Tree down on Glen Ridge Parkway near Ridgewood Ave. in Glen Ridge. Thanks, Dave, for sending in the photo.
Two 16-year-old boys were robbed and beaten up in Anderson Park last night before being taken to the hospital, Montclair Police say. They say a group of six or seven […]
UPDATED: Man, that’s loud. Video from the Baristanet porchcam at about 4:35 pm. The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather advisory for Essex County. * AT 256 PM […]
Today on Barista Kids: getting your first driver’s license, duct-tape prom dresses, a local kid who met Nelson Mandela and what to do about bored kids.
A reader named Ryan sent us this picture of a deer wandering brazenly around Ridgewood Avenue in Glen Ridge last night around 7:15 pm. This deer is so close to […]
Nelson Mandela Day is July 18, and includes and all-star concert at Radio City Music Hall, a special stand at Grand Central and a dinner at Cipriani’s. One local boy […]
I’m frantically trying to come up with an idea for Barista Kids’ 4th of July Parade float this Saturday. We have a red pickup truck, but that’s about it. Have […]
(Updated with detail that Brookdale Park fireworks will be rescheduled) Here’s what’s happening around town for the July 4th weekend. Montclair, Bloomfield, Nutley, Clifton and other neighboring townships are holding […]
The Montclair Water Department is replacing a valve tomorrow and will be shutting off water for certain homes on Valley Road between Alvin Place and Appleton Place between 9:30 am […]
At a meeting around my dining room table last night, a few parents mentioned that their daughters were bored in Girl Scouts, and the implication was that this might lead […]
For mothers of little kids, a child’s birthday is all about bouncy houses and goody bags. But when your kid turns 17, it’s all about the driver’s license — especially […]
Glen Ridge artist Lori Loebelsohn, whose BlueWaveNJ posters and mugs can be seen throughout liberal households in Baristaville, has a new piece of art that you may be seeing a […]
Vinnie Travisano is an ad man by profession. For fun, he’s a movie critic. Not just any movie critic: a movie critic for the common man. A self-confessed “dyed-in-the-wool movie […]
Glenfield Middle School students are raising money for soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan tonight. Head to Montclair Public Library to hear their songs and get some dessert. A Coming […]