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Zach Braff: Off to See the Wizard

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
These days, Zach Braff splits his time between Los Angeles and New York, but the actor is forever linked to New Jersey thanks to his starring role in the 2004 cult classic, Garden State, which he also wrote and directed....
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Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg, whose husband is the famed senator, wants to "put a face with the laws" in her portraits of Congressional lawmakers. ...
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An artist who moved to the Garden State when she was three paints pictures of hulking storage tanks, defaced factories, and other evidence of structural desuetude. ...
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With Mom’s “undying support,” Max got a CIA degree and landed at Thomas Keller’s exalted Per Se. Then Mom went to school, became a cooking teacher—and won Chopped....
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Sopranos creator David Chase mines New Jersey for a coming-of-age movie about a different kind of family. ...
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Bruce: The Latest Look at The Icon’s Life

By Ken Schlager | 04/28/2015
Peter Ames Carlin takes advantage of unprecedented access to Springsteen's family to write the latest book dissecting the rock star's life. ...
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Little Tramp, Big Break: Chaplin on Broadway

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/20/2020
Rob McClure plays Charlie Chaplin in a new Broadway musical at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. ...
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A Westfield native films his newest short film over five days in South Amboy. ...
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The Mutt Monster

By Deborah P. Carter | 09/21/2015
Jersey native Patrick McDonnell's latest story features a grumpy gang who plot to create a monster. ...
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Top Chef All-Stars catapults colorful Mike Isabella from chef to owner of soon-to-be four restaurants—and now to cookbook author. ...
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Roll Film! The New Jersey Film Festival Boom

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
New Jersey is the new hotbed of festivals celebrating cinematic talent. ...
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Tammy La Gorce reviews the first biography of the late David Foster Wallace. ...
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Celebrated musicians come together in New Jersey to create a tribute album in honor of guitar legend Les Paul. ...
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Changing Channels: NJTV’s Second Act

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
Amid criticism and a dearth of funding, NJTV endeavors to prove itself as a new network....
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Where Workers Are Honored: A Labor Museum

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
The home of Pietro and Maria Botto has become a national landmark and home to the American Labor Museum. ...
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Tackling Her New Beat

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
Sports reporter Kim Jones chats about her switch from covering the Yankees for the YES Network to covering football for the NFL Network. ...
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Rahway Adds to Its Resume as Hub for the Arts

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
The arts have been central to Rahway's revitalization plans, and the new Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts is the newest addition to the city's performing arts scene. ...
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Before the Fast Lane

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh fondly recalls his Jersey years....
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Pearls of Culture

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Need an indoor break from the beach? The Shore offers more than sun and sand....
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Saving Surflight

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
An artistic director in his second year on the job hopes to restore the Surflight Theater on Long Beach Island to prominence. ...
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