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Check My Nails: Montclair Salon Gets Creative With Alfresco Nail Services

Reopening for personal care businesses happened at the end of June, which meant devotees of nail salons could return for a French manicure or much needed pedicure. Even with new safety guidelines, the return...

Long Time Coming: A Skatepark Officially Opens In Montclair!

Skateboarders all over Montclair rejoiced as the ribbon was cut on Saturday, signifying the opening of a temporary skatepark near Montclair High School. This temporary skatepark takes up two tennis courts at Rand Park...

‘Here’s 20 Bucks’ Checks Back In On Montclair Restaurants

Montclair is a foodie town, but COVID-19 has adversely affected most restaurants, especially small ones. I reached out to Montclair restaurants I previously reviewed to see how they were coping with the pandemic. With no...

Thousands Hear Montclair High School Students Share Experience With Racism At Unity Walk

“NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE, NO RACIST POLICE.” “SAY HIS NAME ... GEORGE FLOYD.” “SCREAM HER NAME ... BREONNA TAYLOR.” These were just a few of the protest chants at the Black Lives Matter Unity march on...

Montclair High School Students Cope With Loss, Work To Stay Connected in COVID-19 World

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students all around the country have been learning through virtual school. Montclair High School has been online since March 13th. Many school related events have been...

Here’s 20 Bucks: Empanada or Nada in Montclair

Empanada or Nada? Choose empanada and find your perfect pocket of deliciousness, savory or sweet, on Bloomfield Avenue. When you open the door at Empanada or Nada in Montclair, you are greeted by vibrant blue...

Weeks After Lockdown, Montclair High School Students Feel “Left In The Dark”

“I feel as if we, as students, have been left in the dark.” That was the sentiment expressed by Olivia, a Montclair High School junior, a view shared by many students following the gun lockdown...

Here’s 20 Bucks: Try Tostchu For Killer Pastrami, Smoothies and Tasty Melted Toast Sandwiches

If you don't know Tostchu, you'll want to check out the well-lit, cheerful spot on the corner of North Willow Street and Glenridge Avenue. Expect to get hit with the dulcet sounds of...

Here’s $20 Bucks: Spam Fries and More at Montclair’s Taste of Philippines

Taking a trip to the Philippines can be hard. Taking a trip down Bloomfield Avenue to Taste of Philippines is easy. The first thing I tried at Taste of Philippines was the Spam Fries....

Hundreds of Montclair High School Students Walk Out, Demanding Action For Climate Change

Today, hundreds of Montclair High School students joined in the Global Climate Strike. They’re chanting. Loudly. They're demanding action. Now. Does this sound familiar? It should. Last year, students at MHS participated in the Fridays...

Here’s 20 Bucks: Layers of Flavors, Montclair

The name of the restaurant rings true. Layers of Flavors, located on Walnut Street, is a charming eatery/bakery serving French-inspired fare with flavor to spare. Big, open windows in the bright welcoming space allow...

Here’s $20 Bucks: Kai Yang

The new Thai restaurant, Kai Yang, looks expensive. I had assumed it was. But after trying it with some friends, I came to realize that Kai Yang is not expensive, as long as you...

Here’s 20 Bucks: Spend It At Montclair’s Le French Dad

Sure, you know where Raymond’s is. Well, a couple doors down on Church Street is Le French Dad, a cute cafe and bakery that you just might miss if you walk too fast. Our...

Montclair High School Walks Out For Climate Change

Hundreds of Montclair High School students walked out of class Friday at 10:00 am, joining students around the world participating in Fridays for Future, an international organized walkout to demand action on climate change...