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If We Only Had a Brain…

We'd know whether the crossing guard at the corner of Ridgewood and Bloomfield Aves in Glen Ridge was trying to be the scarecrow... or something else. (Photo by Paul Zalewski). Meanwhile, reader Matthew...

Haunted Thread

Speak if you dare...

Boo!

Who gives the best candy? Is your block worth the trip? A tipster writes that Reigate Road has a scary maze for folks to traverse if they dare. Share your Baristaville trick or...

The Morning After

Happy Halloween! Only had to look as far as across the street this morning to see some mischief -- toilet paper streamers decorating a house. Did Baristaville get hit with a lot of mischief...

Idle Hands At The Wheel

Montclair's Marcella Van Winden, is trying to stop air pollution by making school bus drivers aware that idling (that lasts longer than three minutes) while waiting to pick up students -- is a no-no....

Halloween, Watchung Plaza Style

Costume finery from Scot Surbeck (click image for larger picture):

Simply Thread

Do tell!

Halloween Au Naturel

Head over to Roseland's Environmental Center for canoe trips, Sierra Club demonstrations, games with the beekeepers, garden crafts with master gardeners, nature walks with NJ Audubon, craft projects, Native American stories, pumpkin painting/face, apples...

Bike Collection Tomorrow

Baristanet reminds you that Pedals for Progress is having a used bike collection tomorrow, from 9 to noon at the Walnut Street train station in Montclair. Pick up some produce at the farmer's...

Free Booze!

We told you about Amanti Vino, now here's your chance to sample some grape without trekking to the vineyard. The Church Street store's first official wine tasting is tomorrow, from 2-5 pm. In honor...

Creepy Crime in Clifton

If you've driven by the Halloween-bedecked Dentist's office on Grove Street (near Route 3, in Clifton) today, you might be wondering if the huge "ROBBERY HERE CANCELS HALLOWEEN" signs are part of the...

Life of the Party

Went to an off the hook Halloween party this week (for kids, no less) that was even more incredible for the fact that this woman, Catherine Rubin, from Music Together in Montclair and Caldwell,...

Libby Indicted, Resigns

Scooter Libby, chief of staff for Vice President Cheney, was indicted today by special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, and resigned. Karl Rove escaped indictment for the time being. News conference on the indictment is expected...

TGIF Thread

Say, say, say, what you want...

Clever Commute