Local Businesses Think Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

BY  |  Friday, Oct 17, 2014 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Parlor hair studio In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several local businesses are helping to raise money and awareness by thinking pink.

Parlor Hair Studio on Glenridge Avenue in Montclair will make you “pretty in Pink,” with pink hair extensions or highlights during the month of October. All profits will go to The American Breast Cancer Research Foundation.




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Free Friday: Sips, Sweets and Songs at Montclair’s {verdigreen}

BY  |  Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 3:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Here’s a trend we like — live music popping up at some of our favorite shops. We loved catching live music this summer outside Watchung Booksellers. Now, on Montclair’s Glenridge Ave., {verdigreen} is hosting a complimentary evening of live music with a little bubbly and some local treats. Dubbed Free Friday, the idea, says owner Azie Shelhorse was “born out of the desire to do those things as a family in our new-ish Montclair neighborhood.” Continue Reading

Support the YMCA of Montclair by Shopping at Whole Foods Market Next Tuesday

BY  |  Friday, Sep 19, 2014 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

YMCA of MontclairChances are you plan on going to Whole Foods in Montclair this weekend. If you wait to go, or make another trip on Tuesday, September 23, you’ll be helping out the YMCA of Montclair.

On September 23, Whole Foods Market Montclair will donate 5% of its net sales to the YMCA of Montclair to benefit the Y’s Financial Assistance Program – a really wonderful program.

And the Y will thank you too. When you shop at Whole Foods Market Montclair on the 23, save your receipt and bring it to the Y. If you’re not a member of the Y, bring your receipt by Tuesday, September 30, to receive a free trial month of Y membership. If you’re currently a Y member, bring your receipt to receive four free guest passes. *Some restrictions apply.

By joining together, Whole Foods Market Montclair and the YMCA of Montclair are helping strengthen our community through advocating healthy living.


Montclair Opening and Reopening: Merit Kitchens and Atelier

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 3:35pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

atelierIf you were at Montclair Fashion Night, you may have caught a glimpse of Atelier’s stylish fashions.

Tomorrow, (Friday, September 19), you are invited to the grand re-opening of ATELIER (47 Park Street, Montclair), a curated boutique from 6-9 p.m. Preview Robert Greco Couture before it hits the runway for New Jersey and Chicago fashion week. Enjoy special sales, drinks, desserts and meet and greets. Continue Reading

Montclair Fashion Night Brings The Fabulous to Wellmont Theater

BY  |  Monday, Sep 15, 2014 5:14pm  |  COMMENTS (1)


Move over Project Runway. Montclair Center made it work at the 2014 Montclair Fashion Night. Fashionistas of all ages showed up to watch models take their turn on the catwalk. This was the second time for Montclair Fashion Night, presented by Montclair Center BID, and the move to the Wellmont Theater was a smart one, because the turnout was huge, with fashion-loving fans filling the entire main floor (fortunately, there was additional seating and great views from the balcony)! Continue Reading

Montclair Pop-Up Returns!

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 04, 2014 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Soaps from Nature Island Botanicals.

Soaps from Nature Island Botanicals.

Montclair Pop-Up is popping up on September 20, as an outdoor market at 84 Walnut Street (in the Building Blocks parking lot across from Montclair Farmers Market).

Shop local with more than 20 returning and new vendors (favorites include Schmutzerland, Blue J Syrups and Dangerous Pottery).

Choose from handmade artisan goods including art, pottery, jewelry, cards, stuffed toys, skin care products, recyclables and more. There will be music, crafts, Reiki and other surprises.

The Montclair Pop-Up Outdoor Market will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., so shop before or after your trip to the Farmers Market.

Best Foot Forward: Montclair’s Piazza Della Sole Turns 10

BY  |  Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

piazza della 3Time flies! Piazza Della Sole will mark 10 years in Montclair this fall.

Located between restaurants and shops on Valley Road, the boutique specializing in chic, comfortable women’s shoes first opened in Montclair’s Watchung Plaza, but owner Camille Kessler relocated the business to Valley Road three years ago for a larger space and more foot traffic. Continue Reading

Montclair’s Sorrelli Shares The Love and Sparkle This Week

BY  |  Monday, Aug 18, 2014 3:39pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Sorrelli JewelersThis week, Sorelli on Church Street continues Customer Appreciation Week. Today, Monday, August 18, the store is giving away coupon goody bags. Here’s what’s happening the rest of the week: Continue Reading

Montclair’s Le Willow 83: The Spot to Shop & Sip

BY  |  Monday, Jul 28, 2014 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (1)

lewillow-1The latest addition to the Montclair fashion scene is Le Willow 83. With clothing for women, men, children, and a variety of dog leashes, the boutique specializes in high quality clothing. They even have a small coffee bar behind the register for customers to sip on espresso, cappuccinos, and lattes while they shop.

Opening this past May, owner Christina Salierno studied at FIT and followed her passion for clothing. “I felt the area needed some retail since everything nearby is a restaurant and all the clothing stores are on Church Street,” says Salierno. She even designed the urban interior of the store by laying the bricks and tile, and installing the solid pine wood floors. Continue Reading

Montclair’s That Little Black Dress: All The Makings For A Fabulous Outfit

BY  |  Monday, Jul 21, 2014 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (2)

LBD frontIf you are in the market for a chic outfit in Montclair, check out That Little Black Dress. Located on Glenridge Avenue, this boutique carries all the ingredients one might need for a fabulous outfit. From jeans to dresses, to jewelry, heels, handbags, and headbands, shop owner Jenna Davis has you covered from head to toe and everything in between.

photo 1An LIM graduate who studied Fashion Merchandise, Davis opened the shop this past November and describes her shop as “romantically edgy”. Offering a wide variety of styles, colors, and patterns in her fun and vibrant boutique, flannel shirts, crop tops, jeans, shorts, vests, summer dresses, and blouses are some of the items found hanging on the racks. Continue Reading

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