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Beware the Conficker Worm

Even Snopes says that stories of a Conficker worm attack on April 1 are true. Apparently the worm, which has already been planted in millions of PC's, will be activated on April 1, allowing...

Speak Now, or Forever…

Montclair Mayor Jerry Fried is holding a series of meetings with citizens ahead of this Thursday night's meeting of the Board of School Estimate, where the upcoming school budget will be set. Here's your...

Montclair Police Issue Predator Warning

I'm on vacation, but I'm not far away thanks to SeaMobile. Here is breaking news from the Montclair Police Department. They issued a warning to Montclair High School kids and parents about a predator...

Remembering Monica Paul

Monica Paul, whose life was cut tragically short last June, would have turned 32 tomorrow. Tonight, Monica's mother Joanne will speak at the Montclair Fire Headquarters, 1 Pine Street, about her family's efforts to...

Win Free Tickets to Josh Ritter

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter performs this Saturday night, April 4, at the Wellmont Theatre. You can sample a little of his acoustic style here. Tickets are $25, but one lucky Baristanet reader will get a...

Nibbles at an Exhibition

Tonight from 6 to 8 pm, you can combine a grocery trip with a little support for the arts. Whole Food holds an opening tonight for Arts Unbound, which provides art education and training...

Help With the College Admissions Process

I'm having a hard enough time thinking about my little girl starting kindergarten in September, so I know I will be a wreck when she is old enough to start applying to colleges. If you...

The Discovery of Bloomfield

We've been writing about it all along, but now the culinary wonders of Bloomfield are on NJ Monthly's radar map. Here's their story about a Bloomfield-Montclair restaurant rivalry.

Have You Lost Your Dog?

UPDATE: The dog has been reunited with its family. Journalism schmournalism. It's really all about reuniting lost pets with their rightful owners. Here's today's: This dog was found at 1:10 am on Tuesday, March 31st on...

Fairway Paramus: Mozzarella And More

Venimus, vidimus, vicimus. Read about our trip to the mythic island of Umbrian honey and Yirgacheffe coffee on our Food page.

Get A Taste Of Fairway Paramus

The just-opened Paramus Fairway is a short drive from Baristaville -- a straight 15-minute shot from Upper Montclair up the Parkway to 17. Inside, between Loehmann's and a Blimpie, are tens-of-thousands of square feet...

… Out Like a Lamb

It's going to be sunny all day with temperatures this afternoon in the high 50's. Such an improvement over this day. Spring makes us so happy, even the chores seem like gifts. What's first...

Recession Buster: Free Community-Wide Swap This Weekend

  I hate clutter. As soon as I'm finished with something, I give it to a friend, bring it to a consignment shop or donate to a good cause. I am also a big fan of getting...

Who You Calling “Ma’am”?

Personally, there's nothing like the word "ma'am" to make me feel like I've aged 30 years and grown a double chin. Same thing with word Mrs. So you can probably guess how I voted...

Clever Commute