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Vanguard Theater Presents Next to Normal, the “Feel Everything” Rock Musical

If you’ve never seen Next to Normal, you’re in for the emotional roller coaster ride of your life with this story of how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. If you’re...

Opinion: Elected BOE Can Help Repair and Lift Up Montclair’s Ailing Local Democracy

This year’s referendum on whether the members of Montclair’s Board of Education should be appointed by the Township’s mayor or elected by its voters has always been about more than just the BOE itself,...

Bloomfield to Hold Free Shredding Event for Residents on Saturday, November 6 at Pulaski...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A free shredding event will take place at the Pulaski Park parking lot on Saturday, November 6 between 9am-12pm. The service is only available for Bloomfield residents and proof of residency...

Baristanet Profile: Keith Franco

Name: Keith Franco Where do you live? Montclair - Frog Hollow Section When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? Nutley How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I'm the co-founder...

Adult Film Star and Real People Make Red Rocket Soar #MFF21

Ethan Darbone was a cook at a Cajun restaurant that Florida Project director Sean Baker once visited. A couple of months later he's cutting across three lanes of traffic with a former porn star...

Opinion: Elected BOE Would Lead To Less Diversity and Poor Financial Health For District

On Tuesday, residents going to the polls to vote on the referendum to determine whether Montclair stays with an Appointed School Board or switches to an Elected School Board deserve facts and not rhetoric....

Weekend Family Fun: Halloween, Harry Potter, Art and More

Happy Halloween weekend! There is plenty to do in and around town and we’ve gathered up some activities for you to consider. Check ‘em out! If you’re looking for some Halloween-themed fun, check out our...

11 Spooky Books for Kids and Teens

Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations have always inspired books and movies like Room on the Broom, Coraline, The Witches, Coco, and more. As the weather gets cooler and the nights get longer,...

Panel Explores Pros and Cons of Electing Board of Education

Dark money, diversity and accountability were some of the topics explored at a panel discussion on the upcoming Board of Education (BOE) election referendum. Fourth Ward Councilor David Cummings held the event at Glenfield...

MontClairVoyant: A Local-Lens Look at an Election’s Selections

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, In what way did you or will you vote in the November 2 election? Sincerely, Ballad of the Ballot The second of these options: 1. Mail ballot. 2. In person on Election...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Actor and Political Advisor Kal Penn

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to bring actor and political consultant to our virtual stage to celebrate the release of his memoir “You Can’t Be Serious” on Friday, November 5 at...

Northeast Global Fall Festival Celebrates Community and Showcases Holiday Traditions

The Northeast School PTA hosted The Global Fall Festival Saturday, a community celebration of fall festival and holiday traditions from around the world. There were live performances featuring a traditional Asian Lion Dance, an...

Boo! Bento Box From Daikichi Makes A Fun Halloween Treat

How cute is the Halloween Bento Box collaboration from Montclair's OG sushi restaurant, Daikichi, featuring a sweet treat from Little Daisy Bake Shop? The box ($20), available for pre-order now through Friday at noon, includes: Ghost...

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