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Summer Reading

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the...

New Guilty Pleasure

All the rage in Glen Ridge. Ok, we saw it at one party. Pea shooting, and by grown-ups, no less. Only partly politically incorrect; the peas are all organic, from Whole Foods. Nobody got...

Watsessing Park and All That Jazz

The Barista has to admit she was utterly charmed by the Gala Independence Day Celebration today in the newly refurbished Watsessing Park. It had it all: perfect weather (ordered up by Jane Myers, president...

What, Me Worry?

Don't worry...You don't have to get ready for school until Sept. 8? Don't worry...We'll take your brats back Sept. 8? Don't worry...No homework until Sept. 8? Don't worry...We don't know how to punctuate either! (Suggest your own interpretation.)

Long, Longer, Longest

Friday night in Brookdale Park: The fireworks display was impressively long. The concert was even longer. The wait to get out of the park: endless. We don't want to complain, but.... The rearrangement of the concert space to the...

D-oh!

What's this picture of a Homer Simpson chia head doing on our website? Check it out.

The Blair House Project

"All beautiful houses are beautiful in the same way," says our friend Fran Liscio, paraphrasing Tolstoy. "But all ugly houses are ugly in different ways." The Montclair resident wants to prove her point by...

A New Walmart in Bloomfield?

Bloomfield is abuzz these days on the question of whether a new Walmart might be planned for the site of the former Westinghouse lamp division in the Watsessing neighborhood. And nobody's more abuzz about...

New Kid on the Block

A bunch of exchange students from Spain and Italy came into Glen Ridge yesterday through the Academic Adventures in America program. Here's Diana, who hails from Spain, and is staying with the Barista for...