Archive for February, 2012

A Great Choice for Summer Activities for Our Kids

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School has announced its much anticipated slate of Summer Children’s Program. The classes run in two sessions: June 25 to July 6; and July 9 to July 20. You can send your child for an entire day of five classes (including lunch) from 8:45 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. or pick and […]

Foreclosures in New Jersey Heading South for Spring

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

  New Jersey Foreclosure Activity Down in 2011 January 27, 2012 Information From RealtyTrac 2/29/2012 Filings are down 73 percent from 2010 and 72 percent from 2009 Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 17,461 New Jersey properties in 2011, down 73 percent from a year ago and […]

Live and Let Live! Jane Seymour appearance at the Short Hills Mall This Weekend

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Jane Seymour Returns to Short Hills This Weekend for Art Show Actress-artist to show her art along with son’s photographs this weekend at Wentworth Gallery at the Short Hills Mall. By Laura Griffin Jane Seymour is probably best known for her role as Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman and her role as Solitaire in Live and […]

Survey Says: THIN MINTS!

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Between Valentines Day and St Patrick Day, we see the color shift from decorating with Red to Green.  The same can be said for what happens as your door bell rings every day with a cute lil girl asking if you will buy Girl Scout Cookies.  While most of us don’t love unexpected visitors on […]

Map of Maplewood

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Just having a little fun with the puzzle of Maplewood I recently completed and using my iPad Photobooth App Mark Slade

Love to Learn from What Didn’t Work

Monday, February 27th, 2012

I doubled my business in the last year, which in what we all know has been a challenging market indicates that I must be doing something right. However, even after selling almost all of my listings in 2011, even finding the buyers for 50% of these homes, the one that I didn’t sell prompts me […]

Macy’s Profits, Like their Balloons, are UP, UP, UP!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

As a former buyer for Macy’s, turned wholesale EVP, turned Realtor, I find myself cautiously optimistic when reading results like these as they pertain to our national economy. Coupled with the strong trend in Real Estate in the Bedroom Communities of NYC, with 45 minute commutes to NYC, I couldn’t ask for more! Shares of […]

Get a BEAD ON IT tonight, Mardi Gras in Maplewood

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

It’s Fat Tuesday so what are you going to do tonight? Mardi Gras hits town at Highland Place on Feb. 21, 8 p.m. as owner Chris Farrow rolls out the red carpet for Big Mamou — a Montclair-based band with deep roots in what they call “Cajun, Zydeco and Cosmic Country.” They supply accordion, guitar, […]

Jazz Night with Jackie Jones! Feb 25th in Maplewood

Monday, February 20th, 2012

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Maplewood Mayor Calls for Overridge of Proposed Veto of Marriage Bill

Friday, February 17th, 2012

DeLuca Calls on Legislature to Override Promised Veto of Marriage Bill More from the mayor — and other local reaction to passage of the Freedom to Marry bill. By Mary Mann February 16, 2012 Children sign the Maplewood Pride banner Passage of the Freedom to Marry bill by the NJ State Assembly was big news […]