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.
Two Jersey towns host page-turning book festivals this fall.

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The Blast That Rocked NJ

September 10, 2015

On September 12, 1940, the Hercules Powder Company Kenvil Works plant explosion killed 51 people.

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History buffs will love Morristown's rich Revolutionary War roots, while social butterflies have their pick of a plethora of restaurants and watering holes.

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As the summer winds down, prepare your taste buds for the last of barbecue season.

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A Jersey native’s just-for-fun experiment delighted his friends, including two fellow bankers. Together they created Messy Brine, pickles with personality.

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August has it all, from electronic to classic rock to jazz.

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Sculptor Laura Petrovich-Cheney's latest exhibition, "By the Block," repurposes fragments of wood salvaged from the ruins of Hurricane Sandy.

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The search for a BBQ king commences at The New Jersey State Barbecue Championship.

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On Wednesday night's episode of the Daily Show, Judge Andrew Napolitano made a suggestion for Jon's retirement.

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Think you know your local history? Take our quiz to find out.

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