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Montclair’s Five Guys Vanishes In The Night

It's no guys for Five Guys in Montclair -- the shop closed overnight.

Garrison Keillor Reads His Own Words Tonight at [words] in Maplewood

Hear the soothing voice of "A Prairie Home Companion" read from a new comic novel!

Downtown Fights Back

Local indie stores will compete on Black Friday with service and unusual offerings. Plus a poll: where are you planning to shop this season?

To Thanksgiving Restaurant We Go

Here's something to be thankful for: restaurants that offer Thanksgiving dinner.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is Fun Wrapped in a Bow

Paper Mill Playhouse's White Christmas is a treat, especially Lorna Luft.

Can Fur Make a Comeback With the PC Crowd?

An old-time furrier in Millburn is holding two events this week to try to lure new customers. Like me, possibly.

Death on Millburn Tracks a Presumed Suicide

Fatality in Millburn halts train service.

How Social Networking Saved Halloween in Millburn

A group of moms saved the day!

Now’s the Time to Make an Appointment With the Afterworld

Tarot readings and psychics are in demand this week -- and available at Saturday night's Booo-ristanet party.

Olympia Dukakis Brings Us a Hero

Montclair's actress and former resident sweetheart inspires a new theatre in NYC, which opens its first performance tonight, 8/8.

Zach Braff on NJ and “All New People”

Gwen Orel chats with the South Orange native, who says he "loves Jersey." His new play opened yesterday, and we've got the review.

Feeling the Love in “Kiss Me, Kate”

Need a cool weekend theatre event? Head to NJPAC and see some of Baristaville's finest young talent.

Karen Jones Meadows Shines in “Harriet’s Return” at Luna Stage

The one-woman show commemorated "Junteenth," the emancipation of people in Texas.

A Chat with Ed Asner About Teen Playwright Nicky Glossman

He's "overwhelmed that someone so young writes with the humor… and the balls that he writes with.”

Clever Commute