Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi to present new book ‘How to Be an Antiracist’

Ibram X. Kendi will present his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St. Due to overwhelmingly popular demand,...
rainmaker

Theater review: magical, affecting ‘Rainmaker’ at STNJ

N. Richard Nash's "The Rainmaker" at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is magical and affecting. Ends Sunday, Aug. 18.
Montclair Center BID

Montclair Center BID names board chairman as interim director

BY ERIN ROLL & JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS roll@montclairlocal.newsJason Gleason, the current Montclair Center Business Improvement District board chairman, has been named as the BID's interim director.The Montclair Center Business Improvement District board announced the appointment...
Moms Demand Action

After recent shootings, anti-gun violence group calls for stricter laws, students to update mural...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree recent mass shootings Texas, Ohio and California are having a resonating effect in Montclair, including among residents advocating for stricter gun control measures and those attempting to memorialize those lost to...

Gardening: A ‘design for living’ from Cynthia Corhan-Aitken

Once a bridal gown designer, Cynthia Corhan-Aitken began designing gardens when she and her family moved to Montclair. A look at her 'secret garden.'
Morrison

ICYMI: 2019 MFF: ‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” smashes a new point-of-view

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” a documentary about the Nobel-winning author, is the official closing film of Montclair Film Festival.

In brief: BID looking to add more art to downtown

The Montclair Center BID has received a Transformation Grant from the Main Street New Jersey Program and will use the $25,000 grant award to infuse downtown Montclair with visual art, through the commission and...
trip

College Bound: On the road (trip) again, a place for inspiration

Taking a trip can expand your horizons, and open up new vistas for essay ideas, writes Pat Berry in her latest "College Bound."
Woodstock

Photos: Were you at Woodstock?

Were you at Woodstock 50 years ago next week? Send your photographs and memories to us at Montclair Local and we'll run as many as we can.