Author: Christopher Hann

Picture Perfect

February 8, 2008

It all started in 1980, when a publisher directed him to make New Jersey look like New England. Walter Choroszewski set about exploring every overlooked nook in the Garden State, driving hundreds of miles a day to photograph scenes of stunning natural beauty for a book that would celebrate a place more commonly derided for the polluted air over its congested highways.

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Unflattering stereotypes about our state have circulated for years. We take a look in the Garden State mirror to see if there’s an iota of truth to any of them.

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The Write Stuff

February 7, 2008

This summer Friends of Libraries U.S.A. honored Dorothy Parker and William Carlos Williams by dedicating Parker’s Long Branch birthplace and the Rutherford home where Williams spent most of his life.

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You probably heard by now that Jim McGreevey will publish his memoir later this year. The onetime wunderkind of New Jersey politics certainly has a lot of great material to work with, having presided over the most scandal-plagued administration in recent memory.

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It Ain’t Over

February 1, 2008

More than 40 years after playing his last Major League game, Yogi Berra, the pride of Montclair, remains fixed in the American imagination. Who’d-a thunk it?

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