Author: Lauren Payne

Function Perfection

September 15, 2010

We asked two cooking professionals what worked best in their newly designed, much-used home kitchens. Here are their ideas.

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Island Beach State Park

September 13, 2010

With summertime crowds departing, Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park is a great place for a little recreational saltwater fishing.

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There is something for everyone at Allaire State Park in Farmingdale.

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It’s Stickley Season

August 17, 2010

Gustav Stickley's log home is located at Craftsman Farms in Parsippany.

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With a passion for arts and crafts design and the serene lifestyle it represents, an Oradell family restores an original Gustav Stickley home, step by painstaking step.

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Trend Setters

July 13, 2010

Mansion in May, one of the state’s premier designer showhouse series, creates new style standards for Jersey homes.

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Backyard Retreats

June 15, 2010

Decked out like five-star resorts, two New Jersey homes raise hanging out to a whole new level.

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Stay in Style

May 10, 2010

Boutique hotels find the sassy (and often luxe) sweet spot between the charm of B&Bs and the prestige of resort hotels.

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Simply Put

May 7, 2010

A tasteful new family home rises from the dunes in Brigantine.

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