Author: Jennifer L. Nelson

The Show Must Go On!

December 19, 2007

A group of stagestruck kids from Hudson County just got its first taste of bottom-line show business.

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New Jersey didn’t invent sex, but this selection of daring and dubious highlights brings our first sex issue to a climax. Just one question: Was it good for you?

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Statistics and analysis about teen sex.

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How’s this for a slogan? “New Jersey and Money Magazine—Perfect Together.” In Money’s “Best Places to Live” issue, the Garden State placed eight municipalities in the Top 100, up from four in 2005 and five in 2006.

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It wasn’t long ago that Egg Harbor resident John D’Agostino was winning or losing $100,000 to $200,000 a day playing poker. He’d spend all day and all night at casinos and hop flights on a moment’s notice to the Bahamas and Australia to compete in tournaments.

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In 1958, Dickinson High students Michael Arnone, Joe Santollo, John Salvato, Tom Bialoglow, and Joey Canzano hung out in the basement of Santollo’s Jersey City home, singing the latest hits and figuring they’d make it big. Soon after, they became known as the Duprees and proved they were right, blending blue-eyed soul and doo-wop with a horn-fueled rock/swing hybrid.

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