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Baristanet Redesign to Launch

Pssst, starting tomorrow when you get to your desk with your first cup of coffee, you'll be looking at a new version of Baristanet. It will have a lot more functionality and, we think,...

Africk’s Trash Flash Mob?

Montclair Councilor Cary Africk picks up trash in his spare time. He hopes you will too.

Montclair a Coolest Suburb? Yeah, We Knew

News flash from Travel + Leisure Magazine: Montclair is one of the coolest suburbs in America.

Overscheduling Kids: Yes or No?

Registration for fall classes at the Montclair Little Y began on Monday. Meanwhile, the brochures for everything from tennis lessons to dancing school are piling up in my mailbox. Every year at this time,...

DeCamp Strike is on for Thursday

Get ready. DeCamp drivers are set to go on strike on Thursday, and NJT is not honoring bus tix.

Has SOMA Achieved Perfect Racial Harmony?

Are South Orange and Maplewood so enlightened that race doesn't matter anymore?

The Terrible Twos Ain’t Got Nothin’ on The Tortuous Threes

Everyone will tell you to prepare for the Terrible Twos, but I'm here to tell you that 3-year-olds are so much worse. At least in the Gilmore house. With both of my daughters, their...

Need a Quick Dining Room … or Restaurant?

On sale on Craigslist: the plush red chairs from the defunct Table 8.

Tips For Organizing the School Year: Part I

The long, lazy, relaxing days of summer are rapidly winding down. Before you know it, school will be back in session. To keep some of that calm, relaxing carryover from summer, organization is key....

MSU Sewer Work Begins, Discussion Continues

Montclair State University's on-campus sewer improvement work will begin today, on the north side of Normal Avenue, from Carlisle Road to College Avenue. Construction in this area is expected to continue for around a...

CHS Marching Band Previews its Upcoming Season

The award-winning Columbia High School Marching Band invited parents, district staff and friends to its preview performance at Ritzer Field last week. Under the direction of CHS Director of Bands Peter Bauer and student...

Lost and Found

A man recently found a women's bracelet in a local park. If you think this may be your bracelet, please send a detailed description to lostandfound@baristanet.com. A money clip was also lost Sunday in Edgemont...

Grey Tabby Cat Found in Montclair

Is this your cat? A reader from Montclair writes: Dr. Cameron took one look at this cat and said he had a home. His coat is clean and he is well-groomed. I put...

Midtown Direct Rep: The Theatre Company

SOPAC's Midtown Direct Rep raised the roof with their first production. Broadway stars and South Orange/Maplewood locals Charlie Pollock (9 to5) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Tony nominee) speak to Baristanet ahead of this week's...

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