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It’s Time to Play You Be the Superintendent!

What would you do? Call the schools closed before midnight so everybody can go to bed happy. Wait until 3 am and close the schools if the street in...

Snow Day Tuesday???

We just heard that Verona schools have already announced a snow day for tomorrow. Anyone have insider info on Montclair, Glen Ridge and Bloomfield?

The Plot Thickens…

In the "restaurants up for sale" category, we've learned that La Giada on Bloomfield Ave in Montclair is on the block. The business is listed for $135,000, and for those that are keeping track,...

Snow Spoiler

Here's what's cancelled so far: Boy Scout Troop 13 open house -- originally scheduled for tonight -- rescheduled for next Monday. "Thomas Jefferson and His Music" at the GR Women’s Club, scheduled for tomorrow (3/1) is...

Two Reasons to Go to Church Street Cafe

1. A new art exhibit of inkjet-printed digital photographs by Montclair writer/photographer Eric Levin. The picture is of a drainage pond on the Mattawong Golf Course in Belle Mead. "I have never seen...

Avocado Anyone?

I could just wait until this bathroom comes back in vogue. Subway tiles are all the rage, so why not avocado formica. Seriously, got a quote for a renovation of this bath at...

Pool of Death?

You read it here, and it has since become a hot topic among Cooleristas, many of whom are not willing to give up the ghost of a secret pool, despite floorplans of the Mount...

Oscar, Oscar

Missed the Oscars last night, but after a quick perusal of People and Entertainment Weekly, I feel completely caught up. For those who enjoy seeing best/worst dressed, they've got the photos, as well...

Big One Coming?

Forecast is for 8" to 14" by tomorrow night. In anticipation of the storm, NJ Transit has announced that it will cross-honor all NJ Transit bus, rail and light-rail passes on Monday. As the snow...

Could This Be Another Nov. 2?

We're just saying, 15 minutes before the Oscars begins, that Baristaville may not be the greatest indicator of who will win Best Picture. (And if The Aviator wins, it's Ohio's fault.)

A Mocha Mom

Kuae Mattox lives on a nice upper-middle class home, on a nice upper-middle class block -- right across the street from the Montclair Kimberly Academy tennis courts. She grew up in an upper-middle-class...

Word to the Wise: Wear a Towel

Montclair State police recently sent a warning around campus: someone's been taking video of the men's locker room. In fact, they left it in the gym. We recently had an incident on campus where...

In the Academy of Our Own Minds

And the winner SHOULD be ...The AviatorFinding NeverlandMillion-Dollar BabyRaySidewaysView the results

What You’re Supposed to See …

Baristanet reader John Tracey sent us this picture last week of the view from the Eagle Rock Reservation. But he wasn't satisfied with just the pretty panorama. ...And What You're Not

Clever Commute