The "No, we don't really have a Micky D's!" Moment
Residents poured out torrents of Facebook posts and tweets when a McDonald's canopy sprouted on Church Street, known for summer sidewalk cafe dining, night time "walk-in" movies and musical entertainment. Turned out it was one of those things Montclair does best, a commercial film shoot. (12 miles from Manhattan, the town is a favorite for NYC production companies). Two days later, the faux McD's was gone, and the funky hippie clothes, lucky Chinese kitties and beads were all back.
By Jennifer Ley, AFAR Local Expert
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