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Baristanet Profile: Lisa Johnson

Name:  Lisa Johnson Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? About 8 years ago. Where did you grow up? I’m an NJ native, but my father is from Bermuda so I was able to spend many...

Remembering Deborah ‘Diz’ Friedman, 1969-2020

Her sun rose in Manhattan, New York, on January 9, 1969. Deborah "Diz" Friedman was born to parents Robert Friedman and the late Gretchen Ferguson Friedman. Growing up in Montclair, New Jersey,...

Baristanet Profile: Andrew Kasperbauer

Name: Andrew Kasperbauer Where do you live? My wife and I live in Bloomfield right by Brookdale Park, which is an awesome place to walk, ride bikes, picnic, and attempt to play tennis! When did you move...

Baristanet Profile: Tiffany Rolston Montesino 

Name: Tiffany Rolston Montesino Where do you live? Hawthorne, NJ When did you move there? Five years ago Where did you grow up? Paterson, NJ How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I...

Baristanet Profile: Hilary Nicolai

Name: Hilary Nicolai Where do you live? Montclair's South End When did you move there? We moved to Montclair in 2008 after the birth of my twin girls and were introduced to the South End through a...

Baristanet Profile: Angie McCaffrey

Name: Angie McCaffrey Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? We moved here in 2013 when my son was almost a year old.  Where did you grow up? I grew up in a tiny farm...

Baristanet Profile: Mohamad Al-Kassem

Name: Mohamad Al-Kassem Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? I moved to Bloomfield in 2016, just before I married my beautiful wife. Where did you grow up? I was born in Syria and raised...

Baristanet Profile: Jessica Phelan

Name: Jessica Phelan Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? I moved to Montclair almost 9 years ago.  I love Montclair and my location so much that I recently moved to a bigger unit in...
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Remembering Anne “Hope” Crawley: Beloved Mother and Writer, Dies at 87

<a href="https://baristanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/candle.jpg" Beloved mother and grandmother, Anne “Hope” Crawley (nee Savage), 87, died peacefully in her home on July 24, 2020, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was with her loving children, Joe...

Baristanet Profile: Stacey Angela Williams

Name: Stacey Angela Williams Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? I moved here in 1981. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the South End Community on Orange Rd and Franklin Place. How do you...

Baristanet Profile: Autumn Urling

Name: Autumn M. Urling Where do you live? Montclair, New Jersey When did you move there? 1997 Where did you grow up? Montclair How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am the...

Baristanet Profile: Dawn Fitch

Name: Dawn Fitch Where do you live? West Orange When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? Bayonne How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am the founder of Pooka Pure and...

Baristanet Profile: Christiane Agkpo

Name: Christiane Agkpo Where do you live? North Caldwell, I lived in Montclair for 10 years before that. When did you move there? In 2015 when I was expecting my 4th child; we needed more space! Where did you...

Baristanet Profile: Deborah Guzmán Meyer

Name: Deborah Guzmán Meyer Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? 2009 Where did you grow up? Although I was born in New York, my parents — both immigrants — decided to move back to the Dominican Republic...