Is This What They Mean by an Artsy Town?

Spotted today at the intersection of Park and Bellevue in Upper Montclair, by Ridger Warren Levinson, on his first bike ride since splitting his head open during...

A Nickel Aint Worth a Dime Anymore

This photo comes to us by way of Maureen Berzok, who writes the Jersey Writers blog at NJ.com. That's Dale Berra, posing next to an oil painting of...

Spike Lee in the Hood

Local commercial shooting just got a zillion degrees cooler. According to this story (site registration required), director Spike Lee will be filming a basketball commercial at Montclair High School this...

Bloomfield Man Shamed by Ethicist

The following letter appeared in "The Ethicist", the Randy Cohen advice column that runs weekly in the New York Times Magazine. It's wedding season for us kids in our late...

Remembering 9/11: Tom Biro

Tom Biro shares an email he originally sent out the day after, describing his escape from under the World Trade Center. Hello everybody - hope all is well with each...

Remembering 9/11: Ken Shane

Ken Shane of Springfield remembers the bond he felt with all Americans in the aftermath. I was on a tour of the Canyonlands. The morning of September 11, 2001 found...

Name That Tune

We were at Camden Yards yesterday for the 5-2 Yankees win over the Orioles, which inspired this week's poll. What they should play during the 7th inning stretch:"God Bless America""Take...

Remembering 9/11: Richard Szathmary

For Richard Szathmary, who lives in Clifton, the most searing memory from that day was not an image, but a sound. I worked in a five-story building on Park Place,...