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Board Meeting

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
A new documentary film about New Jersey surfers making it on the professional scene is set for release....
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Montville’s Ron Galella made a career of photographing celebrities in unguarded moments. Along the way, he became a celebrity himself....
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Randal Pinkett: An Apprentice Moves On

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
You probably recognize him from his stint on the celebrated NBC show The Apprentice, but NJ-native Randal Pinkett interests range far beyond television. ...
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What does a three-term U.S. poet laureate have to say about growing up in New Jersey? ...
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Pinball Wizardry in Asbury Park

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/12/2015
The Silverball Museum in Asbury Park is packed with historic (pinball-related) treasures to behold. ...
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An Arts District Takes Root in Orange

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
There's something of a Renaissance taking place in Orange, as a burgeoning local arts district is slowly, but surely, coming to life. ...
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Revisiting The Pacific

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
A ten-part HBO miniseries in the style of Band of Brothers will document the wartime exploits of Raritan native John Basilone in the Pacific theater. ...
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The 40-Year-Old Version: Humoirs of a Divorced Dad

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
The 40-Year-Old Version: Humoirs of a Divorced Dad (Wyatt-MacKenzie) by Joel Schwartzberg is a collection of 40 essays chronicling the Montclair resident’s experience with the unsettling see-saw of divorce. ...
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Dietz’s Domain

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
At the Newark Museum, Ulysses S. Grant’s great-great-grandson presides over a vast collection of decorative art objects. ...
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Whole Lotta Love

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/15/2015
With tangled plots and double lives, Jersey romance writers tug countless heartstrings....
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Where Have All The Record Stores Gone?

By Ken Schlager | 04/28/2015
These were places Jersey music lovers rushed to on the day a much-anticipated album or single was released....
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Architect Michael Graves: Designs in Mind

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Michael Graves’s designs are known worldwide, from the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Walt Disney World to the Alessi tea kettle with the whimsical bird spout—a project that propelled Graves to design stardom some twenty years ago....
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Treasure Hunter

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
“To some people, dusty old books are often just dusty old things to get rid of,” says Shaw, a reference librarian at the New Jersey State Library in Trenton....
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New Books from Garden State Authors

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Here is a look at three new books penned by three homegrown NJ writers. ...
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Painting Pets

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
Portrait artists Kathryn Eddy and Pinky Adubato like to meet their subjects before they create artistic representations of pets. ...
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New Faces NJ: Call Me Dora

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
Fairview native Caitlin Sanchez is the new voice of precocious Latina heroine Dora the Explorer. ...
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One Tough Nut

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/06/2015
To write Night of the Gun, a memoir of his years abusing drugs, booze, women, and anything that got in his way (until he got cancer), New York Times media columnist David Carr turned his reporter’s methods on himself....
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Out of the Shadows

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/08/2015
Thanks to Tom Meyers, founder of the Fort Lee Film Commission, proof that New Jersey pioneered the movie business is out of the dusty history books and in the can....
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Parsing Baloney

By Jacqueline Klecak | 01/06/2017
Strong sales of the brusquely titled On Bullshit show that America’s book-buying public isn’t yet full of it....
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His Name is Earl

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
Mutts is the creation of New Jersey cartoonist Patrick McDonnell, whose canine obsession led to a comic strip featuring a dog named Earl and his sidekick, a cat named Mooch. ...
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