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Looking Back at 2022: Baristanet Year in Review

  Yes, it's been quite the year (looking at you, October) These are just some of the stories we covered this year, in addition to keeping you informed about events, bringing you profiles and much,...

Baristanet Profile: 2022 Year in Review

The humble goal of the Baristanet Friday Profile is to build a community of neighbors. The more we get to know the people around us, the more united our neighborhood becomes. Our weekly feature helps...

Weekend Family Fun: NYE, Winter Fun and More

Happy New Year! This weekend we wrap up 2022 and ring in 2023. If you’re looking for some family-friendly events in the area, we’ve got you covered. First, in case you missed it, here’s our...

MontClairVoyant: Hooray! Howe House Has Historical Hope

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Your reaction to Friends of the Howe House successfully bidding to buy the historic Claremont Avenue home in which freed slave James Howe lived nearly two centuries ago? Sincerely, A Bid for Abode ...

Make the 2022 Montclair Jazz Festival Your New Year’s Soundtrack with SiriusXM Real Jazz

The 2022 Montclair Jazz Festival was the highlight of summer 2022. Now, you can relive the magic and start 2023 off right with the perfect New Year's soundtrack! SiriusXM Real Jazz will feature 15...

Weekend Events: Live Music, New Year’s Events, and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough and Paul Gold. So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social...

Cannabis Businesses Host Community Expungement Clinic in Montclair

Montclair, NJ - Two cannabis businesses are joining forces to bring an expungement clinic to Montclair on Saturday, January 7. Genuine Grow and Kush Connection are hosting the free clinic from 3 to 7 p.m....

Bloomfield Police Find ‘Baby’ After Thief Steals Car with Dog Inside

Bloomfield, NJ - Bloomfield Police responded to Stop & Shop on Franklin Street in Bloomfield Monday morning on a report of a vehicle that was just stolen. Upon arrival, an officer was flagged down...

NYC’s Healthy Fast Food Fave Sweetgreen Coming to Montclair

Montclair, NJ - Sweetgreen is coming to Montclair Center, across from Anthropologie, in the historic Crane building (460 Bloomfield Avenue). The national fast-casual chain, known for "fresh, plant-forward, earth friendly food" has more than...

Become a Docent: Volunteers Needed at Turtle Back Zoo

West Orange, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program! Enjoy the rewarding experience of becoming a Zoo Docent. Docents are volunteer educators...

Locals Make The List! Rep. Sherrill Celebrates NJ-11 Heroes of 2022

Montclair, NJ–– Representative Mikie Sherrill announced Tuesday the members of the NJ-11 community honored in her 2022 Heroes program. Residents were encouraged to nominate everyday heroes in their lives to demonstrate how the community...

Help Fund The New Glenfield Middle School Drum Line

Montclair, NJ - Glenfield Middle School is raising money to benefit the new Glenfield Middle School Drumline and drum courses in the works. The effort seeks to continue the experience of the elementary school...

Rep. Sherrill Secures $2,056,000 in Funding To Fix Montclair’s Rand Well

Montclair, NJ - Montclair will receive $2,056,000 to rehabilitate and create resiliency in Rand Well in Montclair, which has unacceptably high levels of PFOS and Perchlorates, Representative Mikie Sherrill announced Friday. Sherrill secured funding as...

Montclair Council Moves Forward On Culturupt; O’Toole Scrivo Resolution Fails

Montclair, NJ - On Tuesday, the Township Council of Montclair passed a resolution to engage Culturupt to conduct a culture and climate assessment. If the name sounds familiar, here's why. When Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller...

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