I Guess That Means Seven More Fat Years

According to our friend The Proprietor, we ain't getting the cicadas after all. If they haven't come by now, they're not coming. Whew. That's one less plague to worry about.

Demolition Watch

She has instructions to call at the first bulldozer.

Wired (Not)

The Montclair Watercooler is all abuzz about outages of Comcast's high-speed internet service. That's terrible! Even if it the squirrels' fault. The Barista does wonder, though, how all those people can chat on the internet...

What About Those Gambling Rings in Glen Ridge and Montclair?

For those of you who didn't watch The Sopranos tonight (Who are you, by the way? Inquiring minds want to know), you will be so upset to hear that Bloomfield's casino operations were offered...

Sopranos Season Five: Out With a Whimper

Didn't we tell you that Adriana and cousin Tony were going to get it? What we didn't figure was that the Sopranos would turn into Cold Mountain in the last episode.

Why Not Make a Regular Thing Out of It?

Tons of stuff happened this weekend, and don't you think that just because the Barista went up to Little Ferry to have all-you-can-eat sushi and watched "Soylent Green" on DVD she wasn't paying attention....

Real Estate Rubbernecking

FOR SALE: 3 BR Colonial, nice landscaping, occasional helicopters. $549,000. When news broke this week that Martha Stewart's childhood home in Nutley was for sale, the Cheneys -- who own the house now -- were...

A New Patisserie

Giant balloons always get our attention. Even better when they're advertising food. We stopped to take pictures of the brand new Broadway Bakery on Broad Street in Bloomfield. Here's the owner, Victor Concul, who...

Action on Glen Ridge Parkway

Glen Ridge Parkway in Glen Ridge was filled with flashing lights early this afternoon after two workmen taking down a large oak tree got shocked by electric wires. Neighbors said they heard an...

Martin’s Lament

We picked this up over at Montclair Unmoderated. Martin Golan has a problem. Now you do too. I make no excuses for this except to share the pain. A few days ago, someone hummed a song...