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,” […]

Pierro Gallery explores influence of Egyptian culture on today’s artists

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Civilizations may come and go, but ancient Egyptian culture, one of the earliest and greatest, has left an indelible impression throughout world history. HaGar AbdelRahman and John Branigan, guest curators in association with the master’s of arts program in museum professions at Seton Hall University explore the influence of ancient Egyptian […]