Rafi Kohan: The Secret Life of Stadiums

Sports journalist Rafi Kohan spent over a year visiting stadiums across the country, learning their histories and quirks and embedding with a wide range of colorful characters. In this talk, Kohan pulls back the curtain on our nation’s most beloved sports palaces, with stories of behind-the-scenes access, high-wire logistics and more than a few lessons from the road. RAFI KOHAN is a freelance writer and editor. He formerly served as deputy editor at New York Observer, and has written for GQ, Men's Journal, Wall Street Journal, Town & Country, Rolling Stone and more. His forthcoming book is titled The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport. Fee: $10.

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  1. Liz Herring
  2. 973-378-7620
  3. lherring@somadultschool.org
Thu, December 07
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
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Sports journalist Rafi Kohan spent over a year visiting stadiums across the country, learning their histories and quirks and embedding with a wide range of colorful characters. In this talk, Kohan pulls back the curtain on our nation’s most beloved sports palaces, with stories of behind-the-scenes access, high-wire logistics and more than a few lessons from the road. RAFI KOHAN is a ...

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August 7, 2018; Bicycle Theft; Two bicycles left at the bicycle racks at the library on Baker St were stolen sometime between 8/2 and 8/4.

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July 30, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime during the overnight hours a vehicle was stolen from a residence on the 200 block of Wyoming Ave. The vehicle was recovered by Millburn PD.

July 31, 2018; Shoplifting; The clerk at 7-Eleven on Irvington Ave reported that at 10:30 a.m., a male entered the store, took a coffee and then left without paying for it.

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Rescheduled South Orange Summer Nights Concert is Wednesday, Aug. 8

August 8, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Last Wednesday's South Orange Summer Nights Concert, which was postponed due to inclement weather that night, is on for Wednesday night, August 8.

 

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Maplewood Celebrates National Night Out Before Rain Storm {PHOTOS}

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Maplewood Strollers Encourage All to Help Montclair Theatre's Flood Recovery Efforts

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