she found appealing. Like any good business, it was encased in […]
Seeking a safe space to sit back, relax, have some snacks or drinks and develop your painting skills in the company of friends? Head to ArteVino!
Let your inner artist run free and relax at ArteVino studios. In this day and age where so many folks surround themselves in sort of cocoon of screens, social media and entertainment, it can be surprising to recall that places like ArteVino still exist. In some ways conceived as a method to help combat some […]
Join ‘The Montclair Dispatch’ in giving our fledgling, the weekly ‘Montclair Local News,’ a warm and hearty Montclair welcome.
‘Montclair Local News’ will initially be delivered to every Montclair mailbox. Montclair Local News officially started on Jan. 3, 2017. After two months of hard work, preparation and dedication, they will at last publish their first issue ever on March 2, 2017. Be sure to check in your mailbox for this new printed publication. Montclair […]
Verdigreen Home, a vintage redesigned furniture boutique and handmade haven, stems creativity and community in the great town of Montclair.
Up-cycle or DIY with indie store Verdigreen Home. Verdigreen started with a simple seed of an idea: painting vintage furniture to make it look new. Azie Shelhorse started painting vintage furniture in 2010. She sold her items on an Etsy page, which reached out to others who shared her passion. With a little water and […]
Stay cool and enjoy summer at the YMCA, Montclair Farmer’s Market, and Montclair Shopping Center.
Summer plans don’t have to break a sweat! It’s never too early to plan your summer schedule. School’s out for the kids in less than a month and usually, it’s a lot of work to keep them occupied. This year, it doesn’t have to be. Take advantage of Montclair’s assets that make the day enjoyable […]
Stay healthy on the go without breaking the bank. For food that’s quick, easy, healthy and delicious, eat at Green Chop’s in Montclair.
Maintain a healthy, hectic lifestyle at Green Chop’s! Healthy eating on the go seems like the unsolved riddle of the ages. At lunchtime, you want to grab the first thing you find to quell the pangs of hunger. You probably know you’ll regret your choices in twenty minutes, but you are so hungry and pressed […]
Right in Montclair is a little shop called "Dem Two Hands," a charming store with something for all fashionistas.
Dem Two Hands adds flavor to fashion in Montclair. At first glance, I didn’t know if was going to be able to capture this store’s originality. I’ve been wanting to step into a “homemade boutique,” a place where someone’s dreams and fashion vision have been created by their own taste, concentrated and pure to their […]