SO Village installs ‘parklet’ in downtown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Some South Orange residents may have noticed the new hangout spot on W. South Orange Avenue, where a wooden deck has been built containing tables and an area for shoppers to relax and meet their neighbors. This “parklet” was built as a collaboration between the village, the South Orange Village Center […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Playin’ Around South Orange is back! South Orange Performing Arts Center, the village of South Orange, Seton Hall University and South Orange Village Center Alliance recently announced that the application process for visual artists is now open for the fifth annual Playin’ Around South Orange, a public art project that features […]

SOVCA provides 2016 overview, looks ahead at 2017

Village president ‘fuming’ over defunding of Main Street NJ

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance’s leaders presented their organization’s proposed 2017 budget to the South Orange Board of Trustees at the board’s Jan. 9 meeting. In addition, they listed the group’s many accomplishments in 2016 and requested a five-year extension. Though the budget is not yet set, as it stands […]

Pop ’n Shop returns to village for holiday season

Pop ’n Shop returns to village for holiday season

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey’s finest shopping experience returns for the holidays with 40-plus vendors. Pop ’n Shop, a temporary retail outlet, features finely crafted jewelry, apparel, body products, accessories, art and other unique gift items made by many of this area’s finest local artisans and craftspeople. The store will be open from Thursday, […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

Masters in the musical and visual arts join forces for SOPAC-headed Playin’ Around SO initiative

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and music and art were front and center as Playin’ Around South Orange returned for its fourth year, on Saturday, Aug. 27, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to seven South Orange locations. The project, […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns!

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Playin’ Around South Orange kicks off for the fourth year in a row on Saturday, Aug. 27, at noon, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to seven separate South Orange locations. The SOPAC-presented project runs from Aug. 27 through Sept. 25 with Wednesday-night […]