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Seasonal Decorating Violation

I wasn't the only one to notice a winter wonderland yesterday in Baristaville...Warren Levinson, quick with the camera, writes: "We were all prepared to slap a Seasonal Decorating Violation on Oakwood St. in Glen...

Hold On To Your Head

A tipster writes... check out the "Haunted Halloween Yard" at 107 Christopher St., Montclair. A creepy Halloween spectacular created by MHS seniors- masters of robotics and technical theater. New this year is the fully...

Cutest Witch in Baristaville

Seen around town...

How About A Reverse Trick-or-Treat?

We know chocolate is a good cure for the blues...Today, costumed kids and adults in in 300 cities across America, including Baristaville are treating neighbors to Fair Trade dark chocolate in the name of...

Halloween Pranks, So Charmin’?

Halloween stories and photos are starting to flood our email box...This Bloomfield tipster writes: Last night my dog is growling, and I go outside to see kids TP'ing (toilet papering) the tree on my sidewalk....

NJ Transit – It’s A Scream!

Commuters, have you seen this scary lady? Just in time for Halloween, NJT gives us a look at the three posters they're using for their public service campaign, "We're all in this together"...

Scary, Sexy, or Wacky On Halloween?

Happy Halloween, Baristaville. On our national dress-up day, there's no holding back on inhibitions and scare-wear for both kids and grown-up kids. Upstairs at the Halloween shop on Bloomfield Avenue, we noticed last...

Norm or Dorm on Normal Ave?

Montclair neighbors of MSU living on Normal Avenue received a shocker of a letter in September, announcing that #30 Normal Avenue (owned by the University and used as a Parking Department office for a...

Tomorrow Is Not Halloween (For Some Schools)

Confused? Well, it is Halloween for kids who go to Bradford or Watchung or Northeast schools in Montclair. At Rand, too, kids will dress up, get to parade around outdoors in costumes, etc. If...

Boo!

We know someone who gives away biggie-size chocolate bars on Halloween, but where else can you get really good treats? Have you seen any fantastic haunted houses that would freak out even the most...

Montclair’s Magic Show

This being Halloween week, you might want to brush up on your magic spells at a workshop on the foundations of magic on Tuesday night. But be warned: This doesn't sound like any sort...

Damn Yankees!

Montclair's Harvey Araton muses about the Yanks and Girardi here. To quote an esteemed neighbor of mine in Montclair, N.J., it’s like déjà vu all over again. We have no way of knowing when the...

Insert Latte Here

It's not open yet, but here's where the new Starbucks will be located downtown at The Siena in Montclair.

Clifton’s Dr. Horror Show

Baristanet's newest contributor, Mary Matthews, tells us a new use for your wedding dress and more when she visits Baristaville's best-known haunted house. Click To Play

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