A Perfect Saturday

Even the Barista didn't sit by the computer today. Clockwise: the first day of the Montclair Farmers Market, a wench at the NJ Renaissance Festival and Kingdom in South Orange, Dora the Explorer visiting shops...

You Mean We Might Have to Go Though All This Again?

George Bush pere is jumping tomorrow.

A Good Show

Seniors in Montclair High's School of Visual and Performing Arts put on their annual "Celebrations" show last night. Our intern Jake took these pictures and told us it was swell.

Look What I Found In the Attic, Honey!

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What To Do With the Kids?

With just a week left to go until those marvelous little parasites children are home from school, mothers across the area have gone into panic mode about how to keep them occupied over the...

Not *Quite* Ready for Prime Time

Police, scaffolding, orange traffic cones and heavy equipment all slowed traffic on Bloomfield Avenue yesterday as the final touches were put on Rascals Comedy Club in preparation for its grand opening in downtown Montclair....

Fear Evenly Split

The results of our Monday poll -- "What Worries You the Most these Days?" -- are in: 33% of respondents worried about falling trees, 33% worried about losing their Comcast internet connection and 33%...

Less Government. Tomorrow, Anyway

Here's one fellow you won't be seeing tomorrow. Post offices and mail delivery are suspended tomorrow and federal offices will be closed, in honor of the Reagan funeral. State, county and local government and...

We Have Come to Bury the Gipper, Not to Praise Him

As the TV coverage of Ronald Reagan's demise got sappier and sappier, Montclair resident Thom Kennon got madder and madder. "I was overwhelmed over the weekend," he said. "I thought: this has got to...

Garrison Keillor in NJ

Garrison Keillor is coming to New Jersey this weekend. Read more here.