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Pad Thai Scampi?

You love pad thai, your in-laws prefer Italian and your kids will only eat chicken fingers. What's a diner to do? Simple, check out Spice Cuisine, a new Thai restaurant across from the A&P...

Your House’s Worth, Three Ways

This Montclair house, 7 Warren Place, (left) is on the market for $769,000. For its reval worth, you can find it here, on the Appraisal Systems site, in Neighborhood 7, for $740,000. Or you...

R2D2 Is So Last Century

Samantha Curcio, a sophomore at Bloomfield High loves to build things, and wants to be an engineer. But for now she's getting her thrills on BHS Robotics Team - The Blazing Bengals -...

Play Politics Here

Cut and paste political diatribes to your hearts' content in this thread -- where people who are actually interested might read it.

Dazzling Duryea Road

We haven't seen the inside, but the exterior transformation of 4 Duryea Road, the Huestis House, is certainly dramatic. The fact that it went from almost being demolished to becoming a historic landmark estate...

Talk To Your Cops

Residents living in the areas of Bloomfield Avenue to Walnut Street and Grove to Baldwin Streets, have organized a public meeting with MPD to address crime and safety issues in their neighborhood. They've...

Watchung Station: Hartnett’s Response

Baristanet was copied on this email from Joe Hartnett to Mike M. (whose name and address was on the letter, but requested anonymity on Baristanet) regarding his complaints about Watchung Station. Thank you for your...

Montclair: Don’t Ever Change?

A reader writes... After living in Montclair for 25 years from 1972-1997, it is part of my heart and soul. I was pleased to be in town again for five days over the New year's...

Treats To Two Seats

We've got a show that'll make you laugh (tonight), a cool jazz concert for date night, and for the little ones, international stars Swimmy, Frederick The Mouse, and Inch the Inchworm performing Sunday afternoon....

Mysteries Of Malt

Had enough of those wine pairing dinners?  Now's your chance to exchange wine goblets for a frosty mug. This Sunday, January 28, you're invited to The Petite Cafe in Nutley for its first beer...

Watchung Station Woes

In a letter to Joe Hartnett, Montclair resident Mike M. politely presents his analysis and suggestions for resolving town problems that are making him crazy. Below, excerpts of his letter to Hartnett. He...

New Toys On The Block

Montclair resident Jeanette Lauture, a mother of 4 year old twins, has been gearing up since the summer to open up a new toy store in Montclair. In fact, her planning guru has been...

Meanwhile, At The Museum…

Calls were pouring in this morning at the Montclair Art Museum to find out what the demonstration was all about. We spotted film crews, vans, and a conservatively dressed crowd huddled around a...

Baristaville Day Traders, Keep Away from the Windows.

It’s a very ugly day on Wall Street. The Dow Jones, now on a slight re-bound, was down more than 500 points. Analysts blame the cooling economies of the US and China. More from...

Clever Commute