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Rachael Grochowski: Felt Artist

By New Jersey Monthly | 02/22/2022
Rachael Grochowski has turned her love of felt into a new business venture, creating unique placemats, coasters and napkin rings....
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Where the River Runs: Artists of Salem County

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
Three generations of Waddington women have documented the simple life of Salem County through their art....
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Robert “Kool” Bell: The Gang Plays On

By New Jersey Monthly | 10/12/2021
Kool and the Gang began as a ragtag group of teens in Jersey City before spinning hits like "Jungle Boogie" and "Celebration." We spoke with Robert "Kool" Bell about the band's origins, and touring with Van Halen. ...
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Still Rockin’: The Sound of the Shore

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
A brotherhood of early Springsteen-era musicians continues to attract crowds to the Jersey Shore club scene....
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He Knows Noise: Life of an NJ Foley Artist

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/06/2015
Foley artist Marko Costanzo uses found objects to produce the effects that make movies sound real—or surreal. ...
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Critic Frank Bruni: Hungry for Meaning

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/20/2015
A talk with former New York Times restaurant critic, now op-ed columnist, Frank Bruni, on teaching food writing at Princeton this semester....
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Sold! NJ’s Auction Houses

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Searching for treasure? Put Jersey’s auction houses on your shopping map....
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Daniel O’Brien: Fighting Words

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
The author of the historical non-fiction book "How To Fight Presidents" talks with us about the eccentricities of past commanders-in-chief, and why Millard Fillmore is dead meat....
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Gandolfini Revealed: Feeling the Pressure

By New Jersey Monthly | 11/03/2021
In the third part of a four-part series, read about how on-screen stresses bled into, and took a toll, on James Gandolfini's personal life. ...
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Norbert Leo Butz: Broadway Girls

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/09/2019
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. ...
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Author James McBride: Making His Own Luck

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
National Book Award winner James McBride talks with New Jersey Monthly about not caring about his literary status, and his part-time life in Lambertville. ...
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Patti Stanger: Striking Matches

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/27/2022
In our extended online interview, the Millionaire Matchmaker and Millburn native spoke with "New Jersey Monthly" about online dating, the dos and don'ts of Valentine's Day and what makes New Jersey guys dateable. ...
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Multitasking Martha

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
Former soap opera star Martha Byrne, a Mahwah resident, will appear in the NBC drama "Crisis," premiering March 16....
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Ride On! The Stone Pony’s Landmark Birthday

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/05/2015
The Stone Pony, Asbury Park's resilient residence of rock, celebrates its 40th birthday....
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Making Noise for Art’s Sake

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
The Montclair Art Museum will host a centennial bash on January 15 featuring food trucks, live music, a cash bar and gallery tours. ...
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Producer Rob Fusari: Lady Gaga’s Big Break

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/27/2022
Rob Fusari, a pop music producer from Livingston, helped launch the careers of big-name acts like Destiny’s Child and discovered the talent of Stefani Germanotta – now known worldwide as Lady Gaga. ...
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Beyond Red and White: Painting at Pinot’s Palette

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Enjoy a glass of wine as you dip your brush in any color at Pinot’s Palette. ...
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The mausoleum at North Arlington’s Holy Cross Cemetery, nearing its 35th and final year of construction and expansion, is expected to be the largest Catholic mausoleum in the nation upon completion....
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Under its dynamic new director, Liberty Science Center goes for the gusto to engage body and mind....
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Weehawken’s Lasting Legacy

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/27/2022
Edward Hopper's 1934 painting, "East Wind Over Weehawken," will be auctioned by Christie's in New York on December 5. ...
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