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Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson’s Parting Words: Give New Council ‘A Fair Shake’

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson officially ended his eight years as mayor of Montclair Wednesday when a newly elected council was sworn into office. Jackson, presiding at his last council meeting on...

Gov. Murphy: New Jersey Indoor Dining Postponed ‘Indefinitely’

Plans to allow indoor dining to resume with reduced capacity in New Jersey's restaurants Thursday will not happen. "We had planned to loosen restrictions this week. However, after COVID-19 spikes in other states driven by,...

New Jersey Schools For Fall: Students Wearing Face Coverings, Hybrid Learning and Possibility of...

Gov. Phil Murphy released guidance for schools reopening in the fall Friday so districts can have the entirety of summer break to prepare. "We fully expect districts will share their preliminary scheduling plans at least...

NJ Student Blackout Representatives Demand Changes To Address Racism at Montclair Board of Ed...

Montclair High School senior Shayla George and Montclair Kimberley Academy students AJ Christian and Arnelle Larose addressed the Montclair Board of Education on Thursday, stating demands for changes to Montclair Schools. The three students were...

Get Detroit-Style Square Pies at Rock City Pizza Montclair #BeAwesomeFeedSomebody

If you haven't tried Detroit-style square pies at Rock City Pizza in Montclair (438 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair ), get ready for a feel-good pizza experience in more ways than one. Rock City is the...

Montclair Moms of Color Help Over 30 Families In Need of Necessities

Montclair Moms of Color, in collaboration with Montclair Mutual Aid, had a successful first food drive box give away and on Saturday, they continued their efforts to help provide for the Montclair Community...

Let’s Call it “Look Better Monday” As Personal Care Businesses Open In New Jersey

Shower curtain dividers, taking customer temperatures on arrival and dispensing hand sanitizer. And of course, everyone wearing masks at all times. That was the drill this morning at Illusions on Valley Road in Upper...

Fresh Air Montclair Brings More Art To Streets, Enlivening Empty Storefronts

Walk past a string of vacant stores on Bloomfield Avenue and be prepared to do a double take. These once empty spaces have been transformed with striking art that's turning Montclair Center into...

Stage 2: Montclair Makes News As State Reopens Outdoor Dining, In-Person Retail and Child...

It's Reopening Day in New Jersey as in-person retail shopping, restaurants offer outdoor dining and childcare services are allowed to reopen today, Monday, June 15, with restrictions. For instance, retail store restrictions include limiting occupancy...

New Jersey Pools To Open June 22 — At Half Capacity, With Social Distancing...

New Jersey's public and private pools may open on Monday, June 22, but your pool experience will look different this summer, due to COVID-19. State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli stressed the continued need for social...

The Bellevue Montclair Congratulates Class of 2020 and Speaks ‘The Truth’

Baristanet asked -- and The Bellevue Montclair answered. Early this month, we asked The Bellevue Montclair to help us celebrate Montclair's Class of 2020 on their marquee. Today, they did that, and went one better,...

Powerful, Peaceful March in Montclair Amplifies Female Black Voices #Black Lives Matter

Over a thousand people marched through the streets of Montclair Saturday to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest police brutality that has resulted in the loss of countless black...

Montclair Film Launches Carpool Theater! Outdoor Screening Series Begins June 12-14

Montclair Film today announced the launch of the organization’s Carpool Theater, a screening program in the tradition of a classic drive-in movie experience that follows approved protocols for social distancing, presented in collaboration with...

DeCamp Bus Lines To Resume Limited Weekday Service Monday, Will Limit Capacity To 26...

Effective, Monday, June 8, 2020, DeCamp Bus Lines will resume Limited Weekday Service, operating on routes #44, #33, #66. Passengers will be required to wear a face covering and all cash fares must be exact...