Monday, April 29, 2013
Wayne Robbins captured the event Saturday in his most recent installment of 'Inside Montclair.'
Monday, April 29
Church Street was turned into a concert venue this weekend as bands took the stage to launch the start of a month of events in Montclair's downtown. Hundreds came out to Church Street Saturday to enjoy the sunny spring weather and the start of Montclair Center Business Improvement District's music and art series Montclair Center Stage. Montclair's favorite cameraman Wayne Robbins was also there to capture the event live. "When we asked what people want more of in the downtown area, music was their answer," said Executive Director of the Montclair BID Larry Flurry Montclair Center Stage will continue on May 4 with the Church Street Family Fun Day and GLAM! Street Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the intersection of Church Street and …
Monday, March 11, 2013
You can watch 'The Art of Branding' now on Montclair Patch.
Monday, March 11
How a business identifies itself in a community is crucial to long-term success. That is why the Montclair Business Improvement District wants to help local businesses with this free webinar about the do's and don'ts of branding. "The Art of Branding a Community" was presented by Montclair BID last week at Phil Cantor Photography, at 26 Lackawanna Plaza. The webinar was given by speaker Roger Brooks, of Destination Development International. This hour-long online video will be available until March 22.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Montclair Township Council increases fees, regulations for restaurants who offer outside seating.
If restaurants want to set up tables on Montclair sidewalks, they will now pay more to use the public space. Montclair Township Council voted Tuesday to increase permit fees and regulations for restaurant owners who offer outdoor seating. However, a restaurant owner and the Montclair Center Business Improvement District say it strikes a fair balance. “The Montclair Center Business Improvement District is pleased that the council listened to the complaints registered by restaurants and the BID,” said Luther Flurry, director the Montclair BID. Restaurant owners previously paid a permit fee of $150 a year for outdoor seating. The new proposal sets the yearly fees at $150 for restaurants with fewer than 13 seats, and $250 for those with …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
BID survey offers chance to win $100 gift check.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
For the first time ever, the Montclair Center Business Improvement District (the BID) is trying to get a comprehensive look at how all of different constituents view Montclair Center and solicit suggestions to make it better. The BID has set up an online survey for Montclair Center customers and stakeholders. This survey is for locals and non-locals; Montclair Center fans and detractors; diners, shoppers, employees business owners and casual visitors. You can take the survey now: CLICK HERE The survey should take about ten minutes. People who complete the survey can enter a drawing for a $100 Montclair Center gift check.