Author: Lauren Payne

A new book, Nookietown, sheds a light on what goes on behind closed doors in suburbia.

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Home Safe Home: Safety Tips

February 22, 2016

Is your home protected from fire, floods, lightning and other hazards? Are you doing everything you can to prevent a burglary? Here are some helpful home-safety tips and new products.

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The event, beginning February 20, is in anticipation of the opening of The Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park.

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Restoring your home? Seifter and Purdy recommend some simple steps.

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Two architects painstakingly restore their 1899 home to its original grandeur, step by step.

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Amendment 21

January 19, 2016

A cozy retro tavern named for the amendment repealing prohibition which boasts 30 beers on tap and 60 in cans and bottles.

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It's the ideal recipe for a holiday party: She designs, he cooks. The result: an elaborate holiday spread for family and friends.

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At Pirch, an experiential approach to shopping for kitchen and bath basics takes the guesswork out of product performance—and adds fun.

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Not all of Thomas Edison's 1,093 patents were successful. Case in point: the concrete house. But this Montclair family is happy to make it their own.

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Perched 18 floors above the Shrewsbury River, the Fromkins transformed their galley kitchen into something as stunning as their view.

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