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Montclair Resident and NY Times National Editor To Co-Moderate Oct. 15 Democrat Debate

Montclair will be in the house at the October 15 Democratic presidential candidate debate in Westerville, Ohio. Marc Lacey, national editor for The New York Times, and Montclair resident, will be moderating the debate...

Ten Montclair Firefighters Sworn-in, Promoted

The swearing-in of the following members of the Montclair Fire Department to their respective positions took place in Municipal Council Chambers on Tuesday, September 24: Steve Marshalleck – promoted to Captain Chris Theobald – promoted to...

Catch Soo Jin Pretty Nail (and more!) at Luna Stage’s new American Voices Series

Luna Stage kicked off a new American Voices Series (and the 2019-2020 season) with Soo Jin Pretty Nail (and more!), written and performed by Susan Hyon and directed by David Skeist. This darkly comic,...

Clerestory Fine Art Presents Brutal by Steve Kelly

Clerestory Fine Art presents Brutal, large-scale mixed media work by Montclair native Steve Kelly. Opening reception, Thursday, October 3. Like Kelly’s sculptural paintings, the simple title — “brutal” — strikes viewers as confrontational, but...

Escape with Van Vleck to Italy’s Picturesque Amalfi Coast & Capri!

Van Vleck House & Gardens invites guests on a virtual tour of the legendary gardens of Italy’s Amalfi Coast and Capri, with noted travel author and photographer Robert I.C. Fisher as the guide. An...

Giveaway! Outpost in the Burbs Presents Jeffrey Gaines

Outpost in the Burbs presents singer-songwriter Jeffrey Gaines on Friday, October 4th. The concert will take at 8 p.m. (7:30 doors) at the First Congregational Church, 40 S. Fullerton Avenue. New York City-based...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, September 29

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. Your assignment for today, find the tic tac toe board in this post. 281 Grove Street, Montclair List Price: $639,000 Taxes: $16,197 Acreage: .14 BRM/BTH: 4/2.1 Renovated Colonial,...

Baristanet Profile: Karen Shinevar

Name: Karen Shinevar Where do you live? Upper Montclair When did you move there? Fall of 2011, when my youngest son went to college Where did you grow up? I grew up in Battle Creek, MI, Cereal City Capitol of...

Weekend Family Fun: Fall Festival, Kids Improv, Art and More

Happy weekend! If you’re looking for some fun and family-friendly things to do in our area, you’ve come to the right place! Check out what we’ve rounded up! Watchung Booksellers (54 Fairfield Street, Montclair) will...
Montclair Crime

Montclair Crime: Two Suspicious Incidents Involving Men Asking Females If They Need Rides

Montclair Police report two suspicious incidents in Upper Montclair: September 26, 2019 (Inwood Avenue): The complainant, a 19-year-old Glen Ridge resident, states that at approximately 3:50 PM, she was walking on Inwood Avenue when a...

The October 6 Tour de Montclair Returns with Music, Food, and Celebration!

  The Tour de Montclair, Montclair’s iconic community bike ride, returns this year on Sunday, October 6, at 10 a.m.   The Tour, brought to you by Bike&Walk Montclair and the Montclair Center BID, will feature...

High Tea Comes To Montclair’s Vanillamore, With a Fun, Modern Twist

Afternoon tea is an elegant, civilized ritual that allows you to pause in your day and slow down. Sipping tea, eating delectable, savory bites and of course, ending with an assortment of decadent miniature...

MontClairVoyant: BOE Meeting Climate Was Charged, Local Climate Events Were Large

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Before discussing September 20's climate-strike actions in Montclair, can you talk about the many public comments and complaints at September 23's packed Board of Education meeting? Sincerely, Anger (at) Management Things got so loud in...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: September 26 – 29

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