Public Parking

Score one for the internet and all the jargon it has spawned: the Crescent parking lot in Montclair went "offline" yesterday -- in the words of Dale Jacobs of the Montclair Parking Authority. Jacobs,...

Very Funny? Somebody Doesn’t Think So

TBS, heavily promoting re-runs of "Sex and the City," has a quiz on the side of city buses and in subway kiosks. What, the ad asks, is a yogasm? Answer (b) is...

No Way To Sugarcoat It: The Crescent Lot is Closed

If you have to park anywhere in downtown Montclair any time in the next 10 months, you better plan on getting an early start. The Crescent parking lot* -- the first place most...

Flu Shots Today

The Montclair Health Department is giving out flu shots today until 4 pm. to residents of Montclair and Glen Ridge. You don't have to be in a special risk group to qualify. A...

Restaurant Confidential

Another Montclair eatery is up for sale. This time, it's a confidential listing for $1,050,000, but we've gleaned the following information.4 Star Italian Rest. for sale in the heart of Montclair. Long established, well...

It Takes A Mansion

With all the talk about construction of a new Montclair public elementary school building, LEEDS and other issues, another area school quietly acquired this historic property, the W.I. Lincoln Adams House, circa 1907. Montclair Co-op...

Deer Me!

Deer contraception studies, illegal transportation of deer, and passing the buck, literally, so cute whitetails can become another state's problem. It's the topic of an editorial in the Star Ledger. We're just wondering why...

Suburban Legend?

It's no Montclair Watercooler, but we found this strange query on NJ.com's Montclair forum. Would this post have passed through the Benevolent Despots' elaborate screening process... Mount Hebron Middle School's incomplete swimming pool I've heard...

‘Poor Little Rich District’

Torn auditorium seats -- despite mansions on Ridgewood Ave. and an average household income of $105,638. Oh the humanity! The Star-Ledger writes today about Glen Ridge's school funding crisis. Sure. True. It's patently unfair that...

Where Do We Draw the Line?

Jerry Mosier, in an Unmod post, complains of all the Christmas decorations that remain up around town. Which leads us to an important question, when should Barista start issuing Seasonal Decorating Violations for reindeer...