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Barista Kids Has Triplets!

Well, not really, but we are expanding to include Maplewood, South Orange and Millburn. We're really excited that Baristaville has grown and look forward to bringing our comprehensive event information, resources and parenting discussion to...

Drug Arrest in Montclair

A drug arrest was made at Glenfield Park in Montclair yesterday by Essex County sheriff's officers. Officers conducted surveillance operations in response to anonymous tips from local residents, Sheriff Armando Fontoura said in a press...

Lebron Watch

LeBron James is less than a day away from becoming the most sought after free agent in basketball. The New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks are flying to James' hometown of Akron, Ohio on...

Montclair Kids Talk Russian Spies on Facebook

Residents of Marquette Road have had their quiet street turned upside down since the FBI raided the home of Richard and Cynthia Murphy, alleged Russian spies. While the adults on Marquette Road were outside...

Baristanet Carries Forward New York Times “Local” in New Jersey

Starting tomorrow, July 1, the place we all call Baristaville gets bigger. We will begin covering Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange with sites for each town as The New York Times today ends publication of...

Montclair Parents and Skateboarders Rally For Skatepark

Skatepark in Montclair, NJ! is a group working hard to finally bring a skatepark to Montclair. They currently have 390 members on their Facebook group page, have been collecting signatures in a petition and...

Friends Of Montclair Russian Spies Tell All

The New York Daily News has a story of a family who were friends with Montclair's alleged Russian spies after meeting them in 2003 when the Murphys lived in Hoboken. The couple, who say...

MSU Mural on Valley Road

Have you seen the massive mural on the brick wall between the new Bamboo Asian Bistro and Montclair Charbroil on Valley Road? Here's a photo of a section of it, kindly sent by former Barista...

Supporting or Opposing Gov. Christie’s Tax Cap?

In an effort to get New Jersey out of debt, Gov. Christie has proposed a constitutional amendment that would cap the local increase in property taxes at 2.5 percent per year. Cory Booker is...

Playset Season

It's that time of year again or maybe it was that time of year as soon as the thermometer hit 60. Either way, jungle gym companies are glad to see the return of warm...

Locals Audition for Oprah

Think you have what it takes to be on television? Why not audition for "Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star?" That's exactly what two citizens of Baristaville did. Nicole Duke, Montclair resident and former owner...

U13 Montclair Bulldogs Capture Cerbo Elite Spring Championship

The U13 Montclair Bulldogs played their normal brand of solid defense and received a stellar pitching performance from Michael Hall, who carried a perfect game into the 5th inning before surrendering a run. The...

Coyote Pups Sighting On Eagle Rock Way

Watch out for coyotes. A tipster tells us of three coyote pups spotted on Eagle Rock Way in Montclair last night. Last night at around 9:45 pm, I saw 3 coyote pups darting back...

Residents Bemoan Exclusion in MSU Expansion Plans; OPRA Request Denied

Between the increase in rat population, excess noise, felled trees, endangered wetlands, $4 million in lost property taxes, increased population (let alone the sewage issue) residents of Montclair and Little Falls have a lot...

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