Baristanet Profile: Corey S. Anderson


Name: Corey S. Anderson

Where do you live? I live in Bloomfield, NJ.

When did you move there? I have been living in Bloomfield for the past 4 years.

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Montclair.

How do you make a living? What is your everyday passion? I have been an auto technician for the past 25 years, but my passion is to play music and help others in need.

Coffee, tea or … ? I have about one cup of coffee a day.

What’s your idea of a perfect weekend day? A perfect weekend for me is not having to work so I can spend more time with my family.

What’s your favorite local restaurant? I have a few favorite local restaurants. Now that I reside in Bloomfield, I love to eat at Dev Cuisine on Bloomfield Ave.

What’s on your nightstand? My nightstand is covered with my daughters toys or bills I need to address.

What are you listening to? I have been a DJ for the past 30 years, and I play a lot of different genres of music. When i am not performing, I love to hear jazz music.

What are your current indulgences? I love to indulge in a large bowl of rum raisin ice-cream with a slice of banana nut bread.

What talent you would most like to have? I would love to have the talent of being able to perfect everything i do.

What’s the worst-kept (or best-kept!) secret about Montclair? Montclair is full of diversity, the type of diversity that has always brought and kept all types of cultures together.

What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? That I loved my family and tried most to please everyone. When it is time for me to leave this wonderful planet, I would want people to know I have always tried my best in everything I involved myself in. I would want them to know I was not perfect, but wanted my endeavors to be.

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