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Baseball Lovers — This One’s For You

Two events this week at Yogi Berra Museum. Tomorrow night, from 7-8:30 pm, it's the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" discussion/book signing. Author Joshua Prager moderates a discussion with Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca,...

Montclair Resident Is Corzine’s Pick

Congrats to Baristaville's Kenneth Zimmerman. From the Office of Governor... Governor Jon S. Corzine announced that Kenneth Zimmerman, a former senior federal official and the current Executive Director of the New Jersey Institute for...

Before There Was Hahne’s

While compiling info for our latest map, we unearthed this fascinating piece of buried lore. As the skeleton of the Siena building emerges almost complete on the former site of the Hahne's Building, Frank...

Calling All Artists, Again

Apparently, not enough artsy-types were paying attention the day we posted this. We've been asked to spread the word - the Second Annual Artful Living event is looking for more artists to participate in...

You’ve Got Mushrooms

Forget all those fancy restaurants in Montclair. Why go out when there are fabulous fungi just yours for the picking. Thank you to the tipster on a T-Mobile wireless who spied the mushroom man...

That Was Then, This Is Now-

Thanks to the Montclair Historical Society, backward-minded citizens had the chance to walk Bloomfield Avenue and compare the foam-core mounted past where everything was Black and White (and Italian) to the full-color now. ...

Sunday Poll For The Breeding Class

My Ballot Box My favorite moment at Back to School Night-- The questions about...

Weighing In On Heavy Theater

Do we need to lose weight before we go?

Fire Your Shrink and Start Writing

This week, Ernestine Bradley of Verona, a former professor at Montclair State University and wife of Bill Bradley, spoke at the Ringwood Library. Bradley described writing as a means of dealing with...

Weeds on Wheels

If you intend to break the law in the Garden State, you have a better chance of getting away with it in your car than in your home. This week, a divided NJ Supreme...

Rosh Hoshana for Dummies

Given all the confusion on our site the other day about the Verona sidewalk sale falling on the first day of Rosh Hoshana, we decided that a little Rosh Hoshana education could be helpful...

Thrill Seeker

Montclair Historical Society is sponsoring a Sunday full of family history events in Montclair. Join their Historical Architectural Tour of downtown Bloomfield Avenue. Local architect and preservationist, Frank Gerard Godlewski will guide you along...

Whole Foods Cuts The Cheese

Today, from 5 to 7pm, Whole Foods Market in Montclair is staging a British Cheese Festival, featuring pungent and delicious delicacies from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. The menu includes British teas, scones with clotted...

Developer Does The New Math

Pretend you are a developer. You buy a perfectly nice house on a nice piece of land for $870,000. Then you knock it down. When you can't get what you want (townhouses galore...

Clever Commute