Millburn

Welcome to Baristaville!

Good morning, citizens of Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange. No, you're not lost, though we might have spun you around a little. You clicked on The Local, the New Jersey outpost of The New...

Baristanet Carries Forward New York Times “Local” in New Jersey

Starting tomorrow, July 1, the place we all call Baristaville gets bigger. We will begin covering Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange with sites for each town as The New York Times today ends publication of...

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...

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...

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...

Hate Your Body! Every Disgusting Inch of It!

Our Millburn pal and anti-obesity activist MeMe Roth is at it again. Forget the cupcake-baking class moms in the Millburn schools, Roth has a bigger target this time: the fat-loving slobs over at...

Hotter Than A Bride In A Wedding Gown

  Today was MeMe Roth's big day -- the Millburn mom/cupcake avenger's wedding challenge. Just to set the scene...it's August, 83 degrees and climbing, and you've asked women to join you in a challenge...

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