Bloomfield

Bring on the Heat

It's officially summer and things are getting hot. Temperatures are expected to hit 90 degrees this week. What are you doing to stay cool? How will you stay cool this week?customer surveys

Smart Ticket Machines: Coming to a Train Station Near You

The first NJ Transit Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) to arrive in Baristaville are now up and running at Montclair's Bay Street Station. The smart machines, which can perform handy tricks like remembering your past...

Suburbanista Expert Reveals Financial Plight of NJ’s Real Housewives

It's not cheap to keep up appearances when you're a Real Housewife of New Jersey. Seriously, where's a girl to go after a $1,095,000 wedding? In this economy, it seems even superglam TV icons...

Where Do You Trader Joe’s?

We know Baristanet readers have a thing about Trader Joe's (and don't even get them started on Wegman's). Despite hopeful rumors of a Clifton Trader's opening, there's no good news to report yet (unless...

Three Rabbis, A Cantor, A Guest Speaker and Lots of Pride

I can't wait to show my 83-year-old mother this picture. As soon as she gets home from church, I'll email it to her. But she's been having trouble with her email. ...

Happy Father’s Day (It’s So-Hard-to-Shop-for-Men Edition)

Dads: What did you get for Father's Day?online surveys Now, what did you want? Barista Kids wishes you a Happy Father's Day with a slide show of some of our wonderful dads and husbands.

Fine Art & Crafts at Brookdale Park

Crowds strolled along shady paths yesterday, enjoying juried art work and crafts at the 22nd annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park. If you missed it Saturday, the...

Weekend Roundup: June 18-20, 2010

Tonight - get outside for the first in a series of outdoor summer films: Montclair International Film Festival (MIFF) will present the classic, "To Kill A Mockingbird" - under the stars on Church...

Snow In June?

Tipsters reported weird weather in Bloomfield yesterday and sent photos of an unusual dump of snow on Broad Terrace. "I've heard of 'micro-climate zones' but this is bizarre," said one resident who wished...

NJ Pot Production At Rutgers?

The Christie administration may be putting a lid on home-grown entrepreneurs hoping to get into medical marijuana market. Legislation has been proposed which would make Rutgers University the sole growing and distribution point...

Bloomfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor Network Needs Volunteers

Bloomfield's Neighbor to Neighbor Network (NTNN) needs volunteers for its senior-focused organization. NTNN supports seniors and disabled in the Bloomfield area, but they need your help. NTNN is actively recruiting volunteers from all walks...

Ted Glick Faces Possible Three-Year Sentence

A letter-writing campaign is underway to support Bloomfield activist Ted Glick, who faces up to three years of prison time for unfurling two large green banners in the Hart Senate Office Building last September....

What if You Held a Council Meeting and (Almost) Nobody Came?

Then you would have something like what happened Monday night in Bloomfield when four out of seven council members were no-show and the council meeting had to be cancelled. Showing up: Mayor Raymond McCarthy, Bernard...

Bloomfield BP Station Relies on Old Friends

BP isn't the most popular brand these days, and more than 630,000 people have joined a Boycott BP page on Facebook. But the BP station at the corner of Broad Street and Bay Avenue...

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