Author: Brett Savage

If someone asks you, “What part of New Jersey are you from?” you’ve probably got a stock answer—town, county, North/South Jersey, the Shore. But those are all staid responses lacking any je ne sais quoi. If you want to inject a little cachet into that response, try some new terms—“New Jersey’s Wealth Belt,” or “the Northern Exurban Fringe.”

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During a recent trip to Wightman’s Farms in Morristown to grab some apples and cider donuts, it was hard to ignore the surprising allure of the farm’s central attraction—the pumpkin slingshot.

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To commemorate Jersey astronaut Wally Schirrra's historic first mission in space, we present a list of his notable space-age achievements.

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There is no shortage of bar options down the Shore, to be sure, but there’s something about sipping a favorite drink at a rooftop bar that puts me in a better mood. Daddy-O, in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Island, provides just such an experience.

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New Jersey, of course, offers much to recommend it. But among the natural wonders and culinary treasures that abound in the Garden State, one item in particular dominated the agenda of a few out-of-town friends who stopped in for a visit this past weekend—pizza.

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Where Ideas Were Born

March 12, 2012

A new book recounts the unique culture and history of Bell Labs, which ushered in an unprecedented era of technological advancement.

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Kubel’s Too

December 4, 2011

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Bottom Dwellers

November 14, 2011

A collection of short fiction and poetry edited by Joyce Carol Oates explores how much noir literature means in the Garden State.

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It was as if nothing ever happened. Just four days after two workers were rescued from the steeple next door to the New Jersey Monthly offices in Morristown, we returned to work this morning to see a cherry picker once again lifting two workers toward the top of the steeple.

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Now that our governor officially will not run for president in 2012, after speculation reached a fever pitch in the past week, we are left to wonder if there was ever any justification for predicting what he would do in the first place.

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