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Celebrate Juneteenth! Local Events to Commemorate Freedom Day

Celebrate Emancipation Day at one of these local events!

18 LGBTQ+ Focused Books to Read All Year Long

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, and with rainbows and flag-raisings, it seems that support for LGBTQ+ residents is ubiquitous. However, it's important to ensure that the language we use...

Montclair High School Class of 2021 To Cross Bridge at Amphitheater

Montclair High School's Class of 2021 will have a return to a tradition. Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced Friday that this year’s graduating class will walk across the bridge in the Amphitheater, "continuing a long,...

Baristanet Profile: Joseph Burgos

Name: Joseph Burgos Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 10+ years ago Where did you grow up? Long Island, NY (Wyandanch) How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion?  My passion begins with my...

Weekend Family Fun: Theater, Music, Storytime, STEM, and More

It's time for another weekend! Are you looking for some fun and family-friendly things to do in and around town? We've gathered up some activities for you to enjoy. Check 'em out! On Friday afternoon...

Sponsored: Stunning Craftsman Colonial – 241 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair

Updated 1904 6 bed/3.5 bath Craftsman Colonial boasts a mix of old world charm and contemporary finishes. Ideally located near Upper Montclair and Watchung Plaza's shops, restaurants and train. Highlights include inviting front porch,...

Bank On Something Beautiful: Montclair’s Bravitas Group Brings The National To Watchung Plaza

Montclair, NJ - There's something old -- and new -- coming to Montclair's Watchung Plaza. The Bravitas Group has acquired 17 Watchung Plaza in Montclair. Most recently the site of a Chase Bank, the...
weekend events

Weekend Events: Live Music, Comedy, Film, a Pride Walk, and More!

Your guide to virtual and in-person events this weekend.

La Casa de Don Pedro to Host Virtual Fundraiser Honoring Newark’s ‘Unsung Heroes’ of...

NEWARK, N.J. Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en...

From Walnut Street Eatin’ to a Garden of Eden: Discover La Serra Gardens

Where can you amble through lush, verdant grounds bursting with blossoms, unique and unusual varietals, and find a great selection of herbs, vegetables, and gorgeous potted plants for purchase? Take a short drive to...

Montclair Education Association: 36 Staff Member Positions Cut ‘Draconian’

Montclair Education Association, in a statement Tuesday, questioned 36 staff positions being cut when the district is not in a financial deficit, and called for transparency regarding the reason behind these cuts. The full statement...

Arizona State Dean Named Next President of Montclair State University

Jonathan G.S. Koppell has been selected as Montclair State University’s ninth president, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday. A nationally regarded scholar of policy, organization and management who transformed the public affairs college at...

Bloomfield Center Food Tours Return!

Bloomfield Center Alliance is bringing back its popular food tours that introduce you to all the delicious options in Bloomfield Center! The next tour on Saturday June 26th will include: Flavor-packed bites at 4-5 restaurants A quick...

Essex County Fishing Derby Events – Free For Kids 15 and Younger

Get ready for Essex County's 2021 Fishing Derbies! The free events will be held in six locations in the Essex County Park System. "Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy...

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