Fond Farewell for Local Restauranteur

Friends and foodies are mourning the death Sunday of Joseph Palmieri, 40, chef and owner of the Chelsea Grille in Montclair. Palmieri, who graduated from Bloomfield High School and...

Where in the World is Barista Sandiego?

Visual clue #3. The Barista's vacation is nearing its end, and nobody's guessed, so we have to become more obvious. The first reader to guess the Barista's secret undisclosed...

From the Crazy Mixed-Up Files of Raymond Helfrich

Raymond (aka Raymmmondo of the Watercooler) caught this goof when the Business Improvement District signs first went up.

Battle of the blockbusters

The Barista expects there'll be quite a mob scene at the Clairidge on Friday with the opening of "Fahrenheit 9/11." Despite the fact that there will be eight screenings,...

Waiting for the Bus

Montclair revelers were disappointed last night as they gathered along Grove St. to cheer the buses heading to Project Graduation. Although the bus route was not published...

Watercooler Roundup

Man, everything happens when you're on vacation. I just came home from the beach and caught up with the Montclair Watercooler. In the most recent roundup: Ed Remsen joins...

Montclair Busfest 2004

If you happen to be walking around Montclair this evening, you might see a few buses driving around town. No, those buses aren't full of sugarhigh toddlers waiting...

Fire Engines on Chapman St.

Earlier tonight, the sound of firetrucks and police cars traveling down Broughton Ave and Bay Street in Bloomfield drowned out everything else going on. Soon enough, intersections where...