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The Silverball Museum in Asbury Park is packed with historic (pinball-related) treasures to behold. ...
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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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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 (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 Linda Fowler | November 9, 2009
At the Newark Museum, Ulysses S. Grant’s great-great-grandson presides over a vast collection of decorative art objects. ...
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With tangled plots and double lives, Jersey romance writers tug countless heartstrings....
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These were places Jersey music lovers rushed to on the day a much-anticipated album or single was released....
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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 Emily Faherty | March 16, 2009
“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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Here is a look at three new books penned by three homegrown NJ writers. ...
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Portrait artists Kathryn Eddy and Pinky Adubato like to meet their subjects before they create artistic representations of pets. ...
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Fairview native Caitlin Sanchez is the new voice of precocious Latina heroine Dora the Explorer. ...
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One Tough Nut

By Julia M. Klein | July 9, 2008
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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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 Erik Ortiz | February 8, 2008
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 Annemarie Conte | February 6, 2008
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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House Calls

By Jennifer Weiss | January 29, 2008
The quirkiest doctor show on TV is right at home in New Jersey....
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