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“The Doors Project” at St. James Views Traditions and Values Through a Modern Lens

Doors define boundaries. They can be welcoming or send a message to stay away. As the clergy and congregants of The Episcopal Church of St. James in Montclair thought about the lead up to...

Baristanet Profile: Aminah Toler

Name: Aminah Toler Where do you live? 4th Ward, Montclair, NJ When did you move there? We moved to Montclair in 1981. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the Frog Hollow section of town. #HollowLove How do you...

Baristanet Profile: Zane Keyes

Name: Zane Where do you live? Montclair, NJ, emphasis on hometown. I’m a Black small business owner who went to school here. When did you move there? At 10 years old Where did you grow up? South End border...

Baristanet Profile: Danielle Zinn

Name: Danielle Zinn Where do you live? Montclair, New Jersey. When did you move there? Spring of 2004. Where did you grow up? Mostly in Sussex County, NJ but I spent my younger years in CO and IL. How...

Anxiety in the Spotlight: Bloomfield Baker Competes on Food Network

Bloomfield, NJ - Parenting young children is never easy. Running a small business with your spouse is also a challenge. But Bloomfield’s Jaleesa Al-Kassem, co-owner of Mo & Jay Pastry in Little Falls, has...

Baristanet Profile: Rey Arvelo

Name: Rey Arvelo Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? I would say 10 years ago. Where did you grow up? Newark, NJ How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion?  I work...

Baristanet Profile: Melissa DiMarco

Name: Melissa DiMarco Where do you live? Montclair. Claremont. Frog Hollow. It’s chill. They decorate the port-a-johns for Christmas around here. When did you move there? 2008 Where did you grow up? Lake Hopatcong for summer fun, and Peapack, Gladstone...

Baristanet Profile: Marissa Sanders-Young

Name: Marissa Sanders-Young Where do you live? I live in the South End area of Montclair. I moved to this side of town after I married my husband back in 2016. We both grew up here...

Baristanet Profile: Shira Zamir

Name: Shira Zamir Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. My parents moved there from Israel in the 70s. How do you make...

Baristanet Profile: Jo Fitzpatrick

Name: Jo Fitzpatrick Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? 2003 via Southern California via the UK Where did you grow up? A little town called Daventry in Northamptonshire, England How do you make a living? OR What is...

Baristanet Profile: Denise Ford Sawadogo

Name:  Denise Ford Sawadogo Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? In 2006 Where did you grow up? Freeport, Long Island and Brooklyn, NY (10 years old and younger) How do you make a living? OR What...

Baristanet Profile: Alice Magdziak

Name: Alice Magdziak Where do you live? Bloomfield, by Brookside Park When did you move there? 2001, from Wanaque, NJ Where did you grow up? I was born in Liberty Center, Ohio and lived in Illinois, California,...

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,...

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