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 […]

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 […]

‘Grindage’ Pizza Serving Up Late-Night Eats, Popular Pies in Downtown Montclair

‘Grindage’ Pizza Serving Up Late-Night Eats, Popular Pies in Downtown Montclair

Montclair’s new Grindage Wood Fired Pizza & Sandwiches celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, Nov. 2. The restaurant ownership team was joined by Mayor Robert Jackson, Diane Israel from the Montclair BID and members from around the community. Grindage offers hand-crafted, locally sourced food in a laid-back environment at 438 Bloomfield Avenue. […]

Lost In History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Visit to Montclair High School

Lost In History: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Visit to Montclair High School

52 years ago, during a firey time in the United States and around the world, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made a controversial visit to this very town, possibly at the peak of his notoriety. Just two years prior to his assassination and untimely death, King arrived in Montclair, making town history by stopping into […]

Facing the Facts and the Future of Montclair’s Downtown Look

Facing the Facts and the Future of Montclair’s Downtown Look

In recent months, the future of the facade of downtown Montclair has created a buzz around town. The recent revisions and discussions surrounding the 256 Park Street property, the building at the corner of Walnut and Forest streets (pictured above), and other business district properties have started a conversation regarding the historic and thematic architecture […]

GroovSauce, The Montclair-Based Hot Sauce Company That Gives Back

GroovSauce, The Montclair-Based Hot Sauce Company That Gives Back

  Montclair Business Owner, Greg Williams, Brings GroovSauce to the Hot Sauce Market There are at least five bottles of hot sauce in my refrigerator. One for when I want things a little smokey, another for sweeter notes, one I use only on breakfast foods—I could go on. Greg Williams is familiar with the multiple […]

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