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New Year’s Eve Happenings: Dinners, Parties, Fireworks, Music, Masquerade and More!

As another year draws to a close, it’s time to plan how you’ll spend your night! If you’re looking to party, check out one of these New Year's Eve events happening in the area! Pig...

Need A Family Getaway? Great Wolf Lodge Gets a Makeover

Need a family-friendly break from the cold? You could escape to a waterpark hotel, where the temperature is a consistently balmy 84 degrees and you can live in a bathing suit all weekend. For...

Made A Movie, Lived To Tell/Primal Scream Double Feature at Montclair Film, January 11...

Montclair Film will be presenting a unique double feature on January 11 & 12 of Keith Reamer and William Murray’s documentary, MADE A MOVIE, LIVED TO TELL and William Murray’s 1985 made-in-New Jersey-cult-sci-fi/film noir...

Montclair Township Council Wraps Up 2018 With A Montclair Liquor License Still Available

The Montclair Township Council held its last meeting of 2018 on December 18, and much if its business was authorizing professional series agreements and re-appointing township staff members in its consent agenda.  In public...

Montclair Crime: Vandalism at Bay Street Station, Theft, Burglary

The week in Montclair crime from Detective Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Burglary/Theft 12/12/2018 (S. Park Street): A pair of wireless AirPods were reported stolen from a South Park Street business. 12/13/2018 (Seymour Street):...

Holiday Cheer While You ShopRite: BHS Madrigal Singers to Perform Wednesday

Picking up fixings for your holiday feast? Catch Bloomfield High School Madrigal Singers tomorrow at Brookdale ShopRite. The talented performers will be singing Christmas carols from noon-1:30 on Wednesday, December 19.

Montclair BoE: Student Equity Advocate Clarifications, Audit Update

The Montclair Board of Education, at its meeting Monday, heard a clarification of Student Equity Advocate Joseph Graham’s November 7 presentation in an effort to calm concerns about how student issues stemming from race...

Councilor Hurlock to Discuss Mountainside Park Improvements at Community Meeting

First Ward Councilor Bill Hurlock will host a community meeting Thursday, December 20, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue branch of the Montclair Public Library, 185 Bellevue Avenue. Public Works Superintendent Rob...

Junior League of Montclair-Newark Makes Adoption Day Extra Special for Local Families

Essex County’s National Adoption Day was held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Superior Court of NJ in Newark. This annual event was made even brighter and more memorable for the 50 adopted...

A Look At Lackawanna Train Station’s Historic Designation Document

Questions have been raised about the historical merits of Lackawanna Plaza before the Montclair Planning Board, and specifically, historic integrity of Lackawanna Train Station's train platforms. The expert for the applicant (Pinnacle Properties), architectural...

Vanguard Theater Company to Present Runaways by Elizabeth Swados

Vanguard Theater Company will present Runaways, by Elizabeth Swados, for four performances only on January 18-20 at the American Theater for Actors, 314 W 54th Street, NY, NY. Runaways is an inspired musical...

“Bring A Friend, Both Save” at Geyer Family Y; Get A Jump On New...

Winter registration is under way at the YMCA of Montclair; Winter session runs January 7-March 3. This Winter session, the Geyer Family branch offers a variety of classes that cover activities like cooking, sign...

Baristaville Open Houses Sunday, December 16

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. The market is simmering down for the holidays. About 29 open houses in the greater Baristaville metropolis. If you're interested in earth-friendly home features, check...

Baristanet Profile: Carley Storm

Name: Carley Storm Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ, born and raised. When did you move there? I moved back in 2016, after living in London, Rome, and NYC. How do you make a living? OR What...

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