Jersey Living

Sports

Teens compete for a spot in the U.S. Fencing Association Summer National Championships in California this July.
For one not-so-memorable year, the Newark Peppers brought big-league baseball (with 10-cent bleacher seats) to the Garden State.

Culture

For poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan, a working-class childhood in gritty Paterson inspired a lifetime of luminous literature.
Every morning for a decade, a Montclair artist crafts meticulous collages from the daily paper.

Garden Variety

Reiki, a holistic healing practice, is a new method for aiding ailing pets.
Three friends hope to help reconnect Mile Square City with its beer-brewing roots with 902 Brewing Co.