SOMA group hops into brewing business

Local couples create craft beers for South Orange-Maplewood community, plan to open taproom

SOMA group hops into brewing business

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood both boast lively downtowns filled with restaurants and family attractions but, until this year, something was missing: a brewery. So Adam and Farnaz Heydt, and Chris and Bianca Froelich decided to do something about it; on Labor Day weekend they rolled out their first two […]

Oysterfest draws 2,000 to The Woodland

Hundreds ‘get naked in the ’Wood’ for skin checks to locate skin cancer and to support research

Oysterfest draws 2,000 to The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Robert J. Miller Oysterfest kicked off on Saturday, Sept. 16, the third year that the melanoma awareness fundraiser was held at The Woodland in Maplewood. Honoring the life of resident Bob Miller, who died from melanoma in 2014, the event provided free skin checks as well as live music, food and […]

Third annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest is here

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Get Naked In The ’Wood! Tickets are on sale now for the third annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest for melanoma awareness. This popular event, in partnership with the township of Maplewood, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 9 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. The […]

Maplewood Chamber of Commerce to honor John J. Meade Jr.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Distinguished Service Award Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Maplewood Country Club starting at 6:30 p.m. The Distinguished Service Award has been presented to leaders in the town’s business and civic community for more than 60 years. This year’s honoree is John […]