Author: Joanna Buffum

After living in Maine for four years while studying English and Anthropology at Bowdoin College, Joanna came back to her hometown to work at various positions at New Jersey Monthly for four years. She's now back in Maine, working on her first book.

40 Reasons to Love NJ

December 1, 2016

For NJM’s 40th, we've rounded up 40 Jersey people, places and peculiarities that show though Jersey's small, it packs a big punch.

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Tis the season for caroling, cocoa and cozy seasonal productions.

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Get Your Nutcracker Fix

November 28, 2016

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Nutcracker" brings sugarplum fairies and nutcracker princes to venues around the state.

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Our editors have some suggestions on how you can get the most out of this Black Friday.

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At Stumpy’s Hatchet House, guests can unleash their inner lumberjack.

Seen in: Outdoors, Sports

Blood Thirsty Ballerinas

October 12, 2016

Atlantic City Ballet goes ghoulish (fangs and all) for annual Dracula production.

Seen in: Arts & Entertainment, On Stage

A list of creative fests for fall.

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The increase in life-threatening food allergies among children has changed the public school experience.

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The line will be available for purchase at the Solexchange National Sneaker Convention at the Meadowlands Exposition Center from August 26-28.

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