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Bloomfield Resident Goes From Working at Bellevue Theatre to Producing Award-Winning Short Films

Bloomfield, NJ - For 13 years, Bloomfield resident Damon "Abwon" Clindinin worked at movie theaters including Bellevue in Montclair. He watched as moviegoers came in to see the latest films, dreaming of making his...
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Create Fragrance Magic at Montclair’s Alchemy Scent Bar

While on a trip to Kiawah Island in South Carolina in June of 2020, Montclair resident Deanna Crtichley stumbled upon a custom candle bar and immediately fell in love with the concept. Six months later,...

Caldwell Woman to Launch “Inclusive Fitness Magazine” for Special Needs Community

Caldwell’s Yomi Karade has a passion for working out and training. So, it bothered her when she realized that her son Kofi, who has autism and other special needs, didn’t have access to a...

Montclair’s Lafond Living Out Auto Racing Dream in the UK

Montclair, NJ - For Andre Lafond, stepping into a racecar just feels right. “You know when you first get home from a really long vacation, and you walk in your house, and everything is...

New Cricket League Kicks Off at Yogi Berra Stadium on September 13

The biggest cricket tournament in the history of the United States is coming to Yogi Berra Stadium this month. The American Premiere League (APL) is celebrating the launch of their newly formed cricket league with...
U23 Men's Eight World Championships Team

Montclair’s Coplan Rows to Silver Medal at World Championships

Kenneth Coplan was upset when he found out his parents had gone behind his back and signed him up for a rowing camp run by the coaches at Montclair High School. Finally, after some convincing, the...
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Passaic’s Zen Space Hosts CBS’ “The Equalizer” Starring Queen Latifah

It took Montclair's Glenn Schuster four years of scouting all over New York and New Jersey before he finally found the perfect spot to house Zen Space – a premier location for film productions...
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American Dream’s TiLT Museum Features Interactive Optical Illusions for All Ages

Looking for a fun, interactive and creative activity for all ages? Look no further than the brand-new TiLT Museum at American Dream. Step into world-renowned urban artist Tracy Lee Stum’s TiLT Museum, and you’ll be...
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Boardroom Skate Integrates Females into Montclair’s Skateboard Community

Montclair, N.J. - Olivia Karny first picked up skateboarding about a year ago. New to the skate world, she quickly realized the struggles of being a female in the male-dominated sport. “There are girls who...
Igloo dining at Bloomfield Steak and Seafood House

Sipping Bubbly in A Bubble? Checking Out Igloo Dining, Greenhouses and More

It’s freezing out and maybe you’re not ready for indoor dining just yet. So now what? A full winter of takeout and home-cooked meals? Well, perhaps not. Local restaurants have found creative ways to keep...

Montclair Figure Skater Lindsay Thorngren Eyes 2022 Olympics

Montclair, NJ - Montclair High School freshman Lindsay Thorngren always puts her left skate on first, then her right. She read somewhere that Olympic medalist and two-time World Champion figure skater Nathan Chen does that...
Alexis Sablone and members of Skate Essex and Montclair Skate Club at the Montclair Skatepark

Future Olympic Skateboarder Alexis Sablone Visits Montclair’s Skate Park (VIDEO)

When school gets out, the Montclair pop-up skate park on the tennis courts near Rand Park fill up with skateboarders of all ages riding on homemade obstacles. Now that vibrant skate community is about to...

The Meaning Behind the New Montclair Mural at Brick + Dough

Walk by the corner of Frink and Walnut Streets in Montclair and you’ll be met with a striking new mural with a message about morality. On the exterior of Brick + Dough: A Wood Fired...

Community Comes Together To Create Joy This Holiday Season for Nine Families

Montclair’s Ann Pollack wanted to do something to give back this holiday season. Knowing that so many are struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, she took it upon herself to create some...

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