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Baristanet Profile: Marlene Lewis

Name: Marlene Lewis Where do you live? Montclair…the Fieldstone Neighborhood. When did you move there? We just moved here! After 12 years in our previous home in Bloomfield, we made the leap. It was only 1½ miles, but...

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn at Paper Mill Playhouse: Festive Fun With Dances That Dazzle

Juggling, tap dancing...jumping rope while tap dancing? Yes, Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn at the Paper Mill Playhouse dazzles with dynamic dance numbers that bring down the house and musical favorites like "White Christmas," "Cheek...

Holiday House Tours: Historic Homes, Candlelight Tours and More

Do you love to see beautiful homes all decked out for the holidays? Well, you’re in luck! There are many local displays to enjoy! Check out Christmas Walk 2018 this weekend with Caldwell Kiwanis. Delight...

Weekend Family Fun: Charlotte’s Web, Junie B. Jones, Rainbow Fish and More!

Happy weekend! If you’re looking for some fun and family friendly things to do around town and beyond, we’ve got you covered. Take a look! The Holiday Lights Spectacular continues at Turtle Back Zoo (560...

Investigation Into Fatal Glen Ridge Car Crash Involving Montclair Police Pursuit

The Professional Standards Bureau of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is reviewing the fatal Glen Ridge car crash that resulted in two deaths.   The preliminary investigation indicates that Montclair Police Officers attempted a motor vehicle...

Baristanet Guide to Handmade Holiday Crafts, Gift Fairs and Festivals

Love locally made crafts, artisan jewelry, one-of-a-kind gift items and foodstuffs? Mark your calendar with this roundup of holiday arts and crafts fairs, gift markets and festivals starting this weekend. Saturday, December 1 The Creative...

Montclair HPC Considers Changes to S. Fullerton Storefronts; Reviews MC Residences Application For Orange...

The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) heard an application for a certificate of appropriateness for one project and reviewed a referral from the Planning Board for another at its November 29 meeting. Time constraints...

Spies on Midland Avenue in Montclair? Nah…Just Filming For ‘The Enemy Within’

Spies on Midland Avenue? Sources tell us that the big crew you see filming on Midland is for "The Enemy Within," a spy thriller coming soon to NBC. Well, considering Montclair's history with spies, maybe...

Boyfriend Charged with Murder of Montclair Woman, Suspect Remains At-Large

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced today Kenneth Jones of Montclair has been charged with the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair. On Nov....

MontClairVoyant: A Cat That Guest-Writes a Column Can Give a Reader Paws…um…Pause

DEAR MONTCATVOYANT, I see that you, the Montclairvoyant's beloved cat, are guest-writing this column again. Given that you're a gray tabby, why don't you live on Gray Street? Sincerely, Nifty Shades of Gray Given that...

Bradford School’s Annual Fundraiser BRADFEST – Saturday at Tierney’s Tavern

Experience BradFest on Saturday, December 1st from 7:30pm on at Tierney's Tavern, 136 Valley Rd., Montclair. BradFest is a night of bands performing to raise money for the Bradford PTA, featuring musical performances by...

Goat Yoga: Coming To A Mat Near You

Move over kitten yoga. Now there's goat yoga. Iris Mind + Body, a yoga studio in Cedar Grove, partners with Totes Goats LLC, a New Jersey based goat yoga and traveling petting farm to bring...

Montclair Education Association To Hold 7th Annual Wrap and Roll at Bullock School

The Montclair Education Association will hold its Seventh Annual Wrap & Roll event on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Charles H. Bullock School, 55 Washington Street, Montclair, New Jersey....

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