Help Find Snickers

Yeah, we're hip, we're happening. We're sarcastic, cynical and catty. Catty? Did we say catty? What kind of local news site would be without trying to help find poor little Snickers, who disappeared from...

We Meet up With Nogueira

We wrote about Glen Ridge-based wheelchair racer Tony Nogueira last week after he won a race in Maine. A few days later, we spotted him and his friend Rodrigo Ferrari tooling down Ridgewood...

Wake Up, Sir, and Smell the Local Reference

When we saw the review of "Wake Up, Sir" in last Sunday's Times Book Review section, we wondered what inspired author Jonathan Ames to set the beginning of the novel in Montclair. The...

Somebody Was in a Hurry

Raymmmondo spotted this near the YMCA parking deck in Montclair on Sunday.

It’s So Much More Fun Watching Each Other

We were gathering our stuff to leave the Glen Ridge pool today when we overheard somebody saying, with disgust, "There's $150 of my money." She was gesturing toward the table near the pool's entrance,...

Must-Read Sunday Times

Montclair makes the Jersey section of today's New York Times in two stories: an essay by novelist Pam Satran about how packed Montclair is with novelists, and a story, headlined "A Bus Company Run...

This May be the First Time…

Bloomfield College and Princeton University have been mentioned in the same sentence. Both institutions failed state inspections last week for dorm sprinkler systems. The state legislature passed a law requiring dorm sprinklers after the Seton...

Things are Slow

We thought our traffic was slow on summer weekends. But things are apparently even slower over at Temple Ner Tamid, which packs hundreds in for Saturday morning services most of the year. Yesterday, Montclair...

Barista is the New (Fill in the Blank)

We were at a dinner party last night and the subject came around (as it always does) to real estate. Our hostess, a realtor, happened to mention that nothing can be bought in Bloomfield...

We Had the Michigan Macaroons…

...which were yummy, but for cleverness alone, we have to nominate the Condoleezza Rice Krispie Treats as the most intriguing offer at Melinda and Mark Ligos's "Beat Bush" bake sale yesterday. Thirteen neighbors...