Faces & Personalities
For sports anchor Bruce Beck, attention to detail and hard work have given him a highlight reel of a career.
In her new novel, Judy Blume recalls the scary days when airplanes seemed to rain from the skies over her native Elizabeth.
Coworking offices aim to breed entrepreneurs. Collaborators and eavesdroppers welcome!
E-cigarettes, once simply a means to quit smoking, have spawned a new culture, with meeting places, collectible pipes and a rainbow of fruity flavors.
After decades of ducking beneath the cape of his old-fashioned view camera, George Tice, one of the great photographers of our time, reveals more masterworks in Seldom Seen.
Her followers prayed for a miracle. Now a nun from New Jersey has achieved beatification. Sainthood could be next.
The Princeton history professor talks about his new book, how we expect too much out of our presidents, and why Congressional gridlock isn't anything new.
Raised in Montville, actress Angeline Rose Troy prepares for her moment in the spotlight in the upcoming dark comedy Just Before I Go.
Paul Goldenberg has spent a career fighting drug lords and crime bosses. Now he’s out to nab homegrown terrorists.
A plague of invasive plants, animals and creepy-crawly things is crowding out Jersey's natural species. Despite efforts, the exotic invaders keep coming.
Food & Drink
Pork butt, that is. Also brisket, chicken and ribs. Kansas City Barbeque Society master judge Diane Mullaney rates ’em as she tastes ’em.
That describes the prose of WSJ wine columnist Lettie Teague, whose tart, smart new book helps you fearlessly explore the ever-widening world of wine.
Everyone pays lip service to the juicy Jersey tomato. Now three Rutgers scientists are close to recreating the greatest Jersey tomato of them all.
Fifty years ago, two Bell Labs physicists pointed a giant antenna at the sky. The hissing sounds they heard turned out to be the ultimate clue to the Big Bang theory.
Arts & Entertainment
Sculptor Laura Petrovich-Cheney's latest exhibition, "By the Block," repurposes fragments of wood salvaged from the ruins of Hurricane Sandy.
For poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan, a working-class childhood in gritty Paterson inspired a lifetime of luminous literature.