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More Fuming in Bloomfield

Two new developments in the saga of the construction fumes at Bloomfield High School, where students have been evacuated from certain classrooms on a regular basis. Trevor Weigle, director health of human services for Bloomfield,...

Wanted: Mule

An alert Baristanet reader sent us an interesting tip: an ad on Craigslist looking for someone to deliver marijuana in the Montclair/Clifton area. Of course, the ad is coded -- "420 Source?" -- so...

Win Free Grub!

In support of Project Graduation, Montclair High School's saner alternative to all those underage drinking parties, Baristanet would like to treat one of our readers to dinner this Thursday night at any of the...

No Real Bathhouse, Again

The Glen Ridge Community Pool will apparently open its third season without a permanent bathhouse. During the pool's first season in 2003, which opened weeks behind schedule in late July, temporary toilet structures were...

12 Miles West Throws a Party

A year ago, the 12 Miles West Theatre Company learned it was losing its lease in the basement of the Clairidge theater in Montclair. Last night, the theater celebrated its triumphant survival and...

Let Them Eat Cake II

The Brownies are selling brownies. All for a good cause: tsunami relief. Right now, in front of the Glen Ridge train station.

Is it Us, or Does He Look Like the Tin Woodman?

If you've exhausted the Yogi Berra Museum in Little Falls, you can always plan a trip to the National Art Museum of Sport at Purdue University in Indianapolis. This sculpture of the Yankee...

Let Them Eat Cake

She's looking for a gym partner in Montclair. We just need someone to grab our arm and twist it behind our back whenever we're in the vicinity of, say, a potato chip. But then tonight...

One Cool Address

Sure, Upper Mountain or Ridgewood Avenues have a certain cache, but only four dwellings in Baristaville can actually stake claim to living at the corner of: This picture-pretty 1897 Victorian has 5 bedrooms, 3.5...

Wait! Stop the Bulldozers!

For sale: only $6. Here.

Sign Off Already

As the sun glistens through the trees in front of the desecrated Marboro Inn this morning, we just have to wonder: what's up with the sign? When Plofker was given the go-ahead...

Get to Third Base with the Jackals

Our local minor league team, the New Jersey Jackals, knows who sets the entertainment agenda in Baristaville and environs: kids. So the franchise, always kid friendly -- with birthday party deals and goofy...

They’ve Been Working on the Water Lines on Our Street for a Week

And all we got was this lousy lakefront property.

Exec Chef Exits

This just in... Church Street Café's Jamie Knott, formerly of Fascino, has stepped down as executive chef. Seems Knott wants to go to Europe to expand his culinary repertoire (take us with you!)....

Clever Commute