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Getting Grungy with the School of Rock

Baristaville sounded like Seattle, circa 1994, this afternoon as the sounds of Nirvana and Pearl Jam blasted through Just Jakes. Montclair's School of Rock performed a Radio X concert that was rounded out...

Maplewood’s 1978 Arts Center Says Thanks

The first annual Friends of 1978 Arts Center event was Thursday night in Maplewood. To thank members for their support throughout the year, the Center provided great food, great art and a great time....

Fun With the Press in Chelsea-Land

There have been sightings of Bill and Hillary, the Daily Show's John Oliver and -- stop the presses -- Madeline Albright. But trying to get a glimpse of bride-to-be Chelsea Clinton...

Montclair’s Outdoor Movie Night a Crowd Pleaser

Starting an event off with free ice cream shakes is always a good way to engage an audience. As the opening "act" for the second of the Montclair International Film Festival's (MIFF) summer 2010...

Undercover Patrol Suspended After Fatal Branch Brook Park Shooting

Late yesterday, authorities suspended the undercover patrol effort in place when Defarra Gaymon, a former Montclair resident, was shot and killed at Branch Brook Park . Sheriff Armando Fontoura made the announcement, reports the...

Open Houses In Baristaville, Sunday, August 1, 2010

Downsizing (or upsizing, for that matter) will be easy this weekend. Check out the diverse selection of new properties on the market this week, including Montclair's Sienna, on real estate.

Montclair: Restaurant Update

Changes to Montclair's restaurant scene: One restaurant closes, another gets a new chef. Find out on Food.

Things to Do This Weekend: July 30 – August 1

I don't know about you, but I cannot believe August arrives on Sunday. Before you know it, the more relaxed, less scheduled summer will be over. Looking for something fun to do this weekend with...

Talk to Ed Koch about Gaymon Tonight on Bloomberg Radio

Cory Booker reached out to Ed Koch last night, after the former NY Mayor called for Booker's involvement in the DeFarra Gaymon shooting. After their chat, Mayor Koch came away with a better understanding...

Finding Treasure in…Baristaville With Geocaching

Looking for a family activity this summer that blends the technological with the great outdoors? Why not try geocaching? Part real world treasure hunt, part online tracking game, geocaching has grown in popularity since...

Sunday Irish Music at St. James’ Gate, Maplewood

This Sunday from 2 - 5 pm, like every Sunday at that time, Irish musicians will gather at St. James' Gate in Maplewood for a seis√∫n (session) -- an Irish music jam. Called the...

Open Houses in Baristaville, Sunday Aug. 1

Anyone with kids going off to college ready to downsize? Maybe it's time to take a peek inside the Siena in downtown Montclair. This 2BR, 2.5B corner apartment, listed by Jacqueline Rossi of...

Table 8 Closes, Epernay Gets New Chef

More changes to Montclair's restaurant scene. Table 8 will be closing as of tomorrow, Saturday, July 31, after five years in business. We will miss the restaurant, the stuffed dates and gregarious...

Weekend Roundup: July 30 – Aug. 1

Free dance classes, old-fashioned movie-making, gospel brunch and more. It's a rocking transition from July to August this weekend in Baristaville. Here are some ideas to start. For more, check out our calendar and...

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