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Baristanet Profile: Amanda McCabe

Name: Amanda McCabe Where do you live? Glen Ridge When did you move there? December, 2008 Where did you grow up? A little town in upstate New York How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I...

Montclair Bread Company Cookbook, ‘Will Run For Doughnuts,’ Puts ‘People First – Food Second’

Cookbooks usually focus on recipes, highlighting ingredients and signature techniques that make dishes unique. However, Rachel Wyman’s new baking cookbook WILL RUN FOR DOUGHNUTS takes a different approach. Using memoir-style commentary and introductions to...

Baristanet Profile: Ernst Goldman, Jr.

Name: Ernst Goldman, Jr. (Eclipse) Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? Around the age of 17 Where did you grow up? Born in Haiti, migrated to Florida, then to East Orange, then finally...

Baristanet Profile: Erin Mills

Name: Erin Mills Where do you live? I live in Packanack Lake. My office is in Brassworks in Montclair (Near Grove & Walnut) as of July 1st - so excited to open our HQ...

Baristanet Profile: Chad Smith

Name: Chad Smith  Where do you live? Montclair - South End  When did you move there? Life-Long Montclair Resident  Where did you grow up? South End of Montclair  How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? Owner...

Baristanet Profile: Jennifer Ko

Name: Jennifer Ko Where do you live? Upper Montclair When did you move there? 2016 Where did you grow up? Irvine, California How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I own and operate APEM...

Remembering Zyon Scott Brooks

On July 29th, amid shock and sadness, Zyon Scott Brooks’ friends came together to honor his memory at the corner of Summit and Park. They gathered at the spot near where two days before...

Baristanet Profile: Michelle Bradley

Name: Michelle Bradley   Where do you live? West Orange, the Gregory Section  When did you move there? We moved here in 2015. Before that we were in Maplewood, and before that the Lower East Side.   Where did you...

Baristanet Profile: Jean Warsager

Name:  Jean Warsager Where do you live? (Town and/or neighborhood) Proud resident of Montclair, South End When did you move there?  I grew up in the South End of Montclair, and although I’ve lived in other...

Montclair Architect Nina Cooke John Wins National Competition to Design New Newark Monument

Montclair architect Nina Cooke John’s busy and accomplished year just outdid itself. Cooke John’s design for a Harriet Tubman tribute, “Shadow of a Face," will become the City of Newark’s newest monument in Washington...

BELA Summer Academy Students Take A Fresh Look at Lackawanna Plaza

For years now, the development of Lackawanna Plaza has been a passionate topic for Montclair residents. The very real need for a grocery store in the area and the desire to preserve the history...

Baristanet Profile: Brett Wellman Messenger

Name: Brett Wellman Messenger Where do you live? Bloomfield, in a neighborhood we jokingly call MontAdj (Montclair Adjacent), near Brookside Park. When did you move there? I moved to Jersey from East Harlem in 2016 to...

Montclair’s Taylor Lee Talks Breaking Pageant Barriers, Inspirations, and Favorite Hometown Hangouts

Taylor Lee is not one to let an opportunity pass her by. This spring and summer have been a whirlwind of activity thanks to an Instagram post about the Miss New Jersey USA Pageant...

Baristanet Profile: Jennifer Snyder

Name: Jennifer Snyder Where do you live? Montclair by Edgemont Park When did you move there? We’ve been in Montclair for 16 years. Where did you grow up?I grew up In Portland, Oregon.  My husband and I have lived...

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