Friday, August 7, 2020

Maplewood

Garrison Keillor Reads His Own Words Tonight at [words] in Maplewood

Hear the soothing voice of "A Prairie Home Companion" read from a new comic novel!

Baristanet Reader Needs Help To Pop Question

A reader writes... I will be proposing marriage to my girlfriend this coming Sunday, August 1st in Montclair and need help with my needlessly complicated plan. I was hoping you could help me spread the word...

Rally Brings Out Supporters, Local Officials in Favor of Charter Reform and Against the...

On Friday, January 6, approximately 100 protesters, some with their children, joined with local officials at the Maplewood Community Center in DeHart Park to voice their opposition both to the proposed Hua Mei school,...

SOMA School District Budget Woes: The New Normal

At Wednesday's Board of Education meeting, BoE President Mark Gleason said, “We’ve been a big spending district for many years. It is time to re-engineer the way we do business."  Re-engineering is what is...

Two-Wheel Time

Ellen Kahaner rode around Queens, NY growing up, was an American Youth Hostel (AYH) bike trip leader in her late teens, rode to and from graduate school from Brooklyn Heights to the upper West...

The Color Purple

In a Pottery Barn world dominated by colors like "Hush" and "Simply White," a house full of purples is exhilarating. But what about resale?

Mid-Term Election Season Shoves Off — Or Does It?

At U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.'s forum on senior issues, held in the Montclair council chambers on Monday, things are said to have gotten a little pushy. According to NJ Tea Party's ...

Suspect Surrenders in Transgender Murder Case

This just in from the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. Marquise Foster, one of two suspects wanted in the Sept. 12 murder of Victoria Carmen White, has turned himself in. White, a transgendered woman from...

Hot From The Kettle: Tuna Tartare & The Bitter Pill

Melody Kettle ventures to unusual, sexy Chakra in Bergen County. Recipes for New Year's Eve dinner and a morning-after hangover cure.

Gift Guide 2010: Cool Jewels

You'll never guess where we found these chic yet reasonably priced necklaces in Maplewood.

Weather Warning: Strong Winds and Cold Expected

The National Weather Service is issuing a weather alert for the area for early this evening, which could result in downed trees and power lines: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION EARLY...

Essex County Arrests 13 in County Jailhouse “Concierge Service”

UPDATE: The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has officially released the names of those charged in what is now being called Operation Jail Breach. The list of accused includes 5 Bloomfield residents: Essex County corrections...

Diva is Done

In March, we told you that Montclair's hot-spot nightclub, The Diva Lounge, had sold its liquor license and was catering to a new crowd -- the Bar/Bat Mitzvah market. We're not sure how many...

A Swami in Maplewood

Swami Radhanath shares stories of his journey from Chicago Jewish kid to one of India's most respected spiritual "rock stars." He'll be signing books at Baker Street Yoga in Maplewood on Monday night.