The Great Outdoors
Relics of the 1920s, single-masted A Cats still skim the waters of Barnegat Bay.
A plague of invasive plants, animals and creepy-crawly things is crowding out Jersey's natural species. Despite efforts, the exotic invaders keep coming.
The right school, the right weather and the right beach are essential for novice wave riders.
Simple tools and a bit of patience yield fossils aplenty at Big Brook.
Celebrate National Park Week by visiting one of these historic landmarks.
Taking the plunge with New Jersey’s extreme canoers.
An ace pitcher from Bloomfield nearly makes history for the Chicago Cubs.
Teens compete for a spot in the U.S. Fencing Association Summer National Championships in California this July.
Yoga meets wine tastings at these unique events throughout the state.
A first-time lesson in stand-up paddling provides some shaky moments—along with fun and fitness.
Our Great Lakes and Rivers
Looking for some freshwater fun? Here’s our take on 20 New Jersey lakes.
This South Jersey spot is an oasis of small family picnics and sleepy summer afternoons.
The powerful Delaware River is a recreational paradise, boasting such activities as boating, tubing, hiking and more.
Jersey’s anglers are hooked on the mighty Musky.
This "little lake that could" is a hidden gem in the heart of Cheesequake State Park.
The state’s official water-ski team makes a splash at Lake Mohawk.
Jersey farmers delight birds, bees and day-trippers with an eye-pleasing new crop.
A young entrepreneur brings his “blue thumb” to the revival of the Jersey oyster, a sustainable crop that cleans the water and, yes, tastes great.
The Lee family maintains a 75-year tradition, raising broad-breasted birds with a personal touch.
Scallop fishermen, working like dogs, haul in Jersey’s most valuable seafood crop. A day on the job with the crew of the scallop boat Lucky Thirteen.
A failed gardener finds joy and profit in wild (but delightfully edible) plants running amok in her Flemington yard.
At the last of Jersey’s big family egg farms, the rural life is all it’s cracked up to be.
Sculptor Laura Petrovich-Cheney's latest exhibition, "By the Block," repurposes fragments of wood salvaged from the ruins of Hurricane Sandy.
After washing off the sand and salt, grab a seat and enjoy a performance at one of these local theaters.
"Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History," a new book by Professor Edward Wang, is a trove of chopstick trivia.
Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder find comfort and spiritual healing with Heroes to Heroes.