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July 4 Rescheduled for One Month Later

Well, at least the Brookdale Park fireworks part of it. Joey D.'s office sends out a news release with all the rescheduled concerts, including the one where we got drenched. Thursday, August 3 - The...

Hothouse Tricks For A Cool Market

Doing whatever it takes to sell a house also includes getting your hands dirty. From the New York Times... Cristina Ryan and her husband, Paul, who are working to sell his ailing father’s four-bedroom colonial...

Dogs Get Their Due

Dog Mom writes in to announce that the Essex County Dog Park in South Mountain Reservation opened today at noon. I was tipped off by an acquaintance in South Orange and drove by for a...

Fountain of Snake Oil?

Montclair-based Suracell sells a $140 DNA test promising to unlock your body's DNA secrets as to how well you're aging. Then there are DNA repair kits if your personal DNA profile is found, um,...

If You Can’t Stand the Heat…

Stay in the kitchen. Or whatever's air conditioned. The National Weather Service predicts that Essex County will be among the places residing in a special circle of hell starting tomorrow. ...DANGEROUS HEAT WAVE EXPECTED ACROSS...

Don’t Just Complain About Property Taxes

Chat about them. Though we hate to direct you to another website, it's worth noting that Montclair TV personality Steve Adubato will be doing a live internet chat today at noon on everybody's favorite...

While You Were Sleeping…

Things have been getting interesting with the Ed Remsen - Ted Mattox feud, although we're worried that council meetings might get even messier if Remsen makes good on his "puking" threat. And Ted, we're...

Shore Bound? Pack The Whale And Seal Repellent

Reports of animals emerging from the primordial depths of the Jersey Shore (and with us still suffering from Microburst 2006), it seems nature is pretty annoyed these days. <a href="">"It was the biggest thing I...

Glen Ridge Is #2, But They Try Harder

Next year, maybe they can be #1 on the list of the Taxation Traumatized.

More Power Woes

A tipster tells us that folks in Glen Ridge are without power this morning. After getting past the recorded message (which stated trouble in the Montclair area), the tipster connected with a live voice...

Down Time At Penn

My Ballot Box How I spent my extra Penn Station time this week... Eating Zabar's concoctions. H&M is open untill 11 , and they are having a buy two get one free sale. Rereading Finnegan's...

If You’re Beautiful, They Don’t Care What Color You Are

The Times reported the death of Montclair's own Josephine Baker, Dorothea Church Via Eric Wilson, a fine eulogist of the highest order, but in the original article forgets the date for the upcoming Black...

Sharing is Bad

Haven’t you noticed all those limberous types in their modish, slit-up-the calf pants with the lotus blossoms embroidered on the butt? So what if they can put their feet behind their heads? According...

What’s wrong with this picture?

Pella windows and graffiti? Bad spelling corrected? (Not that the Bad Barista has a leg to stand on when it comes to such things...at least someone corrected it.) And one word is much easier to...

Clever Commute