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Giving It Away for Free: World Book Night Givers Hope to Recruit Book Lovers

Spreading the love of reading, one book at a time.

Mother’s Day Weekend Just Got Scary with Scary Mommy

Scary Mommy is coming to Montclair and Barista Kids is throwing her a bash!

The Modern Music Academy Celebrates its Grove Street Grand Opening

Back in January, Barista Kids told you about a new arrival to Montclair's Grove Street commercial area, The Modern Music Academy  (TMMA). Now that they are settled, TMMA is ready to expand to group classes in addition to its...

The Final Countdown to Kindergarten in Montclair

Here's the unscientific impression I've gotten from public forums, people I know and trust, and my own visits to the schools.

Giveaway: Signed and Personalized Copy of Giants Beware!

We're giving away a signed and personalized copy of Giants Beware!

The Full Catastrophe

We have a copy of the brand new The Full Catastrophe CD to giveaway to one lucky reader!

Exclusive: Email to the Montclair School Board: From Choice to Request to “Good Luck!”

We have received a misdirected email that indicates that parents won't have to make a choice or a request at all.

Calling All Incorrigible Children! Meet the Author at Watchung Booksellers

Maryrose Wood, the author of the hilarious series The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, will be at Watchung Booksellers Tuesday, March 27, at 4 p.m.  The books are for young readers, ages eight and...

Giants Beware! A Baristaville Dad Gives us a Spunky Hero

Giants Beware! comes out in April, but you can pre-order your copy now from Watchung Booksellers!

Let’s Make Some Noise! Preschool of Rock Comes to Montclair

Here at Barista Kids, we love our music classes for the younger set. Montclair is about to gain one more opportunity for music exposure in the form of Preschool of Rock, an active, raucus-in-a-good-way class for...

March Mathness Comes to Montclair!

Students in our area, not just Montclair, can take advantage of the exciting workshops coming up.

Montclair High School Teacher Builds Bridges to South Africa

The evening truly was a multi-media presentation.

Windows on Walnut: Food, Drink and Consignments

Montclair's Walnut Street area -- affectionately called WOHO -- is buzzing with entrepreneurial energy.

Giveaway: Listen in On Confessions of a Scary Mommy

We have a galley copy of "Confessions of a Scary Mommy" to give away to one lucky reader.

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