Archive for June, 2012

Creative Floor and Backsplash Designs

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

I’ve heard the expression: a penny for your thoughts never realized what you could do with 10,000 of them. Pretty Cool and Unique (at least for now). Copper Pennies + Clear Resin = Beautiful Floor. If you want to try this: Save this picture and go to your local Big Box Home Improvement store and […]

Maplewoodstock: one of my top 10 reasons to love Maplewood

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

One of my Top 10 Reasons for loving Maplewood is Maplewoodstock! HERE IS THE SCHEDULE FOR DAY 1 Saturday, July 7, 2012 noon — 8bit ( … original and indie/alternative covers performed by four young rockers from Columbia High School …) 12:42 — Moodring ( … Maplewood and South Orange’s premier jam band; eclectic originals […]

Your Local Farmer’s Markets

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Looking for the freshest of fruits and vegetables and other savory food items, here is the weekly schedule for local farmer’s markets: Maplewood Farmers Market Mondays 2:00 PM-7:00 PM 160 Indiana St, Maplewood, NJ The Maplewood Farmers Market will be held at the Municipal Parking Lot located on Indiana Street. A variety of tasty treats […]

Sneaker or Home, you decide!

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Yesterday, all the HOOP-la was about the launch of Nike’s newest sneaker–Kanye West’s Air Yeezy 2–with someone bidding as much as $80K to buy it! Taking nothing away from Nike nor from Kanye West, where have our values gone? So, as Realtor, I can’t help but recommend buying a home as either a place you […]


Friday, June 8th, 2012

As part of Maplewood/South Orange’s incredibly fun stretch of late Spring to Early Summer events, providing fun, food, etc. for the entire family, This weekend features the second annual South Orange Maplewood LGBT Pride Festival is on Saturday, June 9 from Noon to 5pm at the Memorial Park Amphitheater (aka the hill by the train […]

Closed Real Estate Sales in the Bedroom Communities of NYC thru 6/6/12

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Another strong week of closings in the immediate area of Maplewood, South Orange, Livingston, Millburn, Short Hills, West Orange and Montclair. There were 33 homes with Closed Sales in the past week. Of these 33 homes, 9 sold for Final Asking Price or greater, a tad of 30%. Equally compelling, with the exception of one […]

Black Film Festival @ The Newark Museum, Paul Robeson Awards

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

June 20 – August 1, 2012 Wednesdays, 7 pm (Adult) (Youth 1 pm starting July 11) The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), celebrating its 38th Anniversary as one of the nation’s defining voices on behalf of independent film, opens in Newark with adult screenings beginning on Wednesday, June 20, with a six-week run ending on […]

Open Houses and SOMA Artist Tour

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Calling All Art Lovers: SOMA Studio Tour is Sunday Enjoy a self-guided, free tour of local artists’ work. By Carolyn Maynard-Parisi The SOMA Artists Studio Tour is Sunday, June 3 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. This self-guided event featuring nearly 60 painters, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, craftspeople, and multimedia artists, and is a tribute […]

Friday, June 1st, 2012

I spotted you from afar yesterday.  Happy to see that you are home.  I hope your travels through the Winter/Spring have been happy adventures! I’ve been thinking about you and remembering our conversation at John and Richard’s house about your plans for selling your home.  I just wanted to reach out to you to recommend […]