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Sopranos Season Five: Out With a Whimper

Didn't we tell you that Adriana and cousin Tony were going to get it? What we didn't figure was that the Sopranos would turn into Cold Mountain in the last episode.

Why Not Make a Regular Thing Out of It?

Tons of stuff happened this weekend, and don't you think that just because the Barista went up to Little Ferry to have all-you-can-eat sushi and watched "Soylent Green" on DVD she wasn't paying attention....

Real Estate Rubbernecking

FOR SALE: 3 BR Colonial, nice landscaping, occasional helicopters. $549,000. When news broke this week that Martha Stewart's childhood home in Nutley was for sale, the Cheneys -- who own the house now -- were...

A New Patisserie

Giant balloons always get our attention. Even better when they're advertising food. We stopped to take pictures of the brand new Broadway Bakery on Broad Street in Bloomfield. Here's the owner, Victor Concul, who...

Action on Glen Ridge Parkway

Glen Ridge Parkway in Glen Ridge was filled with flashing lights early this afternoon after two workmen taking down a large oak tree got shocked by electric wires. Neighbors said they heard an...

Martin’s Lament

We picked this up over at Montclair Unmoderated. Martin Golan has a problem. Now you do too. I make no excuses for this except to share the pain. A few days ago, someone hummed a song...

Walking for Mary

It's not exactly news that the Mary Evans, the charismatic Weight Watchers leader, died. She passed away Feb. 28 of leukemia and, according to her husband Dave, more than 2,000 people showed up...

What? They Weren’t Studying?

Hundreds of teenage witches and wizards -- and at least one Barista Boy -- squeezed into six theaters at Clifton Commons last night for the midnight screening of the new Harry Potter movie, Harry...

Perfect Iris Weather

Our intern Jake snagged some great pictures of the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.

That’s Funny

It looks more like turquoise to us.

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Defense

The Barista is really struggling for a local tie-in for this story. Oh well, who cares? We know from our extensive marketing research that most of you watch the HBO Larry David show "Curb...

And You Don’t Even Have to Bring a Present

What could be better than getting invited to a Bar Mitzvah? How about seeing a campy movie about one? From the improv geniuses responsible for MTV's The State, Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Upright Citizen's Brigade...

It’s a Jungle Out There

Over at the Montclair Watercooler, the buzz is all about wild animals. Sharon Gill has raccoons in her chimney. Adriana O'Toole spotted two deer walking down South Willow this morning. And my friend Sue...

Congratulations, You Son of a Gas-Guzzler

It's that season: time for all the end-of-year banquets and awards ceremonies. Tonight, over at the Valley Regency in Clifton, the best and the brightest of Glen Ridge High School -- grade-wise, anyway --...

Clever Commute