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Maybe It Has Something to Do With the Edison Historic Site Being Closed

Although we doubt it. Yes the news, again, the power outtages in Upper Montclair -- with this significant wrinkle, e-mailed in by a tipster:Last night, PSE&G customer service reps began the task of calling...

Working Double Time

We knew there had to be denizens of Baristaville already hip to the latest kitchen must-have -- the two dishwashers trend. Tipster Linda Sobers sends a photo of her pair at work...

Don’t Mail That Letter!

Not until you check the stamp. I'm guessing the news savvy readers of Baristanet already know the price of stamps goes up tomorrow to 39 cents, even though a lot of other folks didn't...

Don’t Truffle With Me

If you don't have your own truffle-sniffing pig, we've sniffed out some for you, without getting too dirty. Now that they're no longer for sale, Epernay is pulling out all the stops with a...

See Spot Zone — Rescheduled

Neal O' Shea and other pro-backyard residents of Forest Street will have to wait until April 17 for their day in court. You'll remember the controversy started over a zoning change that would allow...

Film Critics

Ok, who's gone to the movies lately? What's the Baristaville Buzz on any recent films you've seen?

Still Got the New Year’s Buzz?

Even if the cold sets you back a bit, here are some things that could persuade you to get out this weekend: On Saturday, High Point State Park is sponsoring an all day outdoor snowshoe...

Classified on Barista

We offered our readers a free ad for the month of January. Here's a sampling of what is appearing in Barista Classifieds. (You have until Sunday, Jan. 8 to take advantage of our offer!)Play...

Dishwasher Therapy

Kitchen neuroses? The New York Times reviews the trend to put two dishwashers in your kitchen, and it appears that second dishwashers are taking on a therapeutic as well as utilitarian role. The appliances...

New Jersey: It’ll Make a Skunk Blush

It started last fall, and only on Thursdays, a sweet, maple syrup smell wafting throughout parts of New York and New Jersey.  Some people feared it could have been some bizzare bio-terrorism threat, others ...

Cheaper to Jail ‘Em Than to Kill ‘Em

It looks like NJ's death penalty is going to be put on hold -- "so that its fairness and expense can be studied," according to the New York Times. Expense? Yes, expense.If New Jersey...

The Boys from Bloomfield

More than a hundred NJ National Guard soldiers heading to Afghanistan -- including Donald Capio of Bloomfield -- got an official send-off yesterday from Governor-elect Jon Corzine and Senator Frank Lautenberg. Meanwhile, the Independent...

For Whom the Bulb Blows

We are feeling a real power struggle in Baristaville...Latest info on a weekly succession of blackouts comes from tipsters who reported lights blew out on a large chunk of upper Grove Street last night...

Congrats to the Compost King!

Gray Russell, Montclair composting guru and all around nice guy, has just been awarded a prestigious three month long fellowship in England to study energy use. Gray, Montclair's Environmental Outreach Coordinator, has long been committed...

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