Leon DeVose III, arrested last week on carjacking and kidnapping charges, killed himself in the Essex County Jail on Friday, according to a story in today’s Star-Ledger. DeVose, who was […]
The farmer’s market was exploding with the early autumn harvest on Saturday! There were peaches and basil and tomatoes and pears and grapes and the first gorgeous squashes. Summer and […]
The Montclair Adult School catalogue is now completely online. We just registered for what we think is the most interesting course, “Inside the Montclair Police Department” with chief David Sabagh, […]
Dress code — that perpetual controversy at Bloomfield High School — already stirs the blood of parents, teachers and students there this year. And there’s no shortage of ink on […]
And the Barista’s first Seasonal Decorating Violation is issued to this homeowner on West Passaic Ave. in Bloomfield for jumping straight to Thanksgiving before getting through Halloween.
The Barista applauds the sense of humor of Home and School parents in Glen Ridge, who are once again tweaking the tasteful sensibilities of homeowners by using pink flamingos to […]
If you haven’t been invited yet to a debate party on Thursday night, maybe you’d better plan one. The Barista has received two e-vites so far as the Presidential Debate […]
Montclair artist Eric Baker was the graphic genius behind the humorous “Electoral Map,” which appeared on the New York Times Op-Ed page yesterday. Chris Harris, a tv writer, was his […]
Hundreds of people packed the big white tent behind Oakeside, Bloomfield’s cultural center, yesterday for the 2004 Bloomfield Pizza Challenge. The atmosphere, sardine-like; the mood festive — unless you worked […]
It has come to our attention that the restaurant and shopping district on Walnut Street in Montclair is being called (well by some people) WOHO … as in SOHO. Nevermind […]
When Montclair Serge Lescouarnec suggested to the North Jersey Fast Company Circle of Friends lunch group on Thursday that it might consider celebrating “Take Back Your Time Day,” he was […]
Jon Randel stepped down yesterday as one of the Montclair Watercooler’s Benevolent Despots. Longtime Montclair resident Katherine Joyce is taking his place. As they say at the Vatican, Habemus papam!
Representatives of Bike Montclair met with Montclair Mayor Ed Remsen, other town officials and a consultant from Princeton yesterday in an effort to make Montclair more bike friendly. The bicycle […]
John Miller — Montclair native, former ABC-TV news luminary, interviewer of Osama bin Laden and now counter-terrorism chief of LA — got in a bit of a pickle yesterday when […]