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Latest NJ350 Pop-Up Shop Opens in Montclair Until Nov. 30


MOINTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair has been selected as 13 of 16 NJ 350 Pop-Up Stores slated to open around the state. Located at 460 Bloomfield Avenue, the Pop-Up Store will be open until November 30.

Hosted by Montclair Center in the historic downtown commercial district, Montclair Center has become a destination of choice for many shoppoers. The Great American Main Street Award semi-finalist and APA-NJ Great Downtown award-winning Montclair Center is also New Jersey’s Favorite Downtown Art District.

Hours of the store in Montclair are:

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• Saturday, November 22nd 12-8 pm

• Sunday, November 23rd 12-8 pm

• Monday, November 24th 12-8pm

• Tuesday, November 25th 12-8 pm

• Wednesday, November 26th 12-8 pm

• Closed for Thanksgiving

• Friday, November 28th 12-8 pm

• Saturday, November 29th 12-8 pm

• Sunday, November 30th 12-7 pm

NJ350 Pop-Up stores celebrate New Jersey’s Sesquicentennial — our 350th anniversary— and specialize in merchandise with a unique New Jersey focus.

The Montclair Center Pop-Up offerings are unique, in that featured products are what curators have dubbed ‘Jerseyana.’ Included are the ‘Jerseyopoly’ board game and “Goodnight, Jersey” children’s book, as well as NJ350 and state-branded merchandise; educational items; books about NJ – its history, quirks, nature, food, and politics; items specific to the arts and creativity in Montclair; Governor Chris Christie’s popular state-silhouette lapel pin; Items from the Island of Jersey (from which NJ received its name) and more.

The Montclair location will remain open through November 30, 2014.

The NJ350 pop-up store project is made possible by Main Street New Jersey, the NJ Department of Community Affairs and the NJ Historical Commission, and is sponsored by vend, SnapRetail, IKEA, Friends of NJ State Museum , RetailMinded,, ITO Design, Alignable, the NJ State Museum and the NJ State Archives. Promotional partners for this year-long program include Independent We Stand, BALLE and the American Independent Business Alliance.

“We’re excited that Montclair Center was chosen as a host of New Jersey’s 350 Pop-up store program — a first-of-its-kind project — and proud to be the first host in Essex County.” said Luther Flurry, Executive Director of Montclair Center . “Our great downtown has a wonderful mix of independent retail, fine dining, and a vibrant art scene. The NJ 350 Pop-Up will feature music, demonstrations and special guests daily. We are particularly looking forward to Shop Small Saturday and hope this Pop-Up will help us kick off the holiday season! Keep current at”

Vineland, South Orange and Trenton will host the NJ350 Pop-Up in December. However, the items offered at the Montclair Center location are unique to Montclair.

For more information, visit the NJ350 website.

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