Author: David Chmiel

Anchorman Brian Williams is as comfortable hosting Saturday Night Live as he is interviewing world leaders for NBC Nightly News. An avowed Springsteen fanatic, car nut, and adrenaline junkie, the Middletown native still clings to his Garden State roots.

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Day Trip: Camden

May 28, 2008

Day Trip to Camden - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ

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Hall in the Family

March 11, 2008

The first inductees into the New Jersey Hall of Fame are world-class achievers by any measure. And there are plenty more where they came from. Next step: brick-and-mortar.

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A Tale of Two Eddies

March 10, 2008

A world-famous DJ has rendered 3,000 people in the dance club unable to shake it one more time. Most of the city is sucking down coffee to kick-start the day, but these folks—New Yorkers and visitors from around the world—grudgingly admit they’ve got to go home and lie down or shower, then shuffle off to work.

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March Madness

February 20, 2008

During the late 1950s, Cleo Hill and Al Attles waged a friendly battle on Newark’s basketball courts. They had no idea they’d pioneer a new era in the NBA or play pivotal roles in Black Magic, a new ESPN documentary.

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What Exit?

February 8, 2008

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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Disabled? When these young South Jersey athletes hit the ice, they’re anything but.

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Sending up the Bat Signal

February 7, 2008

Early 1970s. Wiseguy kid in Spiderman T-shirt and jeans talking animatedly to group of skeptical Indiana University department potentates.

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Best of Jersey: Good Buys

February 6, 2008

Where to find a great deal on clothing in New Jersey.

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