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Teacher Arrested At Bloomfield High

A tipster writes: "Bloomfield High School's band director was arrested this morning at the school. I heard that it happened in front of students and that he was placed in handcuffs by 2 detectives....

Webkinz Christmas Tree Could Be Yours!

The sights and sounds of Christmas are at St. Cassian School Christmas Corners (corner of Lorraine and Norwood, Montclair). Don't miss their holiday fest tomorrow, Saturday December 1, 8am - 4pm in the Gym...

Armed Robbery In Montclair’s South End

Montclair Police are asking for your help to identify two men who robbed South End Liquor Store, on Orange Road, at gunpoint. The robbery occurred on Friday Nov 23. Police say two black male suspects...

No Need to Quarrel

Dance fans: This is the weekend to catch the world premiere of A Quarreling Pair, one of the highlights of the Peak Performances series at MSU. The piece, created by dance genius Bill T....

Your Weekend Calendar

Our calendar is packed with holiday-related events happening this weekend in Baristaville. Among the highlights: If you're dreading the crowds at the mall, try one of the local shopping events, including a sample sale benefitting...

Screenwriters Give Us Their 4 Cents

The curtains may be going up on Broadway, but the TV writer's strike, which began Nov. 5, is still going strong. Baristaville is home to many TV writers now on strike -- The Colbert...

Where Not To Fill Your Tank In Baristaville

This tip just in - Buyer Beware! Some of you may already be aware that gasoline in Upper Montclair costs more. What I didn't realize until today is LukOil on corner of Broad St...

Calling All Glamour Girls

Bangz Salon is throwing a holiday beauty bash on Tuesday night, Dec. 4. They'll be serving cocktails, raffling off goodies and offering one-on-one beauty consultations -- just the thing to get you in...

NJ Blogger’s “Truth Squad” Rights Go To Court

from EcoRealty: Although we're hardly anonymous here, we can understand why some need the protection of a pseudonym to be effective as whistleblowers or gadflys. One such Jersey Blogger who calls himself daTruthSquad has spent...

Beans Means Business

Most small coffee shop owners might feel threatened when a corporate giant moves in just down the block. But not Corinda DeVingo, owner of Bean's, a java destination since 1974 on Church Street in Montclair....

Let’s Have A Baristaville Team-Building Exercise!

How much would you give to see certain commenters bond as they try shoveling dirt or driving a bulldozer? It could happen, during a three-hour corporate exercise called the Backhoe Challenge. Program founders John Bachmann...

Siena’s Starbucks Officially Open

The new (and third) Montclair Starbucks is now serving java; John Zingali sends a photo. We hear they've got it decorated like a living room inside. That's good, because folks who haven't yet been...

Can This Childhood Be Saved?

Sure, Broadway is back, but the big nailbiter is whether little girl McGreevey will get to have her birthday party this weekend (scheduled by McGreevey on a weekend he doesn''t have custody), or will...

It May Not Be Rockefeller Center

But they were stringing lights on big fir tree in front of Glen Ridge Borough Hall yesterday in preparation for the annual tree lighting and carol sing this Sunday, Dec. 2, at 4:30 pm. Meanwhile,...

Clever Commute