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Whose Wine Is It, Anyway? Part 2

Next Tuesday, January 8, a public hearing will be held in Montclair to discuss three ordinances being proposed to make underage drinking illegal - not only in public places, but in your home....

A Viable Future For PAWS?

The future of PAWS in Montclair is an on-going issue that has yet to be resolved. PAWS animal shelter used to receive $54,000 a year from Montclair Township, under contract to provide animal control...

NJ.com Blogs Baristaville’s Nanny-Gate

When a we reported on a nanny-behaving-badly, earlier this week, our commenters were divided over who to spank - the gold-toothed nanny or the parents. What to do? NJ.com picks up our story...and...

Iowa Caucus Winners: Huckabee and Obama

Huckabee trounces Romney, and Iowan Dems, like Baristaville, give victory to Obama. Read about it here, and here.

When Parents Misbehave

Misbehaving moms have been grabbing headlines lately for scamming hard-to-get tickets to the Miley Cyrus concert, allegedly influencing a teen suicide by being a cyber-bully. And in a report just out, a study blames...

Where is Wistful Vista?

And what's so secret about it? The answer on Real Estate. Also on Real Estate, remember this teardown at 70 Plymouth? See the new house and what it sold for under Recent Sales. Is there a...

From 1892 To 2007

In July 2006,  79 Ridgewood Ave. in Glen Ridge sold for $1,215,000. Fully made over, the circa 1897 Victorian on almost an acre of land was renovated, gussied up (they don't tear down homes...

First Night’s Fab Financial Showing

Nothing faux about the crowds at First Night Montclair this year. From the Star Ledger... "We have the largest paid crowd of any First Night," Joseph Hartnett, the township manager, said from a stage at...

Waking Up To A Path Nightmare

Tipsters have written in about this morning's bad commute to Hoboken. More here. Were you affected?

What If They Held An Election, And Nobody Won?

Political pundits say today's Democratic race in Iowa is going to be thisclose. Some are predicting a three-way tie. Tell us:

New Jersey: Where The Men Have More Sex

Tell us boys -- is it really true or just braggadocio? A poll has revealed that NJ men are getting more action than women. But the sex poll seems to be leaving experts scratching...

Ted Mattox: A Rebuttal

Ted Mattox, Montclair mayoral candidate and Councilor at Large, responds to a letter from John Reichman that appeared last week in the Montclair Times, and here. I agree with Mr. Reichman - it is...

Iris Garden: Whose Fence Is It Anyway?

We were surprised to see an anonymous ad on page two of last week's Montclair Times - urging people to write to Montclair's First Ward Councilor, Gerry Tobin, with this message: the fence around...

New Year’s Run-In

Not everyone was standing around the buffet table stuffing themselves on New Year's Eve, or walking the streets during Baristaville's First Night. One of our readers, Melissa, was in NYC - not at...

Clever Commute