What To Do With the Kids?

With just a week left to go until those marvelous little parasites children are home from school, mothers across the area have gone into panic mode about how to keep them occupied over the...

Not *Quite* Ready for Prime Time

Police, scaffolding, orange traffic cones and heavy equipment all slowed traffic on Bloomfield Avenue yesterday as the final touches were put on Rascals Comedy Club in preparation for its grand opening in downtown Montclair....

Fear Evenly Split

The results of our Monday poll -- "What Worries You the Most these Days?" -- are in: 33% of respondents worried about falling trees, 33% worried about losing their Comcast internet connection and 33%...

Less Government. Tomorrow, Anyway

Here's one fellow you won't be seeing tomorrow. Post offices and mail delivery are suspended tomorrow and federal offices will be closed, in honor of the Reagan funeral. State, county and local government and...

We Have Come to Bury the Gipper, Not to Praise Him

As the TV coverage of Ronald Reagan's demise got sappier and sappier, Montclair resident Thom Kennon got madder and madder. "I was overwhelmed over the weekend," he said. "I thought: this has got to...

Garrison Keillor in NJ

Garrison Keillor is coming to New Jersey this weekend. Read more here.

Mom’s Worst Nightmare

Here's proof that just because you're looking through a camera doesn't mean you're actually seeing what's going on. Now, let's set the scene. It's the last game of the baseball season, the Barista's got a...

Stuck in This Barista Boy’s Head

Because how often do you get this kind of honesty from someone at the top of his game? "I dumbed down for my audience to double my dollars They criticized me for it yet they all...

You Mean I Could Have Had the Massager?

The Star Ledger reports today that $21.67 was spent on every voter who turned out for the Montclair mayoral election last month. Barista went trolling for what Montclairians might have got for that money.