Or Would You Prefer a Broomstick?

The Barista wouldn't want to, in any way, bias the results of an ultra-scientific public opinion survey. But we were surprised to hear yesterday that somebody actually preferred the Decamp 33 bus to the...

Internet-Free Montclair

Did you hear the silence? That would be the internet being turned off. Between about 4 and 8 this evening, most of the big machers on the Montclair internet scene were decidedly offline. The occasion?...

Chillin’

Seen above the Glen Ridge Community Pool, 3:22 pm. Saturday.

Having a BBQ?

Go see what Cat's cooked up over on the Food page. Every week, she checks out the local farmer's markets, brings something back and shares the recipe with the Barista. This week, it's sugar...

Sugar Plum Magic

This week’s find at the Montclair Farmer's Market: sugar plums. No fairies spotted … you’ll have to wait till Christmas for them! Ginger from Tree-Licious Orchards told us that their farm has been involved with...

Breakfast in Bloomfield

The Bloomfield Zoning Board of Adjustment voted last week to allow the abandoned Short Stop Diner (famous for its Eggs in a Skillet) to become a Dunkin' Donuts. You can fret all you want...

Gold Medalist at the Y

A moustache-less and silver-haired Mark Spitz appeared at the Montclair YMCA today and spoke to the swim team about the qualities that led him, in 1972, to become the best swimmer in the world. Spitz...

What Timing!

Julie Blackman, a Montclair social psychologist who specializes in jury selection strategy, will lead a discussion at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield tonight, following Friday night services, on “Reflections on Courtrooms and Justice.” Blackman,...

Spitz in Montclair Today

Mark Spitz, who won seven gold medals for swimming at the 1972 Olympics, is coming to Montclair today to speak to the Montclair YMCA's swim team and give them some lessons.

‘Games Have Been Played’

Advocates of preserving the Marlboro Inn are weighing their options after Tuesday night's 5-2 Town Council vote not to declare it a historic landmark. "My understanding is the Friends of Marlboro Park and various concerned...