Are You Ready for Your Close-up Walk-on?

Legend has it that Lana Turner was discovered at Schwab's drugstore on Sunset Boulevard. Could you be discovered tonight at Just Jakes on Park Street? According to the sign, they're having mini-auditions there...

Stinking Rich?

Donald Trump, The Fragrance. We're not kidding.

Carjacking in Montclair

A man parked in the Crescent parking lot in Montclair was carjacked at gunpoint last weekend, shortly after midnight on Saturday, and forced to drive around for two hours before finally being released on...

Football for the Testosterone-Challenged

The Barista has to admit that, in principle and in practice, she hates football. Hates the idea of big lugs smacking into each other, hates the sound of it on the television, hates its...

Wait! Isn’t That the One with Flying?

Ah, broom sports, you gotta love 'em. Who knew, though, that the Montclair Y could get insurance for stuff like this?

Cat’s Been Busy

Barista's very own baleboosteh, Cat Morris, has been busy buying a house, cleaning out attics and making homemade grape jelly. Read about her adventures here and here.

What’s In Your Attic???

Cat Morris here - yep I know you usually read me on the food page, but seeing as I'm in the process of buying my very own, very first house in the great...

Get ’em while they’re hot ripe!

Needless to say we all know how horrid the weather was last Saturday but I did make my way to the farmer's market and there were a couple of folks there. Stone Pointe...

It’s a Whole New Season

It may be slightly homely, but this was the absolute first Halloween decoration we noticed this season -- not counting the ones at garden centers. We saw this, um, ghost? ghost with witch...

Opening Day!

Spice It Up opened their doors yesterday September 21st and boy is it a gorgeous shop! They have every kind of olive oil and spice imaginable, beautiful tabletop items and more. Stop in...