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Stylephile: Carla Fabrizi Cosmetics

Longing for that VIP treatment? Here’s a cosmetics pro steeped in Hollywood glitz.

By Susan Brierly

Get Smart: How to Build Brain Power

Quickie novelist Dan Hurley finds there’s no fast track to brain power.

By Elly Schull Meeks

In The Weeds: NJ's Edible Plants

A failed gardener finds joy and profit in wild (but delightfully edible) plants running amok in her Flemington yard.

By Leslie Garisto Pfaff

Simple Pleasures: Lake Garrison

This South Jersey spot is an oasis of small family picnics and sleepy summer afternoons.

By Nick DiUlio

Gone Fishing: The Musconetcong River

Jersey’s anglers are hooked on the mighty Musky.

By Dana Inez

Come Fly With Me: Wheels Up

Wheels Up, a membership-based private aviation company, takes you up to the skies and into the lap of luxury.

By Christina Colizza

NJM Q&A: Norbert Leo Butz

Tony Award winning actor Norbert Leo Butz talks with New Jersey Monthly about his upcoming concert "Girls, Girls, Girls" and wanting a tree swing for his kids.

By Tammy La Gorce

Beyond Squid Ink: Chef Tattoos

In words, photos and recipes, a new book celebrates chefs’ tattoos and examines why so many have them.

By Eric Levin, Rosie Saferstein

Great Lakes: Where to Make a Splash in NJ

Looking for some freshwater fun? Here’s our take on 20 New Jersey lakes.

By Christina Colizza, Nick DiUlio, Dana Inez, Drew Anne Scarantino

Gandolfini Revealed: An NJM Exclusive

In the first part of a four-part series, read about the real-life struggles that brought Tony Soprano to life.

By Dan Bischoff

Scala del Nonna

Opening his fifth restaurant, onetime whiz kid Michael Cetrulo combines veteran know-how with youthful brio.

By Eric Levin

Hoop Dreams: Hula-Hoop Dancing

A young woman illustrates her artistry through a child's plaything.

By Eric Levin

Crack Composer: Millburn Man Writes a Musical

Millburn native James Harvey channels a bizarre childhood incident into a joyful new musical, "The Crack in the Ceiling."

By Eric Levin

Play Ball!: NJ's Vintage Baseball Team

Jersey’s vintage teams turn back the clock on America’s national pastime.

By Pete Croatto

Fun Abounds: The Delaware River

The powerful Delaware River is a recreational paradise, boasting such activities as boating, tubing, hiking and more.

By Christina Colizza

Reaching for the Sky: NJ's Water-Ski Team

The state’s official water-ski team makes a splash at Lake Mohawk.

By Tracy Campbell Bender

Paradise Found: A Lake Mohawk Oasis

For this active family, life on Lake Mohawk is a recreational heaven on Earth.

By Lauren Payne

Rapid Transit: Careening Down NJ's Wildest Rivers

Taking the plunge with New Jersey’s extreme canoers.

By Joanna Buffum

Food with a View: Waterfront Dining

Sunrise, sunset or anytime in between, these waterfront eateries offer a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

By Pat Tanner, Dana Inez, Maryrose Mullen, Tara Nurin

The Sirloin Sisters

In a business dominated by men, fifth-generation purveyors Suzanne and Andrea Strassburger take no bull while delivering prime beef with panache.

By Eric Levin