Grand Old (Montclair) Party

The Montclair Times found some Republicans in Montclair. Wow. How did they get in? The border guards must have been asleep that day.

Capturing the Friedmans

The Martha's Vineyard Gazette reported this week that the planning board of Aquinnah will seek criminal charges against Montclair residents Mark and Joyce Friedman, who own a house on...

Burnett Off Bloomfield BOE

Greg Burnett, a controversial member of the Bloomfield Board of Education, has apparently resigned from the school board. At Monday night's board meeting, board president Barbara Francisco read an...

How Much is that (Bomb-Sniffing) Dog in the Window?

Well, we don't know exactly, but the services of a bomb-sniffing dog run about $125, according to yesterday's Star-Ledger story, which reveals that Mountainside Hospital now shares one with...

What Passes for Country in the Suburbs

Ah, a beautiful day for riding, as long as you're not jumping when somebody revs up a lawnmower. At the Essex Equestrian Center in West Orange, where woods near...

Can You Read Us Now?

Barista has to applaud a coffee shop and restaurant that offers free Wifi to its customers. Panera Bread, which has been offering wireless internet in some locations nationally,...

Back to Bloomfield for Dream Job Candidate

Anish Shroff, the 22-year-old finalist in the upcoming ESPN reality show "Dream Job," is moving back home to Bloomfield to take part in the competition, which begins with...

Grilled Corn with Herb Butter

Ha Ha! The Barista herself scooped me!! I was gallivanting around New Jersey this weekend and found some beautiful corn myself! It has been superb at the...