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...

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...

GOP Upset: Dawson Out

Sure, all those Republicans may look alike: silver hair, golf shirt, khaki pants, docksiders. But all that country club veneer didn't do much to hide one of the nastiest...

Garden Fantasies

Samuel Johnson called second marriages a "triumph of hope over experience." That's how the Barista feels about gardening. All those marvelous pansies, petunias and begonias, so alluring in spring,...

What, Me Worry?

The Barista was pretty surprised when she saw this poll from the Record of Bergen, along with the headline that North Jerseyeans are more worried about traffic than they...

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...

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...