If you’re a fellow New Jerseyan, you might have a story about local legend Yogi Berra. While we’ve been without him these past few years, his legacy continues to live on at the dynamic and intimate Yogi Berra Museum, located on the grounds of Montclair State University. Read on to learn more about this special spot, and plan your next visit. Lawren...

On Nov. 27, for the first time in two years, the pews at Montclair's Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church were packed, and voices joined in prayer and song. "It was such an important occasion, and so beautiful," said Marielena Marzullo, a longtime parishioner who grew up on Pine Street two doors down from the church, and attended its grammar school, now...

Saturday, December 11, 2021, 11am-12pm (in-person event at the Yogi Berra Museum on the Montclair State University campus – see location). Participants are welcome to continue to visit the Museum after the one-hour program  Introduced by: Dr. Teresa Fiore (Inserra Chair, Montclair State University) Tour led by: Jenny Pollack (Education Director, Yo...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will reopen its doors Nov. 27 — a milestone some congregants feared would never come, and that parish officials say was only possible after extensive and costly repairs to an unsafe building.  With repairs complete, “it’s on to God’s work of repairing hearts,” the Rev. Amilcar Benito Prado — popularly known as “Fathe...

Next time you stroll from Clairemont Avenue to Grant Street, things won’t look very different. You’ll pass Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, slated to reopen in late November. You’ll see signs for the Club Aquilonese San Vito Martire, a treasured institution for a century. American and Italian flags will wave above you. But look up, and you’ll see t...

October 3 (Sunday) 5:00pm. The Coccia Institute will hold a joint event in partnership with the Montclair Literary Festival featuring an exclusive talk with Stevie Van Zandt, former actor on The Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band guitarist. Regular admission includes a signed copy of Unrequited Infatuations. VIP tickets include VIP seat...

The Society of St. Sebastian’s feast and carnival returned to Montclair last week, continuing a tradition that’s been going on for nearly a century. The society celebrated its “95th Anniversary Feast,” after last year’s carnival was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic (but the procession continued). Visitors came to the festival, near Kaveny F...

The word teglia means “roasting pan” in Italian. That’s the meaning behind the name of Teglia Pizza Bar, a new spot in Montclair serving rectangle-shaped pizza. They promise you’ll enjoy fresh, scratch Italian cooking and a crust that’s crisp and chewy, yet light in texture. The 500-square-foot Teglia Pizza Bar comes with a strong pedigree. Co-owne...

A new restaurant in Montclair is getting praise for its "simple, authentic" Italian cuisine. On Friday, the Montclair Center BID gave a social media shoutout to Palato Caffe & Cucina at 377 Bloomfield Avenue. Learn more about this local business here. According to the Montclair Center BID, co-owners Massimo Apicella Owner (originally from Puglia, n...

Starting this fall, a section of Pine Street will likely be known as Aquilonia Way — in honor of the township’s continuing relationship with its sister city of Aquilonia, Italy. The Montclair Township Council unanimously approved a first reading of an ordinance that would give the honorary name to a stretch of Pine Street between Claremont Avenue a...