Maplewood

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...

The Foreclosure Market

There are 260 real estate listings for Montclair on the website Foreclosure.com, including a new listing at $24,900. But buying a house this way is anything but straightforward. Bloomfield Public Library is having...

Remembering Michael Jackson

The King of Pop died one year ago today. Around the world, people are reflecting on the life of the superstar whose fortune and fame, it turns out, has soared out of the stratosphere. Since...

Rock the House NJ in New Venue Tonight

If you love live music and haven't yet checked out this series of local band performances called Rock the House NJ, head out to Highland Place Bar and Grill -- the new Maplewood...

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...

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.

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...

R.I.P., Glenda Dietz (1958 – 2010)

Baristanet joins the community in mourning the death of yoga instructor Glenda Dietz, who passed away on Saturday. A longtime student and yoga teacher at Starseed and other studios, Glenda apprenticed with Starseed founder Jyoti...

Christie Nominates Paula Dow For Attorney General

Gov.-elect Christopher Christie has picked Essex County prosecutor Paula Dow as his Attorney General. From Politicker NJ... Dow, 54, was a career federal prosecutor before taking the county post in 2003. If nominated...

Bloomfield Woman Charged With Stealing From Charity

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office today announced that Shaakerah Kelly, 35, of Bloomfield, has been charged with stealing $320,000 of donations to Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey while she worked for the charity. Full press...

Here Comes Patch

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. We're flattered that the idea we pioneered almost five years ago has been duplicated many times and many places. Let's welcome the latest entrant to...

Their Pool Kicks Our Pools’ A–

No, this picture was not taken at some tony resort in Scottsdale, AZ. In fact it was taken less than eight miles drive from Baristaville proper in Maplewood. Color us green, or maybe pool...

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