A&P Sends Formal Notice to Montclair Mayor on Closing of A&P and Pathmark

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 9:30am  |  COMMENTS (21)


After filing for Chapter 11 in July, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, which owns A&P and Pathmark in Montclair, the public was led to believe that the A&P would be sold to Acme and the Pathmark would remain open.

Now, a month later, the company sent formal notice to Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson on the closing of both locations and has started its termination process. In the notice, which Mayor Jackson shared with Baristanet, the Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations states:

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Score Gorgeous Clothing & Goods at Le Willow 83’s End of The Season Sale Saturday

BY  |  Friday, Aug 14, 2015 2:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Le Willow 83 (83 North Willow Street) , the Montclair boutique selling high end clothing, accessories, and home goods, is holding a huge end of season sale on Saturday.

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BeautyMark Essentials Makes Its Mark on Montclair’s South End

BY  |  Monday, Aug 10, 2015 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

princess warrenMontclair’s South End got a little more beautiful this year, with the addition of S Princess Warren who opened her business, BeautyMark Essentials at 310 Orange Road in February.

Warren has created an attractive one-stop beauty shop that offers designated counters for cosmetics, skincare and beauty products (including brands like Bath & Body Works, Bedhead and Chi), fragrances, handmade jewelry, clothing and other accessories, as well as a separate consultation room for facials, waxing and massage treatments. BeautyMark also creates customized gift baskets with pampering products like sugar scrubs or lavender mint foot butter. Continue Reading

Montclair Public Library Holds Summer Book/DVD/CD Sale This Weekend

BY  |  Monday, Aug 03, 2015 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Public LibraryLooking for a great deal on books, DVDs, CDs and audio-books on CD? Then don’t miss The Montclair Public Library Summer Sale this weekend.

For two days you can get:

  • Hardcover books, CDs, Books-on-CD, and DVDs for $1.
  • Paperbacks for $.50
  • Selected items and multi-volume sets at low prices

All proceeds from the sale benefit the Montclair Public library—so it’s a win-win.

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A&P Files for Bankruptcy: What Will Happen to the Two Supermarkets in Montclair?

BY  |  Monday, Jul 20, 2015 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (21)

A&PGreat Atlantic & Pacific Tea, which owns A&P, Pathmark, The Food Emporium, Superfresh, Food Basics, and Waldbaum’s, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday.

According to NorthJersey.com, A&P executive Christopher McGarry says the company has three bids for the sale of 120 stores, for a combined price of $600 million. Those bids are subject to higher offers if any surface during the bankruptcy proceedings.

The company has also retained liquidation specialists to solicit bids for an additional 150 stores not included in the bids. The company is also seeking approval for the immediate closing of 25 under-performing stores that are seen as having no market value.

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Montclair POP-UP Maker’s Market Saturday

BY  |  Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The Montclair POP-UP Out Door Market is back this Saturday, July 18, with a “Maker’s”-themed event.

There will be demo tables set up so you can:

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Macy’s Essex Green Closing, Reopening As Macy’s Backstage

BY  |  Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015 10:30am

Macy's Backstage

The Macy’s at Essex Green Shopping Center in West Orange is getting a makeover and will reopen as a Macy’s Backstage, a smaller off-price store, in fall 2015.

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It’s A Family Affair — at Brookdale ShopRite

BY  |  Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (1)

Brookdale ShopRite

“This is my happiest day of the year!”

Spoken to a crowded celebration in the lunchroom this past Thursday, the upbeat CEO Neil Greenstein, rejoiced that he could officially recognize associates’ years of service and thank them for their dedication and incredible work ethic.

Recognizing Brookdale ShopRite Associates’ years on the job is a once a year tradition of bear hugs and balloons, jokes, repartee, and smiles. Honorees were recognized for milestones in their years of service: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and even 50 years working for three generations of the Greenstein family.

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Rescued Furniture and More at New Montclair Pop UP Shop Basemeant WRX (Updated)

BY  |  Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (1)


Update: Basemeant WRX is having Gallery Night, Friday, July 24, from 5-9 p.m. featuring Bonnie Maranz.

Basemeant WRX, a new pop up shop at 124 Walnut Street in Montclair, has opened offering refinished, or “rescued” furniture and home accessories.

Basemeant WRX creates “furniture, art and home accessories using locally sourced, vintage and found materials with a luxe industrial vibe.” The shop will also feature other local artisans including Forage Works, Warmth Soy Candles, The Therapist Candles and Tilia Press Stationary.

Basemeant WRX

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Fun, Bargains and More at Montclair Center’s Sidewalk Sale

BY  |  Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 9:06am

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Montclair Center kicked off summer with its annual Sidewalk Sale, a fun-filled day loaded with bargains. At Hip Chic on Bloomfield Ave. clothing was 20 percent off and glitter tattoos were free. There was free wine tasting at Montclair Wine Cellar. And on South Fullerton Ave, watercolor artist Diane Israel created instant miniatures at Essex Fine Arts Gallery and live mannequins vogued outside Mirela Nurce. Church Street was a kid’s delight with face painting, a bounce house, clowns, balloons and live entertainment on the Montclair Center Stage. Continue Reading

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