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More Concerts Rock Montclair: Grandparents Who Rock & The Bloomingfields

As you probably know, Parents Who Rock threw a kids' concert last weekend at Montclair High School to raise money for the nationwide, locally based Little Kids Rock organization. Even though there were three...

Baristabargains Abound At Bloomfield Auction

The last Saturday of every month, the Underground Flea Market in Bloomfield Center is holding auctions. Yes, the old fashioned type, with an auctioneer talking really, really fast, and another guy shuttling the stuff...

Anglicans In North Jersey

Nutley's Grace Episcopal Church on Highfield Lane graces the cover on one of Arcadia's most recent publications Anglicans In New Jersey. Arcadia publishes the distinctive sepia-toned regional history series documenting Baristaville's, and...

I Know Those Guys On Stage!

With such a huge talent pool in Baristaville, we ofen feel a connection to local actors and musicians who entertain us. This Saturday at Tierneys, and next Friday night at SOPAC, you can find...

Montclair Rethinks Overnight Parking Ban

"Parking in Montclair" to many, resonates like an oxymoron. Daytime, you're hunting down a spot armed with a roll of quarters. Overnight, parking is verboten. But according to town manager Joe Hartnett, the overnight...

Dan Zanes Reveals Why He Loves Baristaville

Georgette at MontclairKids was psyched to score an interview with Grammy-winning kid musician Dan Zanes this week. Zanes gives a sneak peak into his show (a rapper! a tap dancer!) and reveals why he...

No Coats Required

Mother Nature has sprung a bit of Spring weather on us today, with temperatures expected to reach 61F degrees. That's warm enough to warrant a dash to the shore. Get outside and warm up...

Gerry Niewood Memorial Service

Glen Ridge resident, renowned jazz saxophonist, and friend Gerry Niewood will be remembered at a memorial service this Monday, March 2 at 2 p.m. The service will be held at Glen Ridge Congregational Church,...

$9 Milllion And More For Essex

It reads as if E. Michael Taylor, Essex's director of housing and community development found a stash of cash under the county mattress. Yesterday, Taylor handed out checks to Essex municipalities and non-profits from...

Woot: Our Interview with Dan Zanes

I'm not embarrassed. I am a huge Dan Zanes fan. I don't need to pretend that I have Alison Krauss on my iPod. Dan Zanes does it for me. Oh, and my kids dig him,...

Celebrate Black History Month

A bunch of events before the month ends this weekend including Sunz of Sankofa and Montclair's own Samantha Bussey and the Union Baptist Male Choir, tomorrow (Friday, 2/27). Also tomorrow, St. Paul Baptist Church...

Baristaville Chef Joins Chopped

Good luck to Chef Michael Carrino. Baristanet has learned that the top toque at Restaurant Passionné in Montclair will be featured on The Food Network's cooking challenge, CHOPPED on April 7th, 10 p.m. Chopped,...

Baristaville’s Next Reality Show Chef

Find out who'll be cooking up a storm on the small screen on Food.

Get Smart About Kids And Sports

Tonight, at 7:30 p.m., find out what every parent should know about kids and sports from an expert panel at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. Topics covered include the benefits/drawbacks of travel...

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