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Oil Tank Expressionism

Suburban satire? First Amendment chest-beating? Or simply an eyesore? This oil tank, or whatever it is, on Chapman Place in Glen Ridge has become the canvas for of a running series of gags. Last...

Attack of the Smarty Pants

Today's New York Times features an article on a subject we know all too well: people who seek fame in the blogosphere by commenting on popular blogs. One media expert says blogs have become...

Get Your Kicks

There's a deadline you soccer fans might not want to miss this weekend: Thanks to some last-minute field juggling, Montclair United Soccer Club will have a 9th/10th grade league this season. Space is limited....

Urinetown And Other Weekend Diversions

You can always check Baristanet's calendar to find out what's going on, but Montclair Arts Council also keeps us au courant about a ton of cool music, art, film, literary and cultural events happening...

Ahmadinejad’s Visit: Tell Us How You Really Feel

From NJ.com: Following the controversial appearance of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at Columbia University this Monday, questions have been raised about the University's decision to host such an appearance. NJ Voices asked several NJ academic instituions...

Whizbees, Music and More: Crane Park Celebrates

It's going to be jumpin' tomorrow because Montclair's Crane Park (you know, the little triangular park behind Lackawanna Plaza) is having a party, 11-4 pm. It's all free, family-friendly fun. Enjoy live music by The...

Montclair Teen Arrested

From Lt. James Carlucci, MPD: Montclair Resident Bryan Foster, age 19, has been arrested and charged with burglary and criminal trespass. On September 25, at approximately 1:30 am, a resident called police to report a man...

Birthday Suit Casting Call

Baristaville hot women: are you busy Sunday night? Soprano Sue sends us this Craigs List casting call for a woman with a great figure, who's not shy about showing it off... Seeking girl for nude...

Bears Win, Deer Lose

Essex County Freeholders met Wednesday night in Montclair and voted in favor of a 10-day deer shoot to control the deer population in South Mountain Reservation. Now, reports The Star Ledger (link not...

What About Those Mets?

Ok, I'll admit it, I'm clueless about baseball. Thanks to Iceman, and a Baseball-for-Dummies primer from Barista Deb, I get that the Mets have really blown it the last two weeks, after being in...

Foxtons Bites the Dust

Realtors have been predicting for some time that the first casualty of a Real Estate downturn would be that not so big "Green Monster." Foxtons, a Long Branch-based real estate company that made a marketing...

Angry Threats Get Man Arrested

A man who threatened to "shoot all the white people on campus...and rape all the black women" at the MSU campus has been arrested and criminally charged for making terroristic threats. Chief Paul M. Cell...

Montclair Says Free Jena 6

Stores along Pine Street and Glenridge Ave, including Ma Dear's and The Upscale Thrift Shop, show their support for the Jena 6. Photos: Gerard Bizzaro

Library Dislocation

The Glen Ridge Free Public Library will be moving to the basement of the Women's Club starting in November, while its building gets a $1.2 million facelift. Some of the collection will move, but...

Clever Commute