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...

What… No Emmy for Best Location?

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences just released its Emmy nominations today. Our local show, HBO's Sopranos, got 20, including acting nominations for lead James Gandolfini and Edie Falco. Soprano Sue has the...

Talk about Split Personalities

The Jersey Jackals long ago committed to playing a charity softball game tonight against WPLJ 95.5 at Yogi Berra Stadium. Then yesterday, after winning four games straight, they tied the New Haven Cutters as...

Do You Believe in Curses?

Well, the folks at the Yogi Berra Museum must. Their celebrity softball game (between Sweeny Murti's WFAN All-Stars and the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center All- Stars, managed by Yogi Berra) had to...

Mugging for Free Ice Cream

Phillip Arace, 11, and J.R. Hilcher, 8, both of Bloomfield, dressed up in their Santa hats tonight to qualify for free ice cream, with sprinkles, at Magic Fountain at 300 Broad St. in Bloomfield....

Shave Just a Little Off that Rumor, OK?

Despite a persistent thread of rumors over at NJ.com's Bloomfield Forum, the Bloomfield barber known as Bobby is not being pushed out of his Broad St. shop by a political coup. Some posters on the...

More Paula Danziger Connections

We at Barista didn't realize that Paula Danziger had so many Montclair connections until she died last week. Here's another. Gary and Mark Blackman of ArtsPower, a young-adult touring theater company based in...

Path Cleared For Bulldozers

The Montclair Town Council voted 5-2 against declaring the Marlboro Inn an historic landmark tonight following about an hour of passionate public comment urging them to save the inn. The only council members voting...

Trash for Cash

Bloomfield College will teach you how to make money from selling old Barbie shoes in a class called "Trash for Cash" next month. Offered for $50, the class will teach you everything you need...