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Looking Back Locally at 2019: The Year In Review

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Bloomfield Police Looking For Two Men Who Robbed Couple Waiting for Bus

Bloomfield police are in search of two men believed to have robbed a husband and wife waiting for the bus at gunpoint. The victims were waiting for a bus at Broad Street and Hoover Avenue...

Clerestory Fine Art Presents “A Fish Cannot Drown in Water: The Inner Life of...

Clerestory Fine Art presents "A Fish Cannot Drown in Water: The Inner Life of the Artist" featuring prints, paintings, and sculpture by Sybil Archibald. This will be the first solo artist for the artist...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, December 29

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. It's quiet in the 'Clair this Sunday, but there are a few properties nearby you can sample. 166 Leslie Street, Bloomfield List Price: $325,000 Taxes: $8,435 Lot...

Baristanet Profile: 2019 Year in Review

The Friday Profiles on Baristanet are always interesting and fun to read. In 2019 we've had scores of profiles that help us get to know our neighbors and learn about their passions, favorite reads...

HPC Reviews Plans For Montclair’s Bellevue Theater, Pushes Back on Proposal to Move Entryway

Movie lovers in Montclair got an early holiday present at the December 10 Montclair Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meeting—a preview of the next installment of the Bellevue theater saga. Like your favorite Hollywood movie,...

You at the Zoo! Volunteer at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program! Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day. Docents...

Weekend Family Fun: Extreme LSC, Cinderella, Chanukah on Ice and More

It’s the last weekend of 2019! Spend some time with the family with one of these events happening in and around town! On Friday evening, Liberty Science Center (222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City) will host...

MontClairVoyant: Whirring Through Montclair’s 2019 Months That Were

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, This is your last column of 2019, which means it's time for a Montclair...YEAR-IN-REVIEW! Sincerely, Mix of Many a Month I'll start by reviewing your keyboard's "caps lock" feature: DON'T OVERUSE IT! LOWERCASE! LOWERCASE! DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Whatever. One...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: December 26 – 29

Your guide to what's happening.

Merry Christmas, Baristaville

Hard to believe, but we've been spending the holidays with you for the last 15 years. Thanks for being a reader, tipster, friend of Baristanet. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas.

Essex County Jury Convicts Serial Killer on All Counts

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted serial killer Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, of Orange on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths...

Montclair Celebrates Hanukkah 2019 with Menorah Lighting and Gelt Drop on Church Street

Montclair celebrated Hanukkah 2019 with a Menorah Lighting and Gelt Drop on Church Street and a whole lot more. Check out the video to see the Fire and Ice celebration.

Celebrate 2020 with The Fam! A Guide To New Year’s Eve Family Fun!

New Year’s Eve isn’t just for grown-ups! The kids want to celebrate too! Get ready for some family fun, New Year’s Eve style with celebrations near and far! Celebrate early with the little ones at...

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