Last November, three Philly-based veterans of Stephen Starr's restaurant organization found a backer, took wing and opened District 611 in Riverton. The BYO, offering real Neapolitan-style pizza and Italian small plates, earned positive reviews, including three stars from New Jersey Monthly last month. Then four days ago, District 611 suddenly shut down. Here's why....continue reading.
Seven high school students enrolled in the Montclair Art Museum's Young Curators Program did something they had never done before: conceive themes for an art show, invite artists to submit work, view and discuss the (many) submissions, choose which to accept, organize and hang the pictures, host the reception and answer questions at a closing day gallery talk. So how'd they do?...continue reading.
While some people go back home for a favorite meal, I go for my favorite run....continue reading.
Matthew Sheffield is a senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School by day and an entrepreneur by night. His latest venture, Shady Eyedeas, is a line of sunglasses with interchangeable frames, lenses and stems. So far, all that’s missing is the funding....continue reading.
At the heart of Sports Illustrated's gripping and quietly eloquent cover on the Boston Marathon bombings is a remarkable photograph that ranks in its own way with the famous photo of the Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima. Then there is the photo inside, that nearly knocked me off my chair....continue reading.
Call us an overnight sensation! The very first episode of New Jersey Monthly’s new TV series has won a New York Emmy® Award. Yes, we are proud....continue reading.
After a long delay, the nominees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame’s sixth class have been announced. This year’s ballot includes the late Whitney Houston, long passed over as a nominee, and her cousin, fellow R&B songstress Dionne Warwick....continue reading.
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