I’ll Have the Green Slice, Thank You

Pizza preferences are, of course, a staple of slow news days. Tom Biro over at NJ.com's Bloomfield Journal asked his readers to tell him the names of their favorite pizzaries. He's finally compiled the...

Field of Droppings

Our intrepid Bloomfield Board of Ed correspondent Alison Meyer went to last night's meeting. A highlight: the school board's plan to reduce the, um, slippery problem of goose poop. Right from the start, the discussion...

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Display ‘Em

If you were unsatisfied with the way the writers of the Sopranos left the subplot about the black bear in Tony's yard last season, take heart. The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange...

Jean Valjean Did Not Wear Flip-Flops

68 hours and 14 minutes to go. Jeff Budd, director of Passaic Valley Summer Theater's performance of Les Miserables, gives notes to the cast and crew three days ahead of opening night. No watches, no...

Montclair ‘Y’ Bus Kills Pregnant Mom

All the kids on the bus were safe, but SUV it collided with yesterday didn't fare so well. The 31-year-old pregnant woman from Butler, who was driving the SUV, was thrown from her car...

Signs of Change on Church St.

A downtown in transition. Top: The replacement for the Midtown Diner, under construction. Bottom left: A Grabowsky sign covering the stage door of former tenant 12 Miles West. Bottom right: Vacant storefronts.

We’re Curbing Our Enthusiasm

... for Sunday nights. No Sopranos until 2006.

Wanted: Single Toddler for Parallel Play, Likes Mozart, Cheerios, Walks in the Park

You know, we've gotten used to a world in which children need "playdates" in order to get together. We've caved and let our adolescents have cell phones. We've seen neighborhood lemonade stand prices inflate...

Goodbye Salsa

Sixteen foreign exchange students staying in the Glen Ridge area said "adios" to their host families tonight at a farewell party at the Town Pub in Bloomfield. Most of the students, part of the...

A Slow Summer Day in Glen Ridge

Do you think they're trying to tell us something?