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How To Ditch County Government 101

Instead of seceding from Essex County, why not just get rid of it? If you like that idea, you ought to go to Cedar Grove tonight, where Massachusetts state senator Richard T. Moore will...

Absolut Montclair

  Reader Dory Swenson tips us that an ad in Absolut Vodka's "Win a Trip to Sweden" contest is actually a house on Clinton Street in Montclair. You thought the greeting "Merry Christmas" was...

And What About the Leaf Blower?

From Montclair's HumorInk.

Be There or Be A Grinch

The Chanukah tree, Christmas bush holiday tree lighting in Montclair takes place this Friday, at 6 pm, at the corner of Church Street and Bloomfield Ave. Come see Santa and hear holiday music performed...

Fondue For You

We're not certain, but we're going to go out on a limb and say we think Coffee Club Cafe & Tea House (151 Valley Road) might just be the only place in Baristaville...

What If Joey D. Announced a Park Improvement and Nobody Came?

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will announce of a $1 million project to improve the drainage and add irrigation to the meadow in Essex County’s Brookdale Park tomorrow and, the news advisory...

Wanted: A New Whine

Now that the Crescent Parking Deck is up, and parking is free in downtown Montclair through Dec. 31, what are we going to bitch about?

Rumors of its Demise Appear to Be Exaggerated

Despite talk on NJ.com's Bloomfield message board about the White Circle closing, the fine Bloomfield Ave. eating establishment dive seemed alive and well when we visited yesterday and nobody had heard a hint...

The End of Birdgate

If you missed that tweet tweet sound, it's back. A tipster writes... The birds at the Watchung Plaza post office in Montclair are back on the counter after a short banishment due to a...

Daniella Does the Delta

Baristaville blogger Daniella Moiseyev Cunniffe returned to her native New Orleans for Thanksgiving and blogs about it here. Her pictures alone, including ones of the abandoned refrigerators we heard about on NPR, are...

Seeing Red

Really, really, really red. We knew Bobbi Brown had revved her natural look up a notch this fall, but her new winter look is positively Joan Crawford. (For fall, the featured Bobbi lipcolor...

Saturday Night Fight

Baristanet got a tip today, still unconfirmed, of a vicious attack on the street in front of Montclair's Bellevue Theater around 7:15 Saturday night. According to our tipster, who saw the incident and asked...

Who Let The Dogs Out?

There's no dogs roaming out in the cold on Lloyd Road in Montclair. At least not if Michael Strahan has anything to say about it. Look for Strahan as a PETA spokesperson, explaining why...

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