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“Far From the Tree” Opens to a Standing Ovation at Montclair Film Festival

Andrew Solomon knows about parent-child connections. Growing up he knew he was different. When he told his mom about his homosexuality she couldn’t accept it. They grew apart and she died. His father was...

Montclair High School Hosts “Addiction: Break The Cycle”

Montclair High School will host a free forum, “Addiction: Break the Cycle,” a conversation on all aspects of teen substance use and abuse, this Thursday, May 3, 6:30 – 9 pm in the Montclair...
The YMCA of Montclair summer camp

Sponsored: Kids Ages 2-6! — Discover SUMMER CAMP FUN at The YMCA of...

A safe and creative experience for kids 2-6, while emphasizing socialization, confidence, self-esteem and of course, fun!

Montclair’s Forth Wanderers Signs to Major Label, Releases New Album

It all started in the basements of local venues at shows hosted by Montclair’s Serendipity Café. That’s where several band members of Montclair’s homegrown Forth Wanderers first got their start in music. Now, just five years...

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir On Tour!

The 2018 Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir tour is on! This season the show choir will play New Jersey venues in Millburn, Somerset, New Providence, Rahway, Metuchen, Wanaque, Kenilworth and South Orange. This...

Earth Day Clean Up At Crane Park

Last Sunday, Montclair's Crane Park got spruced up for an Earth Day cleanup! Check out video from the event from Montclair Township.

What To See Sunday: Highlights From Today’s Montclair Film Festival #keepconnecting

The 2018 Montclair Film Festival is off to a fantastic start and we can't wait to tell you about all the movies we've seen. Here, from the Montclair Film Festival, are some of today's...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, April 29

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. Another boffo weekend of open houses. Eighty-eight properties in the greater Baristaville area are open for your viewing pleasure. Our palette this weekend features two...

Van Stolen From Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair

Toni’s Kitchen was the victim of a major theft this week when their Ford Transit Connect delivery van was stolen from the parking lot of St. Luke’s Church. Video of the theft shows...

Baristanet Profile: Caitlin Rinaldi

Name: Caitlin Rinaldi Where do you live? New Vernon, which is a very small, rural town about 10 minutes outside of Morristown. My husband and I lived in Montclair for five years before that. It’s a...

Montclair Homicide: Woman Fatally Stabbed on Hartley Street

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti announced today that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a...

Weekend Family Fun: Story Pirates, Cinderella, Magic, Art and More!

The weekend is here! We’ve rounded up some fun and family-friendly things to do in the area and beyond. Check ‘em out! On Saturday Glen Ridge Public Library (240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge) will host...

Montclair HPC to Developers: Hands Off Lackawanna Plaza Train Shed

With the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan currently under review by the Montclair Planning Board one might think that the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was through going over it.  Not so fast: The HPC...

Montclair’s Azie Shelhorse Romances Housing Works’ Design on a Dime Benefit

Montclair-based designer Azie Shelhorse of {verdigreen} on Glenridge Avenue, has been invited for the second year in a row to design a vignette for the 14th Annual Design on a Dime Benefit for Housing Works...

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