Thousands Come Out for Billy Gilman Concert and Fireworks at Brookdale Park

July 17, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Thousands of people from all over the county came out to Essex County Brookdale Park on the Bloomfield / Montclair border for a concert featuring Billy Gilman from the NBC series 'The Voice.' Fireworks followed the concert. 

The evening began with performances by the Belle Tones, followed by headliner Billy Gilman. The fireworks for the evening were ...

Cedar Grove Summer Concert Series Cancelled Tonight

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Tuesday night’s concert at Morgan’s Farm is canceled due to a stormy forecast.   The Beginnings, a Chicago tribute band, which was to perform at Morgan's Farm tonight has been postponed until Monday, August 13t.  Next Tuesday night, Garden State Radio will perform Pop-Rock hits from the 80’s & 90’s to ...

3rd Annual Newark International Film Festival Accepting Submissions

NEWARK, NJ - Three days filled with celebrity guests and showcases from both local and international filmmakers are coming to the city in September.

The third annual Newark International Film Festival will return Sept. 6 and run through Sept. 9, 2018. The festival has grown each year since it was first created, with the city last year hosting 10,000 attendees seeing films across ...

Cedar Grove Summer Concert Series Kicked Off Tuesday

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mike Carella, the Cedar Grove Chamber President, and his Board and Trustees kicked off the 2018 concert Series Tuesday night.  More than 850 people showed up to see The Duprees perform at Morgan's Farm.   The Duprees are an American musical group of doo-wop style who had a series of hit records in the early 1960s.  Under ...

Montclair Fashion Night: July 17 Model Call for Fall Fashion Show

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A model call will be held on Tues, July 17 from 6-7 pm at the Pig & Prince restaurant for the upcoming fall Montclair Fashion Show.  

Hosted by The Montclair Center BID, All sizes and ages are encouraged to volunteer and register. This year’s Montclair Fashion Show will be held on Sunday, Oct 14 at the Wellmont Theater.

Volunteer ...

15th Annual Maplewoodstock is this Weekend: July 14 and July 15

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 15th Annual Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival, a free, two-day, live music and arts event, will be held this Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, from noon until 10 p.m. each day in Memorial Park.   

The 23 bands performing were selected from a record-high 109 applicants in 2018, who radiate from Maplewood/South Orange to other musical ...

Cedar Grove Furniture Artist Featured in Exhibit

Hammonton, N.J. - When a red oak tree fell on Glen Guarino’s furniture workshop, he didn’t get mad, he got to work.

After aging the wood, Guarino, of Cedar Grove, made it into a table called “Sweet Revenge,” a name suggested by a friend.

“I’ll get quite a few pieces out of that tree,” Guarino said, as he displayed the ebonized ...

SummerMusic at Essex County Brookdale Park Billy Gilman from NBC's 'The Voice' & Fireworks Spectacular

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of summer.

On Friday July 13, Billy Gilman of 'The Voice' takes to the stage at 7:30 p.m. 

A fireworks celebration will follow the ...

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Schedules Family Nights and Zoo-vies This Summer

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Turtle Back Zoo will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, with the last admission to the zoo at 8 p.m.

In addition, on Wednesday evenings during July and August, Zoo-vies, featuring animal-related movies, will be shown on the top floor of the Turtle Back Zoo Parking ...

"No Day But Today" - RENT Alumni Remember Friend in a Final Reunion Concert

LITTLE FALLS, NJ – The cast of the 2008 production of RENT: School Edition is set to return to the stage in a one night only benefit concert on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls.

The Passaic Valley Summer Theater alumni will come together after a decade to honor their late friend and cast member. 

"There's no warmer ...

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Verona/Cedar Grove

Calling Local Artists!

July 17, 2018

The Township of Verona is looking to run some new events around town focused on the arts and would like to hear from all the amazing local talent we have here in Verona and the surrounding towns. Please send an email to if you would like to hear more and get involved.

LOCAL BUSINESSES: Please contact if interested in hosting an exhibit at your location.