Author: Daria Meoli

Making Mario

February 8, 2008

How does a man turn himself into a $65 million enterprise? He goes to Rutgers, graduates with degrees in economics and Spanish theater, and hones his stromboli-making skills. Mario Batali’s road to celebrity-chef stardom isn’t exactly conventional.

Seen in: Jersey Celebrities, Jersey Living

Tagging Along

February 4, 2008

Considering the number of video games that glorify car wrecks, street killings, even prostitution, a graffiti game seems as harmless as a Frisbee. Hip-hop clothing impresario Marc Ecko of East Brunswick, acting on the notion that no legitimate fashion designer should be without his own video game, recently launched Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure.

Seen in: Jersey Living

From the Rubble

January 30, 2008

It’s been five years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Many New Jerseyans have been instrumental in rebuilding and restoring our lives. Here are just a few of their stories.

Seen in: History, Towns & Schools

How Do You Do That

January 29, 2008

Ready to pick up that hammer or paintbrush? Spring is a great time for starting a new home project. Here’s some how-to advice to get you started. Here are some tips for you.

Seen in: Home & Style, Jersey Living