Baristanet Easter Round Up

BY  |  Friday, Apr 18, 2014 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)


The eggs are dyed, baskets are full, hams and leg of lambs are being seasoned  — it’s beginning to look a lot like Easter! With the holiday almost here, here’s a Baristanet Easter Round-up, including service information, dining out options, family events from Barista Kids, and more from this year and holidays past:

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Chag Sameach! — Passover Begins Tonight

BY  |  Monday, Apr 14, 2014 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)


Passover begins tonight at sundown and ends on April 22 at sundown. Jewish families will sit down tonight at the Seder table to celebrate the holiday which commemorates the Jews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt.

Here is our round up of Passover recipes, stories, tips for hosting a Seder, music and more:


  • Some fun Passover music: Dayenu, Coming Home by The Fountainheads


Baristanet wishes those celebrating a happy and joyous Passover.



Montclair’s Bobbi Brown To Give Yahoo Beauty Coverage a Makeover

BY  |  Monday, Apr 14, 2014 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair's Bobbi Brown To Give Yahoo Beauty Coverage a MakeoverLast week, Montclair’s Stephen Colbert wasn’t the only famous resident to get a new job. No, Bobbi Brown, makeup artist/founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, is not going to join the cast of Real Housewives of New Jersey.

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Montclair’s Stephen Colbert to Replace Letterman on “The Late Show”

BY  |  Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 12:20pm  |  COMMENTS (19)

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It’s official. CBS Television Network today announced that Montclair resident Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of “The Late Show.”

After 21 years, Letterman announced his plans to retire last week.

Open Thread: I’m Happy That …….

BY  |  Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014 5:24pm  |  COMMENTS (8)

mad menClick on this, then come back and finish this sentence: I’m happy that……

Is it because you have a date with Don Draper on Sunday night? That warm, yellow ball in the sky shining down on you? Flowers poking there way up from the ground? There is no dog poop on your lawn? A new restaurant or store is opening up in town? May in Montclair is on its way?

It’s your open thread….






When Someone’s Dog Keeps Pooping On Your Lawn

BY  |  Tuesday, Apr 08, 2014 12:20pm  |  COMMENTS (73)

smallWhat do you when someone’s dog keep pooping on your lawn? A Montclair reader writes:

For a second time this week, I returned home to find someone out with their dog on a leash – doing its business in the middle of my lawn. I am not talking about the curb area. I am talking about right in the middle of the lawn which is part of my private property.
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Yogi Headed to Yankees Opening Day

BY  |  Monday, Apr 07, 2014 10:13am  |  COMMENTS (6)

It’s Yankees Opening Day and this tweet from Lindsay Berra, Yogi Berra’s granddaughter makes us happy:


Oh Say Can You Sing? NJ Jackals Host Auditions For “The Star Spangled Banner”

Sunday, Apr 06, 2014 9:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

The Foggy Minded Boys, a Montclair group, performing at a Jackals game.

The Foggy Minded Boys, a Montclair group, performing at a Jackals game.

The NJ Jackals are hosting auditions for “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Sunday, April 27th, at 9 AM at Yogi Berra Stadium. Performers of all ages and experience levels are invited to try out, but only a select few will have the privilege of performing at a Jackals game during the 2014 season. Contestants may also audition for the Canadian national anthem, “Oh, Canada”, as two of the Jackals opponents play their home games north of the border. Continue Reading

Seen Around Town: Miley Cyrus Auditions in Montclair Today

BY  |  Tuesday, Apr 01, 2014 12:09pm  |  COMMENTS (4)

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Practice your twerking, stick out your tongue and go show off your best “Wrecking Ball” chops today in Montclair, because Miley Cyrus is holding auditions for her upcoming tour in Montclair today.

Auditions will happen at the former Rascal’s Comedy Club at 499 Bloomfield Avenue.



Win Tickets To New Jersey Jewish Film Festival! (UPDATED)

BY  |  Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (3)

Heaven's Gates

Heaven’s Gates, one of the films at The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival.

Update: Wordwisewoman is our random winner — thanks for playing!

The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival runs from March 29-April 6 and the list of films include comedies, dramas, biography and animation. Founded in 2000 by Caren and Herbert Ford, the Festival has become one of the premier Jewish cultural events in the state, offering the best of Israeli, American and international films of Jewish interest. The Festival offers audiences direct exposure to actors, directors, critics and scholars through post-screening discussions and weekly seminars.

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