I’ve gotten to eat and cook a lot of delicious food in my three years as an About contributor, but my most memorable assignment had nothing to do with eating. It was taking an aerial yoga class at Barre Fly in Jackson Township.
I can’t quite explain how rewarding it is to helm About magazine for this milestone issue. These 100 issues represent so much: hard work, an undying passion for helping readers seek out the best our region has to offer and the desire to help local businesses expand and grow, through advertising and editorial coverage alike.
We celebrated our sixth anniversary and our recent relaunch at the Pavilion at Gervasi Vineyard in June. The party featured hors d’oeuvres, drinks, dessert and music by Yankee Bravo. About 150 guests had a fun evening celebrating six years of About. Executive manager Jess Bennett explained how proud she is of the team and spoke of the recent changes and what’s in store for the future of About.
“She’s been a fighter since the day she was born,” said Linda Butler, our cover girl’s grandmother. Eight-year-old Kaylyn Butler was sporting boxing gloves for her photo shoot — but that wasn’t what Linda was referencing.
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