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The State of Baristaville

Baristanet has been asked to deliver its own State of the Union as part of a project going on today at Radio OpenSource. You'll get Bush's version tonight. Here's ours now. Feel free (as...

Alito Confirmed

Get your abortions while they last.

Second Montclair Mugging in Three Days

For the second time in three days, a mugging has taken place in downtown Montclair. Last night, about 11 pm, a couple walking south on South Fullerton were robbed by a man who demanded...

Love It, or Lampoon It

  Congressman Bill Pascrell plans to introduce legislation today to designate the 9/11 war memorial in Eagle Rock part of the National Park System. "It rises above a regional monument," Pascrell said, according...

Oh the Glitz, Oh the Glamor, Oh the Oscars

And the nominees are: Brokeback Mountain Capote Crash Goodnight, and Good Luck Munich Ready. Set. Chat.

A Walk In The Park With Joey D

Joey D has staked his entire political career on a strategy of improving parks in Essex County. (And having the press show up and snap pictures.) So when the Friends of Anderson Park...

Teacher Shocker

Mount Hebron students were shocked to learn today that one of their favorite teachers, Stephanie Ferrara, had resigned. A Mount Hebron mom writes in... There was no notice of this whatsoever. She gave homework...

Sax in the City

Glen Ridge-bred saxaphonist follows in his parents' footsteps. Story on our Happenings page. Photos (from Niewood's website, by Tracy Allan.)

Yes, We Have No Hot Dogs

A little press can be a dangerous thing. Sure, we wrote about Amazing Hot Dog in Verona. Then, Eyewitness News' Lauren Glassberg followed the trail, sampling the shop's yummy Caped Crusader. The Star Ledger's...

Crescent Mugging

Steps away from the frustrating parking chaos at the Crescent Deck, a more frightening scenario played out on Saturday night. The flyer (already being distributed downtown), alerts residents and visitors to the area...

Malboro Aftermath

Are folks trying to distance themselves from the Marlboro Inn's unpopular 10 new mega homes? Sure seems that way. We've received tips that now after all the variance issues have been resolved, Plofker is...

Marlboro McMansions In Miniature

Wondering about the pricetag for the homes on steroids being built at the old Marlboro Inn site? Seems an even million a piece isn't quite enough for these mega-luxury estates (they look so...

Pleasurably Disreputable

The Baristanet staff did try to eat at Blu a few months ago. We'd heard it was open for lunch, went there, and then found that it wasn't. Now New York Times Jersey section food...

Chinese New Year

The Year of the Dog starts today. How do you plan to celebrate?

Clever Commute