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Dawn, Christmas Day, Eagle Rock

Scot Surbeck spent his with a camera in Eagle Rock Reservation. How was it for you?

Water Main Break in Montclair

Christmas Eve may be the worst day in the world to have to call a plumber. It's even worse to have no water at all. But countless Montclair water customers are without the wet stuff...

Maybe He Can Pen Us A Baristanet Bluegrass Ditty

Despite what some golks might think, Baristanet loves a feel-good story, especially when kids are involved. James Feinberg, a 9-year-old third grader at Hillside School in Montclair, attends the Gifted and Talented program on...

A Plywood Wonderland

Mixing messages on a front yard in Paramus. For a decidedly more understated holiday motif, be sure to check out those luminaria on Forest Ave. in Glen Ridge tonight. Know of any local Christmas decorations that...

Baristaville — The Holiday Movie

If you missed Baristanet's Divalicious holiday bash, let the lovely Lauren Mattia take you there...

Merry Christmas Winter

There's no shortage of "holiday" spirit on display at Montclair's main Post Office on Glenridge Avenue. But over in Hopewell Township, Santa and the "h" word are stirring up a lot of controversy. Elementary...

A Town Council Named Sue

Montclair Town Manager Joe Hartnett provides us with the 31-page response filed against Ted Mattox and Richard Seltzer. The counter claims begin on page 14. Read it here. The backstory on the lawsuit here.

Bobbi Brown Has Arrived

On Montclair's Lackawanna Place, we spied the glam beauty bar poised for an imminent opening - dark wood, metallic bar stools, glass urns filled with fresh citrus...Will they be serving cocktails too?

Thrill Seeker

Friday, December 22 Juilliard A Cappella Singers and Tones of Joy At Montclair Art Museum: Holiday music from around the world sung by a group of six vocalists from New York’s Juilliard School a special appearance...

Fire On Glenridge Avenue

Last night, tips about a home on fire first came in from commuters whose train was held up near Montclair's Bay Street station. The fire was blazing around 5 pm in the building above...

The Appraisals Are In…

Has your assessed value tripled? How about an assessed value that's higher than the purchase price of a house, bought just a year and a half ago. Montclair, tell your appraisal stories here. Meanwhile if...

Hotel Montclair: A Different Story

One of the first things we heard at the Hotel Montclair meeting earlier this month is the proposed structure is seven stories rather than the allowable five. The Star Ledger then reported the...

Hot Teacher Booty

Over at the Life Is Good store, we hear that Montclair is mug crazy - they seem to be this year's preferred teacher gift. That reminded me: only two days left to get a holiday...

Clever Commute