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 […]

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 […]

Bring a Big Appetite to Little Bear

Bring a Big Appetite to Little Bear

You’ve probably been hearing the term “poke bowl” a lot lately.  And if you are not quite sure what it means, then Little Bear has your answer! Little Bear has brought the popular West Coast food trend of the poke bowl to 254 Bellevue Ave in Montclair. Poke is a raw fish salad, usually on […]

Grizzly Bear Makes The Wellmont Theater Audience Roar

Grizzly Bear Makes The Wellmont Theater Audience Roar

Indie-rock favorite and Brooklyn-based band, Grizzly Bear, came through Montclair on June 15th while on the road during their North American tour, promoting their fifth studio album, Painted Ruins. Grizzly Bear rocked the Wellmont Theater as devoted fans packed the venue, dancing and singing along to every song that erupted from the stage. Grizzly Bear […]

Lights, Camera, Action! Scoundrel Films Comes to Frink Street in Montclair!

Lights, Camera, Action! Scoundrel Films Comes to Frink Street in Montclair!

Scoundrel Films Partners with 18 Label Studios to Bring More Creativity, Art, and Production to the Heart of Montclair With an already well-established and nationally recognized film festival, bringing a production company to Montclair seems like a logical next step. Finding a home with 18 Label Studios on Frink Street, in Montclair, Scoundrel Films looks […]

He’s a Jersey Boy–Bobby Valli Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

He’s a Jersey Boy–Bobby Valli Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

The Newark Boys Chorus School Honored New Jersey Native and Music Legend, Bobby Valli, With a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Montclair Dispatch Got His Thoughts on the Recognition This past April, Bobby Valli, New Jersey native, and brother of Frankie Valli was honored by the Newark Boys Chorus School at their 43rd Annual Rainbow Gala. […]

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