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Baristanet Profile: Lisa Tamburri

  Name: Lisa Tamburri Where do you live? Bloomfield When did you move there? I’ve lived here all my life. Where did you grow up? Broughton Ave in Bloomfield How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday...

Baristanet Profile: Maria Sanders

Name: Maria Sanders Where do you live? I feel like I live in 3 towns: Bloomfield (where we technically live), Glen Ridge (our official address) and Montclair (where I truly LIVE meaning it’s where I shop,...

Baristanet Profile: Samad Savage

Name: My name is Samad Savage, but my friends and local Montclarians call me Samad or Mâd. Where do you live? Montclair, the town that produced me. When did you move there? 1996, When I was born. Where did...

Baristanet Profile: 2021 Year in Review

The more we get to know the people around us, the more neighborly our community becomes. That's the goal of the Friday Profile at Baristanet. The weekly feature helps us learn about our neighbors'...

Baristanet Profile: Jana Joyce

Name: Jana Joyce Where do you live? Bloomfield When did you move there? I moved to Bloomfield to downsize last summer after raising my kids in Montclair. Where did you grow up? I grew up in NYC. How...

Baristanet Profile: Susan Andersen

Name: Susan Andersen Where do you live? Montclair, near Montclair Center When did you move there? September 2009 with my husband, by way of the city. Where did you grow up? I grew up in a small...

Baristanet Profile: Ben Rich

Name: Ben Rich Where do you live? Frog Hollow in Montclair When did you move there? 2009 Where did you grow up? Wolfeboro, NH How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I’m passionate about environmental issues...

Baristanet Profile: Monique Hudson

Name: Monique Hudson Where do you live? Montclair When did you move here? September, 2021 Where did you grow up? Bronx, New York How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? Co-Owner of Coffee &...

Baristanet Profile: Julia Guerrier

Name: Julia Guerrier Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 2020 Where did you grow up? Virginia How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I love working with children and young adults....

Baristanet Profile: Edward Nicholas

Name: Edward Nicholas Where do you live? Montclair NJ , South End, 4th ward When did you move there?  I’m Montclair born and raised How do you make a living? I continue to work in the field of early...

JULIA Doc Opens at The Clairidge; Montclair’s Carla Gutierrez Gives Us a Taste

Be sure to enjoy a delicious meal, preferably French, before (or after!) sitting down to devour the new documentary JULIA, which is showing at The Clairidge starting November 19th. The slow-motion cooking shots sprinkled...

Baristanet Profile: Colleen Martinez

Name: Colleen Martinez Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there: 1998 Where did you grow up?  Elizabeth, New Jersey. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I’m a Licensed Clinical Social...

Baristanet Profile: Keith Franco

Name: Keith Franco Where do you live? Montclair - Frog Hollow Section When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? Nutley How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I'm the co-founder...

11 Spooky Books for Kids and Teens

Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations have always inspired books and movies like Room on the Broom, Coraline, The Witches, Coco, and more. As the weather gets cooler and the nights get longer,...

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