NJ: You Have to Be Rich to Live Here

News out last week that New Jersey is the richest state in the union. In the Star-Ledger story, the state's master demographer, James Hughes, was quoted as saying, "If...

Time for a Sit Down

And the winner of Soprano Sue Traveling Mug Contest #1 is: the Proprietor! As the Prop correctly stated, the actor pictured last week holding Sue's Barista latte mug was...

Local Author Makes Bestseller List

"Shem Creek," a new hardcover by Montclair novelist Dottie Frank, makes the New York Times Bestseller List for the third week straight. "Shem Creek," which is about a Star-Ledger...

A New Place to Kvetch in Bloomfield

Montclair has the Montclair Watercooler and Montclair Unmoderated. Now Bloomfield has a second message board too. Alison Meyer, a regular at NJ.com's Bloomfield Forum, where she posts notes on...

They’re Here!!!

When a certain 15-year-old we know suggested a shopping trip to New York City this week, we winced. "You know, it's a big terrorist target with the Republican convention."...

North by Northwest, We Think

This little sign with a blue circle and a white arrow caught our eye this afternoon. It says "evacuation route" and it popped up suddenly at the intersection...

Worth the Carbs

Garrison Keillor once said, "Sex is good. But not as good as fresh, sweet corn." It's not always true, but the ears we've nibbled the last few weeks have...

Hot

For those of you (Raymmmondo) who noticed that Barista posting was light the last 24 hours, that's because we were in Pennsylvania picking up a camper. The local news...