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Awwww!

Our regular reader Linda S. sends in this boolicious cake made by her daughter Cara Mia.

Marrakech Meets Montclair

The new pink awning tipped us off weeks ago that the Moroccan restaurant, Marrakech, would be opening on Bloomfield Avenue opposite Whole Foods.  We happened to be walking by last night - the door...

Season Of The Witch

We've never considered candy corn a gourmet pleasure, but a tasting from Holsten's in Bloomfield, produced a Halloween deja vu for one candy lover: While I was there, I ventured inside to...

A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On

St. Mark's United Methodist Church, the oldest African-American Church in Montclair, celebrates its 126th anniversary with three evenings of prayer and song starting tomorrow. They'll begin each evening with an old fashioned revival...

Happy Halloween

There are still places to go see the ghosts and goblins today and after the neighborhood trick or treating: A tipster recommends: My son and his friends on the Montclair H.S. "Tech Crew," along with...

Historical Halloween

Thanks to Baristaville's local historian Frank Gerard Godlewski (aka FGG) for this Halloween greeting: Among the pages of the 1922 Montclair Times Houses Collection, this retouched photo stands out as an almost perfect imitation of...

Food In Baristaville Will Never Be The Same

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Morticia Would Approve

You remember the little thrift shop in Montclair, with entertaining window dressing? Driving by this week, we see that manager Dawn Candy is serving up her usual sexy seasonal sensations. St. Barnabas...

NJ Transit Fighting Evils Of Ooze

Every Fall, Baristaville commuters on NJ Transit experience delays around Glen Ridge when slippery black ooze appears on the rails. Rotting leaves and dirt gets smushed under the tracks - it's called "black rail."...

Whole Foods Market Tease

Want to see the Seafood Shack, La Cantina, Candy Island, Gelato Bar and the rest of the new Whole Foods Market in West Orange? Tune in tomorrow for a sneak peek at the store...

New Price For New Urbanism

Crisco's slashing prices yet again. On October 7th, we told you about a price drop to $1.395 million. Yesterday, in an advertisement in the New York Times' real estate section, the price was down...

What’s So Funny About Bloomfield?

Noah Levinson. He won comedic honors as the funniest kid in NJ, and he went on to play Stand Up NY. Now Noah Levinson comes back to Baristaville, to perform at the Bloomfield Steak...

Fundraising Ideas from Homer Simpson

Bloomfield may have banned cupcakes in the classroom and trans fats may be on their way out, but over in Glen Ridge, the latest fundraising idea is selling Krispy Kreme donuts. Money goes...

Chat Now On Baristanet, With Joe Chiusolo

Our chatroom opens now, so please join us and Joe Chiusolo, candidate for Essex County Executive. Chat room is closed. For the text of the chat, click through to the jump... JChiusolo :: hi Annette :: Good...

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