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More Than A Trifle For Truffles

Montclair's A&P, with its new renovation, is starting to look more and more like a poor man's Whole Foods. There's an exotic fruit display, a new cheese counter, beautiful pastries, even the pile of...

I’ll Be Packing Heat For Christmas

We're not sure what's more amazing -- the soldout handgun ornament making news from Urban Outfitters, or the fact that in such close proximity to Sopranoland, there are still a few left at Montclair's...

Gill Says Listen To This

Ted Mattox's Listening Tour is still a go for December 6th, but Senator Nia Gill is NOT coming. Gill sets the record straight in a letter to the Montclair Times today... I would like to...

Strahan, The Team Player

Montclair's bad boy of football, Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, mouthed off during a radio interview Monday on WFAN, criticizing team mate Plaxico Buress for "quittin on us". Yesterday, he shot his mouth...

Strictly For The Holidays

A Christmas Carol at Bloomfield College Westminster Arts Center Bloomfield College has Scrooge for the holidays with a musical performance of "A Christmas Carol" on Sunday, December 10 th at 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm. Performances...

Glen Ridge Turf Battle Heats Up

The Glen Ridge's contentious Turf Wars will soon be decided at the polls. The borough Council voted Tuesday night to have a referendum on the two municipal bond ordinances which have divided the community....

Taking Off The Chill

For the past ten years, Jersey Cares volunteers have collected, sorted and found new homes for thousands of gently used coats. These coats help the poor, the homeless, orphans, seniors and others in...

Pedestrians Running Track

Baristanet reader Teri Festa tells us she had a not-so-merry holiday encounter with NJ Transit police yesterday at Montclair's Walnut Street Station. Festa was ticketed for running across the train tracks yesterday to make the...

Bloomfield Redevelopment: It Ain’t Over Til It’s New

The buzz about Bloomfield's eminent domain debacle is all about what a colossal waste of time and money it's been. Yesterday's announcement didn't come as a surprise to attorneys at Carlin & Ward who...

Bikes Taking Back The Streets

Less traffic, less congestion, safer streets - got a problem with that? Jerry Fried, President of Bike Montclair recommends we all watch the clip for "Contested Streets" a new film touted on their...

Montclair PD’s Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

It sounds like some of Montclair's patrol officers were running off their Thanksgiving day dinners while pursuing suspected drug dealers and a burglar last weekend. Two of the cases ending in arrests began...

Budding Baristaville Artists Must Apply

College bound artists who attend high school in Montclair, Bloomfield, Cedar Grove and Verona...this one's for you. Montclair Art Museum’s Yard School of Art and The College Women’s Club of Montclair recently announced...

The Answer Gal Explains It All For You

Do you know how to stock a disaster kit, prevent identity theft or calculate your net worth? Want to know the secret to getting on a fully booked flight, eliminating spam, or organizing a...

Proposals Ban Gay Marriage

The six month clock is ticking away as politicians work on a mandate to figure out if New Jersey will legalize gay marriages or adopt a separate but equal "civil union" law which...

Clever Commute