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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...

Baskerville Launches ‘Your Voice, Your Vote Montclair’ Movement

Dr. Renee Baskerville released a statement today, regarding her filing in Superior Court and announcing the launch of Your Voice, Your Vote Montclair Movement: On May 29, 2020, on behalf of fifteen named plaintiffs, and...

Dr. Renee Baskerville, Residents File Complaint, Call For ‘Fair Count’ of Montclair Election

“We have to make sure every ballot that should be counted is counted”, Dr. Renee Baskerville said, following the release of the official results of the Montclair Municipal elections that took place on May...

Montclair Residents Angered By ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag on Display During Montclair Together Forum

Montclair NAACP held a virtual meeting Tuesday with Montclair Police leadership. The program, called Montclair Together and co-sponsored by BlueWaveNJ, drew more than 400 participants on Zoom, but Montclair's NAACP Youth Council boycotted the...

Montclair Protests Murder of George Floyd, Stand in Solidarity with ‘Black Lives Matter’

You could hear a chorus of honk and cheers along Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair center Tuesday afternoon, as Montclair residents showed up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and to...

Bloomfield ‘Adopted’ Over 200 Seniors! Will You Help Celebrate Montclair’s Class of 2020?

If you are a Montclair graduating high school senior -- or if would like to adopt a Montclair graduating senior, visit Celebrate Montclair's Class of 2020. Baristanet wants Montclair's Class of 2020 (Montclair seniors at...

Montclair Moms of Color, Joined By Montclair Mutual Aid, Offers Support To Moms in...

UPDATE: To support Montclair Moms of Color's efforts, Venmo Aminah Toler at @MontclairMutualAid Montclair moms Phadera Dunn and Shaviece Osborne wanted to create and support a village of moms in Montclair and the surrounding communities....