A New Walmart in Bloomfield?

Bloomfield is abuzz these days on the question of whether a new Walmart might be planned for the site of the former Westinghouse lamp division in the Watsessing neighborhood....

New Kid on the Block

A bunch of exchange students from Spain and Italy came into Glen Ridge yesterday through the Academic Adventures in America program. Here's Diana, who hails from Spain, and is...

For Your Digital Pleasure

Our Seattle bureau chief just sent us the WFMU newsletter, which included this. If you're bored, unable to get to fireworks or just want to scare a baby or small...

Radio Love Letter

Thanks again to the Watercooler, we found out about Steve Twomey's lovely homage on NPR to his son's Montclair teacher, Ms. Patel. Go listen.

Helium Shopping

The Barista apologizes for being a little light on today's daily dish. OK, a lot light. Let's consider it a diet. The thing is, we have 3,000 red, white and...

Ix-nay on the Own-Fay

Starting today, you can get a $250 ticket and one motor vehicle point for talking on your cell phone while driving in New Jersey. Ok, that takes care of half...

One Big Error and Lots of Praise

It seems astounding to us, but the reason the Montclair Town Council couldn't go forward tonight with its second reading and public hearing on the ordinance to declare the...

Everything But the Pole

Lt. Ken Mercadante took a break from polishing up the glass doors on the new Montclair fire headquarters to give the Barista a sneak preview of the building, which...