The Celebrant USA Foundation, headquartered in Montclair, gets a nice write-up in the Jersey section of tomorrow’s New York Times (which home-delivery subscribers get on Saturday).
Perhaps we are not 100 percent objective, but last night’s production of Les Miserable at the Passaic Valley Summer Theater was — what’s the word? oh yes — great. Passaic […]
Message boards, whether of the Yahoo variety or the NJ.com type, are known for lots of bickering and, well, even flaming about issues great and small. If you go to […]
A group of local political leaders met last night at the Office restaurant in Montclair to discuss ways to radically change the structure of county government in Essex County. Calling […]
Bloomfield’s Town Council received a sheaf of petitions this week protesting the conversion of the abandoned Short Stop Diner into a Dunkin’ Donuts. The 55 petitions all said the same […]
Our most recent weekly poll revealed that 60 percent of Barista readers are Democrats. Not exactly a surprise. That’s also the way our mail is running. We’ve heard word of […]
What’s it take to get rid of some kittens? Our friend Kirsten’s been trying for a couple weeks to give some away for free, but no luck. It reminds us […]
Do these numbers sound familiar to anybody? Two people in New Jersey entered these winning numbers in the state’s Pick Six lotto on July 22 and are entitled to share […]
Carpooling just got more interesting. Click for closeup. Water main installation in Glen Ridge will close Lincoln St. between Hamilton Rd. and Ridgewood Ave. (during the day) for about two […]
The Montclair YMCA has invited parents of children in their Milford Lake day camp to a counselling session tonight. The counsellor will field questions and advise the parents how they […]
Pizza preferences are, of course, a staple of slow news days. Tom Biro over at NJ.com’s Bloomfield Journal asked his readers to tell him the names of their favorite pizzaries. […]
Our intrepid Bloomfield Board of Ed correspondent Alison Meyer went to last night’s meeting. A highlight: the school board’s plan to reduce the, um, slippery problem of goose poop.
If you were unsatisfied with the way the writers of the Sopranos left the subplot about the black bear in Tony’s yard last season, take heart. The Turtle Back Zoo […]
68 hours and 14 minutes to go. Jeff Budd, director of Passaic Valley Summer Theater’s performance of Les Miserables, gives notes to the cast and crew three days ahead of […]