Schedule Released for 2nd Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival June 8 and June 9

May 20, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Maplewood South Orange Book Festival has released the schedule for their second year, which begins with a reception benefit on Friday, June 8, and continues with a full day of programing for adults and children on Saturday, June 9.

There will be a children's area in the parking lot of the Woodland from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring more than 50 ...

State of the Art Recording Studio Opens in Montclair Center, Cause for Concern or Celebration Among Residents?

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday, May 12, Montclair Township officials, friends and family gathered together at One Greenwood Ave. for a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming Sound on Sound Recording Studio. The state of the art facility selected Montclair, making it possible for artists both local and international to have the opportunity to record in the township.

Financial Incentives for NJ Filmmaking, Says Governor Phil Murphy at Montclair Film Festival

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Film Festival in its seventh year, boasted about 25,000 attendees at this year’s screenings, this according to Governor Phil Murphy who took the stage Saturday at the Wellmont Theater prior to the Q&A session for the closing night film, The Believer.

The Believer is a documentary resulting from a quest by Dan Reynolds, of the band Imagine Dragons, ...

Introducing Luna Stage's New Artistic Director: Ari Laura Kreith

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Luna Stage will have a new artistic director, and award-winning Ari Laura Kreith has big plans for the West Orange theater to go with an impressive resume.

For the last nine years, Kreith, a Montclair resident who will officially assume her new role at Luna Stage in June, was the founding artistic director at Theatre 167 in New York. She won the 2015 NYIT Caffe Cino Award for ...

MAAHF Awards Local Leaders at 2018 Honoree Luncheon

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair  African-American Heritage Foundation hosted the 2018 Honoree Luncheon on Sunday, April 29th, as one of several upcoming events leading up to the 29th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage festival and parade held on June 2 at Nishuane Park in Montclair.

The theme for this year is: Nia (purpose) "to make our collective ...

NJTV to Broadcast Live from Montclair Tonight

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A live segment on Montclair Township will be aired on NJTV today at 5:30p.m.

NJTV’s In Your Neighborhood: Montclair initiative is made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the PSEG Foundation. 

NJTV will be on-location in Montclair for an exciting look at the town during one of its busiest events – ...

Panel of Experts Discuss What Editors Do and How to Get Published

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair’s own Book Doctors, David Henry Sterry & Arielle Eckstut, paired with Peter Ginna, author, publisher and editorial director, for a free event at the Montclair Library on Saturday. The 90 minute panel discussion and Q&A session was a forum to  share “tricks of the trade” for those wishing to get their works published.

About thirty people ...

Rutgers professor Named Pulitzer Prize Finalist

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For Evie Shockley, poetry – and her professorship at Rutgers University–New Brunswick – are central to her engagement with a world that needs change and central to the ways she prepares students to do their own engagement.

This week, Shockley was selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category. The Pulitzer ...

Two Montclair Residents Star in Studio Playhouse Production of 'Stuart Little'

UPPRER MONTCLAIR, NJ - At Upper Montclair’s Studio Playhouse this weekend and next, you and your family can see the final Magic Trunk Production of the season “Stuart Little”, directed by Alicia Hayes and adapted by Joseph Robinette.

The hilarious children’s play follows the adventures of E.B. White’s pint-sized hero Stuart Little (played by Kieran Wells of ...

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Montclair Center BID: Free Parking for Downtown Summer Sidewalk Sale, June 9

May 22, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Center BID has announced free parking on Saturday, June 9.

During the Downtown Summer Sidewalk sale, there will be free parking for three hours maximum at the parking lot located at 65 Church Street.  According to a release, the three free hours will be available from 10 am to 6 pm to enable shoppers to enjoy the sales and specials of downtown ...