Out Montclair and Porta Bring You ‘Sunday Slayday Drag Brunch’

Montclair, NJ - Get ready to slay! Out Montclair is collaborating Porta in downtown Montclair to host a monthly dance party and monthly drag brunch to bring LGBTQIA+ people and allies together. The collaboration kicked off...

New Jersey Youth Symphony Celebrates Black History Month with Dance, Oration and Music

The New Jersey Youth Symphony returns to the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton on Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Black History Month with a dynamic educational program that...

Montclair Gets pastaRAMEN – An Italian Ramen Sensation Opening Saturday

Montclair, NJ - You no longer have to choose between Italian or ramen. pastaRAMEN, a pop-up dining experience at secret locations in Montclair, New York, Miami and Los Angeles,  is now making its permanent home...

Essex County To Modernize Montclair’s Watchung Plaza Intersection with Traffic Signals

Montclair, NJ – Plans are being designed to modernize the intersection of Watchung Avenue and Park Street/Watchung Plaza in Montclair, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced. The improvements will enhance pedestrian...

Glen Ridge Residents Unite To Stop Conservative Group From Banning Library Books

Glen Ridge, NJ - A conservative group is trying to get six books banned from the Glen Ridge Library and residents are mobilizing to fight it. It's a situation playing out in communities around...

Luna Stage Launches ‘Opening Doors’ Initiative Providing Free Space for Community Artists

West Orange, NJ - Luna Stage has launched Opening Doors, a new initiative to provide artists in the Valley Neighborhood with cost-free access to the professional theatre’s spaces, resources, and staff. The program is...

Montclair Crime: Burglary at Grove Pharmacy; Motor Vehicle Crime

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Theft January 18, 2023 (Glenridge A venue): Employees at ‘White Rabbit Black Heart’ reported that an unknown female entered the store and stole merchandise....

SOPAC Father-Daughter Exhibition Celebrates Black Art in Various Mediums

South Orange, NJ - It is often said that art inspires more art. That is certainly true for Kelvin and Corrine Slade, father-and-daughter artists featured in "SLADE: A Family Affair," an exhibition at The...

Try The Dance Workout Bobbi Brown Loves: Live with Lloyd Starts Friday

Montclair, NJ - In Baristaville, we follow all things Bobbi Brown. So when we saw Brown, who is 65 and a new grandma(!), having a blast dancing to disco and hip hop on Instagram...

Jersey-Bound Holland Tunnel Overnight Closures Begin February 5

Starting February 5, if you are leaving the city to return to New Jersey late at night, you won't be going by way of the Holland Tunnel, except on Saturday nights. Overnight closures of the...