Setting the (Newspaper of) Record Straight

Glen Ridge resident Brooke Allen, who happens to be spending the summer in London, made the New York Times twice this past week. Last Sunday, the paper wrote a story about him in the...

Re-drawing the Map

The Glen Ridge Voice this week wrote an editorial urging Glen Ridge to merge with Montclair as a way of managing the town's costs. We'll leave the greater geopolitical implications to wiser minds. Our...

OK, Who Pooped in the Pool?

After a long, hot day of networking and deal-brokering, the Barista dropped by the Glen Ridge Community Pool for a much-needed swim. It looked, at first, like she had the whole place to herself. Herself,...

Summer Reading

Going on vacation and need to pick up a book? Check out our books page, just updated with a new summer reading list.

Amber Brown’s Creator is Dead

We were saddened to hear yesterday that the children's author Paula Danzinger had died of complications of a heart attack. One of our kids went through a very extended Amber Brown phase, so we...

A Beautiful Night in Montclair

David Johansen, a major figure in music for three decades, played a free concert in Montclair last night. The Barista went with a bunch of friends. We all enjoyed the mellow: perfect weather, balding...

What is a Barista?

We asked our intern Brendan Scher to do a feature journalists traditionally call a "Man on the Street" story. We told him to go up to random strangers and ask this question: "What is...

Big Day … in Maplewood

The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps marched in Montclair's Independence Day parade. But if you want to see gay people dancing in the streets today, you have to go to Maplewood. That's the...

Hot Hot Hot

Guess who's performing tonight for free in Montclair? The star formerly known as Buster Poindexter. See our Thrills page for details.

Oh Sue, Fuggedaboutit!

The legendary Soprano Sue -- self-appointed unofficial webmistress to the Essex County-based HBO series -- told us she was turned down yesterday to appear in the VH1 TV show, "Totally Obsessed." We are stunned. "I'm not...