‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., community seniors and active older adults are invited to the Baird Community Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange, for a day of leisure activities including art, fitness, learning and more. The event will include a continental breakfast and lunch and […]

Four artists form colorful show at village’s Pierro Gallery

Four artists form colorful show at village’s Pierro Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange’s Pierro Gallery will present the exhibit “Color Theory,” which opens Nov. 2 and features the work of four artists whose work bursts with color. Santiago Cohen, Robert Forman, Jan Huling and Deb Mell will display their work at the gallery through Dec. 2; throughout the month, gallery visitors will […]

‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A new group of artists will be on display for the next month at South Orange’s Pierro Gallery. The exhibit, titled “Cut Loose,” features work by artists from South Orange and Maplewood in addition to others from Brooklyn and the New York City area. According to the gallery’s description, the exhibition […]

Grove Park Playground is open

Grove Park Playground is open

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The new playground in Grove Park, located on South Orange Avenue between Grove Road and Park Place, is open for play. The community is invited to join members of the Village governing body for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m.

Update on recreation capital projects in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — If you have been out-and-about the village in recent months, you may have noticed a number of projects under way that will improve parks and recreation facilities in the community. South Orange recently provided an update of all recreation capital projects in the village: Playground improvements Following the replacement of the […]

Murals brighten Valley Street in South Orange

Murals brighten Valley Street in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Scotland Avenue becomes Valley Street you enter downtown South Orange. Just past the traffic light, on the right side of the road, four new works of art grace the walls of a low-slung building. These works utilize the large covered windows on the back of Pandang Restaurant as surfaces for […]

Midtown Direct Rep announces new partnership, moves to The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Midtown Direct Rep recently announced a new partnership with the township of Maplewood. Beginning with the 2016-17 season, MDR will present its staged readings and other productions as the resident theater company of The Woodland, located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. MDR’s newly named staged reading series, “Theater at The Woodland,” […]