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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...
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Outpost in the Burbs Presents May Your Song Always Be Sung: A Benefit Concert...

Featuring Live-Streaming Performances by Over 15 Artists.

Baristanet Profile: Jazmine Parker

Name:  Jazmine Parker Where do you live? East Orange Where did you grow up? East Orange. I've lived here all my life. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I work in social...
Essex-Hudson Greenway Project

Support for Essex-Hudson Greenway Project Continues to Grow

The number of letters generated in support of the project to local elected officials has surpassed 2,200.

Baristanet Profile: Kiahna Malloy

Name:  Kiahna Malloy Where do you live? East Orange When did you move there? I moved back to East Orange in 2012. Where did you grow up? I grew up in a few different places:  Newark, East Orange, Irvington, Norfolk, VA...

Clifton Dentist Easter Mannequin Display Ransacked (Again)

Not everyone is a fan of Dr. Wayne Gangi's mannequin displays. The Clifton dentist put up an Easter display this year, but the display had disappeared by Sunday morning, according to Baristaville's Warren Levinson,...

Baristanet Profile: Barbara Lemley

Name: Barbara Lemley Where do you live? Verona, just six minutes from my office In Montclair. When did you move there? Just last June, amidst the pandemic. Thankful to Leslie Kunkin at West of Hudson for her...

Two Properties, Totaling 22 Acres, Will Be Preserved in Verona For Public Use

VERONA, NJ—In December 2020, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey assisted the Township of Verona in acquiring two properties for preservation, totaling 22 acres — a big deal for Essex County, with its dense...

Baristanet Profile: Molli Dowd

Name: Molli Dowd Where do you live? Verona When did you move there? 2000 Where did you grow up? Tucson, Arizona. My husband is from Montclair, which brought us to the area. How do you make a living?...

Verona Fire Dept. Members Exposed to COVID-19 During Holiday Party

Several members of the Verona Fire Department were exposed to COVID-19 during a holiday party at Fire Station No. 2. "Out of an abundance of caution, the use of Fire Station No. 2 has been...

Verona Middle and High Schools Back on Remote After New COVID-19 Cases Reported

Verona High School and H.B. Whitehorne Middle School will transition to fully remote instruction for the next 14 days, due to new confirmed cases in the district, Dr. Rui Dionisio, Superintendent of Verona Public...

Little Falls School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

A student at School No. 1 in Little Falls school district tested positive for COVID-19 The following message from the district superintendent was sent to parents of students who could have been exposed: In an abundance...

Montclair State University Welcomes Olympic Skaters, Coaches To Montclair State Arena

The Israeli Olympic Figure Skating team will now call the Montclair State University Ice Arena its training home. Skaters Alexey Bychenko, two time Olympic Singles competitor, European Championship Medalist . Mishel Moshaev & Artem...

Newark Museum Acquires Major Work by Contemporary Black Artist Bisa Butler

The Newark Museum of Art has acquired a large-scale artwork by Essex County resident Bisa Butler, a rising star among contemporary Black artists in the United States, known for her quilted portraits celebrating Black...

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